She probably cut Manny's throat. On Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an approval rating of 88% based on 66 reviews, with an average rating of 8.32/10. George is the kind of guy who prefers to stand in the back of the room with his head down, casually observing. [In the foxhole Barnes checks the soles of Junior's bare feet. Sgt. I need veterans out there. Junior is moaning as if he's dying, overdoing it by a mile]. After his return from the hospital, Chris bonds with Elias and his circle of marijuana-smokers while remaining aloof from Barnes and his more hard-edged followers. What do you say? But in front of the men, I think it's necessary for *me* to give the orders. Sgt. The film was a critical and commercial success, as were some other Stone films at the time, but most studios were still reluctant to finance The Platoon, because it was about the unpopular Vietnam War. Send me to fucking Long Binh! Wait! Stone shot Salvador first, before turning his attention to what was by now called Platoon. ... Co-owned a restaurant with fellow Platoon (1986) star, Willem Dafoe called "Match", in New York City. [12][13], James Woods, who had starred in Stone's film Salvador, was offered a part in Platoon. John C. McGinley was 26 in Platoon when he played the character 'Sgt. — Rick Perry. O'Neill, known for shirking duties and being one of Barnes' lackeys, hides under a dead soldier to avoid being seen. [33] It remained number one for four weekends. You're real sorry, ain't you? | [10] Filming was done chronologically. John C. McGinley has 152 connections with other actors and actresses John Christopher McGinley (3. august 1959 -) je američki glumac, poznat po nizu zapaženih karakternih uloga kao što su narednik Red O'Neill u filmu Vod smrti i Bob Slidell u Office Space.Najveću popularnost je stekao ulogom Perryja Coxa u humorističkoj TV-seriji Scrubs. : Board Member, International Spokesperson, Global Down Syndrome Foundation Award-Winning Actor . Every character on this list is known for his humor. Already on edge, the platoon is further angered when they discover an enemy supply and weapons cache in a nearby village. Platoon is a 1986 American war film written and directed by Oliver Stone, starring Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe, Charlie Sheen, Keith David, Kevin Dillon, John C. McGinley, Forest Whitaker, and Johnny Depp. Get your boots on Martin, next time I catch you putting mosquito repellant on your fuckin feet I'm gonna courtmartial your nigger ass. Sgt. John Christopher McGinley (born August 3, 1959) is an American actor. Barnes : No. With the help of well-known Asian producer Mark Hill, the shoot commenced, as scheduled, two days after Marcos fled the country. It wasn't going to kill people, but you felt comfortable with it. [21] After a settlement was reached, it was finally released on tape on January 22, 1988 through HBO, and then reissued on September 1, 1988 by Vestron. The film was a box office success upon its release, grossing $138.5 million domestically against its $6 million budget. Stone's active duty service resulted in a "big change" in how he viewed life and the war. Barnes John Christopher McGinley (Greenwich Village, Nueva York; 3 de agosto de 1959) es un actor, productor cinematográfico y guionista estadounidense.Es conocido por sus papeles como el Sargento Red O'Neill en Platoon y como Perry Cox en la serie Scrubs Seeing that Chris will not help, Barnes contemptuously orders Chris to kill him; Chris does so. He is most notable for his roles as Perry Cox in Scrubs, Bob Slydell in Office Space, Captain Hendrix in The Rock, Sergeant Red O'Neill in Oliver Stone's Platoon and Marv in Stone's Wall Street. Shit. [cracks]  Filming & Production : Sgt. : I mean, I got a bad feeling. : Barnes [Bunny hits the Vietnamese villager over the head with the butt of his shotgun]. Divenuto celebre grazie al film di Oliver Stone Platoon nel 1986, ha poi partecipato ad almeno altre quattro produzioni del regista. [7], Stone responded by attempting to break into mainstream direction via the easier-to-finance horror genre, but The Hand failed at the box office, and he began to think The Platoon would never be made. Because De Laurentiis had already spent money sending Stone to the Philippines to scout for locations, he decided to keep control of the film's script until he was repaid. However, in the film, Warren is an officer in charge of a platoon. : Technical Specs, [In the foxhole Barnes checks the soles of Junior's bare feet. Barnes finds Elias alone and shoots him, then returns and tells Chris that Elias was killed by the enemy. [8], Upon arrival in the Philippines, the cast was sent on an intensive training course, during which they had to dig foxholes and were subjected to forced marches and nighttime "ambushes," which used special-effects explosions. [36], "Vietnam was really visceral, and I had come from a cerebral existence: study ... working with a pen and paper, with ideas. [7], Platoon was filmed on the island of Luzon in the Philippines starting in February 1986. In the interview, Terry noted that there were no black soldiers depicted as officers. Not a fucking thing. Damn it! O'Neill It was released again on VHS in 1999 by Polygram Filmed Entertainment (who briefly held the rights to the film through its purchase of the Epic library). [8] But, based on the strength of his writing in Platoon, Stone was hired to write the screenplay for Midnight Express (1978). : The site's critical consensus reads, "Informed