The Deer Hunter (1978)
|Genres:||Drama | War|
|Released:||08 December 1978 (USA)|
- Quite possibly Robert De Niro's finest performance on screen!
- It won 5 Oscars including Best Actor, Best Director and Best Picture.
- The Russian Roulette scene - one of the most memorable in movie history!
When Michael (Robert De Niro), Steven (John Savage) and Nick (Christopher Walken) are captured by the Vietcong, they are forced to play Russian Roulette by their brutal captors, who make bets on their survival. The experience of capture leaves them with terrible physical and spiritual wounds, and when Michael returns to Saigon to fulfill an old promise to one of his friends, he makes an unexpected, horrific discovery.
You wanna play games? All right, I'll play your fucking games.
When a man says no to champagne, he says no to life.
Stanley, see this? This is this. This ain't something else. This is this. From now on, you're on your own.
You're so full of shit, you're gonna float away.