Most Popular "Vietnam War Veteran" Titles
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1. Forrest Gump (1994)
PG-13 | 142 min | Comedy, Drama
Forrest Gump, while not intelligent, has accidentally been present at many historic moments, but his true love, Jenny Curran, eludes him.
Votes: 1,292,205 | Gross: $329.69M
2. Taxi Driver (1976)
R | 113 min | Crime, Drama
A mentally unstable Vietnam War veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge for violent action, attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process.
3. Quarry (2016– )
TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Quarry, a disillusioned Vietnam War vet, returns home to Memphis in 1972 only to find rejection and scrutiny at every step. A mysterious man known only as The Broker gives him an offer he can't refuse - to work for him as a hitman.
4. From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)
R | 108 min | Action, Crime, Horror
Two criminals and their hostages unknowingly seek temporary refuge in an establishment populated by vampires, with chaotic results.
Votes: 224,420 | Gross: $25.75M
7. Jarhead (2005)
R | 125 min | Action, Drama, War
A psychological study of operations desert shield and desert storm during the gulf war; through the eyes of a U.S marine sniper who struggles to cope with the possibility his girlfriend may be cheating on him back home.
Votes: 145,909 | Gross: $62.65M
8. St. Vincent (2014)
PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Drama
A young boy whose parents have just divorced finds an unlikely friend and mentor in the misanthropic, bawdy, hedonistic war veteran who lives next door.
Votes: 76,744 | Gross: $44.13M
9. Wet Hot American Summer (2001)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Romance
Set on the last day of camp, in the hot summer of 1981, a group of counselors try to complete their unfinished business before the day ends.
Votes: 41,685 | Gross: $0.29M
10. X2 (2003)
PG-13 | 134 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
The X-Men band together to find a mutant assassin who has made an attempt on the President's life, while the Mutant Academy is attacked by military forces.
Votes: 414,937 | Gross: $214.95M
11. Rambo III (1988)
R | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
When his friend Colonel Trautman is captured by Soviets during a mission in Afghanistan, John Rambo sets out to rescue him while taking on the brutal tyrant and his army who rule that region.
Votes: 94,198 | Gross: $53.72M
12. Jacob's Ladder (I) (1990)
R | 113 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Mourning his dead child, a haunted Vietnam War veteran attempts to discover his past while suffering from a severe case of dissociation. To do so, he must decipher reality and life from his own dreams, delusion, and perception of death.
Votes: 77,841 | Gross: $26.12M
13. Thank You for Smoking (2005)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama
Satirical comedy follows the machinations of Big Tobacco's chief spokesman, Nick Naylor, who spins on behalf of cigarettes while trying to remain a role model for his twelve-year-old son.
Votes: 194,056 | Gross: $24.79M
15. The Men Who Stare at Goats (2009)
R | 94 min | Comedy, War
A reporter in Iraq might just have the story of a lifetime when he meets Lyn Cassady, a guy who claims to be a former member of the U.S. Army's New Earth Army, a unit that employs paranormal powers in their missions.
Votes: 111,017 | Gross: $32.42M
16. Half Nelson (2006)
R | 106 min | Drama
An inner-city junior high school teacher with a drug habit forms an unlikely friendship with one of his students after she discovers his secret.
Votes: 71,975 | Gross: $2.69M
17. The Delta Force (1986)
R | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
When the terrorists Abdul Rafai and Mustafa hijack a Boeing 707 in Athenas with 144 passengers and crew, they use a grenade to force Captain Campbell to fly to Beirut, Lebanon, instead of ... See full summary »
Votes: 15,004 | Gross: $17.01M
18. Colors (1988)
R | 120 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An experienced cop and his rookie partner patrol the streets of East Los Angeles while trying to keep the gang violence under control.
Votes: 19,509 | Gross: $46.62M
19. In the Valley of Elah (2007)
R | 121 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A retired military investigator works with a police detective to uncover the truth behind his son's disappearance following his return from a tour of duty in Iraq.
Votes: 61,045 | Gross: $6.78M
20. Vanishing Point (1971)
R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
During the 1970s, car delivery driver Kowalski delivers hot rods in record time but always runs into trouble with the highway cops.
22. Dead Presidents (1995)
R | 119 min | Action, Crime, Drama
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.
