Apocalypse Now (1979)Year: 1979
Genre: Drama, War
Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Starring: Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall
This is the height of the war in Vietnam, and U.S. Army Captain Willard is sent by Colonel Lucas and a General to carry out a mission that ;, officially, does not exist - nor will ever exist. The mission: To seek out a mysterious colonel green beret, Walter Kurtz, whose army has crossed the border into Cambodia and conducting hit and run missions against Cong Viet and SEN. The army believes Kurtz has gone completely insane and Uilliardit job is to eliminate him! Willard, sent by the Nung River in a Navy patrol ship from the U.S., discovers that his target is one of the most decorated officers in the U.S. Army. His crew meets surfer type Lieutenant Colonel Kilgore, head of a U.S. Army helicopter cavalry group which eliminates a Viet Cong post to provide an entry point into the river Nung. After some hair-raising meetings, in which some of his men are killed, Willard, Lance and Chef Col. Kurtzs reach that, beyond the trestle Bridge Rive do. Now, after being prisoners of Kurtz, will ...