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Captain Benjamin L. Willard (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:
Capt. Benjamin L. Willard / Marlow


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  1. Heart of Darkness (2009) Played by Craig Webster (as Marlow)

  2. Heart of Darkness (1993) (TV) Played by Tim Roth (as Marlow)
  3. Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993) Played by Martin Sheen (as Capt. Benjamin L. Willard)

  4. Apocalypse Now (1979) Played by Martin Sheen
    ... aka "Apocalypse Now Redux" - International (English title) (longer version)
    ... aka "Apocalypse Now: The Complete Dossier" - USA (DVD box title)
  5. Apocalypse Now: The Workprint (1978) Played by Martin Sheen

  6. "Playhouse 90"
        - Heart of Darkness (1958) TV episode, Played by Roddy McDowall (as Marlow)
Archive Footage:
  1. "Banda sonora"
        - Episode #6.5 (2010) TV episode, Played by Martin Sheen
        - Episode #2.1 (2008) TV episode, Played by Martin Sheen
  2. Apocalypse Pooh (1987) (V) Played by Martin Sheen

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From Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993)
Topper Harley: [narrating] Somebody once wrote, "Hell is the impossibility of reason." Well, that's what this place feels like - hell. I hate it already and it's only been a few hours. I'm so tired. We get up at four in the morning...
Capt. Benjamin L. Willard: [narrating] At first I thought they handed me the wrong dossier. I couldn't believe they wanted this man dead. Third Generation West Point, top of his class, Airbourne, Korea, about a thousand decorations, etc, etc...
Topper Harley, Capt. Benjamin L. Willard: [as their boats pass each other] I loved you in Wall Street.
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