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Full Metal Jacket

A superb ensemble cast falls in for action in Stanley Kubrick's brilliant saga about the Vietnam War and the dehumanising process that turns people into trained killers. 

Joker (Matthew Modine), Animal Mother (Adam Baldwin), Gomer (Vincent D'Onofrio), Eightball (Dorian Harewood), Cowboy (Arliss Howard) and more, are all plunged into a boot-camp hell pitbulled by the iconic leatherlung D.I. (R. Lee Ermey) who views the would-be devil dogs as grunts, maggots or something less.

The action is savage, the story unsparing, the dialogue spiked with scathing humour. Full Metal Jacket, from its rigours of basic training to its nightmare of combat in Hue City, scores a cinematic direct hit.


Event Information

Running Time: 1hr 56mins

BBFC Advice: 15

Director(s): Stanley Kubrick

Country of Origin: USA & UK

Year of release:

Language(s): English & Vietnamese with English subtitles

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Sat 21 Oct

This is part of the The Luminaries: Stanley Kubrick season

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Kubrick Pass

Buy a ticket for all seven films in the Kubrick season for £42 full price/£39 concs/£30 students. 

Buy a ticket for three films in the Kubrick season for £21 full price/£19.50 concs/£15 students. 

Only available in person at our Box Office or by calling us on 0191 227 5500. Individually priced tickets are also available

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