Vietnam war veteran movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant vietnam war veteran movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, cult film and suspense films and TV shows about / with vietnam war veteran, vietnam veteran, gun, death, vietnam war, violence, rivalry, murder, chase and police plots mostly in Drama, Action and Crime genres shot in USA, Canada, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as vietnam war veteran: In the Middle of the River (2018), Americana (1981), The A-Team (1983), The Veteran (2006), S.W.A.T. (1975), Blind Fury (1989), First Blood (1982), Forrest Gump (1994), The Spook Who Sat by the Door (1973), Goke, Body Snatcher from Hell (1968).

List of vietnam war veteran movies

In the Middle of the River (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Led to believe his abusive grandfather is responsible for his sister's recent death, Gabriel returns to his humble home in rural New Mexico. Yearning to protect his family, he swears to secretly kill his grandfather, yet at the critical moment, ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: vietnam war veteran, dysfunctional family, uncover truth, getting home, death of sister, family secret, iraq war veteran, prison visit, amputee, grandfather grandson relationship, singing in a car
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 6.3
 240
Americana (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a small town in rural Kansas, a troubled veteran attempts to restore an old merry-go-round ride.
Plot: loner, war veteran, countryside, vietnam war veteran, conflict, small town, merry go round, vietnam veteran, americana
Time: 70s
Place: kansas
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 7.5
 34K
The A-Team (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The A-Team is an American action-adventure television series, running from 1983 to 1987, about a fictional group of ex United States Army Special Forces personnel who work as soldiers of fortune, while on the run from the Army after being branded as ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: swat team, commando, adventure, partners, mercenary, righting the wronged, ex soldier, chases and races, escapades, improvised weapon, gunfight, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, vietnam
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 3.7
 554
The Veteran (2006)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sidney J. Furie's The Veteran is a respectable straight-to-DVD movie that was headed for the "pleasant surprise" category before self-destructing with a terrible, out-of-the-blue ending.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: vietnam war, soldier, vengeance, confined, war, politics, friendship, haunted by the past, vietnam veteran, vietnam war veteran, military, state affairs ...
Place: vietnam, asia
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 6.6
 2K
S.W.A.T. (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: S.W.A.T. is an American action/crime drama series about the adventures of a Special Weapons And Tactics team operating in an unidentified California city. A spin-off of The Rookies, the series aired on ABC from February 1975 to April 1976. Like The ...
Style: realistic, rough, stylized, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swat, law enforcement, fighting crime, danger, police investigation, workplace situations, tough law enforcer, crimes, crime, workplace, swat team, teamwork ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, los angeles
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 6.4
 15K
Blind Fury (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A blind Vietnam vet, trained as a swordfighter, comes to America and helps to rescue the son of a fellow soldier.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vengeance, one against many, rescue, gangsters, heroic mission, martial arts, buddies, obsessive quest, crimes, deadly, adventure, righting the wronged ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, asia, australia
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 7.7
 227K
First Blood (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When former Green Beret John Rambo is harassed by local law enforcement and arrested for vagrancy, the Vietnam vet snaps, runs for the hills and rat-a-tat-tats his way into the action-movie hall of fame. Hounded by a relentless sheriff, Rambo ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, intense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, soldier, manhunt, tough heroes, danger, ex military, lone wolves, gunfight, police brutality, humiliation, loner, vietnam veteran ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: vietnam, usa, arizona
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 8.8
 1.8M
Forrest Gump (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A man with a low IQ has accomplished great things in his life and been present during significant historic events - in each case, far exceeding what anyone imagined he could do. Yet, despite all the things he has attained, his one true love eludes ...
Style: touching, uplifting, sincere, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: life philosophy, human spirit, mentally challenged, journey, destiny, rise to the top, true love, storytelling, philosophy, human relationship, odd, army ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, 70s, 1950s ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., vietnam, china, united states ...
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The Spook Who Sat by the Door (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A black man plays Uncle Tom in order to gain access to CIA training, then uses that knowledge to plot a new American Revolution.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, biting ...
Plot: racism, interracial relations, terrorism, revolution, politics, rebellion, fighting the system, gang, cia, idealism, social decay, political unrest ...
Time: 70s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, washington d.c.
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Goke, Body Snatcher from Hell (1968)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The survivors of a plane crash in a remote area are attacked by blob-like alien creatures that turn their victims into blood-thirsty vampires.
