Special Sub-Topic: Apocalypse Then
|Though originally uncredited, "Apocalypse Now" was based on the novel "A Heart of Darkness" by what author?|
Joseph Conrad. In 1991 Eleanor Coppola's documentary "Hearts of Darkness: A Filmaker's Apocalypse" was released.
|The movie was released in 1979, but when did filming in the Philippines actually begin?|
March 1976. Filming was scheduled to take only a few weeks... it ended up taking 16 months.
|How old was Laurence Fishburne when filming began?|
14 & Fourteen. He lied about his age to get the role.
|Jay "Chef" Hicks was a gourmet cook. What was his specialty?|
Sauces. He was "raised to be a saucier".
|Which of the following was NOT a name of one of the Playmates?|
Jodi Graham. Miss Carrie Foster was Playmate of the Year, Terri Turee was Miss May, and Sandra Beatty was Miss August.
|Martin Sheen later spoofed his Capt. Willard character in which movie?|
Hot Shots! Part Deux. The highlight of that film.
|After eight hours of waiting on the boat for Willard to return, Chef radios "Almighty" and identifies himself as who?|
PBR Street Gang. Only to have his head cut off a few minutes later.
|While Willard recovers from his ordeal in the cage, Kurtz reads to him from which T.S. Eliot poem?|
The Hollow Man. "We are the hollow men".
|Who performs the song "Suzie Q" for the movie?|
Flash Cadillac. Flash Cadillac and the Continental Kids are still touring!
|Steve McQueen was offered the role of Captain Willard but turned it down.|
True. He didn't want to spend weeks in a jungle filming... good thing for him as it would end up taking 16 months.
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