Vietnam War Films and Indo Chine movies Ultimate collection List 2 (FILMS I FORGOT TO LIST)by samratnigam | created - 18 Jun 2011 | updated - 30 Nov 2011 | Public
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1. Jungle Assault (1989)
R | 85 min | Action
When general Mitchell's daughter joins South American rebels, he asks two of his ex-soldiers, Becker and Kelly, to get her back. They soon discovers that the rebels are in league with Russians.
4. A Mission to Kill (1992)
His activities in Viet Nam would be denied by the U S Government. Only two others providing similar service returned to the states. Now he's getting mental help in a military institution, escapes, and must be recaptured.
5. A.W.O.L (2006)
20 min | Short, Action, Drama
Vietnam. 1972. US Army Special Forces Major Cliff Marquette leads a squad ordered to investigate unusual reports and secure a remote jungle temple locals believe has mystical powers. The ... See full summary »
6. American Gangster (2007)
R | 157 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
In 1970s America, a detective works to bring down the drug empire of Frank Lucas, a heroin kingpin from Manhattan, who is smuggling the drug into the country from the Far East.
Votes: 347,059 | Gross: $130.16M
10. Sir! No Sir! (2005)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, War
This feature-length documentary focuses on the efforts by troops in the U.S. military during the Vietnam War to oppose the war effort by peaceful demonstration and subversion. It speaks ... See full summary »
Votes: 607 | Gross: $0.11M
11. The Quiet American (2002)
R | 101 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
An older British reporter vies with a young U.S. doctor for the affections of a beautiful Vietnamese woman.
Votes: 25,013 | Gross: $12.99M
12. The Quiet American (1958)
TV-PG | 120 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
A young naive American and a cynical older British diplomat disagree over politics in 1952 Vietnam and over a beautiful young native girl.
13. The Odd Angry Shot (1979)
Unrated | 92 min | Action, Comedy, War
In between drinking cans of Fosters beer, Australian soldiers tread on a few landmines, and generally experience the war in Vietnam.
14. Riverbend (1989)
R | 106 min | Action, Drama
A black major (Steve James) and his men are on the run from a rigged court martial and hide out in a small Georgia town where a cruel white sheriff is terrorizing the black population. ... See full summary »
15. How Sleep the Brave (1982)
88 min | Action, Drama
A squad of young fresh American soldiers are sent to Vietnam. Immediately upon their arrival, they are sent on a very hazardous mission into the jungle losing a couple of them on the way. ... See full summary »
18. A Soldier's Sweetheart (1998)
R | 112 min | Drama, War
An Army medic brings his girlfriend to stay with him at an out of the way Vietnam outpost in 1967, the woman disappears one day and he begins searching for her.
19. Rules of Engagement (2000)
R | 128 min | Drama, Thriller, War
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.
Votes: 39,831 | Gross: $61.34M
20. Some Kind of Hero (1982)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A Vietnam vet returns home from a prisoner of war camp and is greeted as a hero, but is quickly forgotten and soon discovers how tough survival is in his own country.
Votes: 1,027 | Gross: $23.67M
21. Some May Live (1967)
89 min | Drama, Thriller, War
During the Vietnam War U.S. decoder Kate Meredith is plagued with guilt when her correspondent husband coerces her to pass information to him and the Viet Cong.
22. Sticks and Bones (1973 TV Movie)
105 min | Drama
A young man returns home from Vietnam blind. He is very bitter about the war and alienates his family and friends. This movie deals with the aftermath of war and how people react to it both veterans and their families.
25. Top Gun (1986)
PG | 110 min | Action, Drama, Romance
As students at the United States Navy's elite fighter weapons school compete to be best in the class, one daring young pilot learns a few things from a civilian instructor that are not taught in the classroom.
Votes: 241,160 | Gross: $179.80M
Few dogfight scenes of the air war in Vietnam during a Group Discussion in the flying school training by the Squadron Colonel. Also Maverick's dad was a US Navy pilot who was shot down during the conflict.
26. Uncommon Valor (1983)
R | 105 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
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.
Votes: 7,677 | Gross: $30.50M
27. Four Friends (1981)
R | 114 min | Comedy, Drama
This story of four working-class kids in a small industrial town--who go their separate ways after high school in the innocence of 1961 and come together again at the end of the turbulent ... See full summary »
29. The Great Santini (1979)
PG | 115 min | Drama
As he approaches manhood, Ben Meechum struggles to win the approval of his demanding alpha male father, an aggressively competitive, but frustrated Marine pilot.
flying missions before the Vietnam War
30. Enemy (I) (1990)
R | 84 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A CIA agent posing as a journalist assassinates a North Vietnamese official, then escapes into the jungle, where he comes across a beautiful female spy. At first they're enemies, but come ... See full summary »
33. Jenny (1970)
M | 86 min | Drama, Romance
An unwed mother-to-be marries a total stranger avoiding the draft. She now has a father for her child and he doesn't have to go to the Army. But this marriage-of-convenience leads to a romance between the two.
