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Apocalypse Now

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Apocalypse Now 1979 15

141 mins USA Director. Francis Ford Coppola

In the late 1970s, emboldened by the critical successes of his two Godfather films, Francis Ford Coppola famously spent a vast amount of time and money in the jungles of Southeast Asia to bring to life the story of an American officer (Martin Sheen), sent up river to bring the wayward, megalomaniac Colonel Kurtz (Marlon Brando) to ground.

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Directed by

Francis Ford Coppola


Marlon Brando

Robert Duvall

Martin Sheen


Classics War


Oscars - Technical Awards Oscars - Best Cinematography Sight and Sound Greatest Films Poll Oscars - Best Adapted Screenplay Oscars - Best Supporting Role Best of BAFTA Closed Captions Based on the Book…


15 Contains strong violence, gore and strong language







Production company

Omni Zoetrope

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