Tag: vietnam war veteran

Ride the Hot Wind (1971) 5

Ride the Hot Wind (1971)

Storyline:Captain Shank is an outcast officer and gets dishonorably discharged. He tries to get back on his feet, but his reputation keeps following him around ruining everything. When he meets some bikers he gets cau...

The Karate Kid Part III (1989) 5.2

The Karate Kid Part III (1989)

Storyline:John Kreese, his life in tatters after his karate school was defeated by Daniel and Miyagi, visits Terry Silver, a Vietnam War comrade. Terry is a ruthless businessman and martial arts expert, and he vows to...

Beyond the Call (TV Movie 1996) 6

Beyond the Call (TV Movie 1996)

Storyline:Russell Gates is a Vietnam vet on death row for killing a policeman. His childhood sweetheart, Pam O'Brien, is stunned to learn this and does not believe he could commit such a crime. She writes to him much ...

Grizzly (1976) 5.3

Grizzly (1976)

Storyline:An eighteen-foot grizzly bear figures out that humans make for a tasty treat. As a park ranger tries rallying his men to bring about the bear's capture or destruction, his efforts are thwarted by the introdu...

Death Force (1978) 5.4

Death Force (1978)

Storyline:After being left for dead, the man is rescued by two Japanese soldiers, living on a remote island, who teach him the ways of the samurai. Upon returning to the USA, he quickly exacts a bloody revenge on his ...

Bad Ass (2012) 5.5

Bad Ass (2012)

Storyline:Decorated Vietnam hero Frank Vega returns home only to get shunned by society leaving him without a job or his high school sweetheart. It's not until forty years later when an incident on a commuter bus (whe...

The Search for One-eye Jimmy (1994) 6.2

The Search for One-eye Jimmy (1994)

Storyline:While working on a documentary on his old neighborhood, a young film school graduate shifts the focus of his production onto the disappearance of a local resident and the strange characters who are conductin...

Death Before Dishonor (1987) 4.9

Death Before Dishonor (1987)

Storyline:Gunnery Sergeant Burns reports for duty to an American Embassy in the Middle East. However due to the 'enlightened' views of the Ambassador, the marine security detachment he is in charge of is severely rest...

Kill Squad (1982) 5.2

Kill Squad (1982)

Storyline:A woman is killed. A man is paralyzed. His buddies come for revenge.User Reviews: You should know what to expect. And with Kill Squad you get what you expect. Silliness. Man-love. Rose beds. Friendly interro...

Operation Nam (1986) 5

Operation Nam (1986)

Storyline:Ten years after the end of the war in Vietnam, four ex-Marines decide to return to S.E. Asia to investigate reports of American POWs still being held there. These four include Roger, whose daughter's just be...

Black Sunday (1977) 6.7

Black Sunday (1977)

Storyline:Terrorist organization Black September is planning an attack on the United States. A woman called Dahlia is the one overseeing the operation. She was in the Middle East with the other members of the organiza...

Jacob’s Ladder (1990) 7.5

Jacob’s Ladder (1990)

Storyline:Jacob Singer is trying to make sense of his fractured life and memories. Plagued by hallucinations, flashbacks, and conspiracies, he struggles down a path to enlightenment from these manic strains. With noth...

Cutter’s Way (1981) 6.9

Cutter’s Way (1981)

Storyline:Alex Cutter (Heard) came back from war minus an eye, a leg, and an arm and mad as hell. He lacks direction, drinks too much, and abuses his wife (Eichhorn). One night his friend Richard Bone (Bridges) witnes...

The Annihilators (1985) 4.7

The Annihilators (1985)

Storyline:Upon his return from Vietnam, an ex-soldier finds his neighborhood has deteriorated badly, and is being terrorized by a vicious street gang. He calls some of his GI buddies, and together they hatch a plan to...

Step Into Liquid (2003) 7.5

Step Into Liquid (2003)

Storyline:Surfers and secret spots from around the world are profiled in this documentary.User Reviews: 'Step Into Liquid' director and writer carries on the torch of his father, Bruce Brown's legacy with an even more...

Up in Smoke (1978) 7

Up in Smoke (1978)

Storyline:Cheech and Chong meet up by chance on the highway somewhere in California. They go in search of some dope and are accidentally deported to Mexico where in their desperation to get home they agree to drive a ...

Double Impact (1991) 5.5

Double Impact (1991)

Storyline:Jean Claude Van Damme plays a dual role as Alex and Chad, twins separated at the death of their parents. Chad is raised by a family retainer in Paris, Alex becomes a petty crook in Hong Kong. Seeing a pictur...

The Deer Hunter (1978) 8.1

The Deer Hunter (1978)

Storyline:Michael, Steven and Nick are young factory workers from Pennsylvania who enlist into the Army to fight in Vietnam. Before they go, Steven marries the pregnant Angela, and their wedding party also serves as t...

Exit Wounds (2001) 5.5

Exit Wounds (2001)

Storyline:Orin Boyd (Seagal) is a Detroit cop who doesn't follow rules. After he saved the Vice President by violating every order he received he is transferred to one of the worst precincts in the city. There he quic...

Enter the Dragon (1973) 7.7

Enter the Dragon (1973)

Storyline:Enter the Dragon revolves around 3 main characters; Lee, a man recruited by an agency to investigate a tournament hosted by Han, since they believe he has an Opium trade there. Roper and Williams are former ...

First Blood (1982) 7.7

First Blood (1982)

Storyline:John J. Rambo is a former United States Special Forces soldier who fought in Vietnam and won the Congressional Medal of Honor, but his time in Vietnam still haunts him. As he came to Hope, Washington to visi...

House (1985) 6.2

House (1985)

Storyline:Roger Cobb is a Vietnam vet whose career as a horror novelist has taken a turn for the worse when his son Jimmy mysteriously disappears while visiting his aunt's house. Roger's search for Jimmy destroys his ...

S.W.A.T. (2003) 6

S.W.A.T. (2003)

Storyline:Based off of a one time T.V. show, two Los Angeles S.W.A.T. officers Jim Street and Brian Gamble were sent in to foil an extremely violent bank robbery. Although they thwarted the robbery, they shot a hostag...

Air Force One (1997) 6.5

Air Force One (1997)

Storyline:The President of the USA goes to Moscow and gives a stirring speech outlining the USA's new "Zero-tolerance" policy with respect to terrorism. On the flight home, terrorists take over Air Force One (the Pres...