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Famous Movies From Vietnam

Updated June 14, 2019 18.2k views71 items

List of popular movies from Vietnam, listed by popularity with movie trailers when available. All prominent movies shot in Vietnam are included. This list of famous films made in Vietnam includes additional information about the movies, such as who directed them and what genre they are. Any top rated movies made in Vietnam should appear on this list, with the most well-known ones at the top. The most popular cinema of Vietnam is included below, so if you see a movie that's missing then it probably isn't very well-known.

Movies on this list include Rambo: First Blood Part II and Journey from the Fall. This list answers the questions What movies were shot in Vietnam?"
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  • 1
    The Lover

    The Lover

    Jeanne Moreau, Jane March

    Released1992

    Directed byJean-Jacques Annaud

    The Lover is a 1992 drama film produced by Claude Berri and directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud.... more on Wikipedia
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    Cyclo

    Cyclo

    Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Le Cong Tuan Anh

    Released1995

    Directed byTran Anh Hung

    Cyclo is a 1995 film by Tran Anh Hung. It stars Lê Văn Lộc, Tony Leung Chiu Wai and Trần Nữ... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    Three Seasons

    Three Seasons

    Harvey Keitel, Đơn Dương

    Released1999

    Directed byTony Bui

    Three Seasons is an American Vietnamese language film filmed in Vietnam about the past,... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Mother's Soul

    Mother's Soul

    Hong Anh, Truong Minh Quoc Thai

    Released2011

    Directed byPham Nhue Giang

    Mother's Soul is a 2011 family drama film written and directed by Pham Nhue Giang.Amazon_watch buy button
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    Bar Girls

    Bar Girls

    My Duyen, Minh Thu

    Released2003

    Directed byLê Hoàng

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    The Rebel

    The Rebel

    Dustin Nguyen, Ngô Thanh Vân

    Released2007

    Directed byCharlie Nguyen

    The Rebel is a 2007 Vietnamese martial arts film directed by Charlie Nguyen and starring... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    The Buffalo Boy

    The Buffalo Boy

    Nguyen Thi Tham, Thach Kim Long

    Released2004

    Directed byMinh Nguyen-Vo

    Set in the lowlands of southern Vietnam, this powerful coming of age tale is a richly textured... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    The Vertical Ray of the Sun

    The Vertical Ray of the Sun

    Đỗ Thị Hải Yến, Le Khanh

    Released2000

    Directed byTran Anh Hung

    The Vertical Ray of the Sun is the third feature film by Vietnamese-born French director Trần... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Blood Letter

    Blood Letter

    Midu, Minh Thuan

    Released2012

    Directed byVictor Vu

    Blood Letter Vietnamese: 'Thiên Mệnh Anh Hùng' is a 2012 Vietnamese martial arts action... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
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    Dien Bien Phu

    Dien Bien Phu

    Donald Pleasence, Jean-François Balmer

    Released1992

    Directed byPierre Schoendoerffer

    Diên Biên Phu is a 1992 film written and directed by French veteran Pierre Schoendoerffer.... more on Wikipedia
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    Muoi: The Legend of a Portrait

    Muoi: The Legend of a Portrait

    Jo An, Seong-Eon Lim

    Released2007

    Directed byKim Tae-kyeong

    Mười: The Legend of a Portrait is a 2007 horror film starring Jo An, Cha Ye-ryun and Anh Thu.... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Bui Doi Cho Lon

    Bui Doi Cho Lon

    Johnny Trí Nguyễn, Nhung Kate

    Directed byCharlie Nguyen

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    The Scent of Green Papaya

    The Scent of Green Papaya

    Keo Souvannavong, Tran Nu Yen Khe

    Released1993

    Directed byTran Anh Hung

    The Scent of Green Papaya is a 1993 Vietnamese-language film produced in France by Lazennec... more on Wikipedia
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    Journey from the Fall

    Journey from the Fall

    Kieu Chinh, Nguyen Long

    Released2006

    Directed byTran Ham

    Journey from the Fall is a 2006 independent film by writer/director/editor Ham Tran, about the... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Love Man Love Woman

    Love Man Love Woman

    Love Man Love Woman is a 2007 documentary film directed by Nguyen Trinh Thi.Amazon_watch buy button
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    Dust of Empire

    Dust of Empire

    Dominique Sanda, Jean-François Stévenin

    Released1983

    Directed byLê Lâm

    Dust of Empire is a 1983 film written by Lê Lâm and Henry Colomer and directed by Lê Lâm.Amazon_watch buy button
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    Owl and the Sparrow

    Owl and the Sparrow

    Nguyen Hau, Danvy Pham

    Released2007

    Directed byStephane Gauger

    Owl and the Sparrow is a 2007 film by Stephane Gauger that follows the fictional story of... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Saigon Eclipse

    Saigon Eclipse

    Dustin Nguyen, Johnny Trí Nguyễn

    Released2007

    Directed byOthello Khanh

    Saigon Eclipse is a 2007 Vietnamese film. The 90-minute film, directed by Othello Khanh and... more on Wikipedia
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    Oh, Saigon

    Oh, Saigon

    Oh, Saigon is a 2007 autobiographical documentary by Vietnamese American director Doan Hoang... more on Wikipedia
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    Wharf of Widows

    Wharf of Widows

    Luu Trong Ninh, Nguyen Nhu Quynh

    Released2000

    Directed byLuu Trong Ninh

    Ben khong chong or is a 2000 Vietnamese film. The film won an award at the Berlin... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
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    Coordinates of Death

    Coordinates of Death

    Yuriy Nazarov, Aleksandr Galibin

    Released1985

    Directed bySamvel Gasparov, Nguyen Xuan Chan

    Coordinates of Death is a 1985 film by Samvel Gasparov and Nguyen Xuan Chan. The film, which... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
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    17th Parallel: Vietnam in War

    17th Parallel: Vietnam in War is a 1968 French documentary film directed by Joris Ivens. The... more on Wikipedia
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    The Golden Key

    The Golden Key

    My Duyen, Ta Ngoc Bao

    Released2001

    Directed byLê Hoàng

    Chiếc chìa khóa vàng is a 2000 Vietnamese war film romance. It was directed by Hoang Le.Amazon_watch buy button
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    Female Tutor

    Female Tutor

    Tran Thanh, Hoai Linh

    Released2012

    Directed byLe Bao Trung

    Female Tutor is a 2012 comedy film written and directed by Le Bao Trung.Amazon_watch buy button
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    Gangsta Girls

    Gangsta Girls

    My Duyen, Bang Lang

    Released2004

    Directed byLê Hoàng

    Gangsta Girls is a 2004 Vietnamese film. Directed by young director Le Hoang, it was the most... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button