34. Die xue jie tou (1990)
Not Rated | 136 min | Action, Crime, Drama
When three close friends escape from Hong Kong to war-time Saigon to start a criminal's life, they all go through a harrowing experience which totally shatters their lives and their friendship forever.
35. Vietnam! Vietnam! (1971)
58 min | Documentary, War
Inspired by a series of articles by Thomas Duggan Goss. Part One - Vietnam:The People and the War - The Vietnamese in their normal daily routine. Their lives when having been affected by ... See full summary »
37. Tracks (1976)
R | 92 min | Drama
A soldier (Dennis Hopper) returns from Vietnam on special assignment, accompanying the body of his friend by train to California for burial. During the trip, he falls in love with a gentle ... See full summary »
38. The Hard Ride (1971)
GP | 93 min | Action, Drama
While in Vietnam, a GI promises his dying buddy that he'll take care of his motorcycle, "Baby", when he gets back home. After his discharge, he meets up with his dead friend's girlfriend, ... See full summary »
39. Memorial Day (1983 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 92 min | Drama, War
An attorney finds himself at the center of a surprise reunion with the veterans of his platoon from Vietnam.The reunion stirs up painful memories and disturbing secrets for all involved.
41. My Old Man's Place (1971)
R | 93 min | Drama, War
Two soldiers return from Vietnam with serious PTSD. They decide to go for a couple of days to a peaceful farm owned by the father of one of the men. A psychotic sergeant who also did tours in Nam, joins them. Personalities clash hard.
42. Cactus in the Snow (1971)
GP | 90 min | Comedy, Drama
In this comedy/drama, a young American soldier desperately wants to lose his virginity before he's shipped off to Vietnam. He meets a friendly young woman who appears willing to help him ... See full summary »
43. To Kill a Clown (1972)
R | 104 min | Drama, Horror
A young hippie couple rent a secluded cabin on the beach in an attempt to re-connect with each other and save their marriage. Unfortunately, the man they rented the cabin from is a ... See full summary »
45. Fleshburn (1984)
R | 90 min | Thriller
A soldier who deserted because of spiritual beliefs was tried and evaluated by four psychiatrists, and they all concluded that he was unable to distinguish right from wrong, so he was ... See full summary »
49. Twilight's Last Gleaming (1977)
R | 146 min | Drama, Thriller
A renegade USAF general, Lawrence Dell, escapes from a military prison and takes over an ICBM silo near Montana and threatens to provoke World War 3 unless the President reveals details of ... See full summary »
50. Father Xmas (2001)
Not Rated | 20 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
On Christmas Eve in 1968 six-year-old army brat Clairee simultaneously learns the hard truth about Santa Claus and the realities of war. Her bullying older brother Mickey informs her that ... See full summary »
51. Cyclo (1995)
123 min | Crime, Drama
A young man who struggles through life by earning some money with his bicycle-taxi in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh city) gets contact to a group of criminals. They introduce him to the mafia-world ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,101 | Gross: $0.08M
52. Three Seasons (1999)
PG-13 | 104 min | Drama
An American in Ho Chi Minh City looks for a daughter he fathered during the war. He meets Woody, a child who's a street vendor, and when Woody's case of wares disappears, he thinks the ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,857 | Gross: $2.02M
53. The Beautiful Country (2004)
R | 125 min | Drama
After reuniting with his mother in Ho Chi Minh City, a family tragedy causes Binh to flee from Viet Nam to America. Landing in New York, Binh begins a road trip to Texas, where his American father is said to live.
Votes: 3,468 | Gross: $0.44M
54. Tribes (1970 TV Movie)
G | 90 min | Drama
A Marine Corps drill instructor who is disgusted by the fact that the Corps now accepts draftees finds himself pitted against a hippie who has been drafted but refuses to accept the military's way of doing things.
55. Operation Warzone (1988)
R | 86 min | Action, War
A squad of U.S. troops seek out a mysterious agent hiding out in the jungles of 1960s Vietnam whom has classified documents that could win the war.
56. Firehawk (1993 Video)
R | 92 min | Action, Adventure, War
During a daring mission in Vietnam, a helicopter squadron is downed. While the soldiers try to escape capture by the Viet Cong, clues that the helicopter was sabotaged lead to brutal ... See full summary »
59. Regret to Inform (1998)
Not Rated | 72 min | Documentary, War
In this film made over ten years, filmmaker Barbara Sonneborn goes on a pilgrimage to the Vietnamese countryside where her husband was killed. She and translator (and fellow war widow) Xuan... See full summary »
Votes: 294 | Gross: $0.02M
60. The Black 6 (1973)
R | 94 min | Action, Drama
A black high school student is caught dating a white girl by the girl's brother. He and his biker gang beat the boy to death. The boy's brother, who is a member of a black biker gang, hears... See full summary »
62. The Children of An Lac (1980 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 100 min | Drama
Based on the true story of film actress Ina Balin and her efforts with American Red Cross volunteer Betty Tisdale (Shirley Jones) as well as a compassionate Vietnamese woman running a ... See full summary »
63. The Wall (1998 TV Movie)
95 min | Drama, War
The story of three items left at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall: a pencil holder, a sheriff's badge, and an electric guitar. Each item connects the living with the dead and are left as either memorials or to heal the wounds of war.
