Apocalypse Now

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Name: Apocalypse Now
Creator: Francis Ford Coppola
Date(s): 1979-
Medium: Film
Country of Origin: USA
External Links: IMDB
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Apocalypse Now is a 1979 war/drama film by Francis Ford Coppola, based loosely on Joseph Conrad's novel Heart of Darkness. Coppola set the story during the Vietnam War. It tells the story of U.S. Army Captain Benjamin Willard (Martin Sheen) who has been sent on a mission to terminate Colonel Walter E. Kurtz (Marlon Brando), who has gone insane and thinks of himself as a god.


  • Walter E. Kurtz
  • Benjamin Willard
  • G. Lucas was portrayed by Harrison Ford, and there is a smattering of fanworks focusing on this character

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Minimal. Once you cut out the crossovers on AO3, it's pretty much Kurtz/Willard or Kurtz/Marlow.