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1. The Deer Hunter (1978)

R | 183 min | Drama, War

8.2
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81 Metascore

An in-depth examination of the ways in which the U.S. Vietnam War impacts and disrupts the lives of people in a small industrial town in Pennsylvania.

Director: Michael Cimino | Stars: Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken, John Cazale, John Savage

Votes: 261,143 | Gross: $48.98M

2. We Were Soldiers (2002)

R | 138 min | Action, Drama, History

7.2
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65 Metascore

The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War, and the soldiers on both sides that fought it, while their wives wait nervously and anxiously at home for the good news or the bad news.

Director: Randall Wallace | Stars: Mel Gibson, Madeleine Stowe, Greg Kinnear, Sam Elliott

Votes: 114,125 | Gross: $78.12M

3. The Green Berets (1968)

G | 142 min | Drama, War

5.7
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Col. Mike Kirby picks two teams of crack Green Berets for a mission in South Vietnam. First off is to build and control a camp that is trying to be taken by the enemy the second mission is to kidnap a North Vietnamese General.

Directors: Ray Kellogg, John Wayne, Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: John Wayne, David Janssen, Jim Hutton, Aldo Ray

Votes: 10,645 | Gross: $21.71M

4. The Lost Platoon (1990)

R | 86 min | Action, Horror, War

4.2
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An American reporter covering a civil war in Nicaragua discovers that four soldiers that he used to know during World War II are there and they are actual vampires fighting their own ... See full summary »

Director: David A. Prior | Stars: William Knight, David Parry, Stephen Quadros, Michael Wayne

Votes: 146

5. Uncommon Valor (1983)

R | 105 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.4
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38 Metascore

Ten years after his son went MIA in Vietnam, U.S.Marine retired Colonel Jason Rhodes assembles a private rescue team to find Americans held in POW camps in Laos.

Director: Ted Kotcheff | Stars: Gene Hackman, Patrick Swayze, Robert Stack, Fred Ward

Votes: 7,707 | Gross: $30.50M

6. Bat*21 (1988)

R | 105 min | Drama, War

6.4
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During the Vietnam War, Colonel Hambleton's aircraft is shot down over enemy territory and a frantic rescue operation ensues.

Director: Peter Markle | Stars: Gene Hackman, Danny Glover, Jerry Reed, David Marshall Grant

Votes: 6,768 | Gross: $3.97M

7. Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam (1987 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 84 min | Documentary, History, War

7.9
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A documentary featuring letters written by U.S. soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines during the Vietnam War to their families and friends back home. Archive footage of the war and news ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Couturié | Stars: Tom Berenger, Ellen Burstyn, J. Kenneth Campbell, Richard Chaves

Votes: 1,574

8. No Vietnamese Ever Called Me Nigger (1968)

86 min | Documentary

6.6
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Filmed at an anti-war march from Harlem to the United Nations in 1967 on the occasion of Martin Luther King's speech at the U.N in which he questioned the disproportionate percentage of ... See full summary »

Director: David Loeb Weiss

Votes: 13

9. Braddock: Missing in Action III (1988)

R | 101 min | Action, War

4.7
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Braddock mounts a one-man assault to free his wife and son who are still being held in a Vietnam prison camp.

Director: Aaron Norris | Stars: Chuck Norris, Aki Aleong, Roland Harrah III, Miki Kim

Votes: 4,797 | Gross: $6.19M

10. Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)

R | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.4
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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.

Director: George P. Cosmatos | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Richard Crenna, Charles Napier, Steven Berkoff

Votes: 129,129 | Gross: $150.42M

11. Forrest Gump (1994)

PG-13 | 142 min | Drama, Romance

8.8
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82 Metascore

The presidencies of Kennedy and Johnson, Vietnam, Watergate, and other history unfold through the perspective of an Alabama man with an IQ of 75.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Sally Field

Votes: 1,448,545 | Gross: $330.25M

12. Jacknife (1989)

R | 102 min | Drama

6.4
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A conflict develops between a troubled Vietnam veteran and the sister, with whom he lives, when she becomes romantically involved with the Army buddy who reminds him of the tragic battle ... See full summary »

Director: David Hugh Jones | Stars: Robert De Niro, Kathy Baker, Ed Harris, Sloane Shelton

Votes: 4,848 | Gross: $2.05M

13. Coming Home (1978)

R | 127 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.3
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A woman whose husband is fighting in Vietnam falls in love with another man who suffered a paralyzing combat injury there.

