The Vietnam War: A Film By Ken Burns and Lynn Novick

The Vietnam War: A Film By Ken Burns and Lynn Novick

The Vietnam War: A Film By Ken Burns and Lynn Novick

  • Genre: Nonfiction
  • Release Date: 2017-09-17
  • Advisory Rating: TV-MA
  • Episodes: 20
  • iTunes Price: USD 49.99
  • iTunes HD Price: USD 49.99
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THE VIETNAM WAR, an immersive ten-part, eighteen hour documentary film series directed by acclaimed filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, tells the epic story of one of the most divisive, consequential and misunderstood events in American history, as it has never before been told on film. Not edited for Television.


Title Time Price
1 Déjà Vu (1858-1961) 1:22:36 USD 6.99 Buy on iTunes
2 Riding the Tiger (1961-1963) 1:23:42 USD 6.99 Buy on iTunes
3 The River Styx (January 1964-December 19 1:55:12 USD 6.99 Buy on iTunes
4 Resolve (January 1966-June 1967) 1:54:41 USD 6.99 Buy on iTunes
5 This Is What We Do (July 1967-December 1 1:25:33 Season Only Buy on iTunes
6 Things Fall Apart (January 1968-July 196 1:25:03 Season Only Buy on iTunes
7 The Veneer of Civilization (June 1968-Ma 1:48:10 Season Only Buy on iTunes
8 The History of the World (April 1969-May 1:49:25 Season Only Buy on iTunes
9 A Disrespectful Loyalty (May 1970-March 1:49:48 Season Only Buy on iTunes
10 The Weight of Memory (March 1973-Onward) 1:48:11 Season Only Buy on iTunes
11 PBS Previews: The Vietnam War: A Film by 25:00 Free Buy on iTunes
12 An American Woman in a War Zone 02:51 Season Only Buy on iTunes
13 Behind the Lines at Long Binh 05:05 Season Only Buy on iTunes
14 Captured Spy Interpreter 11:08 Season Only Buy on iTunes
15 Delivering Bad News 04:37 Season Only Buy on iTunes
16 Draft Board 03:33 Season Only Buy on iTunes
17 Fellow Warriors 20:37 Season Only Buy on iTunes
18 Hero Pilot 05:13 Season Only Buy on iTunes
19 War Deserter West Point 06:54 Season Only Buy on iTunes
20 Tigers, Elephants and Helicopters 03:12 Season Only Buy on iTunes



  • Utmbsue

    By 8waxahachie
    Really!!!! It's more about Burns ego !!! Waste of 50 dollars. You can buy the full set at major box stores and watch all episodes. The “fact “ is he forgot about the rest of the war in Cambodia and Laos. Why???? Would you call a North Vietnam pilot a hero. What will you do with your profit from this collection of old tv clips? Go to any VA hospital and see veterans of this war. Perhaps you will donate your money to the victims of millions of bombs and mines in Laos . War is made by idiots in politics and few veterans will admit that the only combat in Vietnam was their VD shots. Most reviews are from REMFs and have no clue to what it’s like to see a staff car drive up and some guys walk up and tell your mother your father is not coming home. Later in my military career I found out they sent the “Buffs” on same route same altitude same turn points night after night— even on the same departure heading. We recruited children in Laos as young as 10 years old to kill and place mines — no MR Burns you put together some old clips but you never told the story of Vietnam. Sorta like John Wayne standing on a beach watching the sun go down with the ballad of green berets in background— there wasn’t a beach in Vietnam you could see the sun go down.
  • Absolutly Fantastic I watched the whole thing in three days.

    By jbowman2112
    I can remember watching film of the war on the evening news as a boy. I have heard a lot of stories growing up from people with all kinds of opinions about what happened then. I watched this series remembering some of the things that I saw then (I was 13 when the war ended) and found out things I never knew. I haven't liked all of the Ken Burns Documentaries but I loved this one. It was done fairly, without taking sides and presented as well as could be in 18 hours the story of Viet Nam; the People, politics, mistakes, heroics and tragedies of the time , unvarnished and straight forward. Well worth the time spent.
  • This is free on the PBS website

    By Biggus_Dickus
  • Reviews on unfinished Miniseries????!

    By Code Red1980
    So far, 15 jackasses took it upon themselves to rate a 10 part miniseries after just one episode. Watch the whole thing before rating it because a lot can happen in 10 episodes! Idiots! You’re the reason why iTunes reviews are a worthless influence.
  • Amazing Documentary

    By gyropilot
    Another amazing work from Burns and associates. Educational. Detailed. Thrilling. Thought provoking. Depressing. Will we learn from our mistakes?
  • First Episode

    By Bapu(MW)
    Just watched the first episode on PBS. Fantastic. Can't imagine what the next 9 will be! Should be seen by everyone who was affected by this war (I think that's all of us)
  • Amazing, Complex and Sad Story

    By drrjv
    Every American should watch this series. Vietnam was a complex mess and an example of how the French and the United States attempted to decimate a group of people yearning for independence (just like we did when we fought the British!) (PS: I’d suggest watching all the Ken Burns videos. What a wonderful contribution he has made for us)
  • Let’s give it a chance before rating it

    By cully1977
    Gave it a five stars to balance out the unfair negative reviews put out there prior to it even being released. I’m a huge fan of Ken Burns’ work and his style and the good that it does in popularizing good history. I’m also a huge Nine Inch Nails fan and I think the choice of Trent Reznor for the musical score is simply brilliant. I’ll give a followup review after seeing at least a few chapters but if it’s anything like his work on the Civil War or Roosevelts or the Congress or Huey Long we’re in for an incredible series.