Apocalypse Now

Based on Joseph Conrad's "Heart Of Darkness". Set in 1969 Vietnam, the movie follows U.S. Special Forces Captain Willard (Martin Sheen) on his mission up a river into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade Green Beret (Marlon Brando) who has set himself up as a "god" among a local tribe.

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Revealing mistake: In the major helicopter scene when Ride of the Valkyries is played, the actual tape isn't going over the playing heads. (00:37:29)

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Kilgore: I love the smell of napalm in the morning.

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Trivia: The man shooting the movie during the attack on the beach who says "Don't look at the camera" is actually director Francis Ford Coppola. (00:25:38)

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