08 Apr '15, 8pm

'Full Metal Jacket' claims Military Movie Madness crown via @MilitaryTimes

'Full Metal Jacket' claims Military Movie Madness crown via @MilitaryTimes

A 68 percentage-point win over a contemporary Vietnam film, "Hamburger Hill ," which featured Don Cheadle and Dylan McDermott early in their Hollywood careers. A second-round demolition of "Aliens ," with "Full Metal Jacket" picking up more than 90 percent of the vote. The Colonial Marines never had a shot. A round-of-16 win over "A Few Good Men" in an unofficial "Who is the most quotable Marine ?" contest. Another win over a contemporary Vietnam saga, this time downing Oliver Stone's "Platoon " by a wide margin to claim, fittingly, the bracket's "Vietnam and Beyond" category of movies released from the mid-1980s through the early 1990s. A semifinal stomping of "Saving Private Ryan " in a matchup that began fairly even, but moved away from Tom Hanks and Co. over the weekend, becoming the most-voted-upon showdown of the tournament.

Full article: http://www.militarytimes.com/story/entertainment/2015/04/...

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