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1. 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: 306,910 | Gross: $110.42M

2. The Impossible (2012)

PG-13 | 114 min | Drama, Thriller

7.6
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73 Metascore

The story of a tourist family in Thailand caught in the destruction and chaotic aftermath of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.

Director: J.A. Bayona | Stars: Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor, Tom Holland, Oaklee Pendergast

Votes: 144,892 | Gross: $19.00M

3. The Deer Hunter (1978)

R | 183 min | Drama, War

8.2
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73 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: 231,887

4. The Beach (I) (2000)

R | 119 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

6.6
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43 Metascore

Twenty-something Richard travels to Thailand and finds himself in possession of a strange map. Rumours state that it leads to a solitary beach paradise, a tropical bliss - excited and intrigued, he sets out to find it.

Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Daniel York, Patcharawan Patarakijjanon, Virginie Ledoyen

Votes: 175,658 | Gross: $39.78M

5. Rambo (2008)

R | 92 min | Action, Thriller, War

7.1
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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: 179,655 | Gross: $42.72M

6. King Kong (1933)

Unrated | 100 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

8.0
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A film crew goes to a tropical island for an exotic location shoot and discovers a colossal giant gorilla who takes a shine to their female blonde star. Then he's captured and brought back to New York City for public exhibition.

Directors: Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack | Stars: Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong, Bruce Cabot, Frank Reicher

Votes: 64,154

7. River (I) (2015)

95 min | Thriller

5.9
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In the south of Laos, an American volunteer doctor becomes a fugitive after he intervenes in the sexual assault of a young woman. When the assailant's body is pulled from the Mekong River, things quickly spiral out of control.

Director: Jamie M. Dagg | Stars: Rossif Sutherland, Douangmany Soliphanh, Sara Botsford, Ted Atherton

Votes: 376

8. The Year of Living Dangerously (1982)

PG | 115 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.2
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65 Metascore

A young Australian reporter tries to navigate the political turmoil of Indonesia during the rule of President Sukarno with the help of a diminutive photographer.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Mel Gibson, Sigourney Weaver, Linda Hunt, Michael Murphy

Votes: 15,491

9. Year of the Dragon (1985)

R | 134 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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A police detective cracks down on organized crime in Chinatown after the murders of Triad and Mafia leaders.

Director: Michael Cimino | Stars: Mickey Rourke, John Lone, Ariane, Leonard Termo

Votes: 10,547 | Gross: $18.70M

10. Brokedown Palace (1999)

PG-13 | 100 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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44 Metascore

Two women are arrested for smuggling while vacationing in Thailand.

Director: Jonathan Kaplan | Stars: Claire Danes, Kate Beckinsale, Bill Pullman, Jacqueline Kim

Votes: 18,671 | Gross: $10.11M

11. Anna and the King (1999)

PG-13 | 148 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.7
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56 Metascore

The story of the romance between the King of Siam and widowed British schoolteacher, Anna Leonowens, during the 1860s.

Director: Andy Tennant | Stars: Jodie Foster, Yun-Fat Chow, Bai Ling, Tom Felton

Votes: 31,043 | Gross: $39.25M

12. 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 CIA airlift organization operating in Vietnam War Era Laos.

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

Votes: 21,788 | Gross: $31.05M

13. Return to Paradise (1998)

R | 111 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.9
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54 Metascore

Two friends must choose whether to help a third friend who was arrested in Malaysia for drug possession.