Director: Hal Ashby | Stars: Jane Fonda, Jon Voight, Bruce Dern, Penelope Milford

Votes: 10,391 | Gross: $32.65M

14. Off Limits (1988)

R | 102 min | Action, Thriller, War

6.2
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McGriff and Albaby are probably doing the worst law enforcement job in the world - they are plain clothes U.S. military policemen on duty in war-time Saigon. However, their job becomes even... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Crowe | Stars: Willem Dafoe, Gregory Hines, Fred Ward, Amanda Pays

Votes: 2,199 | Gross: $7.24M

15. Universal Soldier (1992)

R | 102 min | Action, Sci-Fi

6.0
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35 Metascore

Private Luc Deveraux and his sadistic sergeant, Andrew Scott, got killed in Vietnam. The army uses their bodies for a secret project - reanimating dead soldiers as deadly obedient cyborgs. However, their memories come back too.

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Dolph Lundgren, Ally Walker, Ed O'Ross

Votes: 73,905 | Gross: $36.30M

16. Alamo Bay (1985)

R | 98 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.1
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A despondent Vietnam veteran in danger of losing his livelihood is pushed to the edge when he sees Vietnamese immigrants moving into the fishing industry in a Texas bay town.

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Amy Madigan, Ed Harris, Ho Nguyen, Donald Moffat

Votes: 839 | Gross: $0.38M

17. Cease Fire (1985)

R | 97 min | Drama

6.5
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Tim Murphy is a Vietnam Vet. When he loses his job he starts to relive all the pain and horror of his time in Vietnam. The stresses and strains nearly destroy his marriage and his family. ... See full summary »

Director: David Nutter | Stars: Don Johnson, Lisa Blount, Robert F. Lyons, John Archie

Votes: 162

18. Predator (1987)

R | 107 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.8
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42 Metascore

A team of commandos on a mission in a Central American jungle find themselves hunted by an extraterrestrial warrior.

Director: John McTiernan | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Carl Weathers, Kevin Peter Hall, Elpidia Carrillo

Votes: 319,637 | Gross: $59.74M

19. Purple Hearts (1984)

R | 116 min | Drama, War

5.8
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In middle of the Vietnam War, a Navy surgeon and a nurse fall in love. Their affection for one another provides a striking contrast to the violence of warfare.

Director: Sidney J. Furie | Stars: Ken Wahl, Cheryl Ladd, Stephen Lee, Annie McEnroe

Votes: 653 | Gross: $2.08M

20. Phantom Soldiers (1989)

95 min | War

5.3
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Texas Ranger Daniel Custer leaves for Vietnam to find his brother Michael, a Green Beret Lieutenant who has been reported missing in action. Michael's squad was searching for a mysterious ... See full summary »

Director: Teddy Page | Stars: Max Thayer, Jack Yates, Corwin Sperry, Jim Gaines

Votes: 79

21. 84C MoPic (1989)

R | 95 min | Drama, War

7.0
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The title refers to the U.S. Army's former "MOS" (job code) for a combat cameraman. The story follows a unit of American G.I.s in Vietnam, all with different backgrounds and motives for being there, through the lens of his camera.

Director: Patrick Sheane Duncan | Stars: Jonathan Emerson, Nicholas Cascone, Jason Tomlins, Christopher Burgard

Votes: 1,493 | Gross: $0.15M

22. Tigerland (2000)

R | 101 min | Drama, War

7.0
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55 Metascore

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.

Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Colin Farrell, Matthew Davis, Clifton Collins Jr., Tom Guiry

Votes: 35,110 | Gross: $0.14M

23. Gardens of Stone (1987)

R | 111 min | Drama, War, Romance

6.4
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A Sergeant must deal with his desires to save the lives of young soldiers being sent to Vietnam. Continuously denied the chance to teach the soldiers about his experiences, he settles for trying to help the son of an old Army buddy.

Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: James Caan, Anjelica Huston, James Earl Jones, D.B. Sweeney

Votes: 4,339 | Gross: $5.26M

24. Steele Justice (1987)

R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Drama

4.8
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Steele is ex-cop and Vietnam vet who is determined to bring down Kwan, former South Vietnamese general and now rich and powerful drug lord.

Director: Robert Boris | Stars: Martin Kove, Sela Ward, Ronny Cox, Bernie Casey

Votes: 413 | Gross: $1.33M

25. A Rumor of War (1980– )

114 min | Biography, Drama, War

6.9
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The memories of a US private in Vietnam who slowly gets disillusioned as the war progresses.

