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The Most Memorable Quotes From 'Platoon' 

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Updated January 28, 2020 136 votes 28 voters 15 items

The best Platoon quotes show why it is such a great movie even if you haven't seen it in a while. Platoon holds a special significance in American film history. It was the first Hollywood movie written and directed by a Vietnam War veteran. It portrays the story of a U.S. Army volunteer and his two sergeants, who bicker over who holds leadership over the platoon. With noteworthy one-liners, memorable lines, and outstanding Platoon movie quotes, this film has earned a spot among the best war films of all time.

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Welcome to the Nam is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Memorable Quotes From 'Platoon'
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Welcome to the Nam

Pvt. Gardner: Oh, man. Is that what I think it is?

Sergeant: All right, you cheese-d*cks, welcome to the Nam. Follow me!

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Hell is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Memorable Quotes From 'Platoon'
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Hell

Chris Taylor: Somebody once wrote, "Hell is the impossibility of reason." That's what this place feels like. Hell.

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Excuses is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Memorable Quotes From 'Platoon'
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Excuses

Sgt. O'Neill: Excuses are like a**holes, Taylor, everybodies got one.

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We're Gonna Lose This Wa... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Memorable Quotes From 'Platoon'
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We're Gonna Lose This War

Sgt. Elias: What happened today was just the beginning. We're gonna lose this war.

Chris Taylor: Come on. You really think so? Us?

Sgt. Elias: We been kicking other peoples a**es for so long, I figured it's time we got ours kicked.

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