Platoon Movie Poster
  • Released
  • April 24, 1987
  • R, 2 hr
  • Drama
  • Drama Action/Adventure
  • 108 Fan Ratings

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Parents need to know that this Oscar-winning war drama -- one of the most highly regarded Vietnam War movies -- is highly violent, powerful, and devastating. The violence is intense, with almost constant guns, blood, and dead bodies; soldiers also shoot and rape (mostly implied) Vietnamese characters, and burn a village. Language is likewise very strong, with almost constant use of "f--k," as well as heavy uses of words like "s--t" and "c--ksucker."

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  • SEX
  • LANGUAGE
  • CONSUMERISM
  • DRINKING & DRUGS
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