Winner of 4 Academy Awards(R) including Best Picture, and based on the first-hand experience of Oscar(R)-winning director Oliver Stone, "Platoon" is powerful, intense and starkly brutal. "Harrowingly realistic and completely convincing" (Leonard Maltin), it is "a dark, unforgettable memorial" (The Washington Post) to every soldier whose innocence was lost in the war-torn jungles of Vietnam. Chris Taylor (Charlie Sheen) is a young, naive American who, upon his arrival in Vietnam, quickly discovers that he must do battle not only with the Viet Cong, but also with the gnawing fear, physical exhaustion and intense anger growing within him. While his two commanding officers (Oscar(R)-nominated Tom Berenger and Willem Dafoe) draw a fine line between the war they wage against the enemy and the one they fight with each other, the conflict, chaos and hatred permeate Taylor, suffocating his realities and numbing his feelings to man's highest value... life.
Blu-Ray: Audio commentary by director Oliver Stone, Audio commentary by Military Advisor Dale Dye, Deleted and extended scenes with optional commentary by Oliver Stone, Flashback to Platoon: Snapshot in Time: 1967-1968; Creating the 'Nam; Raw Wounds: The Legacy of Platoon, Documentaries: One War, Many Stories; Preparing for 'Nam, Vignettes: Caputo & the 7th Fleet; Dye Training Method; Gordon Gekko, Theatrical trailer, TV spots.
|Studio Name:||20th Century Fox Home Entertainment|
|Blu-ray Release Date:||05/24/2011|
|Run Time (in minutes):||120 minutes|
|Audio Tracks:||AC, DTS-HD Master Audio|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||0.22|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||5.5 x 0.5 x 7.44|
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