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The Veteran (2006)

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Although the film is a follow up to Going Back (2001) (TV), it includes some of the flashback scenes from the first film, only in this film, they have been extended. It also includes a few flashback scenes that were deleted from the first film. See more »

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Title Card: In the 1950's, the United States began sending American men and women thousands of miles to fight in the Vietnam War. Almost 3 million Americans participated.
Title Card: 30 years later, 1,835 American Prisoners Of War still remain unaccounted for.
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Simply awful in every way
14 April 2007 | by (Boston) – See all my reviews

One of the worst films I've ever seen that purports to be about Vietnam or Veterans. No, wait... it's just a poor film in every way.

The writing is painfully bad, the acting is weak, and the scenes in Vietnam (or was it Thailand or the Philippines?) were wasted. If you could get back to Vietnam to film the Majestic hotel, why not something more than that? Virtually the entire film takes place in a hotel room in Saigon with some of the most painful dialogue you'll ever see on screen. It's as if it's trying to be a parody of all bad spy-war films.

They obviously did NOT bother is a military consultant or technical adviser for the combat scenes. It would be impossible to write a spoiler because by the end you couldn't care less what happens. It is just awful.


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