In the 40 years since Francis Ford Coppola's groundbreaking film came out, Hollywood has given up on capturing the depravity of war.
As Brando was on his deathbed, he took on one last project: playing an elderly factory owner named Mrs Sour in the animated film "Big Bug Man." We spoke to his voice coach about training with the acting legend.
Oh, and his Marlon Brando Oscar, too.
Even the greatest actors of all time worked with a supporting cast.
We talked to the director Stevan Riley and Brando's daughter Rebecca about the legendary actor's life and titanic legacy.