Indochina Movies

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1.
Apocalypse Now (1979)
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During the Vietnam War, Captain Willard is sent on a dangerous mission into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade colonel who has set himself up as a god among a local tribe. (153 mins.)
Director: Francis Coppola
 
2.
Full Metal Jacket (1987)
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A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue. (116 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
 
3.
The Deer Hunter (1978)
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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. (183 mins.)
Director: Michael Cimino
 
4.
Tigerland (2000)
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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. (101 mins.)
Director: Joel Schumacher
 
5.
Platoon (1986)
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A young recruit in Vietnam faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man. (120 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
 
6.
Hamburger Hill (1987)
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A very realistic interpretation of one of the bloodiest battles of the Vietnam War. (110 mins.)
Director: John Irvin
 
7.
The Siege of Firebase Gloria (1989)
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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. (99 mins.)
 
8.
Coming Home (1978)
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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. (127 mins.)
Director: Hal Ashby
 
9.
The Rocket (2013)
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A boy who is believed to bring bad luck to everyone around him leads his family and two new friends through Laos to find a new home... (96 mins.)
Director: Kim Mordaunt
 
10.
Wish You Were Here (2012)
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Four friends lose themselves in a carefree South-East Asian holiday. Only three come back. Dave and... (89 mins.)
 
11.
Bomb Harvest (2007 Documentary)
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Laos: the most bombed country, per capita, on the planet. Australian bomb disposal specialist Laith... (88 mins.)
Director: Kim Mordaunt
 
12.
Indochine (1992)
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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... (159 mins.)
Director: Régis Wargnier
 
13.
Vietnam (1987 Mini-Series)
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This 10 part series follows a family affected by the Vietnam war, Nicole Kidman plays a young woman who becomes an anti war activist... (45 mins.)
 
14.
The Rebel (2007)
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In French ruled Vietnam in 1922, the French and Vietnamese officers plot to sniff out arch-rebel De Canh... (103 mins.)
Director: Charlie Nguyen
 
15.
Born on the Fourth of July (1989)
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The biography of Ron Kovic. Paralyzed in the Vietnam war, he becomes an anti-war and pro-human rights political activist after feeling betrayed by the country he fought for. (145 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
 
16.
84C MoPic (1989)
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The title refers to the U.S. Army's former "MOS" (job code) for a combat cameraman. (95 mins.)
 
17.
Go Tell the Spartans (1978)
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During the early 1960s, U.S. military advisers in South Vietnam discover the same challenges that plagued the French army in Indochina ten years prior. (114 mins.)
Director: Ted Post
 
18.
Heaven & Earth (1993)
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The final movie in Oliver Stone's Vietnam trilogy follows the true story of a Vietnamese village girl... (140 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
 
19.
The Green Berets (1968)
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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. (142 mins.)
 
20.
Rescue Dawn (2006)
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A U.S. fighter pilot's epic struggle of survival after being shot down on a mission over Laos during the Vietnam War. (120 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
21.
The Iron Triangle (1989)
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Based on the diary of an unknown Viet Cong soldier, this film provides a sympathetic look at a Viet... (91 mins.)
Director: Eric Weston
 
22.
Cyclo (1995)
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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... (123 mins.)
Director: Tran Anh Hung
 
23.
Casualties of War (1989)
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During the Vietnam War, a soldier finds himself the outsider of his own squad when they unnecessarily kidnap a female villager. (113 mins.)
Director: Brian DePalma
 
24.
We Were Soldiers (2002)
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The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War and the soldiers on both sides that fought it. (138 mins.)
Director: Randall Wallace
 
25.
A Rumor of War (1980 Mini-Series)
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The memories of a US private in Vietnam who slowly gets disillusioned as the war progresses. (114 mins.)
 
26.
The Boys in Company C (1978)
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Follows a group of men as they prepare for the Vietnam war and their eventual tour of Vietnam. (125 mins.)
Director: Sidney J. Furie
 
27.
Bat*21 (1988)
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During the Vietnam War, Colonel Hambleton's aircraft is shot down over enemy territory and a frantic rescue operation ensues. (105 mins.)
Director: Peter Markle
 
28.
A Bright Shining Lie (1998 TV Movie)
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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. (118 mins.)
Director: Terry George
 
29.
Three Seasons (1999)
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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... (113 mins.)
Director: Tony Bui
 
30.
Battle for Dien Bien Phu (1979 Documentary)
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Tells not only of this important conflict that happened between March and May 1954 during the First Indochina War... (50 mins.)
Director: Peter Batty
 
31.
Diên Biên Phú (1992)
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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... (125 mins.)
 
32.
Jump Into Hell (1955)
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Four young French Army officers volunteer to join the Foreign Legion to fight in Dien Bien Phu (Vietnam) in 1954. (93 mins.)
Director: David Butler
 
33.
Song of the Stork (2002)
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A story about young men who had to go war to protest their country. Each of them has his own story. (111 mins.)
 
34.
The Anderson Platoon (1967 Documentary)
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The director, a French veteran of the Indochina war (La 317e Section), returned to follow a platoon... (65 mins.)
 
35.
The Killing Fields (1984)
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A journalist is trapped in Cambodia during tyrant Pol Pot's bloody "Year Zero" cleansing campaign, which claimed the lives of two million "undesirable" civilians. (141 mins.)
Director: Roland Joffé
 
36.
Tropic Thunder (2008)
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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. (107 mins.)
Director: Ben Stiller
 
37.
Lost Command (1966)
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French Army Colonel Raspeguy leads his paratroopers in battle against the Communist Viet Minh in Indochina and against Algerian guerrilla during the Algerian War. (129 mins.)
Director: Mark Robson
 
38.
The Quiet American (2002)
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An older British reporter vies with a young U.S. doctor for the affections of a beautiful Vietnamese woman. (101 mins.)
Director: Phillip Noyce
 
40.
The Quiet American (1958)
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A young naive American and a cynical older British diplomat disagree over politics in 1952 Vietnam and over a beautiful young native girl. (120 mins.)
 
41.
The Little Girl of Hanoi (1975)
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A young Vietnamse girl must find her lost family after her city was destroyed by US's bombing campaign in 1972. (72 mins.)
Director: Hai Ninh
 
42.
S21: The Khmer Rouge Death Machine (2003 Documentary)
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Documentary of the S-21 genocide prison in Phnom Penh with interviews of prisoners and guards. On the search for reasons why this could have happened. (101 mins.)
Director: Rithy Panh