Director: Joseph Ruben | Stars: Vince Vaughn, Anne Heche, Joaquin Phoenix, David Conrad

Votes: 11,588 | Gross: $8.29M

14. 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, Do Thi Hai Yen, Rade Serbedzija

Votes: 24,000 | Gross: $12.99M

15. Volunteers (1985)

R | 107 min | Comedy

5.4
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Lawrence is a rich kid with a bad accent and a large debt. After his father refuses to help him out, Lawrence escapes his angry debtors by jumping on a Peace Corp flight to Southeast Asia, ... See full summary »

Director: Nicholas Meyer | Stars: Tom Hanks, John Candy, Rita Wilson, Tim Thomerson

Votes: 6,597

16. 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: 7,321 | Gross: $5.73M

17. Lost Horizon (1973)

G | 150 min | Fantasy, Musical, Adventure

5.2
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This retelling of the classic tale of James Hilton's Utopian lost world plays out uneasily amid musical production numbers and Bacharach pop music. While escaping war-torn China, a group of... See full summary »

Director: Charles Jarrott | Stars: Peter Finch, Liv Ullmann, Sally Kellerman, George Kennedy

Votes: 1,606 | Gross: $3.00M

18. The Ugly American (1963)

120 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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An intelligent, articulate scholar, Harrison MacWhite, survives a hostile Senate confirmation hearing at the hands of conservatives to become ambassador to Sarkan, a southeast Asian country... See full summary »

Director: George Englund | Stars: Marlon Brando, Eiji Okada, Sandra Church, Pat Hingle

Votes: 1,323

19. Lord Jim (1965)

154 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.9
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After being discredited as a coward, a 19th century seaman (Peter O'Toole) lives for only one purpose: to redeem himself. Based on Joseph Conrad's novel written in 1900.

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Peter O'Toole, James Mason, Curd Jürgens, Eli Wallach

Votes: 2,740

20. Clash of the Empires (2012 Video)

Not Rated | 87 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

2.4
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In an age long ago, the last village of clever, peace-loving Hobbits is attacked and enslaved by the Java Men, komodo-worshiping, dragon-riding cannibals. Now the young Hobbit Goben, along ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph J. Lawson | Stars: Bai Ling, Sun Korng, Srogn, Khom Lyly

Votes: 671

21. Bring 'Em Back Alive (1982–1983)

60 min | Adventure

7.4
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Pith-helmeted Buck is a Great White Hunter who here (unlike the real one from the 1940s) works out of the Raffles Hotel bar in Singapore during the 1930s fighting all kinds of bad guys in pre-war Malaya.

Stars: Bruce Boxleitner, Clyde Kusatsu, Ron O'Neal, Cindy Morgan

Votes: 256

22. Born to Be Wild (2011)

G | 40 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure

7.6
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66 Metascore

This heartwarming film documents orphaned orangutans and elephants and the extraordinary people who rescue and raise them-saving endangered species one life at a time.

Director: David Lickley | Stars: Birute Galdikas, Daphne Sheldrick, Morgan Freeman, Chris Fries

Votes: 2,528 | Gross: $24.83M

23. Hearts and Minds (1974)

R | 112 min | Documentary, War

8.4
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68 Metascore

An examination of the conflicting attitudes of the opponents of the Vietnam War.

Director: Peter Davis | Stars: Dwight D. Eisenhower, William Marshall, Georges Bidault, Les Brown

Votes: 4,159 | Gross: $0.03M

24. Code Name: Wild Geese (1984)

R | 101 min | Action, War

5.2
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Commander Robin Wesley, leader of a group of mercenaries, go to the Golden Triangle in Southeast Asia to overthrow the dictator, who is a major manufacturer and dealer of the world's opium.

Director: Antonio Margheriti | Stars: Lewis Collins, Lee Van Cleef, Ernest Borgnine, Klaus Kinski

Votes: 680

25. The Missing Picture (2013)

92 min | Documentary

7.4
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87 Metascore

Rithy Panh uses clay figures, archival footage, and his narration to recreate the atrocities Cambodia's Khmer Rouge committed between 1975 and 1979.

Director: Rithy Panh | Stars: Randal Douc, Jean-Baptiste Phou

Votes: 2,225 | Gross: $0.05M

26. Typhoon (2005)

R | 124 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.9
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46 Metascore

A modern-day pirate plans a massive attack on North and South Korea.