Stars: Brad Davis, Keith Carradine, Michael O'Keefe, Richard Bradford

Votes: 256

26. Operation Dumbo Drop (1995)

PG | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.0
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To keep the loyalty of a village during the Vietnam war, a U.S. Army officer and his unit struggle to deliver it a live elephant.

Director: Simon Wincer | Stars: Danny Glover, Ray Liotta, Denis Leary, Doug E. Doug

Votes: 7,501 | Gross: $24.70M

27. The Odd Angry Shot (1979)

Unrated | 92 min | Action, Comedy, War

6.8
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In between drinking cans of Fosters beer, Australian soldiers tread on a few landmines, and generally experience the war in Vietnam.

Director: Tom Jeffrey | Stars: Graham Kennedy, John Hargreaves, John Jarratt, Bryan Brown

Votes: 908

28. Nam Angels (1989)

R | 91 min | Action, Adventure, War

5.2
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Lt. Vance Calhoun takes on a dangerous rescue mission of American P.O.W.s in the treacherous Darloc Valley in Vietnam. His only chance to escape is with the help of five young, fearless ... See full summary »

Director: Cirio H. Santiago | Stars: Brad Johnson, Vernon Wells, Kevin Duffis, Rick Dean

Votes: 158

29. Vietnam War Story: The Last Days (1989)

90 min | War

6.3
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Last days in Vietnan in 3 acts.

Directors: David Burton Morris, Sandy Smolan, Luis Soto | Stars: Steve Antin, Will Gotay, Tom Wright, California Xuan Tran

Votes: 45

30. Unnatural Causes (1986 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 120 min | Drama

6.8
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Frank Coleman is a Vietnam veteran dying from cancer brought on by exposure to the defoliant chemical Agent Orange which he turns to Maude DeVictor, a Veterans Administration benefits ... See full summary »

Director: Lamont Johnson | Stars: John Ritter, Alfre Woodard, Patti LaBelle, John Vargas

Votes: 116

31. 1968 Tunnel Rats (2008)

R | 96 min | Action, Drama, War

4.7
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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.

Director: Uwe Boll | Stars: Michael Paré, Wilson Bethel, Mitch Eakins, Erik Eidem

Votes: 4,308

32. In Country (1989)

R | 120 min | Drama, Romance, War

5.9
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A young girl whose father died in the Vietnam War becomes determined to find out more about him and his experiences.

Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: Emily Lloyd, Bruce Willis, Joan Allen, Kevin Anderson

Votes: 2,423 | Gross: $3.53M

33. The Quiet American (2002)

R | 101 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.1
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84 Metascore

An older British reporter vies with a young U.S. doctor for the affections of a beautiful Vietnamese woman.

Director: Phillip Noyce | Stars: Michael Caine, Brendan Fraser, Thi Hai Yen Do, Rade Serbedzija

Votes: 25,079 | Gross: $12.99M

34. A Bright Shining Lie (1998 TV Movie)

R | 118 min | Drama, War

6.5
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True story of Army man John Paul Vann, whose military success provided him the fulfillment he never found in his personal life.

Director: Terry George | Stars: Bill Paxton, Bo Eason, William L. Mansey, Karina Logue

Votes: 1,277

35. First Blood (1982)

R | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.7
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62 Metascore

Former Green Beret John Rambo is pursued into the mountains surrounding a small town by a tyrannical sheriff and his deputies, forcing him to survive using his combat skills.

Director: Ted Kotcheff | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Brian Dennehy, Richard Crenna, Bill McKinney

Votes: 189,256 | Gross: $47.21M

36. Rambo (2008)

R | 92 min | Action, Thriller, War

7.0
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46 Metascore

In Thailand, John Rambo joins a group of mercenaries to venture into war-torn Burma, and rescue a group of Christian aid workers who were kidnapped by the ruthless local infantry unit.

Director: Sylvester Stallone | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Julie Benz, Matthew Marsden, Graham McTavish

Votes: 192,638 | Gross: $42.75M

37. Rambo III (1988)

R | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

5.7
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36 Metascore

Rambo mounts a one man mission to rescue his friend Colonel Trautman from the clutches of the formidable invading Soviet forces in Afghanistan.

Director: Peter MacDonald | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Richard Crenna, Marc de Jonge, Kurtwood Smith

Votes: 101,698 | Gross: $53.72M

38. Missing in Action (1984)

R | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.4
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Colonel Braddock launches a mission deep into the jungles of Vietnam to find the POW camp that he escaped from and free the Americans still held captive there.

