Full Metal Jacket (1987)

8.79 / Rated by 8 people

116 min.
Plot  During the Vietnam War, a group of new U.S. Marine Corps recruits arrive at Parris Island, South Carolina, for basic training. After having their heads shaved, they meet Senior Drill Instructor Gunnery Sergeant Hartman, who employs forceful methods to turn the recruits into hardened, combat-ready Marines. Among the recruits are privates "Joker", "Cowboy", and the overweight, bumbling Leonard Lawrence, who earns the nickname "Gomer Pyle" after incurring Hartman's wrath.

Unresponsive to Hartman's discipline, Pyle is eventually paired with Joker. Pyle improves with Joker's help, but his progress halts when Hartman discovers a contraband jelly doughnut in Pyle's foot locker. Believing the recruits have failed to improve Pyle, Hartman adopts a collective punishment policy: every mistake Pyle makes will earn punishment for the rest of the platoon, with Pyle being spared. In retaliation for Pyle's failures, the platoon hazes him with a blanket party, restraining him in his bunk while b...



Matthew Modine
Private/Sergeant James T. "Joker" Davis
Vincent D'Onofrio
Private Leonard "Gomer Pyle" Lawrence
Matthew Modine
R. Lee Ermey
Gunnery Sergeant Hartman
Arliss Howard
Private/Sergeant Robert "Cowboy" Evans
Adam Baldwin
Sergeant "Animal Mother"
Dorian Harewood
Corporal "Eightball"
Kevyn Major Howard
Private First Class "Rafterman"
Ed O'Ross
Lieutenant Walter J. "Touchdown" Schinoski
John Terry
Lieutenant Lockhart
Bruce Boa
Marine Corps Colonel
Tim Colceri
A helicopter door gunner
Papillon Soo Soo
The Da Nang prostitute


All Titles

Full Metal Jacket
English Original Title

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