Director: Kyung-taek Kwak | Stars: Dong-gun Jang, Jung-jae Lee, Mi-yeon Lee, David Lee McInnis

Votes: 1,087 | Gross: $0.14M

27. Nam's Angels (1970)

R | 95 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.5
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Hell's Angels vs. the Viet Cong!

Director: Jack Starrett | Stars: William Smith, Bernie Hamilton, Adam Roarke, Houston Savage

Votes: 312

28. Gie (2005)

147 min | Biography, Drama

7.7
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Soe Hok Gie is an activist who lived in the sixties. Set in the darkest era of Indonesian modern history, GIE is an interpretation of what happened based on his journal.

Director: Riri Riza | Stars: Nicholas Saputra, Jonathan Mulia, Thomas Nawilis, Christian Audi

Votes: 540

29. 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: 1,138

30. Far from Vietnam (1967)

120 min | Documentary, Drama, War

7.5
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In seven different segments, Godard, Klein, Lelouch, Marker, Resnais and Varda show their sympathy and support for the North Vietnamese army during the Vietnam war.

Directors: Joris Ivens, William Klein, Claude Lelouch, Jean-Luc Godard, Chris Marker, Alain Resnais | Stars: Anne Bellec, Karen Blanguernon, Bernard Fresson, Maurice Garrel

Votes: 387

31. Jungle Fighters (1961)

Approved | 110 min | War, Drama

7.0
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In 1942, a group of British soldiers is sent on a mission in the Malaysian jungle and gets lost into the Japanese controlled zone.

Director: Leslie Norman | Stars: Richard Todd, Richard Harris, Laurence Harvey, David McCallum

Votes: 519

32. Privates on Parade (1983)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, War

4.7
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The members of SADUSEA (Song And Dance Unit South East Asia) fall in and out of love while trying to dodge Malayan Communist bullets in the late 1940s. Not only that, they have to contend ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Blakemore | Stars: Patrick Pearson, Michael Elphick, Joe Melia, John Standing

Votes: 693

33. 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: 775

34. Force majeure (1989)

86 min | Drama

6.3
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Philippe and Daniel go on vacation to South-East Asia, where they meet Hans, a resident of the area who acts as their patron and guide. Before they leave to return to Paris, the two present... See full summary »

Director: Pierre Jolivet | Stars: Patrick Bruel, François Cluzet, Kristin Scott Thomas, Alan Bates

Votes: 326

35. Don't Think I've Forgotten: Cambodia's Lost Rock & Roll (2014)

105 min | Documentary, Music

7.7
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79 Metascore

Through the eyes, words, and songs of its popular music stars of the 50s, 60s, and 70s, 'Don't Think I've Forgotten: Cambodia's Lost Rock & Roll' examines and unravels Cambodia's tragic ... See full summary »

Director: John Pirozzi | Stars: Norodom Sirivudh, Norodom Sihanouk, Sisowath Kossamak, Samley Hong

Votes: 169 | Gross: $0.12M

36. Sài Gòn Yo! (2011)

106 min | Drama

7.2
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Mai, a ribbon dancer from the countryside arrives in Saigon and befriends Kim, a street dancer. A promise of a better life leads their dance crew to the big competition, but a romance with a rich kid threatens to derail Kim's plans.

Director: Stephane Gauger | Stars: Quynh Hoa, Khuong Ngoc, Elly Nguyen, Phan Tan Thi

Votes: 92

37. Murders in the Zoo (1933)

Passed | 62 min | Crime, Horror

6.7
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A monomaniacal zoologist is pathologically jealous of his beautiful but unfaithful wife Evelyn and will not stop short of murder to keep her.

Director: A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: Charles Ruggles, Lionel Atwill, Gail Patrick, Randolph Scott

Votes: 648

38. Ape to Man (2005 Video)

100 min | Documentary, History

7.8
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The history of the search for the "missing link" in evolution is told through reenactments and interviews with leading scientists.

