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Platoon (1986)
R
120 min | Drama, War

Chris Taylor, a neophyte recruit in Vietnam, finds himself caught in a battle of wills between two sergeants, one good and the other evil. A shrewd examination of the brutality of war and the duality of man in conflict.
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Feb 6, 1987 (United States)

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Mark Moses
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Tom Berenger
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8.1 / 10 | 395,216 votes