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Colonel Walter E. Kurtz (Character)
from Apocalypse Now (1979)

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Apocalypse Now -- During the on-going Vietnam War, Captain Willard is sent on a dangerous mission into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade Green Beret who has set himself up as a God among a local tribe.
Apocalypse Now -- Interview: Heart Attack

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Alternate Names:
Kurtz / Mr. Kurtz


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  1. Apocalypse Oz (2006) Played by M.C. Gainey (as Kurtz)

  2. Heart of Darkness (1993) (TV) Played by John Malkovich (as Kurtz)

  3. Apocalypse Now (1979) Played by Marlon Brando
    ... aka "Apocalypse Now Redux" - International (English title) (longer version)
    ... aka "Apocalypse Now: The Complete Dossier" - USA (DVD box title)
  4. Apocalypse Now: The Workprint (1978) (V) Played by Marlon Brando

  5. "Playhouse 90"
        - Heart of Darkness (1958) TV episode, Played by Boris Karloff (as Mr. Kurtz)
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  1. "Comix from the Underground"
        - The Unfunnies #2 (2013) TV episode, Played by Marlon Brando
  2. Apocalypse Pooh (1987) (V) Played by Marlon Brando

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From Apocalypse Now (1979)
Kurtz: I've seen horrors... horrors that you've seen. But you have no right to call me a murderer. You have a right to kill me. You have a right to do that... but you have no right to judge me. It's impossible for words to describe what is necessary to those who do not know what horror means. Horror... See more »

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