The Best Documentaries About Vietnam Films

The Best Documentaries About Vietnam

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List Criteria: Documentary films about the Vietnam War

There have been many documentaries about the Vietnam War and the plethora of controversies that surrounded it. What are the best documentaries about the Vietnam War? This list, ranked by the community, has the best films that will educate you about the era and the war.
 
The films featured on this list cover a variety of topics about the Vietnam War, ranging from the history behind what brought the United States into the war, controversies and conspiracy theories involving the United States government’s role, behind the scenes details about victims who were affected by the devastations of the war, and even the impact that the Vietnam War still has to this day on all countries involved. No matter what aspect of the Vietnam War you're interested in, there is sure to be a documentary on this list for you!
 
This list features the best Vietnam War documentaries, including: The Anderson Platoon, The Uncounted Enemy, Going Upriver and Far From Vietnam. Vote for your favorite docs today and add any great films about the Vietnam War that aren't included.
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    Robert De Niro, Robin Williams, Sean Penn

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    The Uncounted Enemy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Documentaries About Vietnam
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    Donald Sutherland

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    The World of Charlie Company is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Documentaries About Vietnam

    The World of Charlie Company

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    Year Zero: The Silent Death of... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Documentaries About Vietnam

    Year Zero: The Silent Death of Cambodia

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    Bernard Fresson

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    Barbara Sonneborn

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    Vietnam, Long Time Coming is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Documentaries About Vietnam

    Vietnam, Long Time Coming

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    Street Scenes is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Documentaries About Vietnam

    Verna Bloom

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    Return With Honor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Documentaries About Vietnam
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    The Fog of War is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Documentaries About Vietnam

    The Fog of War

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    Vietnam: The Last Battle is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Documentaries About Vietnam

    Vietnam: The Last Battle John Pilger

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    A Face of War is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Documentaries About Vietnam

    A Face of War

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    Vietnam: the Ten Thousand Day ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Documentaries About Vietnam

    Vietnam: the Ten Thousand Day War

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    The Man Nobody Knew is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Documentaries About Vietnam

    The Man Nobody Knew

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    Vietnam Requiem is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Documentaries About Vietnam

    Vietnam Requiem Peter Thomas

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    Into Harm's Way is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Documentaries About Vietnam

    Into Harm's Way

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    Michael Oliver

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    A Touch of Home: the Vietnam W... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Documentaries About Vietnam

    A Touch of Home: the Vietnam War's Red Cross Girls

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    In the Shadow of the Blade is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Documentaries About Vietnam

    In the Shadow of the Blade

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    This Hour Has Seven Days is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Documentaries About Vietnam

    This Hour Has Seven Days

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    Glenda Jackson, Michael Williams, Peter Brook

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    Four Hours in My Lai is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Documentaries About Vietnam

    Four Hours in My Lai

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    Westmoreland V. CBS is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Documentaries About Vietnam

    Westmoreland V. CBS

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    Unfinished Symphony: Democracy... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Documentaries About Vietnam

    Unfinished Symphony: Democracy and Dissent

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    Enemy Image is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Documentaries About Vietnam

    Enemy Image

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    Sad Song of Yellow Skin is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Documentaries About Vietnam

    Sad Song of Yellow Skin

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    F.T.A. is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Documentaries About Vietnam

    F.T.A. Jane Fonda, Donald Sutherland, Peter Boyle

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    Stolen Honor is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Documentaries About Vietnam

    Stolen Honor

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    The Wall That Heals is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Documentaries About Vietnam

    The Wall That Heals Louis Gossett, Jr.

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