Full Metal Jacket

Oscar Nominee
Runtime: 116 minutes

An Epic Story of the Vietnam War [Australia Theatrical]

Full Metal Jacket is a drama film released in 1987. It is based on the book "The Short Timers" by Hasford, Gustav. . The film stars Matthew Modine as Pvt. J.T. 'Joker' Davis, Adam Baldwin as Animal Mother and Vincent D'Onofrio as Pvt. Leonard 'Gomer Pyle' Lawrence. Full Metal Jacket was produced for $17,000,000. Since it's release it has grossed over $46,000,000 in ticket sales and $23,000,000 in rental and home sales.

Full Metal Jacket was recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences in one category. It was an Oscar nominee for writing (screenplay based on material from another medium) .

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Quotes

" The dead know only one thing: it is better to be alive.
Private Joker

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Trivia

Hartman is never seen without his cover (hat).

Filming Locations

Norfolk Broads, Norfolk, England, UK

Bassingbourn Barracks, Bassingbourn, Cambridgeshire, England, UK

Beckton Gasworks, Beckton, London, England, UK

Cliffe marshes, Cliffe, Kent, England, UK

Epping Forest, Essex, England, UK

Isle of Dogs, London, England, UK

Parris Island, South Carolina, USA

Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire, England, UK

RAF Swinderby, Swinderby, Linconshire, England, UK

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