Jul 24, 2009 6:44:34 AM
Top 10 Vietnam movies
Michael Caine struggles, Marlon Brando snaps, Robert De Niro survives. This is the best of Vietnam on celluloid.
Indochine (1992) Stunning cinematography sells 1930s love story - if this doesn’t make you want to go to Halong Bay, nothing will.
The Lover (1992) Taboo tryst in French colonial Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City).
The Quiet American (2002) Michael Caine caught in a love triangle and political turmoil at the Hotel Continental in 1950s Saigon.
The Scent of Green Papaya (1992) Beautifully shot coming of age story in 50s’ Saigon.
Apocalypse Now (1979) Martin Sheen and Marlon Brando deliver probably the most-quoted Vietnam War movie lines.
The Deer Hunter (1978) Small-town America feels the after-effects of the Vietnam War.
Platoon (1986) The first of Oliver Stone’s Vietnam trilogy and the highest-ever-grossing film about the Vietnam War.
Good Morning, Vietnam (1987) Robin Williams provides comic relief for troops as a wartime radio announcer.
Cyclo (1995) A young cyclo driver’s struggle with Ho Chi Minh City’s violent underworld.
Three Seasons (1999) Harvey Keitel plays a veteran returning to Ho Chi Minh City to look for his daughter.