Director: Joseph Zito | Stars: Chuck Norris, M. Emmet Walsh, David Tress, Lenore Kasdorf

Votes: 11,720 | Gross: $22.81M

39. Missing in Action 2: The Beginning (1985)

R | 100 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.2
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Prequel to the first Missing In Action, set in the early 1980s it shows the capture of Colonel Braddock during the Vietnam war in the 1970s, and his captivity with other American POWs in a brutal prison camp, and his plans to escape.

Director: Lance Hool | Stars: Chuck Norris, Soon-Tek Oh, Steven Williams, Bennett Ohta

Votes: 6,355 | Gross: $10.80M

40. In Love and War (1987 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 100 min | Drama

6.0
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This movie is an account of US Navy Commander James Stockdale's 8 year imprisonment in North Vietnam. During his confinement in such camps as the infamous "Hanoi Hilton", Stockdale, among ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Aaron | Stars: Jane Alexander, James Woods, Concetta Tomei, Richard McKenzie

Votes: 116

41. The Last P.O.W.? The Bobby Garwood Story (1992 TV Movie)

96 min | War

5.7
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True story about war prisoner Robert Garwood

Director: Georg Stanford Brown | Stars: Ralph Macchio, Martin Sheen, Noah Blake, Le Tuan

Votes: 117

42. The A-Team (1983–1987)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.6
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Four Vietnam vets, framed for a crime they didn't commit, help the innocent while on the run from the military.

Stars: George Peppard, Mr. T, Dwight Schultz, Dirk Benedict

Votes: 28,659

43. The Park Is Mine (1985 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 102 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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A vietnam vet (Tommy Lee Jones) takes forceful control of Central Park to remember those who served and died in the Vietnam War.

Director: Steven Hilliard Stern | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Helen Shaver, Yaphet Kotto, Lawrence Dane

Votes: 1,538

44. Blind Fury (1989)

R | 86 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.3
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A blind Vietnam vet, trained as a swordfighter, comes to America and helps to rescue the son of a fellow soldier.

Director: Phillip Noyce | Stars: Rutger Hauer, Terry O'Quinn, Brandon Call, Noble Willingham

Votes: 11,859 | Gross: $2.69M

45. Cutter's Way (1981)

R | 109 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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Richard spots a man dumping a body, and decides to expose the man he thinks is the culprit with his friend Alex Cutter.

Director: Ivan Passer | Stars: Jeff Bridges, John Heard, Lisa Eichhorn, Ann Dusenberry

Votes: 4,099 | Gross: $1.73M

46. Who'll Stop the Rain (1978)

R | 126 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.8
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Vietnam veteran Ray Hicks gets conned into helping his buddy John Converse smuggle some heroin, only to wind up on the lam with John's wife when the deal goes sour.

Director: Karel Reisz | Stars: Nick Nolte, Tuesday Weld, Michael Moriarty, Anthony Zerbe

Votes: 2,094

47. China Beach (1988–1991)

120 min | Drama, War

8.2
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The trials of a weary nurse, her friends and colleagues in a Vietnam War field hospital.

Stars: Dana Delany, Michael Boatman, Robert Picardo, Concetta Tomei

Votes: 2,141

48. Miss Saigon

Drama, Musical, Romance | Announced

Set during the Vietnam war, Kim, a young girl is forced from her home and falls in love with an American GI

Director: Danny Boyle

49. Taxi Driver (1976)

R | 114 min | Crime, Drama

8.3
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93 Metascore

A mentally unstable veteran works as a nighttime taxi driver in New York City, where the perceived decadence and sleaze fuels his urge for violent action, while attempting to liberate a twelve-year-old prostitute.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Cybill Shepherd, Albert Brooks

Votes: 579,439 | Gross: $28.26M

50. Tropic Thunder (2008)

R | 107 min | Action, Comedy

7.0
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71 Metascore

Through a series of freak occurrences, a group of actors shooting a big-budget war movie are forced to become the soldiers they are portraying.

Director: Ben Stiller | Stars: Ben Stiller, Jack Black, Robert Downey Jr., Jeff Kahn

Votes: 333,326 | Gross: $110.52M

51. Heaven & Earth (1993)

R | 140 min | Action, Biography, Drama

6.8
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During the Vietnam War, a Vietnamese woman struggles with life hustling on the streets, where she comes face to face with those involved in the conflict around her.

Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Hiep Thi Le, Tommy Lee Jones, Haing S. Ngor, Bussaro Sanruck

Votes: 11,677 | Gross: $5.86M

52. Dog Tags (1987)

R | 93 min | Action, War

4.5
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POW's rescued from tiger cages in Vietnam are brought into a secret mission by an Army Captain. However when the group finds a cache of gold, greed sets in and the mission goes awry.

