"The first casualty of war is innocence." Oliver Stone's 1986 Vietnam War film starred Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe, Charlie Sheen, Forest Whitaker, and Johnny Depp. The actors were put through a thirty day military training regimen including digging foxholes, limited food, and late-night raids to force an authentic performance. Now, you can show your love for the scenes that we can’t forget with an officially licensed Platoon t-shirt from 80sTees.com!
Charlie Sheen almost lost his role to his older brother, Emilio Estevez. The director, Oliver Stone, tried to get the movie made years earlier. Sheen’s role would have been done by Al Pacino or The Doors frontman Jim Morrison if he had been successful.