Movies: Best Movies in Vietnamese(Tiếng Việt)

Vietnamese (Vietnamese: tiếng Việt) is an Austroasiatic language originating from Northern Vietnam where it is the national and official language. Vietnamese is spoken natively by over 70 million people, several times as many as the rest of the Austroasiatic family combined. It is the native language of the Vietnamese (Kinh) people, as well as a second language or first language for other ethnic groups in Vietnam. As a result of emigration, Vietnamese speakers are also found in other parts of Southeast Asia, East Asia, North America, Europe, and Australia. Vietnamese has also been officially recognized as a minority language in the Czech Republic. Like many other languages in Southeast Asia and East Asia, Vietnamese is an analytic language with phonemic tone. It has head-initial directionality, with subject–verb–object order and modifiers following the words they modify. It also uses noun classifiers. Its vocabulary has had significant influence from Chinese and French. Vietnamese was historically written using Chữ Nôm, a logographic script using Chinese characters (Chữ Hán) to represent Sino-Vietnamese vocabulary and some native Vietnamese words, together with many locally invented characters to represent other words. French colonial rule of Vietnam led to the o... ()

Vietnamese is spoken in People's Republic of China and Vietnam and 432 movies (between 1956 and 2023) with this language have been recorded so far. Most of these movies were shot in Vietnam (311). Popular genres for Vietnamese movies are Drama (163), Comedy (107) and Romance / Love (79). Dad, I'm Sorry (2021), Jailbait (2017), Furie (2019), Sweet 20 (2015) and The Rebel (2007) are among the best known & most successful Vietnamese movies.

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Dad, I'm Sorry(2021)

| 2h 8min | Comedy, Kids & Family, Drama
3.7/5 (with 3 votes)

The story of Ba Sang – the second of the 4 noisy siblings: Giau, Sang, Phu, Quy. Ba Sang is a meddler, “too” kind and always sacrifice for others despite they want it or not. Quan – Ba Sang’s son is a modern young Youtuber.


1h 36min | Drama, Comedy
3.4/5 (with 4 votes)

A playboy's life changes after he meets and sleeps with a girl who hasn't turned 18 yet.


1h 38min | Action, Drama, Thriller
3.3/5 (with 68 votes)

When a little girl is kidnapped by a trafficking ring, they soon find they messed with the wrong child. Her mother, a notorious former gang leader, is close on their trail and will go to any lengths to bring her child home.

Directed by Le-Van Kiet - With Ngô Thanh Vân, Phan Thanh Nhiên

Sweet 20(2015)

2h 7min | Comedy
3.5/5 (with 4 votes)

Mrs. Dai, a 70-year old grandmother, suddenly finds that she has been transformed into her 20-year old self. Her old fashioned sense of style and manners cause some trouble, but falling in love could be the biggest problem of them all.

The Rebel(2007)

1h 43min | Action, Drama
3.5/5 (with 12 votes)

In French ruled Vietnam in 1922, the French and Vietnamese officers plot to sniff out arch-rebel De Canh.

Little Teo(2013)

1h 39min | Comedy
3.6/5 (with 3 votes)

The road comedy, not recommended for viewers under 16, tells the story of Ti Anh (played by Johnny Tri Nguyen) and Teo Em (played by Thai Hoa) – half-brothers with contrasting personalities. The movie follows their adventures when they travel to Sa Dec township to salvage Ti Anh's love affair.

Directed by Charlie Nguyen - With Johnny Tri Nguyen, Ngọc Diệp, Thai Hoa


1.5/5 (with 2 votes)

The story tells of Đình Phong and his friends: Ngo Kien Ha, Pham Quynh Bang, Sky - a funny Korean girl, and manager Lam - a greedy guy. The screenplay is based on the book Bắt đầu từ một kết thúc, an autobiography about the life of the ill-fated singer Wanbi Tuấn Anh.

Địch Nhân Kiệt Demo - Rồng Biển Trổi Dậy(2020)

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Journey From the Fall(2006)

| 2h 15min | Drama
3.1/5 (with 5 votes)

Thirteen years after the end of the Vietnam War, a family who was tragically affected by the war are forced to emigrate to America.

