Coverart for item
The Resource Platoon, an Orion Pictures release ; Hemdale Film Corporation presents an Arnold Kopelson production of an Oliver Stone film ; produced by Arnold Kopelson ; written and directed by Oliver Stone

Platoon, an Orion Pictures release ; Hemdale Film Corporation presents an Arnold Kopelson production of an Oliver Stone film ; produced by Arnold Kopelson ; written and directed by Oliver Stone

Label
Platoon
Title
Platoon
Statement of responsibility
an Orion Pictures release ; Hemdale Film Corporation presents an Arnold Kopelson production of an Oliver Stone film ; produced by Arnold Kopelson ; written and directed by Oliver Stone
Contributor
Actor
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Presenter
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Platoon is the story of every soldier whose innocence was lost in the war-torn jungles of Vietnam. Chris Taylor arrives in Vietnam and quickly discovers that his worst enemies are not just the Viet Cong, but gnawing fear, physical exhaustion and the anger growing within himself
Member of
Awards note
  • Academy Awards, 1987: Best Picture; Best Director (Stone); Best Sound (John Wilkinson and 3 others); Best Film Editing (Simpson)
  • Golden Globes, 1987: Best Motion Picture - Drama; Best Director - Motion Picture (Stone); Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture (Berenger)
  • Directors Guild of America, 1987: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures (Stone)
Cataloging source
CPG
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • Platoon (Motion picture)
  • Platoon (Motion picture)
http://bibfra.me/vocab/relation/composerexpression
ghHeHW_8jWM
Credits note
Director of photography, Robert Richardson ; editor, Claire Simpson ; music, Georges Delerue
Dewey number
791.4372
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
English or dubbed Spanish dialogue, with optional French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.W3
LC item number
P523
NLM call number
FE AC 1986 P538
PerformerNote
Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe, Charlie Sheen
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1949-
  • 1955-
  • 1925-1992
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Stone, Oliver
  • Kopelson, Arnold
  • Sheen, Charlie
  • Dafoe, Willem
  • Berenger, Tom
  • Richardson, Robert
  • Simpson, Claire
  • Delerue, Georges
  • Orion Pictures
  • Hemdale Film Corporation
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
Runtime
120
Series statement
MGM DVD
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • War
  • Soldiers
  • United States
  • Vietnam (Democratic Republic)
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
Platoon, an Orion Pictures release ; Hemdale Film Corporation presents an Arnold Kopelson production of an Oliver Stone film ; produced by Arnold Kopelson ; written and directed by Oliver Stone
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Videodisc release of the 1986 motion picture
  • Widescreen (1.85:1)
  • Title from disc surface
  • Special features: original theatrical trailer; booklet ([8] p. : ill ; 19 cm)--in container with information about the making of the film
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm44971452
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (120 min.)
Isbn
9789991115610
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 027616851567
  • 883904246190
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
plastic
Publisher number
1000840
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)44971452
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC, widescreen (1.85:1), Dolby digital 5.1 (English), Dolby surround (Spanish)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Platoon, an Orion Pictures release ; Hemdale Film Corporation presents an Arnold Kopelson production of an Oliver Stone film ; produced by Arnold Kopelson ; written and directed by Oliver Stone
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Videodisc release of the 1986 motion picture
  • Widescreen (1.85:1)
  • Title from disc surface
  • Special features: original theatrical trailer; booklet ([8] p. : ill ; 19 cm)--in container with information about the making of the film
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm44971452
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (120 min.)
Isbn
9789991115610
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 027616851567
  • 883904246190
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
plastic
Publisher number
1000840
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)44971452
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC, widescreen (1.85:1), Dolby digital 5.1 (English), Dolby surround (Spanish)
Video recording format
DVD

Library Locations

    • Pekin Public LibraryBorrow it
      301 S 4th Street, Pekin, IL, 61554, US
      40.567244 -89.648571