A Bright Shining Lie
A Bright Shining Lie (1998)

This well-wrought war drama is based on Neil Sheehan's Pulitzer-Prize winning novel and looks at the 10-years in which the U.S. was involved with Vietnam through the eyes of Lt.Colonel John Paul Vann.

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Rated: R
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Release Date: May 30, 1998
DVD 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.