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20 facts you might not know about 'Apocalypse Now'

Yardbarker Logo By Chris Morgan of Yardbarker | Slide 1 of 21: Francis Ford Coppola set out to make a movie about the chaos of the Vietnam War when the wound of the conflict was still fresh. He did not set out for a production that ended up being nearly as chaotic as the war itself. And yet, he persevered and wound up with yet another masterpiece to his name (arguably his last one as well). Many consider “Apocalypse Now” the best war movie ever made. The story of the film is arguably just as fascinating as the film itself, though, so here are a handful of facts about Coppola’s “Apocalypse Now” adventure.

20 facts you might not know about 'Apocalypse Now'

Francis Ford Coppola set out to make a movie about the chaos of the Vietnam War when the wound of the conflict was still fresh. He did not set out for a production that ended up being nearly as chaotic as the war itself. And yet, he persevered and wound up with yet another masterpiece to his name (arguably his last one as well). Many consider “Apocalypse Now” the best war movie ever made. The story of the film is arguably just as fascinating as the film itself, though, so here are a handful of facts about Coppola’s “Apocalypse Now” adventure.

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