Full metal jacket, despite its satirical tone, has the way darker moments, and unlike apocalypse now's vague ramblings, these moments provide devastating clarity and insight into the failures of our humanity. Really this suffers in comparison to a lot of vietnam movies its not as thoughtful as the deer hunter, as intense as apocalypse now, as authentic as platoon, or as smart as full metal jacket. Full metal jacket is a 1987 war film directed and produced by stanley kubrick and starring matthew modine, r lee ermey, vincent d'onofrio and adam baldwin the screenplay by kubrick, michael herr , and gustav hasford was based on hasford's novel the short-timers (1979.
Apocalypse now is about discovering the antagonist, while full metal is more like the main character’s development the story of apocalypse is way richer than full metal the premise delivered by apocalypse is much clearer and more through-provoking than full metal. I watched full metal jacket last weekend and apocalypse now: redux this weekend both are movies about the vietnamese war that are some very crucially important moviesi think both of them are among the best 100 movies ever made. R lee ermey, actor: full metal jacket a talented character actor known for his military roles, ronald lee ermey was in the united states marine corps for 11 years he rose to the rank of staff sergeant, and later was bestowed the honorary rank of gunnery sergeant by the marine corps, after he served 14 months in vietnam and later did two tours in okinawa, japan. Ermey slowly transformed into an actor after serving as a technical adviser on films such as apocalypse now, the boys in company c and yes, even full metal jacket captain in the movie.
Full metal jacket essay examples 8 total results an analysis of the movie full metal jacket by stanley kubrick 873 words 2 pages a comparison of the movies apocalypse now and full metal jacket 1,000 words 2 pages a comparison of the films braveheart and full metal jacket 1,609 words. Boards community central the vestibule teh vestibule (archive) full metal jacket vs apocalypse now full metal jacket vs apocalypse now as a war movie i'd say full metal jacket, i. Francis ford coppola’s apocalypse now (1979) and stanley kubrick’s full metal jacket (1987) are two really excellent examples of the post-vietnam war film this preview has intentionally blurred sections.
-pvt leonard 'pyle' lawrence full metal jacket is a great movie not the best from kubrick, but works great as a war film not the best from kubrick, but works great as a war film the plot is about a group of soldiers who are turned into killers in marine training, and are then sent off to the vietnam war. Apocalypse now is on my top 10 films list and that needs no explanation full metal jacket is a great, hauntingly memorable psychological drama for its first half and a lazy-by-kubrick-standards-but-still-cool second half. Once viewing full metal jacket, it will be nearly impossible for the film to escape one's mind full metal jacket displaces the vietnam war into a place of pure unrelenting horror yet, the horror isn't always in the physical actions of the soldiers.
Apocalypse now is my favourite film but what i really love is the full metal jacket were the soldiers are walking through the burning buildings and smoke singing mickey mouse song this is one of my favourite scenes in film. R lee ermey, a former marine corps drill instructor known to millions of moviegoers as the sadistic gunnery sergeant hartman in stanley kubrick's full metal jacket, died sunday morning. He spent some time doing small acting roles and working as a military adviser for tv and movies, the most famous of which was francis coppola’s “apocalypse now” in full metal jacket you.
We've picked out the best military movie quotes of all time, singled out the greatest lines from full metal jacket specifically, and now it's time to turn our attention to apocalypse now the vietnam-war classic from francis ford coppola yields a number of classic lines that fans can quote at wi. Hm while i enjoyed all three of them (for different reasons, and to different degrees), platoon, apocalypse now and full metal jacket really weren't so much about vietnam as about a particular historical narrative concerning vietnam as the (very good) rpg 'carry' calls it, 'our collective memory of vietnam. It was as if platoon took that scenes from apocalypse now where no one knew who was in charge and made a whole movie based on that confusion, and did a really good job of it i don't really consider apocalypse now or full metal jacket as straight up war movies like platoon, and they're all superb at what they do. It was actually filmed in a jungle, unlike full metal jacket, which was a vietnam movie filmed in england of all places they imported a few palm trees and called it vietnam i think the tropical environment of platoon much better conveys what the experience would have been like (creepy crawlies everywhere, jungle rot, etc) apocalypse now also.
Well, apocalypse now was an awesome movie, but it was pretty dramatized and hollywood platoon was a very heavy, focused movie full metal jacket on the other hand, is widely known as the most accurate portrayal of vietnam ever in movies. By referencing and then discarding existing war film traditions, apocalypse now and full metal jacket make it clear that because the vietnam war was a drastically different war than americans had previously fought, it necessitated a different type of war film. Full metal jacket joins the deer hunter, apocalypse now and platoon on the frontline of powerful films about the vietnam war cinematic genius stanley kubrick (a clockwork orange, the shining), awarded best director by the london film critics circle, traces a young marine's (matthew.