Full Metal Jacket: The Trivia

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full metal jacket set in england

The whole movie was actually filmed in England. Crazy when you consider how convincing the Vietnamese landscape and American army base were, but Kubrick ingeniously used what he had at his disposal – an army base for the Marine training camp, an abandoned gas works on the Thames River, and imported palm trees created the backdrop needed to make the movie.

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