The Deer Hunter (1978)

  • Drama, War
  • 3h 3m
Release Date: April/1978

Five Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director, went to Michael Cimino’s harrowing indictment of war. The story centers on three Pennsylvania steeltown hunting buddies whose lives are forever changed by their experiences together in squalid POW camps in Vietnam where their captors force them to play rounds of Russian roulette. Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken (who won a Best Supporting Actor Oscar), John Savage, John Cazale, and Meryl Streep star. 183 min.

Director

Michael Cimino

Language(s)

English, Russian, Vietnamese, French, Cantonese