The Best Vietnam War Movies Films
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The Best Vietnam War Movies

List Criteria: Movies must take place during the Vietnam War.

Vietnam War movies can almost be counted as a genre on their own--there are so many of them. This Vietnam War movies list can be organized by cast, year, director, or more. It 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.
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    Stanley Kubrick, Adam Baldwin, Vincent D'Onofrio

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    Johnny Depp, Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger

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    Marlon Brando, Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall

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    Mel Gibson, Taylor Momsen, Jon Hamm

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    Don Cheadle, Dylan McDermott, Steven Weber

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    Meryl Streep, Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken

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    Tom Hanks, Haley Joel Osment, Kurt Russell

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    Robin Williams, Forest Whitaker, J. T. Walsh

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    Sean Penn, Michael J. Fox, John C. Reilly

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    R. Lee Ermey, Michael Lembeck, Noble Willingham

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    R. Lee Ermey, Wings Hauser, John Calvin

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    Gene Hackman, Danny Glover, Jeff Baxter

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    John Wayne, George Takei, Vera Miles

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    Gene Hackman, Patrick Swayze, Robert Stack

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    Willem Dafoe, David Schwimmer, Tom Sizemore

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    Jeffrey Jones, Michael Moriarty, David Soul

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    Christian Bale, Steve Zahn, Marshall Bell

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    Macaulay Culkin, Tim Robbins, Jason Alexander

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    Mel Gibson, Robert Downey Jr., Michael Dudikoff

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    Colin Farrell, Michael Shannon, Cole Hauser

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    James Earl Jones, Laurence Fishburne, James Caan

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    Nate Parker, Wilson Bethel, Michael Paré

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    Michael Dudikoff, William Smith, Michael DeLorenzo

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    Chuck Norris, Jean-Claude Van Damme, M. Emmet Walsh

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    Tommy Lee Jones, Debbie Reynolds, Joan Chen

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    Burt Lancaster, Marc Singer, Dolph Sweet

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    Chuck Norris, Professor Tanaka, Soon-Tek Oh

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    Laurence Fishburne, Brian Dennehy, Stacy Keach

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    Martin Sheen, Terrence Howard, Chris Tucker

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    Jane Fonda, Jon Voight, Bruce Dern

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    Bernie Mac, Eddie Griffin, Joe Morton

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    Michael Wayne, Stephen Quadros, David Parry

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    Bill Paxton, Donal Logue, Vivian Wu

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    Glenn Morshower, Nicholas Cascone

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    Beau Bridges, Johnny Hallyday, Haing S. Ngor

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    Willem Dafoe, Keith David, David Alan Grier

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    Denis Leary, Danny Glover, Ray Liotta

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    Tommy Lee Jones, Dabney Coleman, William Devane

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    Chuck Norris, Keith David, Aki Aleong

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    Nicolas Cage, Matthew Modine, Marshall Bell

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    Bryan Brown, Ian Gilmour, John Hargreaves

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    Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Carla Gugino

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    Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Scott Glenn, Shea Whigham

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    Carla Gugino, Kathy Bates, Martin Sheen

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    Lori Labar, Nick Nasta, Veronica Stork

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