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Apocalypse Now (1979)

R
147 min | Drama, War

During the Vietnam War, Captain Willard is sent on a dangerous mission into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade Colonel who has set himself up as a god among a local tribe.
Director
Francis Ford Coppola (as Francis Coppola)
Writers
John Milius | Francis Ford Coppola (as Francis Coppola) | Michael Herr (narration)
Producers
Kim Aubry (version "Apocalypse Now Redux (2001)") | Francis Ford Coppola (as Francis Coppola)
Composers
Cinematographer
Vittorio Storaro (photography)
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Budget
$ 31,500,000
Opening Wknd
$ 118,558
Gross (USA)
$ 83,471,511
Gross (World)
$ 91,487,121
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Release date
Aug 15, 1979 (United States)

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61 cast members
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Marlon Brando
Colonel Walter E. Kurtz Colonel Walter E. Kurtz   See fewer
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Martin Sheen
Captain Benjamin L. Willard Captain Benjamin L. Willard   See fewer
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Robert Duvall
Lieutenant Colonel Bill Kilgore Lieutenant Colonel Bill Kilgore   See fewer
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Frederic Forrest
Jay 'Chef' Hicks Jay 'Chef' Hicks   See fewer
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Sam Bottoms
Lance B. Johnson Lance B. Johnson   See fewer
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Laurence Fishburne
Tyrone 'Clean' Miller (as Larry Fishburne) Tyrone 'Clean' Miller (as Larry Fishburne)   See fewer
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Albert Hall
Chief Phillips Chief Phillips   See fewer
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Harrison Ford
Colonel Lucas Colonel Lucas   See fewer
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Dennis Hopper
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G.D. Spradlin
General R. Corman General R. Corman   See fewer
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Jerry Ziesmer
Jerry, Civilian Jerry, Civilian   See fewer
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Scott Glenn
Lieutenant Richard M. Colby Lieutenant Richard M. Colby   See fewer
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Bo Byers
MP Sergeant #1 MP Sergeant #1   See fewer
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James Keane
Kilgore's Gunner Kilgore's Gunner   See fewer
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Kerry Rossall
Mike from San Diego Mike from San Diego   See fewer
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Ron McQueen
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Tom Mason
Supply Sergeant Supply Sergeant   See fewer
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Cynthia Wood
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Colleen Camp
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Linda Carpenter
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Jack Thibeau
Soldier in Trench Soldier in Trench   See fewer
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Glenn Walken
Lieutenant Carlsen Lieutenant Carlsen   See fewer
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George Cantero
Soldier with Suitcase Soldier with Suitcase   See fewer
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Damien Leake
Machine Gunner Machine Gunner   See fewer
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Herb Rice
Roach Roach   See fewer
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William Upton
Spotter Spotter   See fewer
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Larry Carney
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Marc Coppola
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Daniel Kiewit
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Dick White
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Christian Marquand
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