Quiz: Someday This War's Gonna End: Apocalypse Now Quiz
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Someday This War's Gonna End: Apocalypse Now Quiz
By: Maria Trimarchi
Image: tmdb

About This Quiz

Did you know that Lt. Col. Bill Kilgore is a goofy foot? Or that Martin Sheen was drunk when they filmed the opening scene in the Saigon hotel room? See how much you know about the journey into this heart of darkness. And, you understand, of course, that this mission does not exist, nor will it ever exist.

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Who was originally cast as Capt. Willard, but replaced after the first few weeks of filming?
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What does napalm smell like?
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What was the name of the typhoon that destroyed sets and delayed filming?
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"Apocalypse Now" wasn't always the film's title. Which was an early title of the movie?
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It's hard to imagine, but Francis Ford Coppola wasn't originally supposed to direct "Apocalypse Now." Who was?
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Who makes a cameo filming combat on the beach, yelling for the soldiers not to look at the camera?
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What character does Harrison Ford play?
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Where was most of the movie shot?
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What is the name of the Navy patrol boat that takes Willard up the river?
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While he can't tell them why he needs to go there, where does Willard need the PBR to take him?
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Who's running this war, anyway?
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Who pilots one of the helicopters during the 1-9th Cav's "Ride of the Valkyries" attack on a Vietnamese village?
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How old was Laurence "Larry" Fishburne when he was cast as Tyrone "Mr. Clean" Miller?
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What does Kilgore put on the dead enemy bodies?
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Which one of the PBR's crew water skis behind the boat?
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You're an errand boy, sent by grocery clerks, to collect what?
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Why do Chef and Willard get off the boat?
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How much time do we see Robert Duvall's "Kilgore" on screen?
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How old was Kurtz when he joined Special Forces?
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Lt. Col. Kilgore sees things two ways in this combat: You can either surf, or you can what?
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Who do Willard, Lance, and Chef discover are being used as Kurtz's private army?
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What type of man is Col. Kurtz, according to the Photojournalist?
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What T.S. Eliot poem is the Photojournalist quoting when he says, "This is the way the world ends. Not with a bang but a whimper."?
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What poem is quoted when the Photojournalist quotes Kurtz: "If you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs and blaming it on you, if you can trust yourself when all men doubt you"?
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Who fills in for Martin Sheen, while the actor recovers from a heart attack he suffered during filming?
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What's the graffiti written on the wall outside Kurtz's village?
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Who during the "French Plantation sequence," in "Apocalypse Now Redux," tells Willard about his two selves, "one that kills, and one that loves"?
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Who won a Golden Globe award for Best Original Score for their original compositions for the film?
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