Director: Romano Scavolini | Stars: Clive Wood, Baird Stafford, Robert Haufrecht, Peter Elich

Votes: 104

53. Heroes (1977)

PG | 112 min | Comedy, Drama

6.0
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35 Metascore

A Vietnam veteran suffering from post traumatic stress disorder breaks out of a VA hospital and goes on a road trip with a sympathetic traveler to find out what became of the other men in his unit.

Director: Jeremy Kagan | Stars: Henry Winkler, Sally Field, Harrison Ford, Val Avery

Votes: 1,367 | Gross: $33.50M

54. The Boys in Company C (1978)

R | 125 min | Drama, War

7.0
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In 1967, five young men undergo boot camp training before being shipped out to Vietnam. Once they get there, the experience proves worse than they could have imagined.

Director: Sidney J. Furie | Stars: Stan Shaw, Andrew Stevens, James Canning, Michael Lembeck

Votes: 2,465

55. Backfire (1988)

R | 90 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.5
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Disgruntled wife cheats on her well off husband, who's been suffering from PTSD ever since he came home from the Vietnam War. After an incident he ends up in a catatonic state. Soon, she begins to suspect that someone is after her.

Director: Gilbert Cates | Stars: Karen Allen, Keith Carradine, Jeff Fahey, Bernie Casey

Votes: 409

56. The Veteran (2006 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama, War

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Add a Plot

Director: Sidney J. Furie | Stars: Ally Sheedy, Bobby Hosea, Michael Ironside, Colin Glazer

Votes: 512

57. Bye Bye Vietnam (1989)

Action, War

4.2
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Vietnam 1965. A platoon about to leave the war zone are sent back into the jungle deep behind enemy lines to find the pilot of a crashed helicopter. They soon discover that the pilot is being held prisoner in an enemy camp.

Director: Camillo Teti | Stars: Christopher Alan, Antonio Sabato, Duria Harris, Graham Scott

Votes: 38

58. Rescue Dawn (2006)

PG-13 | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.3
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77 Metascore

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

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Christian Bale, Steve Zahn, Jeremy Davies, Zach Grenier

Votes: 90,837 | Gross: $5.49M

59. Air America (1990)

R | 113 min | Action, Comedy

5.7
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33 Metascore

A young pilot finds himself recruited unwittingly into a covert and corrupt C.I.A. airlift organization operating in Vietnam War-era Laos.

Director: Roger Spottiswoode | Stars: Mel Gibson, Robert Downey Jr., Nancy Travis, Ken Jenkins

Votes: 23,729 | Gross: $31.05M

60. The Siege of Firebase Gloria (1989)

R | 97 min | Action, Drama, War

7.1
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A tough sergeant and his sidekick roll into a demoralized firebase and proceed to rebuild morale and fortifications in advance of the climactic battle with the VietCong.

Director: Brian Trenchard-Smith | Stars: Wings Hauser, R. Lee Ermey, Robert Arevalo, Mark Neely

Votes: 2,066

61. Lethal Weapon (1987)

R | 110 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.6
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67 Metascore

A veteran policeman, Murtaugh, is partnered with a younger, suicidal officer, Riggs. They both have one thing in common: hating working in pairs. Now they must learn to work with one another to stop a gang of drug smugglers.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Gary Busey, Mitchell Ryan

Votes: 208,544 | Gross: $65.21M

62. Rules of Engagement (2000)

R | 128 min | Drama, Thriller, War

6.4
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45 Metascore

An attorney defends an officer on trial for ordering his troops to fire on civilians after they stormed a U.S. embassy in a third world country.

Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Samuel L. Jackson, Guy Pearce, Ben Kingsley

Votes: 39,964 | Gross: $61.34M

63. Birdy (1984)

R | 120 min | Drama, War

7.3
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After two friends return home from the Vietnam War one becomes mentally unstable and obsesses with becoming a bird.

Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Matthew Modine, Nicolas Cage, John Harkins, Sandy Baron

Votes: 18,782 | Gross: $1.46M

64. Indochine (1992)

PG-13 | 159 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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This story is set in 1930, at the time when French colonial rule in Indochina is ending. A widowed French woman who works in the rubber fields, raises a Vietnamese princess as if she was ... See full summary »

Director: Régis Wargnier | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Vincent Perez, Linh Dan Pham, Jean Yanne

Votes: 7,998 | Gross: $5.73M

65. Jacob's Ladder (I) (1990)

R | 113 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.5
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62 Metascore

Mourning his dead child, a haunted Vietnam War veteran attempts to uncover his past while suffering from a severe case of dissociation. To do so, he must decipher reality and life from his own dreams, delusions, and perceptions of death.

