Vietnam War Films about POW / MIA Issueby abi-jwongse | created - 10 months ago | updated - 10 months ago | Public
Whilst there are many films about the Vietnam War, very few deal with the fate of American POWs and MIA soldiers left behind in Laos and Vietnam at the end of the war.
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1. Rescue Dawn (2006)
PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
A U.S. fighter pilot's epic struggle of survival after being shot down on a mission over Laos during the Vietnam War.
Votes: 94,458 | Gross: $5.49M
2. Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)
R | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
John Rambo is released from prison by the government for a top-secret covert mission to the last place on Earth he'd want to return - the jungles of Vietnam.
Votes: 136,790 | Gross: $150.42M
3. Missing in Action (1984)
R | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Colonel Braddock launches a mission deep into the jungles of Vietnam to find the POW camp that he escaped from and free the Americans still held captive there.
Votes: 12,469 | Gross: $22.81M
4. Missing in Action 2: The Beginning (1985)
R | 100 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Prequel to the first Missing In Action, set in the early 1980s it shows the capture of Colonel Braddock during the Vietnam war in the 1970s, and his captivity with other American POWs in a brutal prison camp, and his plans to escape.
Votes: 6,833 | Gross: $10.80M
5. M.I.A. A Greater Evil (2018)
TV-MA | 86 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A group of American college students embark on an expedition looking for gold in the war-torn jungles of Vietnam. Their dreams quickly unravel when an unplanned detour leaves the group lost... See full summary »
6. Operation Nam (1986)
85 min | Action, War
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 »
7. Uncommon Valor (1983)
R | 105 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Ten years after his son went M.I.A. in Vietnam, U.S. Marine retired Colonel Jason Rhodes assembles a private rescue team to find Americans held in P.O.W. camps in Laos.
Votes: 8,157 | Gross: $30.50M