Apocalypse Now

2hrs 33mins
Directed by
Francis Ford Coppola
Martin Sheen,
Marlon Brando,
Robert Duvall

Transplanting Joseph Conrad's deftly unsettling novella Heart of Darkness into the horrors of the Vietnam War, Francis Ford Coppola's insanity-drenched fever dream is one of the most harrowing examinations of conflict ever put to film.

Going over budget, over schedule, and disrupted by typhoons, heart attacks, seizures, fevers, and nervous breakdowns, Apocalypse Now is infused with a fearless delirium, as the cast and crew ventured deep into their own hearts of darkness, surviving to create a truly unique depiction of war.

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