WTF Happened to Apocalypse Now?

Last Updated on July 30, 2021

WTF Happened To This Movie? – The JoBlo series that looks at troubled movie productions, box-office failures, and bizarre and surprising creative decisions!

Francis Ford Coppola’s award-winning 1979 Vietnam epic APOCALYPSE NOW is considered one of the greatest war movies ever made. But it’s also one of the most famously disastrous productions in Hollywood history, with an endless filming schedule, cost overages, a petulant acting legend, and countless logistical problems that nearly drove the filmmaker to suicide. Journey down the dark river and find out “WTF Happened to APOCALYPSE NOW!”

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Chris Bumbray began his career with JoBlo as the resident film critic (and James Bond expert) way back in 2007, and he has stuck around ever since, being named editor-in-chief in 2021. A voting member of the CCA and a Rotten Tomatoes-approved critic, you can also catch Chris discussing pop culture regularly on CTV News Channel.