Free Vietnamese movies with English and Vietnamese subtitles

Watching movies is a fun activity to learn languages for many people. However, it might be difficult to find movies with both English and Vietnamese subtitles that are available online for free.

In this post, I will share with you some Vietnamese movies in Southern and Northern dialects, mostly with both Vietnamese and English subtitles.

The majority of these movies are short and with clear audio, so it's perfect for language learners.

There is just one problem though ...

Most movies that I managed to find are romantic movies!

I don’t know about you, but my favorite genres are thriller and horror. But as long as these movies can help you to learn Vietnamese, then they are all good!

Of course, you can also find a movie or anything that you truly like to watch with subtitles, and it would even be more effective.

Learn Vietnamese with movies

How to learn Vietnamese with movies?

Before you start clicking that "play" button, I have two learning tips for you so that you can learn with movies more effectively.

First, you should only start learning Vietnamese with movies when you reach at least the high-beginner level.

Second, choose a movie that you can understand 70% of if. A learning material that is right for you is the one just above your current level. Else, you are just going to feel frustrated and lose the interest to learn.

Lucky for you, most of the movies on my list are short. So if You are a beginner, you can try playing the movie one time, copy down key vocabulary words that you don't understand, and check the dictionary. Then watch the movie again with Vietnamese subtitles and use the vocabulary list to help you understand the movie better.

So here are your free Vietnamese movies list with subtitles!

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Vietnamese movies in Southern dialect

Here is the list of Vietnamese movies in Southern dialect, most with both English and Vietnamese subtitles.

Pit a Pat Caffeine

  • Subtitles: Vietnamese & English
  • Type: Short movie
  • Duration: 37 minutes

Storyline: This is a sweet short movie about a girl who works at a cafe but hates coffee, all because it makes her feel butterflies in the stomach. But it seems like her preference is starting to change when her handsome coworker/barista makes her a coffee every day to try. I’m addicted to coffee! But let’s see if our main character would love coffee like me at the end. And after watching this movie, you will learn also learn how to order your coffee at a cafe!

Phi vụ ngọt ngào

  • Title: Sweet business
  • Subtitles: Vietnamese & English
  • Type: Short movie series with 8 episodes
  • Duration: ~10 minutes per episode

Storyline: This is a romantic movie about a “chị - em” relationship, where the girl is a bit older than the guy. The main character is a smart and powerful marketing manager, who is well-respected by her peers. In a mission to find the next brand ambassador, she got her eyes on a famous boy band leader, Hoon Trần. Let’s see what this collaboration with a national singer would bring her!
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Ở tiệm hoa năm ấy

  • Title: At the flower shop that year
  • Subtitles: Vietnamese & English
  • Type: Short movies - 8 episodes
  • Duration: ~7 minutes per episode

Storyline: Another romantic movie! This one is about a girl who came back to town after 6 years of being away. Despite being a clumsy and forgetful person, her mom decided to pass on a family follower shop to her. On her first day of work, she finally had her first customer who unexpectedly, turns out to also be her first love!

Tình yêu lúc 3h chiều

  • Title: Love at 3PM
  • Subtitles: Vietnamese & English
  • Type: Short movie
  • Duration: 25 minutes

Storyline: This is a funny movie about love, friends, and work. At a pet salon, the two main characters Uyen and Kaiz met, and a “chị-em” love story arose. With the advice of a love master friend, Uyen became more confident to show her true feelings for Kaiz.

Đi Tìm Tình Yêu

  • Title: Finding love
  • Subtitle: English
  • Type: Standard movie
  • Duration: 1 hour 34 minutes

Storyline: “Finding Love” is a humorous journey of Phong - an absent-minded scientific doctor specializing in reptile research, and a female taxi driver, Chi. They met when he missed a flight and was forced to take a taxi to the Da Lat, so he could propose to his girlfriend in time. On that long journey, the two have encountered many unfortunate and funny situations. How would the relationship between Phong and Chi develop?Most Common Vietnamese Slang Words for Love and Relationship

Vietnamese movies in Northern dialect

The dialect that is mostly spoken in the following movies is Northern dialect. And of course, most are romantic movies!

Cậu có phục vụ tại bàn không?

  • Title: Do you serve at the table?
  • Subtitles: Vietnamese & English
  • Type: Short movie
  • Duration: 10 minutes

Storyline: This is actually a promotional short movie for a milk tea store. So of course, after this movie, you can learn how to order milk tea as well. Now the story is about a guy who works at the milk tea shop. One day, a beautiful girl came to order milk tea and stole his heart. But does she have a boyfriend?

Sao tao gọi mày không nghe máy?

  • Title: Why didn’t you pick up the phone?
  • Subtitles: Vietnamese & English
  • Type: Short movie
  • Duration: 55 minutes

Storyline: This is a short movie about love and friendship. There are 2 besties, Mint and Thảo, who had known each other since they were little. In high school, Mint fell in love with a basketball guy. The guy finally asked her out but didn’t forget to invite her best friend Thảo. This made Mint wonder if the guy was interested in her or her bestie?

That's all for now!

If you know other great Vietnamese movies with subtitles, especially not the romantic ones, please tell me in the comment section below. I'll add them to this growing movie list so others can use it to learn as well!

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