Military & War Asia documentaries

The Trials of Henry Kissinger

The Trials of Henry Kissinger is a 2002 documentary by Eugene Jarecki based on the 2001 book with the same title by Christopher Hitchens looking at war crimes of the American diplomat, Henry Kissinger.   The documentary features the prominent voice of Scotish actor Brian Cox and a script[...]

Why We Fight

Why We Fight, a 2005 historical war documentary by Eugene Jarecki about the US military-industrial complex, and western foreign policies over the last 50 years.   The title of the film refers to a series of seven propaganda movies made by the United States during World War 2 with the same[...]

The Vietnam War

The Vietnam War, a 17-and-a-quarter-hour long documentary series which explores in great detail many of the most significant events that happened during The Vietnam War.   The series was written by Geoffrey C. Ward and directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. It includes more than 79 witnes[...]

McCullin

McCullin, a 2013 biographical documentary directed by David Morris and Jacqui Morris about Don McCullin who is considered to be the greatest war photographer alive.   More than just a film about Don, this doc is a journey into the history of photojournalism through the eyes of McCullin. T[...]

Vietnam: American Holocaust

Military & War Presenter Martin Sheen 2008 Unrated

When the North of Vietnam voted for a new communist styled regime during the 1950's, it marked a beginning of one of the most bloody times in history that the world has seen.   Vietnam: American Holocaust, investigates America's involvement in the Vietnam war with narration from A[...]

Little Dieter Needs to Fly

  Little Dieter Needs to Fly, a 1997 biographical war documentary by World-renowned filmmaker Werner Herzog which centres around German-American Naval piolet Dieter Dengler who talks about experiences during the Vietnam war.   During his tour, Dengler was shot down by an anti-airc[...]

Vietnam in HD

Vietnam in HD is a six-part documentary series which brings the horror, valour, hopelessness and brutality of the Vietnam War back to life with fully remastered film-footage.   Rather than being simply a compilation of HD footage, Vietnam in HD has a narrative structure and each episode f[...]

Shadow Company

Shadow Company is a 2006 war documentary by Nick Bicanic which asks one seemingly simple question; What does it really mean to be a good soldier?   The film follows four different war veterans who fought in World War 2, Vietnam, Gulf war and Iraq war who talk about their experiences. Taki[...]

The Korean War in Colour

Military & War Presenter John Ford 2002 Unrated

  The North Korean army flooded into South Korean on 25th June 1950 with more than 75,000 soldiers across the 38th parallel blockade. This was the first military action since the beginning of the Cold War. As a result, the United States entered the war on behalf of South Korea as t[...]

The Coming War on China

With the threat of war coming from all corners of the world, nuclear war is becoming something that is no longer unthinkable. The Coming War on China is a new documentary created by award-winning journalist John Pilger about the rising tensions between the United States and China. According to Pilge[...]

Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmakers Apocalypse

Art Presenter Eleanor Coppola 1991 Unrated

Purchase this documentary on DVD: Hearts Of Darkness [Blu-ray]   Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse, explores how one of the most epic war movies ever made. Apocalypse Now is a 1979 film directed by Francis ford Coppola about the brutal and often strange happenings duri[...]

The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara

The Fog of war is a 2003 documentary film directed by Errol Morris about the life of former US secretary of Defense, Robert s. McNamara. Using a wealth of archive footage we see some of the tough decisions that were made by Robert during his period in office from April 1st 1968 - July 1st 1968, the[...]

1968 Vietnam War

20th Century Battlefields 1968 Vietnam war documentary. The Vietnam war, also known as the resistance war against America was a cold war era proxy war which began on the first of November 1955 and ended with the fall of Saigon on the 30th April 1975. It was fought by the Soviet & Chinese&nb[...]

Hearts & Minds

Hearts & Minds: Be ready to be shocked by this hard-hitting reality documentary highlighting how America fought the Vietnam war in contrast to what they wanted in achieve politically. The background to this 1974 production is based on the recommendation of a report compi[...]

A curated collection of Asia war documentaries available to watch online for free. All of the Asia war documentary films featured here are full length.