Movies about Vietnam

Movies about Vietnam
List of the best films about Vietnam according to visitors: The Last Full Measure, Danger Close, Point Man, To the Ends of the World, Rescue Dawn, Tunnel Rats, Air America, Tigerland, We Were Soldiers, Casualties of War.

In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
The Last Full Measure (2020)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, military, history
CountryUSA

The incredible true story of Vietnam War hero William H. Pitsenbarger, a U.S. Air Force Pararescuemen medic who personally saved over sixty men. Thirty-two years later, Pentagon staffer Scott Huffman investigates a Congressional Medal of Honor request for Pitsenbarger and uncovers a high-level conspiracy behind the decades-long denial of the medal, prompting Huffman to put his own career on the line to seek justice for the fallen airman.

Danger Close (2019)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryAustralia

Vietnam War, 1966. Australia and New Zealand send troops to support the United States and South Vietnamese in their fight against the communist North. Soldiers are very young men, recruits and volunteers who have never been involved in a combat. On August 18th, members of Delta Company will face the true horror of a ruthless battle among the trees of a rubber plantation called Long Tân. They are barely a hundred. The enemy is a human wave ready to destroy them.

Point Man (2018)
Markimdb: 3.9
Genreaction
CountryUSA

A trio of soldiers vow revenge on their platoon when they are left behind enemy lines. When they come across a missing contingent in a Vietnamese village, alliances dissolve and each step forward will come with a price.

To the Ends of the World (2018)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama, military
CountryFrance

Indochina, 1945. While the French are harassed by both the Japanese army and the Vietnamese rebels, private Robert Tassen, driven by the memory of a tragedy of which he is the only survivor, embarks on the search for the mysterious and cruel Võ Bình Yên, one of the leaders of the insurrection.

Rescue Dawn (2006)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, military, biography
CountryUSA, Luxembourg
Duration02:00

A US Fighter pilot's epic struggle of survival after being shot down on a mission over Laos during the Vietnam War.

Tunnel Rats (2008)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genreaction, drama, military
CountryCanada, Germany

During the Vietnam War [1959-1975] a special US combat unit is sent out to hunt and kill the Viet Cong soldiers in a man-to-man combat in the endless tunnels underneath the jungle of Vietnam. Suicide squads of a special kind.

Air America (1990)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, comedy, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:53

Air America was the CIA's private airline operating in Laos during the Vietnam War, running anything and everything from soldiers to foodstuffs for local villagers. After losing his pilot's license, Billy Covington is recruited into it, and ends up in the middle of a bunch of lunatic pilots, gun-running by his friend Gene Ryack, and opium smuggling by his own superiors.

Tigerland (2000)
Duration01:41

A group of recruits go through Advanced Infantry Training at Fort Polk, Louisiana's infamous Tigerland, last stop before Vietnam for tens of thousands of young men in 1971.

We Were Soldiers (2002)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryUSA, Germany, France
Duration02:18

The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War and the soldiers on both sides that fought it.

Casualties of War (1989)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, drama, crime, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:53

During the Vietnam War, a soldier finds himself the outsider of his own squad when they unnecessarily kidnap a female villager. Based on the actual events of an incident on Hill 192 in November, 1966.

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Bat*21 (1988)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:45

Lt. Col. Iceal "Ham" Hambleton is a weapons countermeasures expert and when his aircraft is shot over enemy territory the Air Force very much wants to get him back. Hambleton knows the area he's in is going to be carpet-bombed but a temporary shortage of helicopters causes a delay. Working with an Air Force reconnaissance pilot, Capt. Bartholomew Clark, he maps out an escape route.

Hamburger Hill (1987)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:49

The men of Bravo Company are facing a battle that's all uphill… up Hamburger Hill. Fourteen war-weary soldiers are battling for a mud-covered mound of earth so named because it chews up soldiers like chopped meat. They are fighting for their country, their fellow soldiers and their lives. War is hell, but this is worse. Hamburger Hill tells it the way it was, the way it really was. It's a raw, gritty and totally unrelenting dramatic depiction of one of the fiercest battles of America's bloodiest war. This happened. Hamburger Hill - war at its worst, men at their best.

Full Metal Jacket (1987)
Duration01:56

A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the U.S.-Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.

Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:34

John Rambo is released from prison by the government for a top-secret covert mission to the last place on Earth he'd want to return—the jungles of Vietnam.

Platoon (1986)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, military, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:55

As a young and naive recruit in Vietnam, Chris Taylor faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.

