Full Metal Jacket (1987)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
Screenplay: Stanley Kubrick & Michael Herr & Gustav Hasford from the novel by Gustav Hasford
Stars: Matthew Modine, R. Lee Ermey, Vincent D’Onofrio, R. Lee Ermey, Dorian Harewood, Kevyn Major Howard, Arliss Howard and Ed O’Ross.
The Pitch: “Hey, Kubrick wants to make a war movie!”
Tagline: One rifle, one gun. One for killing, one for fun.
The Overview: Beware of Spoilers…
Full Metal Jacket follows a bunch of young, raw recruits from boot camp to war in Viet Nam. One of Kurbrick’s best movies with special props to R. Lee Emey and Vincent D’Onfrio.