Style: scary, surreal, futuristic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, evil alien, airplane, vietnam war, anti war, hijacking, air disaster, blob, alien invasion, wilderness, desert, plague ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: japan, osaka japan
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Christmas on Division Street (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A good-natured homeless man and an ill-tempered student become good friends.
Style: captivating, uplifting, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, homeless man, library, christmas, hopes, odd couple, society, youth, bittersweet, social differences, human spirit, redemption ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: philadelphia, usa
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 7.3
 12K
Coming Home (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The wife of a Marine serving in Vietnam, Sally Hyde (Jane Fonda) decides to volunteer at a local veterans hospital to occupy her time. There she meets Luke Martin (Jon Voight), a frustrated wheelchair-bound vet who has become disillusioned with the ...
Style: emotional, realistic, sincere, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: vietnam war, paraplegic, disability, paralysis, hospital, military hospital, soldier, wheelchair, post traumatic stress disorder, war, marine, anti war ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
Place: california, vietnam, usa, los angeles
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The American Soldier (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Ricky returns to Munich from Vietnam and is promptly hired as a contract killer in Fassbinder’s subversive and experimental gangster movie.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, investigation, assassination, tough law enforcer, femme fatale, soldier, rivalry, vietnam war, murder, master criminal, crimes, criminal's revenge ...
Place: vietnam, germany, asia, europe, munich germany
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Alice's Restaurant (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Alice's Restaurant is a 1969 movie adapted from a song by Arlo Guthrie. The song is Arlo Guthrie's most famous work, a talking blues based on a true story that began on Thanksgiving Day 1965. The movie reproduces the events of the song, in ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, witty ...
Plot: restaurant, drug abuse, hospital, thanksgiving, small town, college, commune, church, wedding, hippie, military service, bittersweet ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: california, vietnam, asia, beverly hills, usa ...
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Northville Cemetery Massacre (1976)
Genre: Crime, Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The bikers are the heroes and the lawmen are the villains in this vintage action drama. The Spirits are a motorcycle club who ride the highways and country roads of Michigan; while they look rough, wear beat-up denim and favor Harley Davidsons, the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, frame up, biker, motorcycle gang, violence, vietnam veteran, police, rape, revenge, blood, vigilante, hippie ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, detroit
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 5.3
 171
Final Mission (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, War
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When his family are murdered Vietnam War veteran, Vince Deacon, tracks down the man responsible for the murders and to get his revenge.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, one man army, murder, vengeance, vietnam war, police station, jungle, vigilantism, vietnam veteran, revenge, crime, crimes ...
Time: year 1972
Place: vietnam, los angeles, laos
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 5.5
 19K
The Beach Bum (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Switzerland, UK, France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An irreverent comedy about the misadventures of Moondog, a rebellious stoner and lovable rogue who lives large.
Style: ironic, feel good, light, humorous, absurd
Audience: boys' night
Plot: stoner, alcoholic, karma, buddies, poet, marijuana, adultery, drugs, entertainment, pool party, misadventure, cocaine ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, kentucky, havana cuba, vietnam, jamaica ...
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Ashes and Embers (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Ashes and Embers is an original screenplay by Haile Gerima, about a Vietnam veteran, who, several years after the war, is struggling to come to terms with his role in the war, and his role as a Black person in America. He survives by working odd ...
Style: non-linear
Plot: getting home, held at gunpoint, statue, stock footage, grandmother grandson relationship, vietnam veteran, hallucinations, blood, hollywood sign, american dream, surrealism, farm ...
Place: washington d.c., vietnam, los angeles
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 7.0
 20K
Red Rock West (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a promised job for Texan Michael fails to materialise in Wyoming, Mike is mistaken by Wayne to be the hitman he hired to kill his unfaithful wife, Suzanne. Mike takes full advantage of the situation, collects the money and runs. During his ...
Style: suspenseful, sexy, rough, surprise ending, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: neo-noir, neo noir, hitman, mistaken identity, betrayal, small town, money, unemployment, criminal, crimes, crime gone awry, gas station ...
Time: 90s
Place: wyoming, texas, usa
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The Protector (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Billy Wong is a New York City cop whose partner is gunned down during a robbery. Billy and his new partner, Danny Garoni, are working security at a fashion show when a wealthy man's daughter, Laura Shapiro, is kidnapped. The Federal authorities ...
