Full Metal Jacket

Full Metal Jacket (1987)

Vietnam can kill me, but it can’t make me care.

  • Genre: Drama, War
  • Release Date: 1987-06-26
  • User Rating: 8/10 from 3508 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 56min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Natant
  • Production Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Director: Stanley Kubrick
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A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the U.S.-Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.

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  • Matthew Modine

    as Pvt. Joker
  • Adam Baldwin

    as Animal Mother
  • Vincent D'Onofrio

    as Pvt. Pyle
  • R. Lee Ermey

    as Gny. Sgt. Hartman
  • Dorian Harewood

    as Eightball
  • Arliss Howard

    as Pvt. Cowboy
  • Kevyn Major Howard

    as Rafterman
  • Ed O'Ross

    as Lt. Touchdown
  • John Terry

    as Lt. Lockhart
  • Bruce Boa

    as Poge Colonel
  • Kieron Jecchinis

    as Crazy Earl
  • Jon Stafford

    as Doc Jay
  • Tim Colceri

    as Doorgunner
  • Peter Edmund

    as Snowball
  • Kirk Taylor

    as Payback
  • Ian Tyler

    as Lt. Cleves
  • Gary Landon Mills

    as Donlon
  • Sal Lopez

    as T.H.E. Rock
  • Papillon Soo

    as Da Nang Hooker
  • Ngoc Le

    as VC Sniper
  • Tan Hung Francione

    as ARVN Pimp
  • Marcus D'Amico

    as Hand Job
  • Costas Dino Chimona

    as Chili
  • Keith Hodiak

    as Daddy D.A.
  • Peter Merrill

    as TV Journalist
  • Herbert Norville

    as Daytona Dave
  • Philip Bailey

    as Parris Island Recruit and Vietnam Platoon
  • John Curtis

    as Parris Island Recruit and Vietnam Platoon
  • Bob Eric Hart

    as Parris Island Recruit and Vietnam Platoon
  • Steve Hudson

    as Parris Island Recruit and Vietnam Platoon
  • Chris Maybach

    as Parris Island Recruit and Vietnam Platoon
  • Gary Smith

    as Parris Island Recruit and Vietnam Platoon
  • Michael Anthony Williams

    as Parris Island Recruit and Vietnam Platoon
  • John Wilson

    as Parris Island Recruit and Vietnam Platoon
  • Stanley Kubrick

    as Murphy (voice) (uncredited)
  • Vivian Kubrick

    as News Camera Operator at Mass Grave (uncredited)
  • David Palffy

    as Mass Grave Soldier (uncredited)
  • John Ward

    as TV Camera Operator (uncredited)
Directing Stanley Kubrick Director
Writing Michael Herr Screenplay
Writing Stanley Kubrick Screenplay
Writing Gustav Hasford Screenplay
Production Stanley Kubrick Producer
Production Jan Harlan Executive Producer
Sound Vivian Kubrick Original Music Composer
Camera Douglas Milsome Director of Photography
Editing Martin Hunter Editor
Production Leon Vitali Casting
Art Anton Furst Production Design
Art Keith Pain Art Direction
Art Rod Stratfold Art Direction
Art Leslie Tomkins Art Direction
Art Barbara Drake Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Keith Denny Costume Design
Production Philip Kohler Production Manager
Production Bill Shepherd Unit Production Manager
Sound Nigel Galt Sound Editor
Sound Edward Tise Sound Editor
Camera Jean Marc Bringuier Steadicam Operator
Visual Effects John Evans Special Effects Supervisor
Production Marion Dougherty Casting
Production Jane Feinberg Casting
Costume & Make-Up Jennifer Boost Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Christine Allsopp Makeup Artist
Art Nigel Phelps Assistant Art Director
Art Andrew Rothschild Assistant Art Director
Editing Joe Illing Dialogue Editor
Camera Ken Arlidge Helicopter Camera
Camera John Ward Steadicam Operator
Production Paul Hitchcock Executive In Charge Of Production
Directing Terry Needham Assistant Director
Directing Chris Thompson Assistant Director
Visual Effects Eddie Butler Modeling
Production Nguyen Thi My Chau Casting
Production Mike Fenton Casting
Crew Mark White Transportation Captain
Writing Gustav Hasford Novel
Production Philip Hobbs Co-Producer
Production Michael Herr Associate Producer