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Year: 1987
Original Title: Full Metal Jacket
Length: 116 minutes
Genre: War, Drama
Studios: Warner Bros. Pictures

Release Dates

United Kingdom: September 11 1987

United States: June 17 1987


Ranking: 646 out of 16,357 movies (up 198)

Ranked #205 in list 'The best movies ever'


8.5 by 27 users


In 1967, during the Vietnam War, a group of new recruits arrive at Parris Island for basic combat training. After being shorn, assist with Gunnery Sergeant Hartman, employing draconian tactics to convert the young conscripts of the Marines in hardened and ready for combat soldiers. But his harsh methods do not all young people can stand it. Especially Clumsy, who has earned the nickname for his clumsiness, which make everyone pay every time he does something wrong. What will the rest of the platoon hates him. anti-war film by Stanley Kubrick, who had already made 'Paths of Glory'. 'Full Metal Jacket' is one of the most beloved films of all time war.


Cast Full Metal Jacket

John Terry

John Terry

Lt. Lockhart

Arliss Howard

Arliss Howard

Pvt. Cowboy

Matthew Modine

Matthew Modine

Pvt. J.T. 'Joker' Davis

Vincent D'Onofrio

Vincent D'Onofrio

Pvt. Leonard 'Gomer Pyle' Lawrence