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.