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The Deer Hunter

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We've listed a number of streaming and cable services - including rental, purchase, and subscription alternatives - along with the availability of 'The Deer Hunter' on each platform. Now, before we get into the nitty-gritty of how you can watch 'The Deer Hunter' right now, here are some finer points about the Universal Pictures war flick.

Released 1978, 'The Deer Hunter' stars Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken, John Savage, John Cazale The R movie has a runtime of about 3 hr 3 min, and received a score of 86 (out of 100) on Metacritic, which put together reviews from 18 well-known critics.

Want to know what the movie's about? Here's the plot: "In 1968, Michael (Robert De Niro), Nick (Christopher Walken) and Steven (John Savage), lifelong friends from a working-class Pennsylvania steel town, prepare to ship out overseas following Steven's elaborate wedding and one final group hunting trip. In Vietnam, their dreams of military honor are quickly shattered by the inhumanities of war; even those who survive are haunted by the experience, as is Nick's hometown sweetheart, Linda (Meryl Streep)."

'The Deer Hunter' is currently available to rent, purchase, or stream via subscription on VUDU, Amazon.com, and YouTube .