Runtime: 120 minutes

The first casualty of war is innocence.

Platoon is a drama film released in 1986. It's the predecessor to the 1989 film Born on the Fourth of July. The film stars Keith David as King, Forest Whitaker as Big Harold and Francesco Quinn as Rhah. Platoon was produced for $6,000,000. Since it's release it has grossed over $139,000,000 in ticket sales and $70,000,000 in rental and home sales.

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" Shut up! Shut up and take the pain! Take the pain!
Sgt. Barnes


Banned in Vietnam because of its depiction of the Vietnamese.

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