Platoon (1986)

Platoon (51:42) Rated R for a spot or three of foul words.

Platoon 2

Come have 2 grunts fight for possession of your soul by listening to our 108th T100P ‘cast. This was back when Tom Berenger was at his peak and Charlie Sheen wasn’t a twit-bag. Oliver Stone has only this title on the AFI list, so we spent some time talking about his entire career. Fire up some Sparkplug Coffee and then dig into a foxhole for a chat about a harrowing war flick.

LINKS:

Coming Attractions Trivia Answers: #2 and #3 and #4 and #5

Platoon on Wikipedia

Willem Dafoe on IMDb

Robert Richardson on IMDb

Rotten Tomatoes reviews

AFI’s Top 100 Lists

1986 in film

1986 Academy Award winners & nominees

Oscar acceptance speeches: Best Picture, Best Director and Best Editing

All Quiet On The Western Front and Hearts And Minds and Apocalypse Now and Hannah And Her Sisters and Salvador and Full Metal Jacket and Born On The Fourth Of July and Forrest Gump and We Were Soldiers on IMDb

All Quiet On The Western Front and The Deer Hunter and Apocalypse Now T100P podcasts

Previously on the T100P: Amadeus

August 10th on the T100P: Do The Right Thing

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