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Thundering helicopters tear through the skies overhead, wet muddy terrain sinks under your feet and tragic casualties cover the ground you crawl along. All the excitement of the big screen is finally coming to the small screen in Platoon, the first action RTS set during the Vietnam War. Control an entire platoon through missions based on historical events such as Operation "Shiny Bayonet" and the Pleiku Campaign and take part in one of the world's most groundbreaking wars and its most legendary war movie – Platoon!

DVD Features

  • Official MGM license from Academy award winning film, Platoon.
  • Covers the war from 1965 to the height of battle in 1968.
  • Speed & enemy detection (line of sight and sound) change according to terrain.
  • Manage up to 30 soldiers: engineers, commandos, snipers and rifle squads.
  • 3D terrain complete with elephant grass, rice paddy, jungle, marsh and bunkers.
  • Dynamic weather effects (wind, rain, fog, moonsoons...)
  • The environment affects the soldiers' abilities.
  • Dynamic shadows on character and grass effects using vertex shaders.
  • A scalable level of detail (L.O.D.)
  • Campaign includes numerous missions based on actual US Army operations.
  • Head-to-head network play with 4 exclusive maps.
  • Musical score from BAFTA award winning musician Tamás KREINER.

Cast

Keith DavidKing
Forest WhitakerBig Harold
Francesco QuinnRhah
Kevin DillonBunny
John C. McGinleySgt. O'Neill
Reggie JohnsonJunior
Mark MosesLt. Wolfe
Corey GloverFrancis
Johnny DeppLerner
Chris PedersenCrawford
Bob OrwigGardner
Corkey FordManny
David NeidorfTex
Tom BerengerSgt. Barnes
Willem DafoeSgt. Elias
Charlie SheenChris
Richard EdsonSal
Tony ToddWarren
Kevin EshelmanMorehouse
Terry McIlvainAce
J. Adam GloverSanderson
Ivan KaneTony
Paul SanchezDoc
Dale DyeCaptain Harris
Peter HicksParker
Basile AcharaFlash
Steve BarredoFu Sheng
Chris CastillejoRodriguez
Andrew B. ClarkTubbs
Oliver StoneAlpha Company Major in Bunker

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War is hell. And this movie shows it. There is no mission or goal in this movie...

  • Genre: War Movies
  • Theme(s): Military
  • Director: Oliver Stone
  • Producer: MGM/UA
  • Length: 120 min
  • Aspect ratio: 1.85:1
  • Theatrical Release
    North AmericaDec 24, 1986
  • Ratings
    North AmericaR
    Europe15
    JapanR-15
    AustraliaM
  • DVD Release
    North AmericaJun 5, 2001
    EuropeAug 15, 2000
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