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Apocalypse Now

Synopsis

One of a cluster of late-1970s films about the Vietnam War, [[Performer~P85868~Francis Ford Coppola~francisfordcoppola]]'s Apocalypse Now adapts the Joseph Conrad novella Heart of Darkness to depict the war as a descent into primal madness. Capt. Willard ([[Performer~P111083~Martin Sheen~martinsheen]]), already on the edge, is assigned to find and deal with AWOL Col. Kurtz ([[Performer~P8070~Marlon Brando~marlonbrando]]), rumored to have set himself up in the Cambodian jungle as a local, lethal godhead...more

Other Critics

5.0

90 out of 100 Metascore®

Universal acclaim

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16

Iffy for 16+

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