Apocalypse Now (1979)



Director:    Francis Ford Coppola.

Starring:    Marlon Brando (Colonel Walter E. Kurtz), Martin Sheen (Captain Benjamin L. Willard), Robert Duvall (Lieutenant Colonel Bill Kilgore), Frederic Forrest (Jay 'Chef' Hicks), Sam Bottoms (Lance B. Johnson), Laurence Fishburne (Tyrone 'Clean' Miller), Albert Hall (Chief Phillips), Harrison Ford (Colonel Lucas), Dennis Hopper (Photojournalist), G.D. Spradlin (General Corman), Jerry Ziesmer (Jerry, Civilian), Scott Glenn (Lieutenant Richard M. Colby), Bo Byers (MP Sergeant #1), James Keane (Kilgore's Gunner), Kerry Rossall (Mike from San Diego).

Loosely based on the novel The Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad.

Deep in the jungle, a deranged colonel (Brando) has constructed his own kingdom where the people worship him as a god. An American captain (Sheen) is given the assignment of finding the colonel and killing him.




Spoiler Warning:


See Apocalypse Now Redux.







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