How Much Do You Remember About Platoon?

Platoon will forever be remembered as one of the most classic war movies of all time. Do you think you know this movie better than most? Take these 12 questions and put your Platoon knowledge to the test!
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Who plays Sgt. Elias?
William Defoe
John C McGinley
Tom Berenger
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What does Rhah find in the pocket of a dead NVA after the final battle?
Ammo
A bible
Heroin
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Who goes with Elias on his ambush in Platoon?
Taylor, Rhah and Crawford
Sal, Warren, and Francis
Warren, Rhah, and Francis
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Who directed Platoon?
Stanley Kubrick
Oliver Stone
Terrance Malick
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What year was Platoon released?
1986
1983
1984
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The film is based on Oliver Stone's own experiences. Who did he want to play Taylor initially?
Johnny Depp
Tom Cruise
Jim Morrison
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Who gets killed in Taylor's first firefight?
Gardner
Manny
Crawford
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Who gets killed, by the NVA, whilst guarding the perimeter of the bunker complex?
Manny
Sal
Ace
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What is the last line in the movie?
"I can't believe we're fighting each other when we should be fighting them."
"and to try with what's left of our lives to find a goodness and a meaning to this life"
"The heart and the soul"
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Where was the majority of the filming completed?
China
Vietnam
Philippines
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What's the first line in the movie?
"Follow me!"
"65 and a wake up, oh lord"
"Oh man, is that what I think it is?"
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Lerner had SF carved on his guitar. What do the initials stand for?
Sally Field
San Francisco
Sherilyn Fenn
Result
Based on the results of this quiz, you're a bit Platoon perfunctory! While we're sure you know and love Oliver Stone's iconic war movie, you've still got a ways to go before you can call yourself a Platoon expert. Study up and try again soon!

C+, Platoon Perfunctory

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Based on the results of this quiz, you're pretty Platoon pert! We think Oliver Stone would be proud of your knowledge on his classic war movie. When it comes to this iconic film, you know way more than the average American. Well done!

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are totally Platoon perfect! While some may struggle to make sense of everything that makes Platoon great, you know Oliver Stone's iconic war film as well as those who made it. Go ahead and brag a little, you've earned it!

A+, Platoon Perfect

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1
Who plays Sgt. Elias?
William Defoe
John C McGinley
Tom Berenger
2
What does Rhah find in the pocket of a dead NVA after the final battle?
Ammo
A bible
Heroin
3
Who goes with Elias on his ambush in Platoon?
Taylor, Rhah and Crawford
Sal, Warren, and Francis
Warren, Rhah, and Francis
4
Who directed Platoon?
Stanley Kubrick
Oliver Stone
Terrance Malick
5
What year was Platoon released?
1986
1983
1984
6
The film is based on Oliver Stone's own experiences. Who did he want to play Taylor initially?
Johnny Depp
Tom Cruise
Jim Morrison
7
Who gets killed in Taylor's first firefight?
Gardner
Manny
Crawford
8
Who gets killed, by the NVA, whilst guarding the perimeter of the bunker complex?
Manny
Sal
Ace
9
What is the last line in the movie?
"I can't believe we're fighting each other when we should be fighting them."
"and to try with what's left of our lives to find a goodness and a meaning to this life"
"The heart and the soul"
10
Where was the majority of the filming completed?
China
Vietnam
Philippines
11
What's the first line in the movie?
"Follow me!"
"65 and a wake up, oh lord"
"Oh man, is that what I think it is?"
12
Lerner had SF carved on his guitar. What do the initials stand for?
Sally Field
San Francisco
Sherilyn Fenn