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20 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About Full Metal Jacket

After scaring the life out of us with The Shining, Stanley Kubrick effortlessly switched genres with Full Metal Jacket, a visceral drama that challenged Apocalypse Now for the title of 'Best Vietnam War Movie Ever Made'.

Here's a list of 20 things you probably didn't know about the movie.

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