Platoon Brief Information

Platoon is a 1986 American war film written and directed by Oliver Stone and stars Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe and Charlie Sheen. It is the first of Stone's Vietnam War trilogy, followed by 1989's Born on the Fourth of July and 1993's Heaven & Earth. Stone wrote the story based upon his experiences as a U.S. infantryman in Vietnam to counter the vision of the war portrayed in John Wayne's The Green Berets.

The film won the Academy Award for Best Picture of 1986. In 1998, the American Film Institute placed Platoon at #83 in their "AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies" poll.

Platoon News

• 'Platoon' stars Johnny Depp, Charlie Sheen and Kevin Dillon reunite
• Forest Whitaker to play Zuri in 'Black Panther'
• Joseph Gordon-Levitt stars in new trailer for Oliver Stone's 'Snowden' movie
• Oliver Stone protests U.S. naval base in South Korea

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