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1. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)

R | 118 min | Comedy

7.7
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41 Metascore

An oddball journalist and his psychopathic lawyer travel to Las Vegas for a series of psychedelic escapades.

Writers: Hunter S. Thompson, Terry Gilliam, Tony Grisoni, Tod Davies, Alex Cox | Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: Johnny Depp, Benicio Del Toro, Tobey Maguire, Ellen Barkin

2. Woodstock (1970)

R | 184 min | Documentary, History, Music

8.0
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The film chronicle of the legendary 1969 music festival.

Director: Michael Wadleigh | Stars: Joan Baez, Richie Havens, Roger Daltrey, Joe Cocker

3. American Dreams (2002–2005)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Music

7.5
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Set to the soundtrack of the '60s, a Philadelphia family moves toward the cultural upheaval in the years ahead. The Pryors' teen daughter Meg tries to shed her "good girl" image by hanging ... See full summary »

Creator: Jonathan Prince | Stars: Gail O'Grady, Tom Verica, Brittany Snow, Will Estes

4. Big Wednesday (1978)

PG | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

7.3
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The lives of some California surfers from the early '60s to the '70s.

Writers: John Milius, Dennis Aaberg | Director: John Milius | Stars: Jan-Michael Vincent, William Katt, Gary Busey, Patti D'Arbanville

5. Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight (2013)

97 min | Drama

6.9
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Ali's biggest match, his fight with the US government. A film about the politics and hubris surrounding the Vietnam War and the revenge exacted on America's greatest sportsman of the 20th century because he refused to fight in that war.

Writers: Howard L. Bingham, Shawn Slovo, Mark Wallace | Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Christopher Plummer, Frank Langella, Ed Begley Jr., Peter Gerety

6. Winter Soldier (1972)

Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary, History, War

8.0
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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

7. 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.

Writers: Nicholas Proffitt, Ronald Bass | Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: James Caan, Anjelica Huston, James Earl Jones, D.B. Sweeney

8. The Chicken Chronicles (1977)

R | 95 min | Comedy

5.4
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A high school senior tries to score with Margaret.

Writer: Paul Diamond | Director: Frank Simon | Stars: Phil Silvers, Ed Lauter, Steve Guttenberg, Lisa Reeves

9. Green Dragon (2001)

PG-13 | 115 min | Drama

6.4
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49 Metascore

The story of some Vietnamese refugees as they first arrive at Camp Pendleton in the United States as the Vietnam war ends in 1975.

Writers: Timothy Linh Bui, Tony Bui | Director: Timothy Linh Bui | Stars: Patrick Swayze, Forest Whitaker, Duong Don, Hiep Thi Le

10. A.W.O.L (2006)

20 min | Short, Action, Drama

6.0
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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 »

Writer: Shane Black | Director: Jack Swanstrom | Stars: David Morse, John C. McGinley, Caroline Kristiahn, Tuan Tran

11. The Doors: When You're Strange (2009)

R | 86 min | Documentary, Music

7.7
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55 Metascore

A look at the late '60s and early '70s rock band The Doors, including rare exclusive footage.

Writer: Tom DiCillo | Director: Tom DiCillo | Stars: Johnny Depp, John Densmore, Robby Krieger, Ray Manzarek

12. Model Shop (1969)

M | 95 min | Drama

6.5
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George Matthews is a young man who is having a bittersweet affair with a French divorcée in Los Angeles. Waiting to be drafted, he is unable to commit himself to anything or anybody, ... See full summary »

Writers: Jacques Demy, Carole Eastman | Director: Jacques Demy | Stars: Anouk Aimée, Gary Lockwood, Alexandra Hay, Carol Cole

13. Two People (1973)

R | 100 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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Writer: Richard De Roy | Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Peter Fonda, Lindsay Wagner, Estelle Parsons, Alan Fudge

14. Eggshells (1969)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Fantasy

5.5
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Writer: Tobe Hooper | Director: Tobe Hooper | Stars: Ron Barnhart, Pamela Craig, Allen Danziger, Sharon Danziger

15. Sir! No Sir! (2005)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, War

7.7
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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 »

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

16. A Call to Remember (1997 TV Movie)

R | 110 min | Drama

6.8
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Writer: Max Eisenberg | Director: Jack Bender | Stars: Blythe Danner, Joe Mantegna, David Lascher, Kevin Zegers

17. Operation Nam (1986)

85 min | Action, War

4.6
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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 »

Writers: Gianfranco Clerici, Vincenzo Mannino, Fabrizio De Angelis, Erwin C. Dietrich | Director: Fabrizio De Angelis | Stars: Oliver Tobias, Christopher Connelly, Manfred Lehmann, John Steiner

18. The War at Home (1979)

Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary, History, Music

7.0
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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

19. Explosion (1969)

R | 98 min | Crime, Drama, War

5.4
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During the height of the Vietnam war, a hippie and a draft dodger get together and hatch a plan to flee to Canada. They steal a car and head towards Vancouver, but the trip doesn't go as ... See full summary »

Writers: Alene Bricken, Jules Bricken, Robert Hartford-Davis | Director: Jules Bricken | Stars: Don Stroud, Gordon Thomson, Michèle Chicoine, Cec Linder

20. Journey Through Rosebud (1972)

GP | 93 min | Drama

6.0
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A group of young Indians living on the Sioux Indian Reservation in South Dakota stage a protest against the U.S. Government and years of lies and deception come to a violent climax.

Writer: Albert Ruben | Director: Tom Gries | Stars: Robert Forster, Kristoffer Tabori, Victoria Racimo, Eddie Little Sky

21. Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst (2004)

Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary, History, Mystery

7.2
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Director: Robert Stone | Stars: Russ Little, Michael Bortin, Timothy Findley, Dan Grove

22. The Sorceror's Apprentice (1977)

91 min | Drama

5.5
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"Les Apprentis Sorciers" is a thriller in which the characters are Latin-American exiles living in Paris. It is also a comedy about artists who play at revolution rather than actually participate in one.

