Full Metal Jacket Opening Scene

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Grammar police officer : We lost a legend today.

Christian Maracle : Can't believe he's gone. R. Lee Ermey was epic in this movie! SIR, REST IN PEACE, SIR!

krocialblack : R. Lee isn't dead. God just needed to learn how to show a proper war face.


How To Be A Daddy 101 : Marines die. That's what we live for.

Ben Wasserman : Rest in Peace R. Lee Ermey. Hopefully Heaven doesn't have a major malfunction

T V : R.I.P Sgt. Hartman

mlasko74 : He had to go through some pain but Joker is the best nickname for a soilder

Emmanuel Glazer : Rip Ermey

Tulio Cano : I bet JK Simmons won that Oscar (wiplash) watching and learning from this guy. R Lee Ermey you are the best sargent of all times. RIP great one.

Andy Richards : Whos watching full metal jacket as a tribute?

Zydrake Shogun : I salute you R. Lee Ermey.

Ozzy 06 : Rest in peace man... i readed the news in Netherlands

foxhunter29 : "Did your parents have any children that lived?!" "Sir yes sir!" "I bet they regret that!" Oof.

Alan Parker : RIP R. Lee Ermey, a Marine who was so damn good at his job that he turned it into a film career. Also a veteran of the Vietnam war, which makes him an American hero.

krudbonemeal : He’s yelling at angels in Heaven now 😢

whutzat : Rest in Peace R. Lee Ermey...and THANK YOU for your service, SIR!

John H : A legend has passed RIP

Craig Weis : R. Lee Ermey, a former Marine Corps drill instructor known to millions of moviegoers as the sadistic Gunnery Sergeant Hartman in Stanley Kubrick’s “Full Metal Jacket,” died Sunday morning, according to his longtime manager. He was 74. In a statement posted on Twitter, Bill Rogin said Ermey had died due to complications from pneumonia. “He will be greatly missed by all of us,” Rogin wrote. “Semper Fi, Gunny. Godspeed.” A Kansas native, Ermey enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1961 at age 17. He served for 11 years, including 14 months in Vietnam, before he was discharged in 1972. He served as a technical adviser in Francis Ford Coppola’s 1979 Vietnam War epic, “Apocalypse Now,” in which he also had a small role as a helicopter pilot. But Ermey didn’t get his big break until eight years later, in Kubrick’s own take on Vietnam. He was originally supposed to be a technical adviser, but Kubrick offered him the role of Gunnery Sergeant Hartman after seeing a demo tape of Ermey railing at extras while tennis balls flew at him. In his role as a drill instructor breaking in new Marines at boot camp on Parris Island, S.C., Ermey roared his way into film history by berating his unfortunate charges. “Here you are all equally worthless,” Ermey/Hartman says by way of introduction. “And my orders are to weed out all non-hackers who do not pack the gear to serve in my beloved Corps. Do you maggots understand that?” ... “Full Metal Jacket” earned Ermey a Golden Globe nomination, as well as a career playing authority figures—from Mayor Tilman in 1988’s “Mississippi Burning” to little green army man Sarge in the more family-friendly “Toy Story.” In all, Ermey racked up more than 60 credits in television and film, including apperances in “Se7en,” “Prefontaine,” and “Toy Soldiers.” He also hosted the History Channel series “Mail Call” and “Lock N’ Load with R. Lee Ermey.” An outspoken conservative, Ermey spoke to Fox News in 2016 about being “blackballed” from Hollywood over his political views.

davidevgen : this whole sequence made this movie XD

Nick Costello : This is what America is about, the honor, valor, courage, sacrifice, and daring to defend this land. The willingness to utilize all of one's masculine power for good, something the socially corrosive liberals with their inverted values will NEVER understand.

Ninja Sparty : Rest in piece one of the greatest actors for a military movie. He didn’t even have to act it out. RIP Gunny

Scott Rackley : every single bit of this is ad libbed by Gunny, the actors had to react in real time

Jose Martinez : April 15 should be declared R. LEE ERMEY, DAY in recognition of a nation's Fallen Hero.

Daniel Sayers : Give me that old Marine Corps spirit!

Caesar : 1:26 - Such a movie couldn't be made these days, too many triggered SJW whining everywhere about everything.

george guja : R.IP R Lee Hermy

Terry Gyimah : I still can't believe that he is dead...Godspeed Gunny

Scott Teague : As I read, Stanley Kubrick had originally hired Ermey as a consultant. Ermey convinced Kubrick that he could do a better job than whoever was playing the DI at the time. Ermey was so good in Kubrick's mind that he let him improvise the whole opening. As others have said on here as well as film critics, it's one of the greatest film openings ever.

Raymond Reviews : Good bye R Lee Ermey. Thank you for your service and your talent. Semper Fidelis and RIP

Andy Norvell : R.I.P.. Gunny..

Jack Beanstalk : RIP Sergeant

Razzy1312 : 4:09 Seriously, Vincent Donofrio's performance here was perfect. The wry smile and effort not to laugh. He is the audience. He's trying so hard not to laugh, but just like the audience he cant help it. He knows this is supposed to be serious, but he can't help but laugh about how silly it is.

Ricco Castro : That’s what we need in the military now!


Ross McGregor : Rest in peace sir.

coop awhip : he died so barbara bush would have a marine waiting for her,

Bob Greer : Semper-Fi Gunny Semper-Fi Once a MARINE always a MARINE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Ian Escalante : Sir Rest in Peace Sir! R.I.P. R. Lee Ermey


unknownviper99 : R.I.P

Sphinx3000 : RIP

Kyle Ottmann : RIP

comofreak : RIP R Lee Ermey 🇺🇸

Diles46 : Rest easy, Gunny. Semper Fi

C. Venom : Don't worry, guys. Legends NEVER die. P.S.: I would NOT survive Gunny's boot camp, because I would be dying of laughter from his hilarious insults! XD

Mason Tyler : There will NEVER....EVER.....be another R.Lee Ermey. His performance in this movie and others, as well as his service in the Corps, will always remain legendary. Gunny? Wherever you are, sir, I wish you Godspeed. R.I.P

Kevin 080592 : R.I.P sergeant!

Michael Chacon : Rest In Peace R. Lee Emery. You were the face of a Marine.. Anytime I thought of a Marine it was your face, your voice, your spirit, and your attitude. It's men like you who make me wish I could join The Marines. Not only were you a great movie actor but you were a legit Marine, serving in Vietnam. Thank you for your years of entertainment and for your service. Rest easy Ermey.

Agostini : 2:07 *new target acquired*