Vietnam Documentaries

The Trials of Henry Kissinger

2002 Unrated

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[...]

Vietnam: American Holocaust

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[...]

Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmakers Apocalypse

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[...]

The Doors: When Youre Strange


  A documentary about the American rock band The Doors constructed in chronological order. The Doors formed in Los Angeles in 1965 and went on to become one of the most successful bands of all time and gained a cult following that is very much alive today. In the film, we see[...]

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[...]

Sir! No Sir!


Sir! No Sir!: A documentary which explores a pivotal moment in American history. Sir! No Sir!  focuses on the efforts of troops during the conflict in Vietnam from November 1, 1955 – April 30, 1975, which involved a powerful mix of political and social stances.   In t[...]

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