Year: 2001 (1979)
USA: Miramax Films
UK: Buena Vista International
Cast: Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, Martin Sheen, Frederic Forrest, Albert Hall, Sam Bottoms, Laurence Fishburne, Dennis Hopper, G D Spradlin, Harrison Ford, Jerry Ziesmer, Scott Glenn, Bo Byers, James Keane, Kerry Rossall, Ron McQueen, Tom Mason, Cynthia Wood, Colleen Camp, Linda Carpenter, Jack Thibeau, Glenn Walken, George Cantero, Damien Leake, Herb Rice, William Upton, Larry Carney, Marc Coppola, Daniel Kiewit, Father Elias, Bill Graham, Hattie James (voice), Jerry Ross, Dick White, Francis Coppola, R Lee Ermey, Vittorio Storaro
Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Country: USA
USA: 203 mins
UK: 202 mins
USA Rated: R for disturbing violent images, language, sexual content and some drug use
UK Certificate: 15 contains strong war horror, language and sex
USA Release Date: 3 August 2001 (Limited Release - Los Angeles and New York)
UK Release Date: 23 November 2001


Directed, produced and co-written by Francis Ford Coppola, APOCALYPSE NOW was originally released in 1979. Re-released with a substantial amount of extra footage APOCALYPSE NOW REDUX follows the story of an American soldier Captain Benjamin Willard (Martin Sheen) who has been sent on an assignment by the army to terminate a fellow, highly decorated colonel named Walter Kurtz. The colonel, who is allegedly insane and responsible for murdering hundreds of innocent people, has disappeared deep into the jungle, worshipped by his followers and has carved out his own kingdom.