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Summary The Deer Hunter tracks a group of steelworker pals from a Pennsylvania blast furnace to the cool hunting grounds of the Alleghenies to the lethal cauldron of Vietnam. Robert De Niro gives an outstanding performance as Michael, the natural leader of the group. The Deer Hunter is a searing drama of friendship and courage - and what happens...

The Deer Hunter
Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 18 Critic Reviews
must-see
90
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 258 User Ratings
7.7
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Summary The Deer Hunter tracks a group of steelworker pals from a Pennsylvania blast furnace to the cool hunting grounds of the Alleghenies to the lethal cauldron of Vietnam. Robert De Niro gives an outstanding performance as Michael, the natural leader of the group. The Deer Hunter is a searing drama of friendship and courage - and what happens...

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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 18 Critic Reviews
90
89% Positive
16 Reviews
11% Mixed
2 Reviews
0% Negative
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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 18 Critic Reviews
90
89% Positive
16 Reviews
11% Mixed
2 Reviews
0% Negative
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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 258 User Ratings
7.7
78% Positive
202 Ratings
10% Mixed
27 Ratings
11% Negative
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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 258 User Ratings
7.7
78% Positive
202 Ratings
10% Mixed
27 Ratings
11% Negative
29 Ratings

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Production Company EMI Films, Universal Pictures
Release Date Dec 8, 1978
Duration 3 h 3 m
Rating R
Tagline One of the most important and powerful films of all time!
Academy Awards, USA
• 5 Wins & 9 Nominations
Golden Globes, USA
• 1 Win & 6 Nominations
BAFTA Awards
• 2 Wins & 9 Nominations