/ Modified apr 21, 2014 10:43 a.m.

Hollywood at Home presents Platoon

In this 1986 Oscar winning drama, a young recruit gets lost in the horror of war along the 1967 Cambodian border. Saturday at 9 p.m. on PBS 6.

platoon_sheen_spot Charlie Sheen as Chris Tayler (PHOTO: MGM)

In 1967, college dropout Chris Taylor enlists as a soldier during the Vietnam War and is quickly sent to be stationed near the Cambodian border. Taylor soon discovers that besides the Vietcong, he and the other men must battle another enemy within themselves, their conscience.

Hollywood at Home presents Platoon, Saturday at 9 p.m. on PBS 6.


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