An examination of the Vietnam War and the dehumanising process that turns people into trained killers. Joker, Animal Mother, Gomer, Eightball, Cowboy and more all are plunged into a boot-camp hell pitbulled by a leatherlung D.I. (Lee Ermey) who views the would-be devil dogs as grunts, maggots or something less.


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"The dialogue is extremely raw, the horror unsparing,. But this was a horrific war and Kubrick's brilliant film is a powerful reminder of that face" - David Stratton (5/5 stars)

The legend of R Lee Ermey, 'Full Metal Jacket’ drill sergeant
How a technical adviser created a whole new career for himself.



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