Stanley Kubrick's “Full Metal Jacket” airs at 8 p.m. today on Encore.
This gritty 1987 drama follows a group of Marines from boot camp to combat in Vietnam during the 1968 Tet Offensive, and it's not a film you're apt to forget any time soon.
Here are some trivia questions about the cast.
1. Matthew Modine starred in a World War II film about a famous plane. Name the film.
2. This actor might have played Animal Mother on “Full Metal Jacket,” but he's more recognizable as John Casey on the TV series “Chuck.” Name the actor.
3. This private later became Det. Robert Goren on the NBC/USA TV series “Law & Order: Criminal Intent.” Can you name the actor?
4. The actor who played the gunnery sergeant actually served for 11 years in the U.S. Marine Corps, as well served 14 months in Vietnam. Who is he?
5. One of Dorian Harewood's first film roles was in this true story about two New York police officers who were shot to death in 1972. Can you name the film?
6. This actor played Capt. Kenneth Push in the TV series “Medium.” Name him.
7. Lt. Touchdown also starred as Nikolai in the TV series “Six Feet Under.” Can you name the actor?
Answers: 1. “Memphis Belle” (1990). 2. Adam Baldwin. 3. Vincent D'Onofrio. 4. R. Lee Ermey. 5. “Foster and Laurie.” 6. Arliss Howard. 7. Ed O'Ross.