Platoon (Motion picture)

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  • Creator an Orion Pictures release ; Hemdale Film Corporation presents an Arnold Kopelson production of an Oliver Stone film ; produced by Arnold Kopelson ; written and directed by Oliver Stone
  • Format Videos, Slides, Films
  • Contributors
  • Publication Special edition ; widescreen. Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment Inc., [2001]
  • Physical Details
    • 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
  • ISBNs 9780792849018, 0792849019
  • OCLC ocm47093847
  • Credits
    • Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe, Charlie Sheen
    • Director of photography, Robert Richardson ; film editor, Claire Simpson ; music, George Deleure


  • Follows young Chris Taylor who arrives in Vietnam and quickly discovers that his worst enemies are not just the Viet Cong, but gnawing fear, physical exhaustion, and the anger growing within himself.


  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1986.
  • DVD, Dolby.
  • Language tracks: English; subtitles: Spanish, French.
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