Keyword: Vietnam War

X-Men: Days of Future Past

X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 130 minutes Release date: 05/22/2014
While the X-Men fight a war for the survival of the species in a dystopian future, Wolverine is transported to the past, where he must unite troubled, younger versions of Professor X, Magneto, Mystique and Beast to change a future that spells doom for mutants and humans alike.
Forrest Gump

Forrest Gump (1994)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 142 minutes Release date: 07/05/1994
Forrest Gump tells his remarkable life story to a stranger while waiting for a bus. Despite his sub-normal IQ, Gump leads a truly charmed life, with a ringside seat for many of the most memorable events of the second half of the 20th century. He taught Elvis Presley to dance, became a football star and met JFK and LBJ. He served with honor in Vietnam and spoke at an anti-war rally at the...
Charlie's Angels

Charlie's Angels (2000)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 11/02/2000
Three beautiful private detectives who work for a suave playboy boss are called in to rescue soon-to-be billionaire software mogul Eric Knox, when he is kidnapped from his office at Knox Technologies. While rough-and-tumble Alex, wild-child Dylan, and nerdy Natalie use an impressive array of high-tech gadgetry and martial arts moves to retrieve Knox from the clutches of rival Roger Corwin and his...
Full Metal Jacket

Full Metal Jacket (1987)

Rated: R Runtime: 118 minutes Release date: 06/18/1987
A group of Marines transform from rubes to fighting men. Through the eyes of a private, the men endure a merciless drill sergeant on Parris Island then the brutal Southeast Asian streets during the Vietnam War.
Apocalypse Now

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Rated: R Runtime: 153 minutes Release date: 04/29/1979
During the Vietnam War, the young American Captain Willard is given the assignment to hunt down and kill one of his own: Colonel Kurtz who has apparently gone insane, murdered hundreds of innocent people, and constructed a strange kingdom for himself deep in the jungle. Willard and his crew embark on a surreal river journey to find Kurtz, meeting along the way a Lieutenant-Colonel who surfs during...
Rescue Dawn

Rescue Dawn (2007)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 120 minutes Release date: 07/03/2007
Dieter Dengler dreamed of flying since his childhood in wartime Germany, which is why he volunteered to become a Navy pilot after his family moved to America. The only place he ever wanted to be was in the sky, but now, on his very first top-secret mission over Laos, his plane is shot down to earth. Trapped in an impassable jungle far from U.S. control, Dengler is soon captured by notoriously...
Jacob's Ladder

Jacob's Ladder (1990)

Rated: R Runtime: 115 minutes Release date: 11/01/1990
A Vietnam veteran suffers from the belated impact of government sanctioned LSD experiments.
Rambo: First Blood Part II

Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)

Rated: R Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 05/21/1985
Ex-Green Beret and Vietnam vet John Rambo is sent on assignment back to Southeast Asia to uncover evidence of still missing POWs, and ends up with his hands full when he comes up against Vietnamese soldiers still guarding the camps, the Russian military that oversees them, and the American State department officials who apparently sent him there fully knowing that he'd be taking on a doomed...
Fandango

Fandango (1985)

Rated: PG Runtime: 91 minutes Release date: 01/23/1985
A group of five college guys decide to have their last fling between graduation and the "real world" during the early '70s, even as the sceptre of the Vietnam War, still very real, looms on their conscience.
Platoon

Platoon (1986)

Rated: R Runtime: 120 minutes Release date: 12/18/1986
A rookie soldier struggles under the unbearable conditions of a horrible war: bugs, drugs, death, jungle rot, and hopelessness. But as he observes the differing style and attitudes of two of his commanders - one violent and one Zen-like - he comes to see the deeper conflict within the war: one of conscience.
Hamburger Hill

Hamburger Hill (1987)

Rated: R Runtime: 94 minutes Release date: 08/27/1987
Based on a true incident, this film tells the story of the 101st Airborne Division's 1969 battle in Vietnam over Hill 937, "Hamburger Hill." For ten days, the Vietcong refused to surrender, and both sides suffered heavy losses. When the American soldiers did take the hill, their victory turned out to be a hollow one.
American Gangster

American Gangster (2007)

Rated: R Runtime: 157 minutes Release date: 11/01/2007
Nobody used to notice Frank Lucas, the quiet driver to one of the inner city's leading black crime bosses. But when his boss suddenly dies, Frank exploits the opening in the power structure to build his own empire and create his own version of the American Dream. Through ingenuity and a strict business ethic, he comes to rule the inner-city drug trade, flooding the streets with a purer product at...
Killing Fields

