Platoon is a 1986 American war film written and directed by Oliver Stone and starring Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe and Charlie Sheen. It is the first film of a trilogy of Vietnam War films by Stone (followed by 1989's Born on the Fourth of July and 1993's Heaven & Earth). Stone wrote the story based upon his experiences as a U.S. infantryman in Vietnam to counter the vision of the war portrayed in John Wayne's The Green Berets. It was the first Hollywood film to be written and directed by a veteran of the Vietnam War. Wikipedia
Platoon is a member of the following lists: American films, English-language films, Best Picture Academy Award winners, Films whose director won the Best Director Academy Award, Films whose editor won the Best Film Editing Academy Award, Films whose director won the Best Director Golden Globe, Best Drama Picture Golden Globe winners, 1986 films, Films featuring a Best Supporting Actor Golden Globe winning performance and Films that won the Best Sound Mixing Academy Award.
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