Apocalypse Now

It is the height of the war in Vietnam, and U.S. Army Captain Willard (Sheen) is sent by Colonel Lucas (Harrison Ford) and a General to carry out a mission that, officially, ‘does not exist – nor will it ever exist’

. The mission: To seek out a mysterious Green Beret Colonel, Walter Kurtz (Brando), whose army has crossed the border into Cambodia and is conducting hit-and-run missions against the Viet Cong and NVA. The army believes Kurtz has gone completely insane and Willard’s job is to eliminate him! Willard, sent up the Nung River on a U.S. Navy patrol boat, discovers that his target is one of the most decorated officers in the U.S. Army. His crew meets up with surfer-type Lt-Colonel Kilgore (Duvall), head of a U.S Army helicopter cavalry group which eliminates a Viet Cong outpost to provide an entry point into the Nung River. After some hair-raising encounters, in which some of his crew are killed, Willard, Lance (Bottoms) and Chef (Forrest) reach Colonel Kurtz’s outpost, beyond the Do Lung Bridge. Now, after becoming prisoners of Kurtz, will Willard & the others be able to fulfill their mission?

Apocalypse Now

Title: Apocalypse Now

Release Date: 1979

Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama, War

    Directors: Coppola, Francis Ford


  • Duvall, Robert as Lieutenant Colonel Bill Kilgore
  • Brando, Marlon as Colonel Walter E. Kurtz
  • Sheen, Martin as Captain Benjamin L. Willard
  • Forrest, Frederic as Jay ”Chef” Hicks
  • Bottoms, Sam as Lance B. Johnson
  • Fishburne, Laurence as Tyrone ”Clean” Miller
  • Hopper, Dennis as Photojournalist
  • Hall, Albert as Chief Phillips
  • Ford, Harrison as Colonel Lucas
  • Spradlin, G.D. as General Corman
  • Ziesmer, Jerry as Jerry, Civilian
  • Glenn, Scott as Lieutenant Richard M. Colby
  • Byers, Bo as MP Sergeant #1
  • Keane, James as Kilgore”s Gunner
  • Rossall, Kerry as Mike from San Diego

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