Full Metal Jacket (1987)

Full Metal Jacket (1987)

1987 | R | 116 Minutes

Drama | War

A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the U.S.-Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.

Overall Rating

8 / 10
Verdict: Good
  • Full Metal Jacket is not just about war, but rather the psychology behind it. A smart move from the legend that was Stanley Kubrick. We've all seen many war films, a genre that is well explored from a variety of different conflicts. Full Metal Jac... Read the full review »
  • WHAT I LIKED: A war movie was surely the ultimate genre for Kubrick to go for - not only because it was one not previously tackled by him, but also because it's the perfect place to explore the nature of man because war sees people pushed to their... Read the full review »