Winner of five Academy Awards®, including Best Picture and Best Director, and one of AFI's Top 100 Films of All Time, The Deer Hunter follows a group of Pennsylvania steelworkers from their blue-collar lives, hunting in the woods of the Alleghenies, to the hells of Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War. Academy Award® winners Robert De Niro and Christopher Walken star in this unforgettable saga of friendship and courage. Experience the brutality of war and the depths of emotional strain on the human spirit in this extraordinarily powerful film classic.

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Ratings and Reviews

4 out of 5

27 Ratings

27 Ratings

94% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 8.6/10
  • Fresh 59
  • Rotten 4

Critics Consensus: Its greatness is blunted by its length and one-sided point of view, but the film's weaknesses are overpowered by Michael Cimino's sympathetic direction and a series of heartbreaking performances from Robert De Niro, Meryl Streep, and Christopher Walken.

18+ COMMON SENSE

Epic war drama is extremely intense and graphically violent.

Information

Studio
Universal Pictures
Genre
Drama
Released
Copyright
© 1978 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Additional
French (Stereo), Spanish (Subtitles, Stereo)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.
SDH
Subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing refer to subtitles in the original language with the addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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