Votes: 15,574 | Gross: $24.20M
23. Lions for Lambs (2007)
R | 92 min | Drama, Thriller, War
Injuries sustained by two Army rangers behind enemy lines in Afghanistan set off a sequence of events involving a congressman, a journalist and a professor.
Votes: 41,644 | Gross: $15.00M
24. U Turn (1997)
R | 125 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A man heading to Vegas to pay off his gambling debt before the Russian mafia kills him, is forced to stop in an Arizona town where everything that can go wrong, does go wrong.
Votes: 42,787 | Gross: $6.63M
25. Big Fat Liar (2002)
PG | 88 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
After a young boy's school essay erroneously finds its way into the hands of a Hollywood producer who turns the idea into a hit film, the boy travels to Los Angeles to claim his credit.
Votes: 29,412 | Gross: $47.81M
27. A Christmas Visitor (2002 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama
A father struggles with the past. A daughter fights for the future. A mother searches for answers. The Boyajians have not celebrated Christmas in 11 years. They lost their faith when they ... See full summary »
28. Sniper (1993)
R | 98 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Tough guy Thomas Beckett is a US Marine working in the Panamanian jungle. His job is to seek out rebels and remove them using his sniper skills. Beckett is notorious for losing his partners... See full summary »
Votes: 19,543 | Gross: $18.99M
29. Child's Play 3 (1991)
R | 90 min | Horror, Thriller
Chucky, the doll possessed by a serial killer, returns for revenge against Andy, the young boy who defeated him and who has since become a teenager.
Votes: 25,622 | Gross: $14.96M
31. The Presidio (1988)
R | 97 min | Action, Crime, Mystery
Jay Austin is now a civilian police detective. Colonel Caldwell was his commanding officer years before when he left the military police over a disagreement over the handling of a drunk ... See full summary »
Votes: 13,268 | Gross: $20.04M
33. Heaven & Earth (1993)
R | 140 min | Action, Biography, Drama
The final movie in Oliver Stone's Vietnam trilogy follows the true story of a Vietnamese village girl who survives a life of suffering and hardship during and after the Vietnam war. As a ... See full summary »
Votes: 10,949 | Gross: $5.86M
34. Bullet (1996)
R | 96 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Butch "Bullet" Stein is a Jewish junkie from the mean streets of Brooklyn, is paroled after eight years in prison. Butch rips off a runner for local drug dealer, Tank, and is soon right ... See full summary »
35. Men at Work (1990)
PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Carl and James are two pleasant but unambitious garbage men. Carl has a telescope with which he observes his neighbors. One evening he sees a man giving a female neighbor a hard time. As ... See full summary »
Votes: 18,495 | Gross: $16.25M
36. Missing in Action (1984)
R | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Colonel James Braddock is an American officer who spent seven years in a North Vietnamese POW camp, then escaped 10 years ago. After the bloodiest war, Braddock accompanies a government ... See full summary »
Votes: 10,753 | Gross: $22.81M
37. Nick of Time (1995)
R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An unimpressive, every-day man is forced into a situation where he is told to kill a politician to save his kidnapped daughter.
Votes: 33,043 | Gross: $8.17M
42. Desperation (2006 TV Movie)
R | 131 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
When a sheriff arrests a writer, a family, a couple, and a hitchiker and throws them in a jail cell in the deserted town of Desperation, they must fight for their lives.
45. The Package (1989)
R | 108 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Experienced Green Beret sergeant Johnny Gallagher is escorting a prisoner, Airborne Ranger Thomas Boyette, back to the US, but Boyette escapes and Gallagher must risk life and limb to catch him.
Votes: 6,616 | Gross: $10.65M
47. The Crazies (1973)
R | 103 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
The military attempts to contain a manmade combat virus that causes death and permanent insanity in those infected, as it overtakes a small Pennsylvania town.
49. Eyewitness (1981)
R | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Eccentric Vietnam War vet turned janitor claims to have witnessed a murder of a man tied to international political underground in order to get the attention of a TV reporter he has a huge crush on. The cops suspect his loser best friend.
50. Sniper 3 (2004 Video)
R | 90 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Deadly sniper Tom Beckett is recruited by the CIA to go to Ho Chi Minh City and take out a ruthless drug dealer who turns out to be an old war buddy he thought was dead.