History Film / FullMetalJacket

26th Dec '16 3:35:59 PM KingLyger
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-->'''Hartman''': The more you hate me, the more you will learn.

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-->'''Hartman''': The Because I am hard! You will not like me! But the more you hate me, the more you will learn.



* ArtisticLicenseBasicTraining: A few examples.

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* ArtisticLicenseBasicTraining: A few examples.ArtisticLicenseBasicTraining:
** Hartman refers to the new soldiers as "Private [Name]", when it should be "Recruit [Name]". Recruit is a soldier's title while in basic training; private is the rank they earn once they graduate from it.



** RLeeErmey, formerly a real-life DrillSergeantNasty, once said in an interview, that a drill instructor would never slap, choke or punch a recruit (at least openly), even back in his day as a young Marine. Gunnery Sergeant Hartman is also far more verbally abusive in the movie than what is permitted in real life.

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** RLeeErmey, Creator/RLeeErmey, formerly a real-life DrillSergeantNasty, once said in an interview, that a drill instructor would never slap, choke or punch a recruit (at least openly), recruit, even back in his day as a young Marine. Gunnery Sergeant Hartman is also far more verbally abusive in the movie than what is permitted in real life.



** Ermey, in an interview, once recalled that story and pointed out that any DI who ever tried something like that would never have been able to command respect among his recruits again.

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** Ermey, in an interview, once recalled that story and pointed out that any DI who ever tried something like that what Hartman did would never have been able to command respect among his recruits again.



* [[BreakTheCutie Break the Fatty]]: Private Gomer Pyle gets it worse than the rest of the recruits due to being overweight and mentally slow, most of it at the hands of the original DrillSergeantNasty. The worst of it comes when [[spoiler: the other recruits, pissed off after the entire platoon was punished due to Hartman finding a jelly doughnut in Pyle's foot locker, throw him a blanket party by pinning him to his bunk with a blanket and beating the crap out of him with bars of soap wrapped in bath towels]]. All this eventually leads to [[spoiler:his psychotic breakdown, his murder of Hartman and his ultimate suicide]].

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* [[BreakTheCutie Break the Fatty]]: BreakTheCutie: Private Gomer Pyle gets it worse than the rest of the recruits due to being overweight and mentally slow, most of it at the hands of the original DrillSergeantNasty. The worst of it comes when [[spoiler: the other recruits, pissed off after the entire platoon was punished due to Hartman finding a jelly doughnut in Pyle's foot locker, throw him a blanket party by pinning him to his bunk with a blanket and beating the crap out of him with bars of soap wrapped in bath towels]]. All this eventually leads to [[spoiler:his psychotic breakdown, his murder of Hartman and his ultimate suicide]].



* BrokenRecord: ''"Shoot..me...shoot...me..."''

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* BrokenRecord: ''"Shoot.."Shoot..me... shoot...me..."''"



-->'''Joker''': How can you shoot women and children?
-->'''Door gunner''': Easy. You just don't lead 'em so much.

--> '''Joker''': (About sporting a peace button while having 'Born to Kill' written on his helmet) I think I was trying to suggest something about the duality of man, sir.
--> '''Colonel''': The what?
--> '''Joker''': The duality of man. The Jungian thing, sir.
--> '''Colonel''': Whose side are you on, son?

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-->'''Joker''': How can you shoot women and children?
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children?\\
'''Door
gunner''': Easy. You just don't lead 'em so much.

--> '''Joker''': (About sporting a peace button while having 'Born to Kill' written on his helmet) I think I was trying to suggest something about the duality of man, sir.
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sir.\\
'''Colonel''': The what?
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what?\\
'''Joker''': The duality of man. The Jungian thing, sir.
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sir.\\
'''Colonel''': Whose side are you on, son?


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* NoAntagonist: Though Gunnery Sergeant Hartman is the original DrillSergeantNasty, [[spoiler:and the Vietnamese sniper is the final opponent that Joker and company have to face]], the situation itself is what's so terrible, rather than any one single entity..
19th Dec '16 1:09:05 PM LarryMullen
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* CaliforniaDoubling: London for both Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island and for Vietnam.
14th Dec '16 4:27:13 AM 06tele
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* LittleMissBadass: [[spoiler: The sniper. Deconstructed in that, once the marines get their shit together, it doesn't really take a whole lot for them to turn the tables on her.]]

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* LittleMissBadass: [[spoiler: The sniper. Deconstructed in that, once the marines get their shit together, it doesn't really take a whole lot for them to turn the tables on her. Having said that, Rafterman shoots her with an entire clip and she's still not dead; nor does she beg for mercy, but stares them down and tells them to finish her off.]]
26th Nov '16 3:12:37 PM GrecoRomanGuy
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* DeepSouth: Invoked by Gunny Hartman when he gives Cowboy his nickname, saying "Only steers and queers come from Texas."

