Vietnam war, The Green Berets - Turner Classic Movies

The Green Berets is not a "war" movie nor a movie about the Vietnam War. It is a propaganda film by John Wayne made in order to create support for the war. I read the book, The Green Berets, by robin Moore, when it came out in 1966. Not sure how much of the movie was supposedly based on the book, if any.

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Vietnam War Movies Recent Vietnam War Films by Jamie Russell, Vietnam War Movies Book available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Vietnam War Movies books, It has been over twenty-five years since the Americans pulled out of Vietnam, their most ignominious defeat ever. With nearly 60,000 dead and over 300,000 wounded the long-fought war was ...

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Col. Mike Kirby picks two teams of crack Green Berets for a mission in South Vietnam. First off is to build and control a camp that is trying to be taken by ...

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17 LISTS The War in Vietnam The Vietnam War - known in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America - lasted from November 1, 1955, until the fall of Saigon on April 30, 1975.

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The Green Berets: Directed by Ray Kellogg, John Wayne, Mervyn LeRoy. With John Wayne, David Janssen, Jim Hutton, Aldo Ray. Col. Mike …

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First in a series of four photo features on U.S. Special Operations units in Vietnam. US. Army Special Forces, popularly known as Green Berets, became famous for their exploits in Vietnam but trace their roots to World War II's 1st Special Service Force (which had an arrowhead-shaped shoulder patch adopted by the Vietnam generation), the Office of Strategic Services and …

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The Green Berets is a 1968 American war film directed by John Wayne and Ray Kellogg and starring John Wayne, David Janssen and Jim Hutton, based on the 1965 novel by Robin Moore.Much of the film was shot in the summer of 1967. Parts of the screenplay bear little relation to the novel, although the portion in which a woman seduces a North Vietnamese communist …

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The Green Berets: Directed by Ray Kellogg, John Wayne, Mervyn LeRoy. With John Wayne, David Janssen, Jim Hutton, Aldo Ray. Col. Mike Kirby picks two teams of crack Green Berets for a mission in South Vietnam. First off is to …

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Standing in for Vietnam was Fort Benning, Georgia. Wayne both directed and starred in The Green Berets. Released in June 1968, it was the only major theatrical film about the Vietnam War to appear while the conflict was still underway. The first scene sets forth the film's ideology as starkly as possible.

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Movie Info. A cynical reporter (David Janssen) who is opposed to the Vietnam War is sent to cover the conflict and assigned to tag along with a group of …

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Sort by Popularity - Most Popular Movies and TV Shows tagged with keyword "green-beret". 1. Apocalypse Now (1979) A U.S. Army officer serving in Vietnam is tasked with assassinating a renegade Special Forces Colonel who sees himself as a god. Votes: 627,985 | Gross: $83.47M.

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The purpose of "The Green Berets" was to change the anti-Vietnam War mood of the country to pro-war, but it did a lousy job. Critic Roger Ebert called it "offensive not only to those who oppose American policy but even to those who support it." Many critics labeled it propaganda, and Rotten Tomatoes gave it 25 percent.

The Green Berets movie review (1968) | Roger Ebert

"The Green Berets" simply will not do as a film about the war in Vietnam. It is offensive not only to those who oppose American policy but even to those who support it. At this moment in our history, locked in the longest and one of the most controversial wars we have ever fought, what we certainly do not need is a movie depicting Vietnam in terms of cowboys and Indians.

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The Vietnam fable perfectly toes the line between madness and sanity, leaving audiences wide-eyed and wondering where good ends and evil begins. Acclaimed movie critic Roger Ebert fittingly placed Coppola's dark tour of a Green Beret's psyche second in his top 10 movies of all time. The Deer Hunter