We Are the Mighty has some suggestions for viewing. The 9 best Vietnam War movies.
The list includes some good movies, like The Deer Hunter, Apocalypse Now, and Good Morning, Vietnam and also a few that I don’t think are so good, like First Blood. But we have time to watch.
Francis Ford Coppola set out to make a Vietnam War epic based on Joseph Conrad’s anti-colonialist novella The Heart of Darkness. It would turn out to be one of the most arduous productions in the history of cinema, taking over three years to complete and nearly destroying Coppola’s health and career in the process.
Here’s the trailer for Apocalypse Now.