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The Resource Platoon, an Orion Pictures release ; Hemdale Film Corporation presents an Arnold Kopelson production of an Oliver Stone film ; executive producers, John Daly, Derek Gibson ; produced by Arnold Kopelson ; written and directed by Oliver Stone, (videorecording)

Platoon, an Orion Pictures release ; Hemdale Film Corporation presents an Arnold Kopelson production of an Oliver Stone film ; executive producers, John Daly, Derek Gibson ; produced by Arnold Kopelson ; written and directed by Oliver Stone, (videorecording)

Label
Platoon
Title
Platoon
Statement of responsibility
an Orion Pictures release ; Hemdale Film Corporation presents an Arnold Kopelson production of an Oliver Stone film ; executive producers, John Daly, Derek Gibson ; produced by Arnold Kopelson ; written and directed by Oliver Stone
Contributor
Actor
Art director
Contributor
Director of photography
Distributor
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Production designer
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A grunt's view of the Vietnam War is provided in all its horrific, inexplicable detail. Follows young Chris Taylor who arrives in Vietnam and quickly discovers that his worst enemies are not just the Viet Cong, but gnawing fear, physical exhaustion, and the anger growing within himself
Awards note
Academy Awards, 1986: Best picture; Best Director (Stone); Film editing (Simpson); Best Sound.
Cataloging source
WAU
Characteristic
videorecording
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Credits note
Military technical advisor, Captain Dale Dye ; film editor, Claire Simpson ; production designer, Bruno Rubeo ; director of photography, Robert Richardson ; original music by Georges Delerue ; art directors, Rodell Cruz, Doris Sherman Williams
Dewey number
791.43/72
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Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
In English or Spanish with optional French and Spanish subtitles, closed captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe, Charlie Sheen, Forest Whitaker, Francesco Quinn, John C. McGinley, Richard Edson, Kevin Dillon, Reggie Johnson, Keith David, Johnny Depp, David Neidorf, Mark Moses, Chris Pedersen, Tony Todd, Corkey Ford, Ivan Kane, Paul Sanchez, J. Adam Glover, Corey Glover, Bob Orwig
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1937-2008
  • 1949-
  • 1963-2011
  • 1962-
  • 1958-
  • 1963-
  • 1952-
  • 1946-2011
  • 1955-
  • 1925-1992
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  • Stone, Oliver
  • Kopelson, Arnold
  • Daly, John
  • Gibson, Derek
  • Berenger, Tom
  • Dafoe, Willem
  • Sheen, Charlie
  • Whitaker, Forest
  • Quinn, Francesco
  • McGinley, John C.
  • Edson, Richard
  • Dillon, Kevin
  • Johnson, Reggie
  • David, Keith
  • Depp, Johnny
  • Neidorf, David
  • Moses, Mark
  • Pederson, Chris
  • Todd, Tony
  • Ford, Corkey
  • Glover, Corey
  • Dye, Dale
  • Simpson, Claire
  • Rubeo, Bruno
  • Richardson, Robert
  • Delerue, Georges
  • Cruz, Rodell
  • Williams, Doris Sherman
  • Orion Pictures
  • Hemdale Film Corporation
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (1992- )
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
120
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  • United States
  • Vietnam (Democratic Republic)
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • War
  • Soldiers
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Platoon, an Orion Pictures release ; Hemdale Film Corporation presents an Arnold Kopelson production of an Oliver Stone film ; executive producers, John Daly, Derek Gibson ; produced by Arnold Kopelson ; written and directed by Oliver Stone, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1986
  • Includes theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn825696203
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (120 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616851567
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
M124618
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1318636
  • (Sirsi) o825696203
  • (OCoLC)825696203
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1); Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Platoon, an Orion Pictures release ; Hemdale Film Corporation presents an Arnold Kopelson production of an Oliver Stone film ; executive producers, John Daly, Derek Gibson ; produced by Arnold Kopelson ; written and directed by Oliver Stone, (videorecording)
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1986
  • Includes theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn825696203
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (120 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616851567
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
M124618
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1318636
  • (Sirsi) o825696203
  • (OCoLC)825696203
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1); Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby surround
Video recording format
DVD

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