Apocalypse Now (1979)

7.8 / Rated by 5 people

153 min.
Plot  In 1969, U.S. Army Captain and special operations veteran Benjamin L. Willard (Martin Sheen), returns to Saigon since his involvement in the Vietnam War, drinks heavily and hallucinates alone in his room. One day military intelligence officers Lt. General Corman (G. D. Spradlin) and Colonel Lucas (Harrison Ford) approach him with a top-secret assignment to follow the Nung River into the remote jungle, find rogue Special Forces Colonel Walter E. Kurtz and kill him. Kurtz apparently went insane and now commands his own Montagnard troops inside neutral Cambodia.

Willard joins a Navy PBR commanded by "Chief" (Albert Hall) and crewmen Lance (Sam Bottoms), "Chef" (Frederic Forrest) and "Mr. Clean" (Larry Fishburne). They rendezvous with reckless Lieutenant Colonel Bill Kilgore (Robert Duvall), a commander of an attack helicopter squadron, who initially scoffs at them. Kilgore befriends Lance, both being keen surfers, and agrees to escort them through the Viet Cong-filled coastal mou...


Martin Sheen
Captain Benjamin L. Willard
Marlon Brando
Colonel Walter E. Kurtz
Robert Duvall
Lieutenant Colonel William "Bill" Kilgore
Frederic Forrest
Engineman 3rd Class Jay "Chef" Hicks
Albert Hall
Chief Quartermaster George Phillips
Sam Bottoms
Gunner's Mate 3rd Class Lance B. Johnson
Laurence Fishburne
Gunner's Mate 3rd Class Tyrone "Mr. Clean" Miller
Dennis Hopper
An American Photojournalist
G.D. Spradlin
Lieutenant General Corman
Jerry Ziesmer
A mysterious man
Harrison Ford
Colonel G. Lucas
Scott Glenn
Captain Richard M. Colby
Colleen Camp
Playmate "Miss May"
R. Lee Ermey
Helicopter Pilot
Francis Ford Coppola
A TV news director filming beach combat
Charlie Sheen
Extra (uncredited)


All Titles

Apocalypse Now
English Original Title

Release Dates

United States


United States




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