Director: Nic Young | Stars: Leslie Aiello, Joe Cain, Edward Herrmann, Tessa Jubber

Votes: 102

39. Operation Nam (1986)

85 min | Action, War

4.8
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Ten years after the end of the war in Vietnam, four ex-Marines decide to return to S.E. Asia to investigate reports of American POWs still being held there. These four include Roger, whose ... See full summary »

Director: Fabrizio De Angelis | Stars: Oliver Tobias, Christopher Connelly, Manfred Lehmann, John Steiner

Votes: 132

40. Our Sister Mambo (2015)

Comedy, Romance

5.2
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The story revolves around the Wong household, a middle-class family with four unmarried daughters, where the father acts as the glue while Mambo, the protagonist and third daughter, tries to get her other sisters hitched.

Director: Wi Ding Ho | Stars: Michelle Chong, Moses Lim, Audrey Luo, Ethel Yap

Votes: 13

41. Where East Is East (1929)

65 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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When an animal trapper in Indo-China finds that his daughter's fiancé is being successfully seduced by her estranged mother, he takes appropriate action.

Director: Tod Browning | Stars: Lon Chaney, Lupe Velez, Estelle Taylor, Lloyd Hughes

Votes: 301

42. Regret to Inform (1998)

Not Rated | 72 min | Documentary, War

7.4
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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 »

Director: Barbara Sonneborn | Stars: Xuan Ngoc Nguyen, Barbara Sonneborn

Votes: 286 | Gross: $0.02M

43. Public Enemy Number One (1981)

60 min | Documentary, Biography, War

6.9
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Add a Plot

Director: David Bradbury

Votes: 9

44. Gubra (2006)

Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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Seven years after Jason, Orked is now married to a much older guy, Arif. Everything seems ideal in their marriage at first glance. One fateful morning, Orked is awakened by a distressing ... See full summary »

Director: Yasmin Ahmad | Stars: Sharifah Amani, Juliana Ibrahim, Harith Iskander, Seng Tat Liew

Votes: 167

45. Sir! No Sir! (2005)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, War

7.8
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74 Metascore

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 »

Director: David Zeiger | Stars: Michael Alaimo, Edward Asner, Joe Bangert, Tom Bernard

Votes: 586 | Gross: $0.11M

46. Rice People (1994)

125 min | Drama

7.4
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In Cambodian refugee camps, when children are asked where rice comes from, they answer, "from UN lorries". They have never seen a rice field. One day, these children will have to learn to ... See full summary »

Director: Rithy Panh | Stars: Peng Phan, Mom Soth, Chhim Naline, Va Simorn

Votes: 207 | Gross: $0.04M

47. Banana Pancakes and the Children of Sticky Rice (2015)

90 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

7.2
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When backpackers visit a small village in remote northern Laos in search of a traditional experience, the inhabitants of the village discover the attractions of the West. Two worlds meet at... See full summary »

Director: Daan Veldhuizen

Votes: 89

48. The War at Home (1979)

Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary, History, Music

7.6
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Interviews with people involved with and leading the Madison, Wisconsin area resistance to the Vietnam war.

Directors: Glenn Silber, Barry Alexander Brown | Stars: Karleton Armstrong, Betty Boardman, Allen Ginsberg, Henry Haslach

Votes: 155

49. Singapore Dreaming (2006)

105 min | Drama

7.0
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When Loh wins the lottery, his family believes the money will deliver them from their struggles. However, he dies abruptly, pitching the family into a battle where the stakes are the very meaning of life itself.

Directors: Colin Goh, Yen Yen Woo | Stars: Richard Low, Alice Lim, Serene Chen, Yann Yann Yeo

Votes: 261

50. 881 (2007)

115 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

6.6
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The story is about two good friends who grew up with genuine love for the Getai culture, a form of art with stage and song performances. Getai has a historical tradition in Singapore. After... See full summary »

Director: Royston Tan | Stars: Yuwu Qi, Mindee Ong, Yann Yann Yeo, Ling Ling Liu

Votes: 288