Full Metal Jacket

An uncompromisingly bleak film, as cold and distant as they come, Kubrick's FULL METAL JACKET is a perversely fascinating movie--one that answers no questions, offers no hope and has little meaning. In a way this is perfect for what the film has to say about war, but you find yourself numbed and apathetic as the film progresses. What one is left with is...read more

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Full Metal Jacket - Official Trailer
01:27 — Kubrick's gut-wrenching portrait of a young man's experience in the Vietnam War, from bootcamp to the battlefield.
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01:26 — The protagonist is J.T. Davis, nicknamed 'Joker' (Matthew Modine), a member of 3092 platoon, beginning recruit training as a Marine on Parris Island, (more…)

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  • Released: 1987
  • Rating: R
  • Review: An uncompromisingly bleak film, as cold and distant as they come, Kubrick's FULL METAL JACKET is a perversely fascinating movie--one that answers no questions, offers no hope and has little meaning. In a way this is perfect for what the film has to say abo… (more)

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