The music that opens Apocalypse Now is:
|The End, by the Doors|
|Paint it Black, by the Rolling Stones|
|White Rabbit, by Jefferson Airplane|
|Run Through the Jungle, by Credence Clearwater Revival|
Our protagonist, Captain Willard is in Saigon waiting for a mission. He’s not handling it well, and cuts his hand:
|punching a mirror|
|in a bar fight|
|playing knife games|
|because cutting is what he does when he’s bored|
Willard is ordered to ComSec Intelligence in Nha Trang, where be is briefed by (among others) Colonel Lucas, played by:
Williard is ordered to terminate the command of Colonel Kurtz – with:
|utter disregard for protocol|
|his bare hands|
Williard is to go upstream on a Navy patrol boat. Among the crew is Gunner’s Mate 3rd Class, aka Mr Clean, is played by a very young:
|Samuel L. Jackson|
Willard and the patrol boat rendezvous with the 1/9 AirCav, whose commander (played by Robert Duvall) is Lt. Col:
Willard has arrived in the middle of an AirCav assault. Kilgore likes to let the enemy know who killed the dead by leaving what souvenir?
Kilgore is revealed to be an avid fan of what sport?
Willard convinces Kilgore to attack “Charlie’s point”. What music does Kilgore play as the AirCav assaults the village?
|Verdi’s La Donna é Mobile|
|Bizet’s Toreador Song|
|Wagner’s Ride of the Valkyries|
|Rimsky-Korsakoff’s Flight of the Bumblebee|
One last question about Kilgore – he loves the smell of napalm in the morning, it smells like what?
Back on the patrol boat and upriver, Chef Hicks fantasises about:
|Jacqueline Bisset and pineapples|
|Jayne Mansfield and papayas|
|Raquel Welch and mangoes|
|Brigitte Bardot and bananas|
Our merry crew become distinctly happier when their journey takes them to a USO show featuring Playboy Playmates at:
According to one of the characters in the movie, what is the “loneliest experience you can imagine”?
|being a leader of men|
|killing without feeling, living without judgment|
|being clear in one’s mind|
|being Playmate of the Year|
Willard arranges for an exchange: some fuel for some time with the Playmates for the crew. Miss December (who is now Miss May) is turned on by:
|the smell of petrol|
The patrol boat crew searches a passing sampan. Unfortunately, a young woman makes a sudden move for a barrel, and the patrol boat crew kill everyone on the sampan. What was in the barrel?
|a small child|
|an adorably cute puppy|
Our crew arrive at Do Lung bridge, the last army outpost on the Nung River and the asshole of the world. What is the name of the CO?
|there isn’t one|
At Do Lung, the crew picked up a mail package from home, which includes a newspaper for Chef. Who’s on the cover?
The patrol boat catches the attention of the VC, who launch a rocket attack from the shore. Which crew member dies?
It was Mr. Clean. To make his death extra sad, he was killed while:
|talking about his plans for when he gets home|
|listening to a taped message from his mother|
|showing the crew a picture of his sweetheart|
|losing his virginity|
Willard and crew arrive at a French plantation, whose leader is played by which actor?
During an attack on the boat by Montagnard villagers, Chief Phillips is killed by:
|a poison dart|
Willard and crew arrive at Kurtz’s outpost, where he is greeted by Dennis Hopper, playing an unnamed, crazed:
What causes Dennis Hopper to explain that sometimes Kurtz goes too far?
|the arms and legs|
According to Kurtz, Willard is:
|an errand boy, sent by grocery clerks, to collect a bill|
|a mailman, sent by bureaucrats, to deliver a message|
|an auditor, sent by bankers, to close an account|
|a delivery boy, sent by Domino’s, to bring a pepperoni|
Willard is imprisoned. When Kurtz visits him in the night, whose head does he drop in Willard’s lap?
|Colby’s (the last man sent to kill Kurtz)|
Kurtz tells a story to describe the horrors. What Vietcong atrocity does it involve?
|an entire village that was burned alive|
|the amputation of childrens’ limbs|
|the live burial of prisoners|
|the killing of a sacred elephant|
Kurtz’s monologue of the horrors includes three of the following phrases. What is the odd one out?
|“...a diamond bullet right through my forehead...”|
|“...horror and moral terror are your friends...”|
|“...it’s judgment that defeats us...”|
|“...why would a nice guy like you want to kill a genius?...”|
Willard is allowed to escape and is given a weapon. His assassination of Kurtz is intercut with the ritual sacrifice of:
|a wild pig|
|a water buffalo|
Kurtz’s last words are:
|“Tell my son everything.”|
Bonus Question: Apocalypse Now does not have opening or closing credits, but the title of the film is featured:
|in Willard’s military intelligence briefing|
|in Kurtz’s mad poetry|
|on the rear machine gun of the patrol boat|
|as graffiti scrawled at Kurtz’s outpost|