64. Heroes (1977)
PG | 112 min | Comedy, Drama
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.
Votes: 1,363 | Gross: $33.50M
66. Fighting Mad (1976)
R | 90 min | Action, Drama
An Arkansas farmer stages a one-man war against corrupt land developers who want to evict him and his neighbors from their farms for real estate developments.
67. McBain (1991)
R | 102 min | Action, Drama, War
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 »
Votes: 1,300 | Gross: $0.46M
68. The Forgotten (1989 TV Movie)
Action, Drama, Thriller
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 »
70. Ordinary Heroes (1986 TV Movie)
105 min | Drama, War
This is about a man falling in love with a girl and then immediately gets drafted into the Army during the Vietnam War. In the war he becomes blind and gets discharged.
71. Universal Soldier (1992)
R | 102 min | Action, Sci-Fi
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.
Votes: 73,669 | Gross: $36.30M
72. Primary Target (1990)
R | 85 min | Action, Drama
A team of Vietnam vets, who now work as mercenaries, faces off against their former wartime comrade turned warlord, who's kidnapped the wife of a US diplomat and is holding her in his base of operations somewhere in the jungles of Laos.
73. La 317ème section (1965)
100 min | War
In Vietnam, 1954, a French platoon isolated behind enemy lines tries to come back. It is led by the inexperienced, idealistic sous-lieutenant Torrens, and by adjutant Willsdorf, a WWII veteran of the Werhmacht.
74. Lost Command (1966)
Approved | 129 min | Action, Drama, War
French Army Colonel Raspeguy leads his paratroopers in battle against the Communist Viet Minh in Indochina and against Algerian guerrilla during the Algerian War.
75. The Expendables (1988)
R | 89 min | Action, Adventure, War
Captain Baronski, assigned a squad of misfit soldiers, trains them into a fighting powerhouse "The Expendables." Breaking every rule, they must risk their lives crossing into Cambodia to ... See full summary »
76. My Husband Is Missing (1978 TV Movie)
99 min | Drama, Romance
A young American woman travels to North Vietnam to search for her husband, an American pilot who was shot down during the war. She is joined by a Canadian reporter, who is looking for a ... See full summary »
77. The Walking Dead (1995)
R | 88 min | Drama, War
In 1972 Vietnam, a group of United States Marines are sent in to rescue several POW officers. The Landing Zone (LZ) which should have been "cold" actually turns out to indeed be very "hot" ... See full summary »
Votes: 662 | Gross: $6.01M
78. We Were Soldiers (2002)
R | 138 min | Action, Drama, History
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.
Votes: 113,662 | Gross: $78.12M
79. Indochine (1992)
PG-13 | 159 min | Drama, Romance
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 »
Votes: 7,971 | Gross: $5.73M
80. To Heal a Nation (1988 TV Movie)
M | 105 min | Drama
The true story of Jan Scruggs, an embittered Vietnam veteran who returns from the war a broken man. However, with the help of his loving wife Becky, he begins to find a new life for himself... See full summary »
81. Diên Biên Phú (1992)
125 min | Drama, War
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 »
86. Winter Soldier (1972)
Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary, History, War
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 »
47 min | Documentary, History
Since the end of the French colonial rule, Vietnam has been divided. The north is run by Communists, the south by anti-Communists.
89. In the Year of the Pig (1968)
Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, War
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 »
91. Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse (1991)
R | 96 min | Documentary
Documentary that chronicles how Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now (1979) was plagued by extraordinary script, shooting, budget, and casting problems--nearly destroying the life and career of the celebrated director.
Votes: 15,452 | Gross: $1.32M
93. Motorpsycho! (1965)
74 min | Action, Thriller
Three bad boy motorcyclists get kicks raping other people's women and generally being a nuisance. When they rape a veterinarian's wife, he takes exception and pursues them, teaming up with ... See full summary »
95. Nam Angels (1989)
R | 91 min | Action, Adventure, War
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 »
97. Search and Destroy (1988)
R | 99 min | Action
Terrorists destroy a chemical factory. A virus is released that infects the people of the town with a strange psychosis.
Deadly vendetta is begun by a Vietnamese official during the war. It is continued in the U.S. as he hunts down the American soldiers he feels betrayed him. Sub-par, forgettable war/action flick.
98. Tom (1973)
R | 82 min | Drama
A white ex-GI goes to a black ghetto to deliver a letter from his buddy, a black soldier who died in Vietnam. When he arrives there he encounters hostility and trouble from all sides.
99. Soldier's Revenge (1986)
Not Rated | 92 min | Action, Drama, War
Frank Morgan risked his life for his country in the Vietnam War, but when he came home, no hero's welcome awaited him; instead he was branded a traitor. Nonetheless, he's about to make one ... See full summary »
100. Angkor: Cambodia Express (1982)
Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Drama, War
An American journalist returns to Cambodia to bring out the girlfriend he was forced to leave behind when the murderous Khmer Rouge took over the country.