The Vietnam War has inspired dozens of filmmakers- and according to Rotten Tomatoes, these are some of the best movies made about it.

6. Dogfight (78%)
Marine, Eddie Birdlace (River Phoenix), who’s shipping out for Vietnam in the morning, spends his last night in San Francisco with his pals attending a bar event called a “dogfight.” The rules? Each guy must bring an unattractive date to be judged according to ugliness. When Eddie bumps into Rose (Lili Taylor), he thinks he’s found the perfect girl for the event, but as the night goes on, he finds himself falling for her.Less a film directly about the conflict than the young people it would chew up and spit out, Dogfight is a snapshot of youth culture in a time of profound upheaval.

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