Director: Adrian Lyne | Stars: Tim Robbins, Elizabeth Peña, Danny Aiello, Matt Craven

Votes: 83,818 | Gross: $26.12M

66. Ghost Whisperer (2005–2010)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.4
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A newlywed with the ability to communicate with the earthbound spirits of the recently deceased overcomes skepticism and doubt to help send their important messages to the living and allow the dead to pass on to the other side.

Stars: Jennifer Love Hewitt, David Conrad, Camryn Manheim, Christoph Sanders

Votes: 38,937

In the first Episode Belinda helps a Ghost from a Vietnam Vet to goes to Heaven!

67. The Forgotten (1989 TV Movie)

Action, Drama, Thriller

5.9
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Held captive by their own army, six American POW's, released from Vietnam seventeen years after the war, escape to the streets of Bonn in WestGermany (1989) to unlock the political secrets ... See full summary »

Director: James Keach | Stars: Keith Carradine, Steve Railsback, Pepe Serna, Richard Lawson

Votes: 75

68. Distant Thunder (1988)

R | 114 min | Drama

5.8
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A troubled Vietnam war vet deserts his wife and child shortly after he returns from the war. He returns after 10 years, where he's been living like an animal in the forest. He finds himself... See full summary »

Director: Rick Rosenthal | Stars: John Lithgow, Ralph Macchio, Kerrie Keane, Reb Brown

Votes: 576 | Gross: $0.16M

69. Rolling Thunder (1977)

R | 95 min | Action, Drama, Crime

7.0
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A returning war veteran loses his family to a violent home invasion and decides to seek and retaliate against those responsible.

Director: John Flynn | Stars: William Devane, Tommy Lee Jones, Linda Haynes, James Best

Votes: 6,018

70. Soldiers in Hiding (1985)

53 min | Documentary, War

7.4
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A grim portrait of Vietnam War Veterans, living out their lonely lives in the American wilderness, unable to cope with the lasting effects of their traumatic war experiences.

Director: Malcolm Clarke | Star: Bob Gunton

Votes: 20

71. Eroi dell'inferno (1987)

92 min | War

4.5
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Disgruntled Sgt. Darkin has to protect a senator who's visiting a Vietnam village. Senator gets assassinated by the Vietcong, and Darkin gets arrested for AWOL. When the Vietcong attacks the base, he and others escape. Now what?

Director: Stelvio Massi | Stars: Miles O'Keeffe, Fred Williamson, Scott Green, Gabriele Gori

Votes: 87

72. Fandango (1985)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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Five college buddies from the University of Texas circa 1971 embark on a final road trip odyssey across the Mexican border before facing up to uncertain futures, in Vietnam and otherwise.

Director: Kevin Reynolds | Stars: Kevin Costner, Judd Nelson, Sam Robards, Chuck Bush

Votes: 6,558 | Gross: $0.09M

73. The Indian Runner (1991)

R | 127 min | Drama

7.1
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A Vietnam vet comes home to his small town and finds himself in conflict with rules that his brother has vowed to uphold.

Director: Sean Penn | Stars: David Morse, Viggo Mortensen, Valeria Golino, Patricia Arquette

Votes: 7,387 | Gross: $0.19M

74. A Case of Honor (1989)

PG-13 | 89 min | Action, Drama, War

4.8
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Filipino actor Eddie Romero directs this arresting drama set during the Vietnam War. A handful of prisoners escape their captors but have to make their way through the thicket of the Vietnamese jungle.

Director: Eddie Romero | Stars: Timothy Bottoms, John Phillip Law, Candy Raymond, Nick Nicholson

Votes: 88

75. Ruckus (1980)

PG | 93 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.1
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Kyle Hanson is a Vietnam veteran whose traumatic war-time experiences have left him unable to rejoin mainstream society. When Kyle, unkempt and in dirty fatigues, stops in a small town for ... See full summary »

Director: Max Kleven | Stars: Dirk Benedict, Linda Blair, Richard Farnsworth, Matt Clark

Votes: 498

76. Magnum, P.I. (1980–1988)

TV-PG | 48 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.5
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The adventures of a Hawaii based private investigator.

