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Apocalypse Now (1979)

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This post has the most up-to-date information on Apocalypse Now as we continuously monitor the news. Below you will find everything you need to know, including cast, release date, rating, runtime, movie budget and, box office results.

Apocalypse Now is an drama movie directed by Francis Ford Coppola (as Francis Coppola) and starring Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall and Frederic Forrest and Sam Bottoms. The movie was written by John Milius, Francis Ford Coppola (as Francis Coppola). The film has a $32 million budget with a 147-minute running time. Apocalypse Now currently has a 8.5 IMDb rating, based on 526271 and 94 Metascore on Metacritic. The movie is rated R.

release date for Apocalypse Now

Apocalypse Now release date

When does Apocalypse Now come out in theaters?

The official theatrical release date for Apocalypse Now (1979) is August 15, 1979.

When will Apocalypse Now be released on DVD, Blu-ray and Digital?

Apocalypse Now DVD/Blu-ray release date is N/A. The estimated DVD release date is N/A. The movie has been out for around since its theatrical release. DVD and Blu-ray releases typically come out 12-16 weeks after the theatrical premiere.

Digital HD from Amazon Video and iTunes will be available 1-2 weeks before the Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K releases – sometime in N/A. Dates do change so check back often as the release approaches. We will update this page with more details as they become available.

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Apocalypse Now budget

How much did Apocalypse Now cost to make?

$31,500,000 budget

The movie cost $32 million to make.

Apocalypse Now movie poster

Apocalypse Now rating

R Rated

Apocalypse Now is rated R. R stands for ‘Restricted’, which means children under 17 require accompanying parent or adult guardian. The movie contains some adult material and parents are urged to learn more about the movie.

Apocalypse Now reviews

8.5 IMDb 94 Metascore

The movie currently has a 8.5 of out 10 IMDb rating and 94 Metascore on Metacritic. We will continue to add and update review scores.

Apocalypse Now trailer

Apocalypse Now plot summary

What is Apocalypse Now about?

At the height of the Vietnam war, Captain Benjamin Willard is sent on a dangerous mission that, officially, “does not exist, nor will it ever exist.” His goal is to locate – and eliminate – a mysterious Green Beret Colonel named Walter Kurtz, who has been leading his personal army on illegal guerrilla missions into enemy territory.

Synopsis from IMDb During the Vietnam War, Captain Willard is sent on a dangerous mission into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade Colonel who has set himself up as a god among a local tribe.

The running times are based on US timings only and all times are rounded off to the nearest minute. Other countries may have different running lengths. Theatrical releases running times differ due to the counting of frames from the first frame to the last frame of any credits.

Apocalypse Now cast

Who is in Apocalypse Now?

Martin Sheen in Apocalypse Now Martin Sheen as Captain Benjamin L. Willard
Marlon Brando in Apocalypse Now Marlon Brando as Colonel Walter E. Kurtz
Robert Duvall in Apocalypse Now Robert Duvall as Lieutenant Colonel Bill Kilgore
Frederic Forrest in Apocalypse Now Frederic Forrest as Jay ‘Chef’ Hicks
Sam Bottoms in Apocalypse Now Sam Bottoms as Lance B. Johnson

Apocalypse Now box Office

How much did Apocalypse Now make?

$89,460,381 worldwide

The film has made over $89 million worldwide at the box office. This does not include the DVD, Blu-ray and digital sales.

Apocalypse Now details

Theatrical Release Date: August 15, 1979
DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: N/A
Film Budget: $32 million
Box Office: $89 million
Length: 147 minutes
Genre: Drama, War
Language: English

Apocalypse Now facts

How long is Apocalypse Now?

The movie is 147 minutes long (2 hours and 27 minutes).

What year did Apocalypse Now come out?

The movie is out on August 15, 1979. The movie has been out for .

Who is the lead actor in the movie?

Martin Sheen plays as Captain Benjamin L. Willard.

Who is the director of Apocalypse Now?

Francis Ford Coppola (as Francis Coppola) directed the movie.

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Harper Wolfei
Harper Wolfei
Harper Wolfei, a writer and avid entertainment fan, has been actively involved in the film industry for the past 4 years. His particular interest lies in sci-fi and action movies.


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