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Full Metal Jacket
Director: Stanley Kubrick (Dir)
Release Date:   1987
Premiere Information:   Los Angeles and New York openings: 26 Jun 1987
Duration (in mins):   116
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Cast:   Matthew Modine (Pvt. Joker)  
    Adam Baldwin (Animal Mother)  
    Vincent D'Onofrio (Pvt. Pyle)  
    Lee Ermey (Gunnery Sgt. Hartman)  
    Dorian Harewood (Eightball)  

Production Company: Natant Productions, N.V.  
Distribution Company: Warner Bros., Inc. (Warner Communications, Inc.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick (Dir)
Producer: Stanley Kubrick (Prod)
Writer: Stanley Kubrick (Scr)
  Michael Herr (Scr)
  Gustav Hasford (Scr)
Photography: Douglas Milsome (Dir of photog)
Art Direction: Anton Furst (Prod des)
Film Editor: Martin Hunter (Film ed)
Music: Abigail Mead (Mus comp)
MPAA Rating: R
Country: Great Britain and United States
Language: English

Source Text: Based on the novel The Short-Timers by Gustav Hasford (New York, 1979).
Authors: Gustav Hasford

Copyright Claimant Copyright Date Copyright Number
Warner Brothers, Inc. 30/7/1987 dd/mm/yyyy PA333647

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Genre: Drama
Sub-Genre: Vietnam War

Bibliographic Sources:   Date   Page
Hollywood Reporter   22 Jun 1987   p. 3, 10.
Los Angeles Times   26 Jun 1987   p. 1.
New York Times   26 Jun 1987   p. 3.
Variety   24 Jun 1987   p. 12.

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