Full Metal Jacket

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Full Metal Jacket
Directed byStanley Kubrick
StarringMatthew Modine,
Adam Baldwin,
Vincent D'Onofrio
R. Lee Ermy
Distributed byWarner Bros.
Release date
June 26, 1987 (USA)
Running time
116 minutes
CountryUnited States
United Kingdom
LanguageEnglish / Vietnamese
Budget$17 million (estimated)

Full Metal Jacket is a 1987 British-American war drama movie directed by Stanley Kubrick. It is based on the Gustav Hasford book The Short-Timers. The name of the movie comes from the full-metal jacketed bullets used in the military. The movie follows soldiers who are drafted to fight in the Vietnam War. The story is set in the late 1960s and follows the characters from their time in recruit training and them fighting in the war.

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