Style: stylized, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, gangsters, chase, gang, rescue, fighting crime, urban, working undercover, against the odds, track down, city life ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, new york, china, usa, asia ...
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Distant Thunder (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A troubled Vietnam war vet deserts his wife and child shortly after he returns from the war. He returns after 10 years, where he's been living like an animal in the forest. He finds himself unprepared for the changes that he will have to cope ...
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, uplifting, sincere ...
Plot: martial arts, suicide, homelessness, parents and children, family life, terminal illness, human nature, homecoming, family relations, friends, estrangement, in the woods ...
Time: 60s, 80s, year 1969
Place: vietnam, asia, washington state, illinois
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Courage Under Fire (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A US Army officer had made a "friendly fire" mistake that was covered up and he was reassigned to a desk job. Later he was tasked to investigate a female chopper commander's worthiness to be awarded the Medal of Honor posthumously. At ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, serious, rough, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gulf war, military, soldier, boot camp, helicopter, battles, military life, u.s. army, tank, war, medal of honor, rescue mission ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: iraq, middle east, pentagon
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 6.4
 60K
Blood Father (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An ex-con reunites with his estranged wayward 16-year old daughter to protect her from drug dealers who are trying to kill her.
Style: harsh, suspense, stylized, tense, road movie ...
Plot: revenge, gunfight, protector, father daughter relationship, ex convict, drug dealer, parent child relationship, redemption, rescue, teenage girl, gangsters, survival ...
Time: 2010s, 80s
Place: california, new mexico, santa monica california, los angeles
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 6.9
 297K
Top Gun (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: For Lieutenant Pete 'Maverick' Mitchell and his friend and Co-Pilot Nick 'Goose' Bradshaw being accepted into an elite training school for fighter pilots is a dream come true. A tragedy, as well as personal demons, threaten ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: fighter pilot, officers and cadets, navy, airplane, u.s. navy, pilot, cold war, motorcycle, fall in love, love and romance, military, buddies ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
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 7.4
 46K
Black Dynamite (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: This is the story of 1970s African-American action legend Black Dynamite. The Man killed his brother, pumped heroin into local orphanages, and flooded the ghetto with adulterated malt liquor. Black Dynamite was the one hero willing to fight The Man ...
Style: humorous, not serious, talky, witty, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parody, gunfight, organized crime, mob boss, vengeance, crimes, fighting crime, heroic, martial arts, injustice, machismo, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa
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 7.5
 22K
Magnum, P.I. (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Magnum, P.I. is an American television series starring Tom Selleck as Thomas Magnum, a private investigator living on Oahu, Hawaii. The series ran from 1980 to 1988 in first-run broadcast on the American CBS television network. According to the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, light, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, escapades, crime, crimes, private detective, investigation, helicopter, partners, buddies, lifestyle, estate, anonymity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hawaii, usa
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 5.1
 203
Ted & Venus (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ted is a 1970s Venice Beach poet who spends his days drifting along the boardwalk, reciting his poetry to anyone who will listen. His life changes when a striking bikini-clad beauty named Linda strolls by him. Instantly, Ted believes he's found ...
Plot: prison sex, murder, party, restaurant, exercise, motel, champagne, strobe light, vomiting, sex, lapd, wheelchair ...
Place: venice beach california, pacific ocean, southern california
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All the Kind Strangers (1974)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A flashy LA photographer decides to help a little boy get back home. The kid happens to live deep into marshland, with his siblings and mom.
Plot: held captive, lost in the woods, vietnam veteran, dog, absent mother, homosexual subtext, nightgown, false name, male bondage, countryside, running through the woods, male objectification ...
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Song of The Dead (2005)
Genre: Musical, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Zombie Musical
Style: cult film
Plot: terrorist attack, vietnam war veteran, serial killer, caretaker, zombie, mother, cabin in the woods, political satire, living dead, hobby, chainsaw, united states of america ...
Place: usa
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 5.2
 435
Semper Fi (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Cliff Truckee refuses a privileged start in life at a top college while other young men are enlisting. On the bus out of Chicago he meets a girl on her way to join the Marines, falls in love and decides to do the same. Paris Island is physically ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, suspense
Plot: military, military life, bravery, recruit, father son relationship, marine, female soldier, fight, prison, punishment, friendship between men, military training ...
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