Platoon, American war film, released in 1986, that was written and directed by Oliver Stone and was regarded by many critics as one of the best of the movies about the Vietnam War. Platoon won the Academy Award for best picture and the Golden Globe Award for best drama.. The film presents the war through the eyes of new recruit Chris Taylor (played by Charlie Sheen).
16/09/2021 · 3. Gimme Shelter – The Rolling Stones. Mick Jagger and Keith Richards drew their inspiration for 'Gimme Shelter' directly from the Vietnam War. In a 1995 interview with Rolling Stone magazine, Jagger said: Well, it's a very rough, very violent era. The Vietnam War. Violence on the screens, pillage and burning.