Full Metal Jacket


1h 58m 1987

Brief Synopsis

A group of Marines transform from rubes to fighting men. Through the eyes of a private, the men endure a merciless drill sergeant on Parris Island then the brutal Southeast Asian streets during the Vietnam War.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1987
Distribution Company
WARNER BROS. PICTURES DISTRIBUTION (WBPD)
Location
London, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 58m

Synopsis

A group of Marines transform from rubes to fighting men. Through the eyes of a private, the men endure a merciless drill sergeant on Parris Island then the brutal Southeast Asian streets during the Vietnam War.

Crew

Margaret Adams

Production Coordinator

James Ainslie

Camera Focus Puller

Steve Allett

Props

Christine Allsop

Makeup Artist

Ken Arlidge

Photography

Maurice Arnold

Camera Focus Puller

Alan Barnard

Special Effects Technician

Jeff Barry

Song

Chapman Beauvais

Titles

John Birkenshaw

Wardrobe

James Black

Driver

Jennifer Boost

Makeup Artist

Ronald Boyd

Construction

Jean-marc Bringuier

Steadicam Operator

Rona Buchanan

Editing

Eddie Butler

Models

Paul Cadiou

Production Accountant

A R Carter

Carpenter

T R Carter

Carpenter

John Chapple

Painter

Roger Cherrills

Sound

Leonard Chubb

Painter

Jeff Clifford

Special Effects Technician

Matthew Coles

Production

Paul Conway

Assistant Sound Editor

Jane Cooke

Props Buyer

Steve Coulridge

Driver

Jim Cowan

Construction

George Crawford

Construction Manager

David Croucher

Transportation

Peter Culverwell

Assistant Sound Editor

Emilio D'alessandro

Assistant

Peter Dawson

Special Effects Technician

Rita Dean

Accounting Assistant

Keith Denny

Costume Designer

Winston Depper

Props

Ron Digweed

Transportation

Marc Dillon

Props

Marion Dougherty

Casting

Mike Dowson

Dubbing Mixer

Mark Ellis

Grip

John Evans

Special Effects Supervisor

Chester Eyre

Film Lab

Dominic Farrugia

Plasterer

R Dave Favell Clarke

Propman

Jane Feinberg

Casting

Mike Fenton

Casting

Carmel Fitzgerald

Medic

A Frazier

Song

Anthony Frewin

Assistant

Anthony Frewin

Art Department

Anton Furst

Production Designer

Nigel Galt

Sound Editor

Helen Gill

Wardrobe Assistant

Linda Glatzel

Medic

Ellie Greenwich

Song

Dave Gruer

Construction

Tom T Hall

Song

Julian Harcourt

On-Line Editor

Jan Harlan

Executive Producer

Manuel Harlan

Videotape Operator

J Harris

Song

Gustav Hasford

Source Material (From Novel)

Gustav Hasford

Screenplay

Lee Hazlewood

Song

Michael Herr

Screenplay

Michael Herr

Associate Producer

Robert Hills

Props

Philip Hobbs

Coproducer

Danny Hunter

Props

Martin Hunter

Editor

Joe Illing

Adr/Dialogue Editor

Mick Jagger

Song

Nick Johns

Other

Paul Karamadza

Driver

Philip Kohler

Production Manager

Stanley Kubrick

Producer

Stanley Kubrick

Screenplay

Vivian Kubrick

Original Music

Ronald Lowe

Transportation

Frank Billington Marks

Propman

John Marsella

Construction

Joe Martin

Construction Manager

Michael Martin

Construction

Stephen Martin

Construction

Michaela Mason

Camera Trainee

Vaughan Matthews

Camera Trainee

Colin Mcdonagh

Construction

Steve Millson

Production Assistant

Douglas Milsome

Lighting Technician

Brian Morris

Construction

Nguyen Thi My Chau

Casting

Terry Needham

Assistant Director

Andy Nelson

Dubbing Mixer

Seamus O'kane

Electrician

John Oxlade

Props

Keith Pain

Art Director

A. Leslie Pearce

Painter

Nigel Phelps

Assistant Art Director

Les Phipps

Rigging Grip

Michael Quinn

Plasterer

George Reynolds

Construction

Keith Rihards

Song

Tommy Roberts

Painter

Julie Robinson

Continuity

Brian Rose

Camera Focus Puller

Andrew Rothschild

Assistant Art Director

Domingo Samudio

Song

Adam Samuelson

Crane Grip

Bill Shepherd

Unit Production Manager

Michael Shevloff

Production

Wendy Shorter

Production Secretary

Stephen Simmonds

On-Set Dresser

Nancy Sinatra

Song Performer

Phil Spector

Song

Alan Steele

Accountant

Rod Stratfold

Art Director

Jonathan Taylor

Camera Focus Puller

Christopher D Thompson

Assistant Director

Edward Tise

Sound Editor

Edward Tise

Sound Recordist

Leslie Tomkins

Art Director

Dan Tran

Casting

Martin Trevis

Boom Operator

Paul Turner

Props

Leon Vitali

Casting

Leon Vitali

Assistant

John Ward

Steadicam Operator

Bob Warren

Helicopter Pilot

Adam Watkins

Sound Engineer

Brian Wells

Property Master

Terry Wells

Props

Michael Wheeler

Props

C White

Song

Chalky White

Transportation

Mark Wilkinson

Carpenter

Peter Wilkinson

Rigging Grip

T Wilson Jr.

Song

Jason Wrenn

Camera Assistant

Bill Wright

Driver

Johnny Wright

Song Performer

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1987
Distribution Company
WARNER BROS. PICTURES DISTRIBUTION (WBPD)
Location
London, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 58m

Award Nominations

Best Adapted Screenplay

1987

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States June 26, 1987

Released in United States on Video June 22, 1988

Released in United States 1996

Completed shooting August 8, 1986.

Began shooting August 27, 1985.

Released in United States Summer June 19, 1987

Released in United States June 26, 1987

Released in United States on Video June 22, 1988

Released in United States 1996 (Shown in New York City (American Museum of the Moving Image) as part of program "Stanley Kubrick" August 10 - September 1, 1996.)

Released in United States Summer June 19, 1987