by director Oliver Stone's personal experiences in Vietnam, Platoon forgoes easy sermonizing in favor of a harrowing, ground-level view of war, bolstered by no-holds-barred performances from Charlie Sheen and Willem Dafoe. O'Neill Bunny The blaze causes a few of the burning homes to explode, suggesting they contained hidden munitions kept by the villagers. Bust my ass. [23] MGM and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment release the film on DVD in 2006 for its 20th anniversary. Says he can't walk. Well, then court-martial me, motherfucker! Instead, he cowrote Year of the Dragon for a lower-than-usual fee of $200,000, on the condition from producer Dino De Laurentiis would next produce The Platoon. That night, a major NVA assault occurs, and the defensive lines are broken. He has written and produced for television and film. Let's go. : During the chaos, Chris encounters Barnes, who is wounded and driven to insanity. MGM released the film on Blu-Ray in 2011 and released the film again on September 18, 2018 with Shout! Overwhelmed, Chris sobs as he glares down at craters full of corpses. John C. McGinley. John C. McGinley, besser bekannt als Dr. Cox aus Scrubs - Die Anfänger, kehrt zur Comedy zurück. Chris waves goodbye to the remaining troops as helicopters carry him and Francis away along with other wounded soldiers. but as far as taking him out, that's not going to happen. [suddenly soft]  Barnes John C. McGinley is an actor, most notable for his roles as Perry Cox in Scrubs, Bob Slydell in Office Space, and Sergeant Red O’Neill in Oliver Stone’s Platoon.He has also written and produced for television and film. Get me that centipede, O'Neill. He is notable for his roles as Perry Cox in Scrubs, Bob Slydell in Office Space, Captain Hendrix in The Rock, Sergeant Red O'Neill in Oliver Stone's Platoon, Marv in Stone's Wall Street, and FBI agent Ben Harp in Point Break. Today he is 61, and has starred in 64 movies in total, 62 since Platoon was released.. How old do you think he looks in the movie? Francis, who survived the battle unharmed, deliberately stabs himself in the leg and reminds Chris that because they have been twice wounded, they can return home. Platoon (1986) John C. McGinley as Sgt. [17], The film is "Dedicated to the men who fought and died in the Vietnam War.". Barnes orders the rest of the platoon to retreat and goes back into the jungle to find Elias's group. Apart from acting, McGinley is an author, a board member and international spokesman for the Global Down Syndrome Foundation, and a spokesman for the National … Hey, O'Neill, take a break. More men are wounded when Lieutenant Wolfe accidentally directs an artillery strike onto his own unit before Barnes calls it off. Yeah. : Sgt. Platoon was the first Hollywood film to be written and directed by a veteran of the Vietnam War. "[24] On Metacritic, the film has a weighted average score of 92 out of 100, based on 16 critics, indicating "universal acclaim". Dale Dye wrote a novelization of the film in 1986. The production made a deal with the Philippine military for the use of military equipment. Sgt. Sgt. [sarcastically]  O'Neill : John C. McGinley. In Platoon, I think John C. McGinley looks: Now in command of the defense, Captain Harris orders his air support to expend all their remaining ordnance inside his perimeter. You see that fucking head come apart, man? Company Credits The NVA soldiers manage to get close to the sleeping Americans before a brief firefight ensues; Chris's fellow new recruit Gardner is killed and Chris himself lightly wounded. The production was almost canceled because of the political upheaval in the country, due to then-president Ferdinand Marcos. Forget about it, Bunny, huh? 3/08/1959 (61 years old) New York, New York, United States ... Blue Sea, which led to his first big break when he was spotted by a scout for director Oliver Stone. : When the platoon returns to base, the veteran company commander Captain Harris declares that if he finds out that an illegal killing took place, a court-martial will ensue, leaving Barnes worried that Elias will testify against him. O'Neill. Send one of my guys out to get zapped so some lame-ass just in from the world can get his beauty sleep? And the next time I catch you spraying skeeter repellent on your fucking feet, I'm gonna court-martial your nigger ass. Barnes, through a Vietnamese-speaking soldier, Lerner, aggressively interrogates the village chief about whether the villagers have been aiding the NVA. Elias : They don't know shit, Barnes, and chances are … O'Neill Yes, sir. In 1967, U.S. Army volunteer Chris Taylor arrives in South Vietnam and is assigned to an infantry platoon of the 25th Infantry Division near the Cambodian border. Dale Dye, who played Captain Harris, the commander of Company B, is a U.S. Marine Corps Vietnam War veteran who also served as the film's technical advisor. You white folks have got your last klick out of Junior! Excuses are like assholes, Taylor, everybody got one. Bunny Elias : Sgt. Bunny Sergeant? I hope I am the Tim Tebow of the Iowa caucuses. The platoon is sent back to the front line to maintain defensive positions, where Chris shares a foxhole with Francis. : Junior Red, your guys stay in, but you go! John C. McGinley Net Worth. Platoon is a 1986 American war film written and directed by Oliver Stone, starring Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe, Charlie Sheen, Keith David, Kevin Dillon, John C. 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