Film Famous Movies From Vietnam

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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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The Lover Jeanne Moreau, Jane March, Lisa Faulkner The Lover is a 1992 drama film produced by Claude Berri and directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud. Based on the semi-autobiographical 1984 novel by Marguerite Duras, the film details the illicit ...more

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Cyclo Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Le Cong Tuan Anh, Tran Nu Yen Khe Cyclo is a 1995 film by Tran Anh Hung. It stars Lê Văn Lộc, Tony Leung Chiu Wai and Trần Nữ Yên Khê. The film won the Golden Lion at the 52nd Venice International Film ...more

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Three Seasons Harvey Keitel, Đơn Dương, Tran Manh Cuong Three Seasons is an American Vietnamese language film filmed in Vietnam about the past, present, and future of Ho Chi Minh City in the early days of Doi Moi. It is a poetic film that tries to ...more

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Mother's Soul Hong Anh, Truong Minh Quoc Thai, Phung Hoa Hoai Linh Mother's Soul is a 2011 family drama film written and directed by Pham Nhue Giang.

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Bar Girls My Duyen, Minh Thu, Anh Vu

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The Rebel Dustin Nguyen, Ngô Thanh Vân, Johnny Trí Nguyễn The Rebel is a 2007 Vietnamese martial arts film directed by Charlie Nguyen and starring Johnny Tri Nguyen, Dustin Nguyen and Ngo Thanh Van. It premiered on April 12, 2007 at the Vietnamese ...more

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The Buffalo Boy Nguyen Thi Tham, Thach Kim Long, Nguyen Anh Hoa Set in the lowlands of southern Vietnam, this powerful coming of age tale is a richly textured and stunningly visual reflection of the rhythms of daily life and culture determined by water. The ...more

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The Vertical Ray of the Sun Đỗ Thị Hải Yến, Le Khanh, Tran Nu Yen Khe The Vertical Ray of the Sun is the third feature film by Vietnamese-born French director Trần Anh Hùng. It was released in 2000 and is the final part of what many now consider to be ...more

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Blood Letter Midu, Minh Thuan, Kim Hien Blood Letter Vietnamese: 'Thiên Mệnh Anh Hùng' is a 2012 Vietnamese martial arts action fantasy directed by Victor Vu, produced by Phuong Nam Films and Saiga Films, in association ...more

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Dien Bien Phu Donald Pleasence, Jean-François Balmer, Patrick Chauvel Diên Biên Phu is a 1992 film written and directed by French veteran Pierre Schoendoerffer. With its huge budget, all-star cast, and realistic war scenes produced with the cooperation ...more

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Muoi: The Legend of a Portrait Jo An, Seong-Eon Lim, Cha Ye-ryeon Mười: The Legend of a Portrait is a 2007 horror film starring Jo An, Cha Ye-ryun and Anh Thu. It became the first horror film in Vietnam, after the Fall of Saigon and also, the first rated film ...more

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Bui Doi Cho Lon Johnny Trí Nguyễn, Nhung Kate, Hoang Phuc

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The Scent of Green Papaya Keo Souvannavong, Tran Nu Yen Khe, Lu Man San The Scent of Green Papaya is a 1993 Vietnamese-language film produced in France by Lazennec Production, directed by Vietnamese-French director Tran Anh Hung, and starring Tran Nu ...more

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Journey from the Fall Kieu Chinh, Nguyen Long, Diễm Liên Journey from the Fall is a 2006 independent film by writer/director/editor Ham Tran, about the Vietnamese reeducation camp and boat people experience following the Fall of Saigon on April 30, ...more

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Love Man Love Woman Love Man Love Woman is a 2007 documentary film directed by Nguyen Trinh Thi.

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Dust of Empire Dominique Sanda, Jean-François Stévenin, Anne Canovas Dust of Empire is a 1983 film written by Lê Lâm and Henry Colomer and directed by Lê Lâm.

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Owl and the Sparrow Nguyen Hau, Danvy Pham, Bui Thi Noan Owl and the Sparrow is a 2007 film by Stephane Gauger that follows the fictional story of three Vietnamese individuals over a period of five days as they meet in Saigon.

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Saigon Eclipse Dustin Nguyen, Johnny Trí Nguyễn, Chang Tseng Saigon Eclipse is a 2007 Vietnamese film. The 90-minute film, directed by Othello Khanh and starring Dustin Nguyen, Trương Ngọc Ánh, Marjolaine Bui, Johnny Trí Nguyễn, Như Quỳnh, ...more

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Oh, Saigon Oh, Saigon is a 2007 autobiographical documentary by Vietnamese American director Doan Hoang about her family's separation during the fall of Saigon and her attempt to reunite them afterwards. ...more

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Wharf of Widows Luu Trong Ninh, Nguyen Nhu Quynh, Minh Chau Ben khong chong or is a 2000 Vietnamese film. The film won an award at the Berlin International Film Festival. It is directed by and featuring Trong Ninh Luu with Chau Minh and Ha Thuy .

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Coordinates of Death Yuriy Nazarov, Aleksandr Galibin, Daniil Netrebin Coordinates of Death is a 1985 film by Samvel Gasparov and Nguyen Xuan Chan. The film, which involved both Soviet and Vietnamese movie makers, is mostly about American brutality during the ...more

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17th Parallel: Vietnam in War is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Movies From Vietnam
17th Parallel: Vietnam in War 17th Parallel: Vietnam in War is a 1968 French documentary film directed by Joris Ivens. The film sets out to show the effects of the American bombing campaign on the Vietnamese people, who were ...more

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The Golden Key My Duyen, Ta Ngoc Bao Chiếc chìa khóa vàng is a 2000 Vietnamese war film romance. It was directed by Hoang Le.