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* DeepSouth: Invoked by Gunny Hartman when he gives Cowboy his nickname, saying "Only steers and queers come from Texas.""[[note]] AND YOU DON'T LOOK LIKE A STEER TO ME, SO THAT KINDA NARROWS IT DOWN! [[/note]]
21st Nov '16 12:40:29 PM Blackbison01
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Definitely not to be confused with ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'' or ''LightNovel/FullMetalPanic''

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Definitely not to be confused with ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'' or ''LightNovel/FullMetalPanic''
''LightNovel/FullMetalPanic''[[note]] Though the spin-off of the latter, ''Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu'' does make references to this film. [[/note]]
12th Nov '16 4:47:46 PM nombretomado
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** Joker references actor JohnWayne during both segments. First in the boot camp segment, in his very first line in the film, when he says out loud and in Wayne's voice, after Gunny Hartman's opening speech, "Is that you, John Wayne? Is this me?". He repeats the line later during the Vietnam segment, while the Marines are being filmed while going into Hue to take the city back from the NVA.

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** Joker references actor JohnWayne Creator/JohnWayne during both segments. First in the boot camp segment, in his very first line in the film, when he says out loud and in Wayne's voice, after Gunny Hartman's opening speech, "Is that you, John Wayne? Is this me?". He repeats the line later during the Vietnam segment, while the Marines are being filmed while going into Hue to take the city back from the NVA.



** Joker's fondness of JohnWayne. His "pilgrim" imitation comes from ''Film/TheManWhoShotLibertyValance''.

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** Joker's fondness of JohnWayne.Creator/JohnWayne. His "pilgrim" imitation comes from ''Film/TheManWhoShotLibertyValance''.
31st Oct '16 10:19:24 PM Pallo
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* CoolAndUnusualPunishment: Hartman reacts to Pyle taking a jelly donut by... forcing him to eat while everyone else does pushups (he does so nearly crying... [[spoiler: but goes on to actually do that when they respond by tying him down to his bunk and beating him with bars of soap).]]

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* CoolAndUnusualPunishment: Hartman reacts to Pyle taking a jelly donut by... forcing him to eat while everyone else does pushups (he does so nearly crying... [[spoiler: but goes on to actually do that when they respond by tying him down to his bunk and beating beat him with bars of soap).]]



* ImprovisedWeapon: When Leonard shows that he's not quite making the cut in boot, even under Joker's tutelage, the recruits each wrap their soap bars into a towel, making what's essentially a low-end blackjack. One recruit gags Leonard with a towel, and the rest quickly take turns hitting Leonard once apiece, except Joker, who hesitates and then furiously hits Leonard several times. Joker was the one who wasboth trying desperately to get Leonard to get up to snuff, and failed to motivate him to do so.

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* ImprovisedWeapon: When Leonard shows that he's not quite making the cut in boot, even under Joker's tutelage, the recruits each wrap their soap bars into a towel, making what's essentially a low-end blackjack. One recruit Cowboy gags Leonard with a towel, pair of socks, a few others hold him down with the help of a blanket, and the rest quickly take turns hitting Leonard once apiece, Leonard, except Joker, who hesitates and then furiously hits Leonard several times. Joker was the one who wasboth was trying desperately to get Leonard to get up to snuff, and failed to motivate him to do so.
31st Oct '16 9:59:46 PM Pallo
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--> '''Joker''': (About sporting a peace button and having 'Born to Kill' written on his helmet) I think I was trying to suggest something about the duality of man, sir.

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--> '''Joker''': (About sporting a peace button and while having 'Born to Kill' written on his helmet) I think I was trying to suggest something about the duality of man, sir.



* CoolAndUnusualPunishment: Hartman reacts to Pyle taking a jelly donut by... forcing him to eat while everyone else does pushups (he does so nearly crying... [[spoiler: but goes on to actually do that when they respond by tying him down to his bunk and beat him with bars of soap).]]

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* CoolAndUnusualPunishment: Hartman reacts to Pyle taking a jelly donut by... forcing him to eat while everyone else does pushups (he does so nearly crying... [[spoiler: but goes on to actually do that when they respond by tying him down to his bunk and beat beating him with bars of soap).]]
29th Oct '16 11:14:10 AM TheGreenHerring
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* SlowMotionFall: This happens several times, most notably caused by the Viet Cong sniper [[spoiler:as well as by Leonard shooting Hartman through the heart]].
29th Oct '16 3:15:44 AM Pallo
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--> '''Joker''': (About sporting a peace button and having 'Born to Kill' written on his helmet) I think I was trying to suggest something about the duality of man, sir.
--> '''Colonel''': The what?
--> '''Joker''': The duality of man. The Jungian thing, sir.
--> '''Colonel''': Whose side are you on, son?
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