Apocalypse Now (1979)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryUSA
Duration03:14

At the height of the Vietnam war, Captain Benjamin Willard is sent on a dangerous mission that, officially, "does not exist, nor will it ever exist." His goal is to locate - and eliminate - a mysterious Green Beret Colonel named Walter Kurtz, who has been leading his personal army on illegal guerrilla missions into enemy territory.

The Deer Hunter (1978)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, military
CountryUSA
Duration03:03

A group of working-class friends decides to enlist in the Army during the Vietnam War and finds it to be hellish chaos -- not the noble venture they imagined. Before they left, Steven married his pregnant girlfriend -- and Michael and Nick were in love with the same woman. But all three are different men upon their return.

The Post (2018)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:31

A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between journalist and government. Inspired by true events.

A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting (2020)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantasy, comedy, family
CountryUSA

Recruited by a secret society of babysitters, a high schooler battles the Boogeyman and his monsters when they nab the boy she's watching on Halloween.

Rolling Thunder (1977)
Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

A Vietnam veteran, Charles Rane, returns home after years in a POW camp and is treated as a hero. When thugs invade his home to steal the silver coins he received for his service, they mangle his hand and leave him and his family for dead. Rane survives and becomes obsessed with getting revenge. Aided by his loyal friend Johnny Vohden, Rane, now wielding a hook for a hand, sets out on his mission of vengeance.

Da 5 Bloods (2020)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, adventure, military
CountryUSA

Four African-American Vietnam veterans return to Vietnam. They are in search of the remains of their fallen squad leader and the promise of buried treasure. These heroes battle forces of humanity and nature while confronted by the lasting ravages of the immorality of the Vietnam War.

All the Way (2016)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:25

Lyndon B. Johnson's amazing 11-month journey from taking office after JFK's assassination, through the fight to pass the 1964 Civil Rights Act and his own presidential campaign, culminating on the night LBJ is actually elected to the office – no longer the 'accidental President.'

Universal Soldier (1992)
Markimdb: 6
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA
Duration01:42

An American soldier who had been killed during the Vietnam War is revived 25 years later by the military as a semi-android, UniSols, a high-tech soldier of the future. After the failure of the initiative to erase all the soldier's memories, he begins to experience flashbacks that are forcing him to recall his past.

Children of the Corn (2009)
Markimdb: 3.8
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:32

Set primarily in 1975 in the fictional town of Gatlin, Nebraska this remake of the 1984 original (based on Stephen King's 1977 short story) centers around traveling couple Burt and Vicky as they fight to survive a cult of murderous children who worship an entity known as He Who Walks Behind The Rows, which had years earlier manipulated the children into killing every adult in town.

The Ninth Configuration (1980)
Markimdb: 7
Genrehorror, thriller, comedy, drama, detective
CountryUSA

Col. Vincent Kane is a military psychiatrist who takes charge of an army mental hospital situated in a secluded castle. Among Kane's many eccentric patients is Capt. Billy Cutshaw, a troubled astronaut in the midst of an existential crisis. Although Kane's own grasp on sanity is questionable, he manages to engage Cutshaw in a series of thoughtful conversations about science and faith that deeply affect the lives of both men.

Lost Command (1966)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration02:08

After being freed from a Vietnamese war prison, French Lt. Col. Pierre Raspeguy is sent to help quell resistance forces in Algeria. With the help of the Capt. Esclavier, who has grown weary of war, and Capt. Boisfeuras, who lives for it, Raspeguy attempts to convert a rugged band of soldiers into a formidable fighting unit, with the promise of marrying a beautiful countess if he's made a general.

Coming Home (1978)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genremelodrama, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration02:07

The wife of a Marine serving in Vietnam, Sally Hyde decides to volunteer at a local veterans hospital to occupy her time. There she meets Luke Martin, a frustrated wheelchair-bound vet who has become disillusioned with the war. Sally and Luke develop a friendship that soon turns into a romance.

Dead of Night (1974)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryCanada, United Kingdom, USA

A young soldier who was thought to be killed in the line of duty in Vietnam returns home shortly thereafter, much to the confusion of his family. Upon his return, he exhibits strange, withdrawn behavior and begins wandering the streets at night.

Cutter's Way (1981)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:49

Richard spots a man dumping a body, and decides to expose the man he thinks is the culprit with his friend Alex Cutter.

Surf Ninjas (1993)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genreaction, comedy, adventure, family, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:27

Two Asian-American "surfer-dude" brothers discover they are the long lost princes from a China Sea Island. Part of their inheritance are magically-induced martial arts prowess. Using their new powers they act to overthrow the island's current dictator, a despotic madman.




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