A Bright Shining Lie
A Bright Shining Lie (1998)

Adapted from Neil Sheehan's 1988 Pulitzer Prize-winning best-seller, this $14-million TV docudrama, re-creating the Vietnam War with convincing combat footage, was the most expensive two-hour movie ever produced by HBO Pictures.… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 5, 1999
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Cynthia S.
Interesting HBO movie based on the experiences of John Vann soldier, and military advisor, during the Vietnam conflict. A revealing story of cover-ups, and… More
Christopher Brown
I barely remember this one, but I liked it because Paxton was in it.