Stars: Tom Selleck, John Hillerman, Roger E. Mosley, Larry Manetti

Votes: 17,517

Thomas Magnum is a Vietnam-Vet!

77. Last Stand at Lang Mei (1989)

Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Adventure, War

5.3
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Vietnam, 1968. Army Headquarters has written off Captain Fahey's men as Missing In Action after they were fighting deep over enemy lines. Cut off from their platoon, they must fight their ... See full summary »

Director: Cirio H. Santiago | Stars: Frederick Bailey, Marilyn Bautista, Ramon D'Salva, Carl Franklin

Votes: 72

78. Quantum Leap (1989–1993)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.1
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Scientist Sam Beckett finds himself trapped in time, "leaping" into the body of a different person, in a different time period each week.

Stars: Scott Bakula, Dean Stockwell, Deborah Pratt, Dennis Wolfberg

Votes: 22,143

79. Saigon Commandos (1988)

Action, Adventure

5.0
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A series of drug-related murders haunt Saigon. Ex-Green Beret Mark Stryker and his MP's must find the culprits. With the help of Jean Lassiter, a nosey reporter covering the crime beat, ... See full summary »

Director: Clark Henderson | Stars: Richard Young, P.J. Soles, John Allen Nelson, Jimmy Bridges

Votes: 42

80. Under Fire (1983)

R | 128 min | Drama, War

7.1
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Three journalists in a romantic triangle are involved in political intrigue during the last days of the corrupt Somozoa regime in Nicaragua before it falls to a popular revolution in 1979.

Director: Roger Spottiswoode | Stars: Nick Nolte, Ed Harris, Gene Hackman, Joanna Cassidy

Votes: 5,870 | Gross: $5.70M

81. Angels from Hell (1968)

Approved | 86 min | Action

5.0
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A destructive ex-motorcycle gang leader comes home from Vietnam to resume his life. His desire to form a powerful gang has the police running scared. But, will he succeed...

Director: Bruce Kessler | Stars: Tom Stern, Ted Markland, Jack Starrett, Arlene Martel

Votes: 224

82. Battle Rats (1989)

96 min | Action, Adventure, War

5.6
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During the Vietnam war, the American army forms a special unit called "tunnel rats" to go down into the elaborate system of underground tunnels constructed by the Vietcong, kill anyone they find in it and destroy the system.

Director: Ben Yalung | Stars: Brent Gilbert, Corwin Sperry, Mylene Nocon, Paul John

Votes: 61

83. American Commandos (1986)

R | 88 min | Action

2.4
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A group of Vietnam vets are sent to Southeast Asia to destroy drug-smuggling operations in the Golden Triangle. When they get there, they find that many of the drug gangs are run by other Vietnam vets.

Director: Bobby A. Suarez | Stars: Christopher Mitchum, John Phillip Law, Franco Guerrero, Robert Marius

Votes: 205

84. Enemy Unseen (1989)

R | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

5.6
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A couple of young scientists, Mel Noble and Roxeanne Tangent, travel to an island in Africa thought to be deserted in search of crocodile life, when African Natives storm the camp and ... See full summary »

Director: Elmo de Witt | Stars: Vernon Wells, Stack Pierce, Angela O'Neill, Ken Gampu

Votes: 44

85. Inside North Viet Nam (1967)

85 min | Documentary

7.0
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In colonial times, the Europeans referred to North Vietnam as Tongking. Today, the Vietnamese people call it, Bac Bo. Hanoi is North Vietnam?s lively capital city.

Director: Felix Greene

Votes: 5

86. Diên Biên Phú (1992)

125 min | Drama, War

6.2
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An American reporter finds himself in the middle of the 57-day battle of Dien Bien Phu in Vietnam between the French army and the Vietminh, which finally resulted in the defeat and ... See full summary »

Director: Pierre Schoendoerffer | Stars: Donald Pleasence, Patrick Catalifo, Jean-François Balmer, Ludmila Mikaël

Votes: 422

87. Hell on the Battleground (1988)

R | 92 min | Action, War

3.6
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Vietnam: The battle-tested Seargents Casey and Lance have to accompany a young Lieutenant and a group of newly arrived teenage soldiers on a practice trip in the jungle. But the trip turns ... See full summary »

Director: David A. Prior | Stars: William Smith, Fritz Matthews, Ted Prior, Chet Hood

Votes: 70

88. Getting Straight (1970)

R | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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58 Metascore

A Vietnam vet and former social radical is conflicted by his desire to become a teacher and his sympathy with anti-establishment student protests.

