Vietnam War war movies
Vietnam War war movies
Vietnam War war movies

Vietnam War (1955-1975)

Vietnam War followed the First Indochina War. The two sides of conflict were communist North Vietnam (supported by China) and South Vietnam (supported by France and later by the United States). Americans were self-confident that the air superiority and the equipment advantage will give them the edge over mostly poorly armed forces of North Vietnam and using only light arms forces of Viet Cong (South Vietnamese communist partisans). But the North Vietnam was well prepared for the war and their knowledge of the jungle warfare and guerilla warfare was far superior to whatever Americans could use in South-East Asia. The air superiority of the American forces based on land and aircraft carrier...

Major battles of Vietnam War

Battle of Ia Drang 14 November 1965

First major battle of American forces in Vietnam. The aim of this operation was sort of seek-and-destroy action - Americans wanted to attack the North Vietnamese units that were attacking forces in South Vietnam. Also it was good chance to put in practice their new tactics of making landing from helicopters. The landing of elements of 7th Cavalry Regiment and 5th Cavalry Regiment in Ia Drang Valle...

Battle of Hue 30 January 1968

One of the bloodiest and longest battles of the Vietnam War (it lasted over a month). After the Viet Cong started the Tet Offensive as a new strategy (attacking the large cities instead of fighting in the jungle), the industrial city of Hue was one of their main targets - over 12,000 partisans were deployed to attack Hue. American and South Vietnam forces were unprepared for such change in the bat...

War movies about Vietnam War

The Green Berets 1968 war movie

The Green Berets (1968)

American Green Berets fly to a jungle to help defend the base and if possible kill the Viet Cong general.

The Deer Hunter 1978 war movie

The Deer Hunter (1978)

Three steelworkers leave their small town in Pennsylvania to join the army. The Vietnam War changes their lives forever.

Apocalypse Now 1979 war movie

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Captain Willard is sent with a secret mission into neutral Cambodia to kill American officer, who became leader of cult-like movement. On the route he sees the whole spectrum of insanity in Vietnam War.

Uncommon Valor 1983 war movie

Uncommon Valor (1983)

Colonel Jason Rhodes, tired of waiting for his son to be released from POW camp in Vietnam, sets up a team of veterans to storm into the camp and release him.

Platoon 1986 war movie

Platoon (1986)

Young recruit sent to Vietnam learns that the war isnít the idealistic battle of good and evil - it is battle between evil and evil.

Full Metal Jacket 1987 war movie

Full Metal Jacket (1987)

Brutal training of US Marines is just a small step towards the thing that are awaiting them in Vietnam.

Bat 21 1988 war movie

Bat 21 (1988)

When valuable electronic warfare officer is shot down over enemy area US Air Force is determined to rescue him.

Heaven & Earth 1993 war movie

Heaven & Earth (1993)

Life of the villagers in Southern Vietnam changes when politics hit their country and turn their world upside down.

Tigerland 2000 war movie

Tigerland (2000)

The American soldiers arrive to Tigerland, a training camp that will prepare them for active service in Vietnam. Ronald Bozz, a draftee, who is not gonna go quitly.

We Were Soldiers 2002 war movie

We Were Soldiers (2002)

First majob battle of American forces in Vietnam seen from battlefield and the families back home.

R-Point 2004 war movie

R-Point (2004)

Group of Korean soldiers on a rescue mission is sent to a secluded jungle island, where strange force affects their minds.

Sniper 3 2004 war movie

Sniper 3 (2004)

American sniper is sent to Vietnam to kill the terrorist mastermind, but on the arrival he finds the mission to be completely different from what he was told.

Rescue Dawn 2006 war movie

Rescue Dawn (2006)

American pilot shot down over Laos is put into prisonder of war camp in the jungle, but soon he realizes that the only chance to survive is escape.

War games about Vietnam War

Gunboat 1988 war game

Gunboat (1988)

During Vietnam War we are put in charge of a gunboat - fast and agile PBR boat to patrol the many rivers of Southeast Asia.

Vietcong 2003 war game

Vietcong (2003)

Simple first-person shooter set during the Vietnam War - fight the communist Viet Cong in the jungles and cities.

Vietcong 2 2005 war game

Vietcong 2 (2005)

The break out of Tet Offensive in Vietnam War has caught you among the Americans in Hanoi - find a way out of the city under attack.