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Female Tutor Tran Thanh, Hoai Linh Female Tutor is a 2012 comedy film written and directed by Le Bao Trung.

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Gangsta Girls My Duyen, Bang Lang, Lam Trường Gangsta Girls is a 2004 Vietnamese film. Directed by young director Le Hoang, it was the most financially successful film in Vietnam during 2005. It stars Lam Truong, Bang Lang and My Duyen. The ...more

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Cuoc Xe Dem is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Movies From Vietnam
Cuoc Xe Dem Nguyen Hau, Toàn Truong Thi, Hung Nguyen Thanh Cuoc Xe Dem is a 2000 film written and directed by Chuyên Bui Thac.

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Clash Ngô Thanh Vân, Johnny Trí Nguyễn, Nguyen Hau "With lightening-fast martial arts, hyperbolic shootouts, an epic soundtrack, and the archetypes you love and love to hate, this cinematic indulgence follows a badass group of outcasts as ...more

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In the Shade of Trees Do Thi Minh Thu, Doan Tran Anh Tu In the Shade of Trees is a 2011 Vietnamese computer-animated comedy-adventure film produced by Colory Animation Studio.

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Bi, Don't Be Afraid Nguyen Ha Phong, Le Huynh Anh, Thach Kim Long Bi, Don't Be Afraid is a 2010 drama film directed and written by Phan Dang Di.

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Loi nguyen huyet ngai Thanh Loc, Phan Anh, Nguyen Nhu Quynh

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Adrift Đỗ Thị Hải Yến, Linh Dan Pham, Johnny Trí Nguyễn Adrift is a 2009 Vietnamese film directed by Bui Thac Chuyen and stars Linh Dan Pham, Do Thi Hai Yen, Johnny Tri Nguyen and Nguyen Duy Khoa. Hai Yen plays Duyen, a young tourist guide who ...more

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The Guava House Nguyen Lan Huong, Pham Khac Lam, Huong Thao The Guava House is a 2000 drama film written and directed by Đặng Nhật Minh.

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My Sweetheart Is Getting Married Chieu Xuan, Quoc Tri, Tran Luc

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Fairy Tale for 17-Year-Olds Trinh Thinh, Tran Hanh, Thanh Tu Fairy Tale for 17-Year-Olds is a 1987 film directed by Nguyen Xuan Son.

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Love me! Do you dare? Miu Le, Tran Thanh Love me! Do you dare? is the 2013 written by Quyen Linh and Phuoc Sang Media and directed by Nguyen Quang Minh.

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The Legend Is Alive Dustin Nguyen, Tran Trung Linh, Thai Hoa The Legend Is Alive is a 2009 martial art and drama film written and directed by Luu Huynh.

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Lu and Bun Lu and Bun is a 2009 Vietnamese computer-animated comedy-adventure television series produced by Vietkite Media.

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Pao's Story Đỗ Thị Hải Yến, Nguyen Nhu Quynh, Do Hoa Thuy Story of Pao or Pao's Story is a 2006 Vietnamese movie. It stars Đỗ Thị Hải Yến who also starred in The Quiet American, and was directed and written by her husband Ngô Quang Hải. It is set ...more

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The Legendary Script Ying Yang, Yeng Tha Her, Ishia Her The Legendary Script is a 2006 action film written and directed by Yeng Tha Her and Ying Yang.

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Don't Burn Ben Rindner, Michael Jarmus, Brian Townes In 2009 Đặng Nhật Minh's film Do Not Burn, starring Tina Duong, Minh Huong and Ben Rindner, about the martyr Dang Thuy Tram, premiered at the International 19th Annual took place in Fukuoka, ...more

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Tro Lai Ngu Thuy Tro Lai Ngu Thuy is a 1997 documentary film directed by Le Manh Thich and Do Khanh Toan.

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Travelling Circus is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Movies From Vietnam
Travelling Circus The Anh, Minh Vien, Bac Son Travelling Circus is a 1988 drama film directed by Viet Linh.

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Five Fairies in the House Miu Le, Phi Nhung, Ngan Khanh Five Fairies in the House is a 2013 comedy film directed by Trần Ngọc Giàu.

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Sandy Lives Đơn Dương, Hong Anh, Mai Hoa Sandy Lives is a 1999 film directed by Nguyen Thanh Van.

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The Sawyers Ha Thu, Vu Dinh Than, Le Vu Long The Sawyers is a 1998 Vietnamese drama film written by Son Trang and directed by Vuong Duc.

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Nga ba Dong Loc is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Movies From Vietnam
Nga ba Dong Loc Xuan Bac, Ngoc Dung, Yen Vy Nga ba Dong Loc is a 1997 film directed by Luu Trong Ninh.

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The Fading Light Trung Dung, Minh Duc The Fading Light is a 2008 film directed by Thien Do.

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Pearls of the Far East Ngô Thanh Vân, Kieu Chinh, Leon Le Pearls of the Far East is a 2011 film directed by Cuong Ngo.

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The Long Journey Cong Ninh, Mien Moc The Long Journey is a 1996 film directed by Hoang Le.

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The White Silk Dress Tong Bach Thuy, Nguyen Quoc Khanh, Truong Ngoc Anh The White Silk Dress is a 2006 Vietnamese war film directed by Luu Huynh starring Truong Ngoc Anh and Nguyen Quoc Khanh. With a budget of over 2 million dollars, it is one of the most expensive ...more