The Deer Hunter

The Deer Hunter

Steelworker friends (Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken, John Savage) face horrors in Vietnam.

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The Deer Hunter


War, Drama183 Mins1978R

In 1968, Michael (Robert De Niro), Nick (Christopher Walken) and Steven (John Savage), lifelong friends from a working-class Pennsylvania steel town, prepare to ship out overseas following Steven's elaborate wedding and one final group hunting trip. In Vietnam, their dreams of military honor are quickly shattered by the inhumanities of war; even those who survive are haunted by the experience, as is Nick's hometown sweetheart, Linda (Meryl Streep).


  • Bleak
  • Disturbing
  • Powerful
  • Intense
  • Emotional
  • Brutal