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The Hanoi Hilton

27th March 1987
2h 6m
Lionel Chetwynd

The Hanoi Hilton is a 1987 War Drama film released on 27th March; Lionel Chetwynd directed the film which stars Jeffrey Jones, Michael Moriarty, and John Diehl.


Lionel Chetwynd's film documents the horrific struggles that faced American POWs held in the North Vietnamese prison Hoa Lo -- more infamously known as the Hanoi Hilton -- between 1964 and 1975. Williamson (Michael Moriarty) leads a group of American servicemen who are prisoners at the detention camp. He assumes command after Cathcart (Lawrence Pressman) is dragged off to be tortured.

If you started watching this film now, it would finish at approximately 4:56am.

Cast (16)

Jeffrey Jones's profile Jeffrey Jones
Age at Filming ≈ 40
Michael Moriarty's profile Michael Moriarty
Age at Filming ≈ 45
John Diehl's profile John Diehl
Age at Filming ≈ 36
Lawrence Pressman's profile Lawrence Pressman
Age at Filming ≈ 47
David Soul's profile David Soul
Age at Filming ≈ 43
Paul Le Mat's profile Paul Le Mat
Age at Filming ≈ 41
Doug Savant's profile Doug Savant
Age at Filming ≈ 22
John Vargas's profile John Vargas
Age at Filming ≈ 28
Bruce Fairbairn
Age at Filming ≈ 39

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The Hanoi Hilton Stats

Cast Age

Estimated Ages At Time of Filming

13% 20-29
13% 30-39
31% 40-49
44% Unknown

Cast Genders

Who Is Most Represented

100% Male

Good/Bad Characters

More Heroes of Villains?

100% Unknown

Character Types

What Characters Feature

100% Unknown

The Hanoi Hilton FAQ

When was The Hanoi Hilton released?

The Hanoi Hilton was released on Friday March 27th, 1987.

How much money did The Hanoi Hilton make?

The worldwide revenue was $760,000.

Is The Hanoi Hilton on Netflix?

No, The Hanoi Hilton is not currently available on Netflix in the United States

Is The Hanoi Hilton on Amazon Prime?

No, The Hanoi Hilton is not currently available on Amazon Prime in the United States

Is The Hanoi Hilton on Disney Plus?

No, The Hanoi Hilton is not currently available on Disney+ in the United States