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Vietnam War movies can almost be counted as a genre on their own–there are so many of them. This list contains the best Vietnam War movies that were ever made, including popular classic like Full Metal Jacket and more recent films, like Tunnel Rats. The best Vietnam movies place the war in correct context and capture the ethos of the environment at the time. Many of the titles on this list are from the point of view of Americans, but international and independent films are included as well.
What are the best Vietnam War films? This list of of Vietnam war movies is thorough, but it is not complete. If you see that your favorite film is missing, please add it to the list. You can click on any of the Vietnam movie names for more details and change the dropdown info to display the release date, directors, and stars. So, what are the best movies about the Viet nam war? Vote on this list to display your preferences.
Please scroll down to the bottom of this article and click on the link indicated to be redirected to my list of movies which also include trailers in most cases. As more votes are cast, the favorites will migrate to the top of the list. Feel free to revisit this page any time to see how your favorite film is ranking.
THESE ARE THE RESULTS OF AN UNOFFICIAL POLL TAKEN ON FACEBOOK AFTER THE PUBLICATION OF THIS ORIGINAL ARTICLE; IT WAS POSTED ON BOTH OF MY FB PAGES AND ON 59 DIFFERENT VETERAN GROUP PAGES. UNFORTUNATELY, “VOTES” WERE NOT PLACED ON THE OFFICIAL ATTACHED POLL AND INSTEAD, READERS CITED THEIR “BEST VIETNAM MOVIES” IN THE POST COMMENT SECTION. SO, I CREATED AN EXCEL LIST AND TALLIED THESE RECOMMENDATIONS BY HAND DAILY FOR THE PAST WEEK – RESULTS ARE COMPILED IN THE CHART BELOW. ALL RECOMMENDATIONS ARE INCLUDED – SEVERAL NOT BEING TITLES, BUT MENTIONED ACROSS THE DIFFERENT PAGES. SOMEBODY ALSO SAID THAT WE SHOULD NOW VOTE ON THE WORST VIETNAM WAR MOVIE…MAYBE AT A LATER DATE.
|Best Vietnam War Movies – FB poll 1-2 TO 1-7-15|
|1||We were Soldiers Once||175|
|3||Full Metal Jacket||39|
|5||The Green Berets||25|
|6||Best Movie Not yet made||24|
|7||The Boys of Company C||21|
|8||The Deer Hunter||20|
|10||Go tell the Spartans||16|
|12||I lived my VN War Movie||15|
|13||Don’t watch VN War movies||15|
|14||Good Morning Vietnam||14|
|15||Tour of Duty||13|
|16||The Seige of Firebase Gloria||11|
|17||Casualties of War||7|
|19||84 Charlie MoPic||5|
|20||Flight of the Intruder||4|
|24||The Hanoi Hilton||3|
|25||Make movie about Khe Sanh||3|
|26||2 Days in October||3|
|28||The Anderson Platoon||2|
|29||The Quiet American||2|
|32||The Odd Angry Shot||1|
|34||Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam||1|
|35||A Bright Shining Lie||1|
|36||Vietnam in HD||1|
|37||Missing in Action||1|
|39||A Rumor of War||1|
|42||Gardens of Stone||1|
|43||The Ugly American||1|
|44||Vietnam: The 10,000 day War||1|
|47||A Better Tomorrow||0|
|48||A Yank in Viet-Nam||0|
|51||Born on the Fourth of July||0|
|52||Braddock: Missing in Action III||0|
|53||Bullet in the Head||0|
|58||Don’t Cry, It’s Only Thunder||0|
|60||Faith of My Fathers||0|
|63||Free The Army tour||0|
|65||Heaven & Earth||0|
|66||Hell on the Battleground||0|
|67||How Sleep the Brave||0|
|68||Journey from the Fall||0|
|70||Missing in Action 2: The Beginning||0|
|73||Operation Dumbo Drop||0|
|77||Some Kind of Hero||0|
|79||The Ballad of Andy Crocker||0|
|80||The Foot Shooting Party||0|
|81||The Iron Triangl||0|
|82||The Lost Platoon||0|
|83||The Uncounted Enemy||0|
|84||The Walking Dead||0|
|85||The War at Home||0|
|86||Thou Shalt Not Kill… Except||0|
|88||To the Shores of Hell||0|
|92||Word of Honor||0|
|Total Votes Cast||598|
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