The Killing Fields (1984)

Rated: R Runtime: 134 minutes Release date: 10/31/1984
New York Times photographer Sydney Schanberg and his interpreter Dith Pran are caught in the madness that is Pol Pot's bloody 'Year Zero' cleansing campaign. It eventually claims the lives of more than two million Cambodians.
Deer Hunter

The Deer Hunter (1978)

Rated: R Runtime: 183 minutes Release date: 11/29/1978
A group of Russian-American friends from a small Pennsylvannia industrial town prepare to leave for Vietnam. When they return from the war, their lives are indelibly changed.
Summertree

Summertree (1970)

Rated: PG Runtime: 89 minutes Release date: 11/29/1970
As he is dying in Vietnam, a young soldier remembers his girlfriend, and the fights he had with his parents over becoming a musician instead of going to college and his plan to evade the draft. He also recalls the "summertree" where he spent so many of his happiest times he was sent off to war.
Heaven and Earth

Heaven and Earth (1993)

Rated: R Runtime: 142 minutes Release date: 12/24/1993
The fact-based story of a Vietnamese woman who--from the 1950s to the 1980s--evolves from a peasant in Vietnam to a housewife in America.
Music Within

Music Within (2007)

Rated: R Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 10/25/2007
Richard Pimentel begins his life as a fighter, and his life's work becomes a process of fighting for the rights of others. Rising up from a childhood in a dysfunctional family, armed with a talent for public speaking and a winning personality, the young man makes his way to a Northwestern college, confident that he will ace his try-out for his idol Dr. Ben Padrow, the coach of the winningest team...
Frost/Nixon

Frost/Nixon (2008)

Rated: R Runtime: 122 minutes Release date: 12/04/2008
For three years after being forced from office, Richard Nixon remained silent. But in the summer of 1977, the steely, cunning former commander-in-chief agreed to sit for one all-inclusive interview to confront the questions of his time in office and the Watergate scandal that ended his presidency. Nixon surprised everyone in selecting David Frost as his televised confessor, intending to easily...
Air America

Air America (1990)

Rated: R Runtime: 113 minutes Release date: 08/09/1990
The story of two American pilots who fly for the CIA's covert airline during the last days of the Vietnam war.
Dirty Deeds

Dirty Deeds (2002)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 97 minutes Release date: 12/31/2002
In 1960's Sydney, a gangster's illegal activities come to the attention of the Chicago mob. Realizing the potential revenue to be made from Vietnam soldiers on shore leave in the city, they decide they want a piece of the action for themselves.
Quiet American

The Quiet American (2002)

Rated: R Runtime: 118 minutes Release date: 11/21/2002
American aid worker Alden Pyle arrives in Saigon in the fall of 1952, at the height of the Vietnamese fight for independence from French colonial rule. Filled with zeal for his mission to help the people of Vietnam through his economic aid program and eager to learn the lay of the land from a more experienced hand, Pyle befriends London Times correspondent Thomas Fowler. Soon however, he finds...
Good Morning, Vietnam

Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)

Rated: R Runtime: 120 minutes Release date: 12/22/1987
Based on the life of an actual person, the story of an unconventional American radio disc jockey in Vietnam during the war.
We Were Soldiers

We Were Soldiers (2002)

Rated: R Runtime: 138 minutes Release date: 02/28/2002
A fact-based tale of men under fire, their common acts of uncommon valor, and their loyalty to and love for one another during one of the most savage military battles in U.S. history. On November 14, 1965, in the Ia Drang Valley of Vietnam, in a small clearing called Landing Zone X-Ray, Lieutenant Colonel Hal Moore and 400 troopers from the U.S. 7th Air Cavalry are surrounded by 2000 enemy...
Born on the Fourth of July

Born on the Fourth of July (1989)

Rated: R Runtime: 145 minutes Release date: 12/19/1989
True story of Ron Kovic, a Marine wounded in Vietnam, covering his life from childhood in New York, through his 1964 enlistment and tour of duty in Vietnam, to his harrowing stay at a veterans hospital in the Bronx and eventual transformation into a well-known anti-war activist.
Love and Honor

Love and Honor (2012)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 08/29/2012
In 1969, Dalton, a young soldier in Vietnam, is dumped by his girlfriend, Jane. Dalton decides to sneak home to win her back. His best buddy Mickey goes with him and they find Jane, who is now "Juniper," at the University of Michigan, living in the heart of the counter-culture and anti-war movement. During one week in July, the rest of the world is focused on man's first steps on the moon, while...