All Movie Top Ten War Films
Full Metal Jacket (1987)
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Legendary director Stanley Kubrick gave his take on the Vietnam War in his magnificent Full Metal Jacket.  The film is divided into two parts.  The first part is the more famous one, following a fresh batch of Marine recruits undergoing basic training.  One of the recruits, a mentally disturbed man nicknamed Gomer Pyle, loses his mind and kills his psychotic drill instructor before committing suicide.  The second part follows the same group of recruits in Vietnam and coming face to face with the hell that is urban combat.

 

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