15 Apocalypse Now T-Shirts – Awesome Now and Forever

War! What is it good for? In some cases, being the basis of classic movies. Lawrence of Arabia, From Here to Eternity, Full Metal Jacket, Platoon, and the Francis Ford Coppola classic, Apocalypse Now. This 37-year-old movie still resonates with viewers new and old. If this is one of your top ten favorite movies, maybe you should own one of these Apocalypse Now T-Shirts.

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After two successful Godfather movies, Coppola turned his attention from gangsters to the Vietnam War. He co-wrote the script (with John Millius), adapting the classic Joseph Conrad short novel, Heart of Darkness. A story with that examines the thin line between civilized people and savages. A perfect theme for the horror (the horror!) of the Vietnam War.

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The film has an amazing all-star cast which includes great roles by Martin Sheen, Robert Duvall, the always nutty Dennis Hopper. And yet another career-defining performance by Marlon Brando.

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And let’s not forget the 14-year-old Lawrence Fishburne, who lied to Coppola, saying he was actually 16.

It also features some of the most classic movie quotes. “The horror… The horror.”

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“You either surf, or you fight.”

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Which lead to the most famous quote (and Clash song): “Charlie Don’t Surf!”

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Perhaps these more subtle Apocalypse Now T-Shirts will make an, uhm, splash with your friends (sorry…):

MEKONG DELTA SURF CLUB

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Kilgore Surf Club T-Shirt

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And no, I haven’t forgotten the most famous Apocalypse Now quote of all: “I love the smell of Napalm in the morning”

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And this film contains maybe one of the greatest moments in cinematic history: The helicopter attack to the sounds of The Ride of the Valkyrie. A wonderful (and frightening) combination of sights and sounds.

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And, as they say, parody is the greatest form of flattery…

The Smell of Catnip T-Shirt

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