18 certificateThe Deer Hunter is a Film programme that first aired in 1978 and has been classified a 18 certificate.

The Deer Hunter is a 5 star programme

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The Deer Hunter (1978)

Directed by
Michael Cimino

The lives of three American steelworkers and their families are torn apart in the wake of the Vietnam War. After enduring horrific treatment in a prison camp during the conflict, the three friends return to their homes but struggle to readjust to normal life. Oscar-winning drama, starring Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken, Meryl Streep, John Savage and John Cazale in his last film role.

Written by ,

Genre: Film

Production Year: 1978

5/5 Stars

Classification: 18 Certificate

Filmed in Colour

When is The Deer Hunter next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC One June 17th, 11:10pm and on BBC One HD June 17th, 11:10pm. See more...


Image for Robert de NiroRobert de Niro...Michael Vronsky
John Cazale...Stanley 'Stosh'
Image for John SavageJohn Savage...Steven
Image for Christopher WalkenChristopher Walken...Nick
Image for Meryl StreepMeryl Streep...Linda
George Dzundza...John
Chuck Aspegren...Axel
Shirley Stoler...Steven's mother
Rutanya Alda...Angela
Pierre Segui...Julien
Mady Kaplan...Axel's girl
Amy Wright...Bridesmaid
Mary Ann Haenel...Stan's girl
Richard Kuss...Linda's father
Joe Grifasi...Bandleader