Directed by Ham Tran - With Kieu Chinh, Diem Lien

The Lift(2020)

1h 20min | Horror, Thriller, Mystery
3.4/5 (with 2 votes)

University student Trang's friend suddenly goes missing after she was last seen playing a ritual game in an elevator. She and her cousin investigate the place where the girl vanished, and get obsessively invested with what might be a door to a terrifying dark world. The exploration gets even darker when they commence a thrilling cat-and-mouse game with someone - or something - that's out to get them.

Come Back Home(2018)

20min | Thriller, Mystery
4.0/5 (with 1 vote)

Having a car accident at night, a man comes to a strange house nearby to ask for help. What he sees in the house makes him more confused and worried.

Passport to Love(2009)

2.5/5 (with 3 votes)

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Directed by Victor Vu - With Kathy Uyen
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Nhan Duyen: Nguoi Yeu Tien Kiep(2019)

Nhan Duyen: The lover of a previous life revolves around a love lasting many lives between a love-love boy Tran Nhat and Quynh Mai, a beautiful, gentle girl. Just because he did not want to forget his unfinished love with Mai from his previous life, Tran Nhat was determined to oppose the law of reincarnation, volunteering to be by Mai's side like an invisible shadow to protect her from the waves of life. After all, will this previous life relationship overcome all the obstacles to be together?

The Guava House(2002)

1h 40min | Drama
3.3/5 (with 2 votes)

A mentally challenged man spends his days working as an artist's model and visiting the now-occupied house of his childhood, where his beloved guava tree sits.

Naughty Kitchen God(2019)

1h 37min | Comedy

After moving out of his parents house and restaurant Minh looks forward to live alone. On his first night in his new apartment he has a strange dream. He wakes up and tries to get a midnight snack, but he finds only cockroaches. The shock knocks him out and afterwards he is chained to a mysterious man, who introduces himself as a kitchen god. Both want to be released from their bond, but it seems that it cannot be broken that easily. Not only their bond will bring Minh into trouble, his situation worsens when gangsters threaten local restaurants.

Big Father, Small Father and Other Stories(2015)

1h 40min | Drama
2.6/5 (with 6 votes)

Saigon, early 2000s. Photography student Vu has just arrived from Vietnam's backwaters and is immediately attracted to his handsome roommate Thang, who works odd jobs as a bouncer and low-level drug dealer. Entranced by the nocturnal rhythms of Thang's world, Vu follows him around the city where he meets Van, a ballet-cum-exotic dancer and Thang's sometimes-girlfriend.

Directed by Phan Đăng Di - With Do Thi Hai Yen

Sandy Lives(1999)

1h 30min

For twenty years, Canh has lived in North Vietnam, unable to return to his home in the south where his wife is waiting for him. She is happy to reunite with her husband until she learns that he has married a young woman in the north and has a child by her. The love triangle becomes more complicated.

Finding Phong(2015)

1h 32min | Documentary
3.8/5 (with 2 votes)

Phong grew up in a small town in the center of Vietnam - the youngest of six children. From the time he was a young boy, Phong felt like he was a girl with a mismatched boy's body. Not until he moved to Hanoi to attend university at age 20 did Phong discover that he was not the only one in the world with this predicament. His dream to 'find herself' by physically changing sex becomes a reality several years later. The movie follows Phong's struggle during these years, with excerpts from an intimate video journal, along with encounters with family, friends and doctors - all of whom must come to terms with Phong determination to become a complete girl.

Yellow Flowers On the Green Grass(2015)

1h 43min | Drama
3.5/5 (with 10 votes)

After and act of violence leaves his brother Tuong paralyzed, Thieu discovers the true meaning of brotherhood.

Directed by Victor Vu

Bitcoin Heist(2016)

1h 42min | Action
3.6/5 (with 6 votes)

To catch Interpol's most-wanted hacker, special Agent Dada must assemble a team of criminals with various special skillsets.

