Platoon Cast Describes Intense and Grueling Training Camp for Iconic Vietnam War Movie

January 5, 2022

This past month, the popular American war film Platoon finally reached its 35th anniversary. As one of the greatest Vietnam War films to ever be made (along with Full Metal Jacket, Apocalypse Now, and We Were Soldiers), the film was initially released back on December 19, 1986. Just recently, Platoon stars Charlie Sheen and John C. McGinley spoke to The Guardian in celebration of the film’s anniversary. Both stars opened up about the bloody and brutal training camp that the entire cast experienced during the making of the film. You can watch the official trailer for the 1986 film below.

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