The Deer Hunter

Oscar Winner
Runtime: 182 minutes

One of the most important and powerful films of all time!

The Deer Hunter is a drama film released in 1978. The film stars Robert De Niro as Michael, John Cazale as Stan and John Savage as Steven. The Deer Hunter was produced for $15,000,000. Since it's release it has grossed over $50,000,000 in ticket sales and $27,000,000 in rental and home sales.

The Deer Hunter was recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences in six categories. It won the Oscar for directing , film editing, best picture and sound. It was also an Oscar nominee for cinematography and writing (screenplay written directly for the screen).

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" When a man says no to champagne, he says no to life.


'Meryl Streep' (qv) improvised many of her lines.

Filming Locations

Mingo Junction, Ohio, USA

993 N. 7th Street, Steubenville, Ohio, USA

Bangkok, Thailand

Bowladrome Lanes - 56 State Street, Struthers, Ohio, USA

Clairton, Pennsylvania, USA

Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Commercial Street, Mingo Junction, Ohio, USA

Don Mueang International Airport, Don Mueang, Bangkok, Thailand

Duquesne Heights, Pennsylvania, USA

Follansbee, West Virginia, USA

Heather Meadows, Mount Baker, Washington, USA

Katchanburi, Thailand

Lake Chelan, Washington, USA

Lemko Hall - 2335 W. Eleventh Street, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Louis Stokes VA Medical Center - 10701 East Boulevard, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

McKeesport and Versailles Cemetery - 1608 Fifth Avenue, McKeesport, Pennsylvania, USA

McKeesport, Pennsylvania, USA

Mill Creek Park, Youngstown, Ohio, USA

Mingo Junction, Ohio, USA

Mount Baker, Washington, USA

Nooksack Falls, Mount Baker, Washington, USA

Ohio, USA

Pennsylvania, USA

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

River Kwai, Thailand

St. Theodosius Russian Orthodox Church - 733 Starkweather Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

St.Gabriel's College - 565 Samsen Road, Bangkok, Thailand

Starkweather Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Steubenville, Ohio, USA

Struthers, Ohio, USA

Throng Wad Road, Bangkok, Thailand

US Steel Widowmaker Central Blast Furnace, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Washington, USA

Weirton, West Virginia, USA

West Virginia, USA

Whatcom County, Washington, USA

Youngstown, Ohio, USA

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