Apocalypse Now (1979)


At the height of the Vietnam war, Captain Benjamin Willard is sent on a dangerous mission that, officially, "does not exist, nor will it ever exist." His goal is to locate - and eliminate - a mysterious Green Beret Colonel named Walter Kurtz, who has been leading his personal army on illegal guerrilla missions into enemy territory.

Rotten Tomatoes: Certified Fresh 97% / Audience 94%

Rated R,  2 hr 33 mins

Drama • War
Francis Ford Coppola
Martin Sheen  •  Marlon Brando  •  Robert Duvall  •  Laurence Fishburne

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Martin Sheen Captain Benjamin L. Willard
Marlon Brando Colonel Walter E. Kurtz
Robert Duvall Lieutenant Colonel Bill Kilgore
Laurence Fishburne Tyrone 'Clean' Miller
Sam Bottoms Lance B. Johnson
Frederic Forrest Jay 'Chef' Hicks
Albert Hall Chief Phillips
Harrison Ford Colonel Lucas
Dennis Hopper Photojournalist
G. D. Spradlin General Corman
Jerry Ziesmer Jerry, Civilian
Francis Ford Coppola Director (cameo)