Writers: Edgardo Cozarinsky, Albert Tauman | Director: Edgardo Cozarinsky | Stars: Dennis Hopper, Zouzou, Peter Chatel, Marie-France Pisier

23. The Activist (1969)

X | 87 min | Drama

4.4
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Mike, a college student, makes an impassioned anti-war speech on campus, which is carried on live television, causing a storm of controversy. His girlfriend leaves him, but he finds himself... See full summary »

Writers: Art Napoleon, Jo Napoleon | Director: Art Napoleon | Stars: Michael Smith, Lesley Taplin, Tom Maier, Brian Murphy

24. Prologue (I) (1970)

87 min | Drama

5.4
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Presents the rival philosophies of young people, militant protest or communal retreat, set against the political upheaval of the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago.

Writers: Sherwood Forest, Robin Spry | Director: Robin Spry | Stars: John Robbe, Elaine Malus, Gary Rader, Christopher Cordeaux

25. In the Country (1967)

65 min

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"During the Vietnam War, a young revolutionary, isolated with his lover in a country house, struggles to comprehend his self-inflicted inactivity and his alienation from former political associates."

Writer: Robert Kramer | Director: Robert Kramer | Stars: William Devane, Catherine Merrill, Jane Kramer, Henry Heifitz

26. The Flag (2006)

Not Rated | 13 min | Short, War

5.9
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Vietnam 1968. Several American soldiers are held prisoner within the depths of a Vietnamese war-camp. Fox has reached the limits of what he can endure and begins to contemplate suicide. His... See full summary »

Director: Rene Hinojosa | Stars: Paul Michael Bloodgood, Jeff Carley, Jason Harper, Kevin Kwok

27. Induction (2005)

13 min | Comedy, Drama, Short

7.8
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In 1970, at the height of the Vietnam War, best friends Zack and Rico are called in for their military draft physicals. Zack has a hilarious plan for them to fail the physical exams, but ... See full summary »

Writers: Thomas Lavane Bung, Elan Glasser | Director: Elan Glasser | Stars: Kathleen Gati, Matt George, Karen-Eileen Gordon, Brian Gross

28. Stolen Honor: Wounds That Never Heal (2004)

43 min | Documentary, Short

4.0
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In the mid 1960's thousands of young American men left their families, homes and jobs and went to fight for their country in Southeast Asia. Many of them never returned. Others were shot ... See full summary »

Writer: Carlton Sherwood | Director: Carlton Sherwood | Stars: Carlton Sherwood, Kenneth W. Cordier, George Day, Jack H. Fellowes

29. The Edge (1968)

100 min | Drama

6.6
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"A troubled antiwar activist plans to assassinate the President of the United States. His resolve forces others in a fragmented and disillusioned group of political allies to face the ... See full summary »

Writer: Robert Kramer | Director: Robert Kramer | Stars: Tom Griffin, Howard Loeb Babeuf, Jeff Weiss, Anne Waldman Warsch

30. The Circle (1972)

PG | 95 min | Drama

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Writer: Tom Moyer Jr. | Director: Tom Moyer Jr. | Stars: Mark Allen, Jim Bosley, Carol Crittenden, Dianna Ferrua

31. Return to Vietnam (2008)

60 min | Documentary

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Vietnam vets return to China Beach, Vietnam to build the Marble Mountain health clinic, and recall the past that has brought them together in this 10th anniversary reconciliation trip of ... See full summary »

Writer: Charles Domokos

32. The Revolution Is in Your Head (1970)

75 min | Documentary, Music

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Star: Phil Ochs

33. Flights (2002)

18 min | Short, Drama, War

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A college senior confronts having to fight in the Vietnam War. He and his roommates start setting paper airplanes on fire and launching them from a precarious rooftop. After an intense, ... See full summary »

Writer: Robert M. Herzog | Director: Robert M. Herzog | Stars: Michael Cavaliere, Billy Lush, Andy Phelan, Garret Savage

34. The Lottery (2004)

13 min | Short, Drama

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1969, Upstate New York. Alex, 18, and Jim, 18, are picked with high numbers in the Vietnam Selective Service Lottery and they have three days left to report to active duty. Despite Alex's ... See full summary »

Writer: Andreas von Scheele | Director: Andreas von Scheele | Stars: Kevin Conway, Matthew Kehoe, Joe Rinaldi

35. The Century: America's Time (1999– )
Episode: 1971-1975: Approaching the Apocalypse (1999)

Not Rated | Documentary

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From Nixon's inauguration to his resignation, this episode details the developments in the American psyche from the first moon landing to the end of the Vietnam war and beyond to disco and Attica and the Watergate scandal.

Stars: Spiro Agnew, Buzz Aldrin, Stephen Ambrose, Neil Armstrong

36. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: A Conversation with Gregory Peck (1999)

97 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.9
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In 1999, Gregory Peck (1916-2003) visits the Barter Theatre, Abingdon, VA, where he had acted in 1940 and where this evening he tells stories and answers questions about his career. ... See full summary »

Director: Barbara Kopple | Stars: Gregory Peck, Cecilia Peck, Veronique Peck, Colleen Sheehy

37. The American Experience (1988– )
Episode: Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst (2004)

Unrated | 89 min | Documentary, History

7.3
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75 Metascore

A documentary on the curious American domestic terrorist group, infamous for the 1974 kidnapping of Patty Hearst.

Director: Robert Stone | Stars: Russ Little, Michael Bortin, Timothy Findley, Dan Grove