Director: Richard Rush | Stars: Elliott Gould, Candice Bergen, Robert F. Lyons, Jeff Corey

Votes: 737

89. Soldier Boyz (1995)

R | 90 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

4.4
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A group of prisoners are going to Vietnam to rescue the daughter of a V-I.P. The Ones who survive get their freedom back...but hell awaits them.

Director: Louis Morneau | Stars: Michael Dudikoff, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Tyrin Turner, Jacqueline Obradors

Votes: 929

90. In the Year of the Pig (1968)

Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, War

7.7
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Produced at the height of the Vietnam War, Emile de Antonio's Oscar-nominated 1968 documentary chronicles the war's historical roots. With palpable outrage, De Antonio (Point of Order, ... See full summary »

Director: Emile de Antonio | Stars: Harry S. Ashmore, Daniel Berrigan, Joseph Buttinger, William R. Corson

Votes: 1,290

91. Zabriskie Point (1970)

R | 113 min | Drama

7.1
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At Zabriskie Point, United States' lowest point, two perfect strangers meet; an undergraduate dreamer and a young hippie student who start off an unrestrained romance, making love on the dusty terrain.

Director: Michelangelo Antonioni | Stars: Mark Frechette, Daria Halprin, Paul Fix, G.D. Spradlin

Votes: 12,316

92. Winter Soldier (1972)

Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary, History, War

8.2
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For three days in 1971, former US soldiers who were in Vietnam testify in Detroit about their war experiences. Nearly 30 speak, describing atrocities personally committed or witnessed, ... See full summary »

Stars: Rusty Sachs, Joe Bangert, Scott Shimabukuro, Kenneth Campbell

Votes: 840

93. The Zebra Force (1976)

PG | 100 min | Action, Crime

4.7
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A group of Vietnam vets, tired of the depredation of the Mafia on their neighborhood, decide to take on the mob on their own terms--but by using a very different twist.

Director: Joe Tornatore | Stars: Mike Lane, Richard X. Slattery, Rockne Tarkington, Glenn R. Wilder

Votes: 175

94. Pulp Fiction (1994)

R | 154 min | Crime, Drama

8.9
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94 Metascore

The lives of two mob hitmen, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.

Director: Quentin Tarantino | Stars: John Travolta, Uma Thurman, Samuel L. Jackson, Bruce Willis

Votes: 1,496,983 | Gross: $107.93M

Captain Koons is a Vietnam Vet!

95. Dead Presidents (1995)

R | 119 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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A Vietnam vet adjusts to life after the war while trying to support his family, but the chance of a better life may involve crime and bloodshed.

Directors: Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes | Stars: Larenz Tate, Keith David, Chris Tucker, Freddy Rodríguez

Votes: 16,740 | Gross: $24.20M

96. Iron Eagle (1986)

PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Thriller, War

5.3
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A young pilot plans a rescue mission when his father, an Air Force Colonel, is shot down over enemy territory and captured.

Director: Sidney J. Furie | Stars: Louis Gossett Jr., Jason Gedrick, David Suchet, Larry B. Scott

Votes: 11,497 | Gross: $24.16M

97. One Man Out (1989)

R | 90 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

4.9
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A soldier of fortune (Stephen McHattie) fights drug runners in Central America.

Director: Michael Kennedy | Stars: Stephen McHattie, Deborah Van Valkenburgh, Aharon Ipalé, Ismael 'East' Carlo

Votes: 50

98. The Hanoi Hilton (1987)

R | 125 min | Drama, War

6.0
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A drama focusing on the suffering, torture, and brutal treatment the American P.O.W.s had to deal with daily while in North Vietnam's Hoa Lo Prison, the most infamous P.O.W. camp in Hanoi. ... See full summary »

Director: Lionel Chetwynd | Stars: Michael Moriarty, Paul Le Mat, John Edwin Shaw, Ken Wright

Votes: 777 | Gross: $0.76M

99. McBain (1991)

R | 102 min | Action, Drama, War

4.7
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Santos attempts to lead a people's revolt in Colombia to overthrow the oppressive El Presidente. When his revolt fails and he is killed, his sister Christina goes to New York to find McBain... See full summary »

Director: James Glickenhaus | Stars: Christopher Walken, Maria Conchita Alonso, Michael Joseph DeSare, Chick Vennera

Votes: 1,305 | Gross: $0.46M

100. Medal of Honor (1999 TV Movie)

War

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Director: William Bison | Stars: Michael Alton, Jehshua Barnes, David Carpenter, Mark Craig

Votes: 52