Articles Related to Vietnam War films

Top Ten Vietnam War Movies – a List

April 4, 2018

On Vietnam War Veterans Day last week Military Times posted a list of the Top 10 Vietnam War movies---the flicks that they "consider best tell the story of those who went through hell, both abroad and…

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Michael Cimino, 1939-2016

July 4, 2016

Michael Cimino, who won a Best Director Oscar for his highly acclaimed---and controversial--Vietnam War film, "The Deer Hunter, " died July 2  at age 77. That 1978 movie, starring Robert De Niro and Christopher Walken, follows…

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'Ghost Money' Film in Production

September 3, 2013

Larry Johnson, who served as an Army Special Services entertainment specialist  producing shows to entertain the troops in Vietnam in 1972, is putting together a feature film called Ghost Money. The movie will tell the story of…

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'China Gate' on DVD

April 18, 2013

  Samuel Fuller (1912-1997) is best known for his three war films: Steel Helmet (1951), one of the first Hollywood movies about the Korean War; China Gate (1957), one of the first dealing with the…

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Love & Honor: A Vietnam War Story That Bombs

March 27, 2013

The initial reviews of Love & Honor--- a new Hollywood movie staring Liam Hemsworth of The Hunger Games about two Vietnam War infantrymen who manage to come home to Michigan in the middle of their tour in…

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Share Your Thoughts on ‘Go Tell the Spartans’

March 14, 2013

William Cummings, a Professor of Humanities and Cultural Studies at the University of South Florida, has just created what he calls a "digital and public history project" dealing with the highly regarded 1978 Vietnam War…

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Student Looking for Vietnam Vets for War Film Paper

February 15, 2013

  Gian Verderame, a student at Richard Stockton College in Pomona, New Jersey, is working on a  thesis titled "The Vietnam Film:  How Hollywood Shapes Our Perception of the  Vietnam War. " "The films that I will be…

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Siege of Firebase Gloria on DVD

April 25, 2012

The Siege of Firebase Gloria , a low-budget Vietnam War combat movie that came out early in 1989, has just been released in DVD in the MGM Limited Edition Collection series. The movie stars Lee…

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Pierre Schoendoerffer, 1928-2012

March 16, 2012

Pierre Schoendoerffer, the French filmmaker whose work was strongly influenced by his French military service in Indochina from 1951-54, died March 14 in a Paris hospital.  Schoendoerffer, who was wounded in the French Indochina War…

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