Gangsta Girls(2004)

1h 43min | Drama, Crime
1.0/5 (with 1 vote)

Two poor sisters (played by top list models My Duyen and Bang Lang), living in a slum area in Ho Chi Minh City, have found a malicious way to get money, usually by acting disabled. At one scene, they manage to trick a guy and put him to sleep and stole all his belongings, which included money. The sisters decided to go out to this fancy restaurant, and soon, met a young owner. The younger sister eventually fall in love with the young owner, even though the two sisters decided to kidnap him for ransom. However, in the end of the movie, karma happened to one of the sisters.

Directed by Lê Hoàng

Legend is Alive(2009)

1h 30min | Drama
3.5/5 (with 1 vote)

An impoverished mentally disabled boy in Vietnam learns to deal with the loss of both of his parents.

Flapping in the Middle of Nowhere(2015)

1h 39min | Drama
3.0/5 (with 1 vote)

When they discover that they are pregnant, a young couple in Hanoi resort to desperate (and bizarre) measures to raise money for an abortion.

Directed by Hoang Diep Nguyen

How to Fight in Six Inch Heels(2013)

A neurotic fashion designer from New York, who discovers her fiancee working overseas in Vietnam may be having an affair with a Vietnamese supermodel. With jealousy burning and their wedding date on the horizon, she conjures up a scheme to infiltrate the high fashion world of Saigon in order to catch him in the act. But her plan backfires when she befriends the supermodels and discovers there is much more to life than living it through a series of checklists.

Directed by Ham Tran - With Kathy Uyen


1h 50min | Romance / Love, Drama
2.0/5 (with 1 vote)

A mechanic looking to save his faltering marriage strikes up an unlikely friendship with a shy Vietnamese-American manicurist.

Battle of the Brides(2011)

3.1/5 (with 3 votes)

In the heart of Saigon, Thai and Linh are getting married. But the wedding is suddenly cut short when four other brides show up – threatening to take the groom's life. It turns out that Thai is the biggest player in the city, and has been dating all five women at the same time up until the day of his wedding. Trang is an overly jealous flight attendant, Mai Chau is a doctor who loves to party, Quyen is a sexually aggressive chef while Huynh Phuong is one fiery actress.

Directed by Victor Vu - With Huy Khánh, Ngọc Diệp, Ngân Khánh, Van Trang, Lê Khánh, Phi Thanh Vân, ...

Floating Lives(2010)

1h 45min | Drama
3.4/5 (with 5 votes)

Set in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam, the film tells a story of Mr. Vo and his children. Vo, enraged by his wife’s infidelity, burns down his house and all his memories of the past.

Directed by Nguyen Phan Quang Binh

The Scent of Green Papaya(1993)

1h 44min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.6/5 (with 77 votes)

A Vietnamese servant girl, Mui, observes lives within two different Saigon families: the first, a woman textile seller with three boys and a frequently absent husband; the second, a handsome young pianist with his fiancée.

Directed by Tran Anh Hung - With Trần Nữ Yên Khê


1h 49min | Action, Drama

Bi, a Vietnamese country girl, survives a brutal childhood and escapes to Saigon. There, she is recruited by the mysterious Mrs. Lin, who trains Bi and her new friends Thanh and Hong in killing and sensuality to take down Hai, a Saigon crime lord.

Xưởng 13(2018)

1h 23min | Horror
3.4/5 (with 3 votes)

This is the first Vietnamese horror film set in the factory, the 13th studio introduces a new space that has never been seen on the screen. Through the words of the people around the workshop: "Hieu - he defended the dead in the workshop 13 has a strange hobby that makes everyone around the fear. Not touching or talking to people, he just likes to play with the cold hardened mannequins. Every day, dearly sing and confide in them. Dead for a year but at twilight people still hear Hien's voice pensive a song of singer Thuy Nhi as crying grievances. The mannequins who were friends with him in the past also often move for unknown reasons. They believe that Mr. Hieu's ghost is not still in the factory 13. Determined to have a clip to view millions, a group of young people broke into the factory to find the truth.

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