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What are your top 10 war movies?

This past Monday was Memorial Day. This Friday will be the 70th anniversary of D-Day on the shores of Normandy. (D-Day was what all beach invasions were called, the one on the shores of france became the epitome of D-Day (Iwo Jima comes in a close second). From this day on, the period between the Friday before Memorial Day to the Sunday after June 6 I will dedicate my viewing to War Movies.

My question to everyone is, what are your favorite war movies?

Mine are, in alphabetical order

1. Away All Boats!

2. Bridge on the River Kwai

3. The Green Berets

4. The Longest Day

5. Patton

6. Pearl Harbor

7. Saving Private Ryan

8. Sink The Bismark!

9 To Hell and back

10 Tora! Tora! Tora!

What are your favorite War Movies?.
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Re: What are your top 10 war movies?

Off the top of my head:

THE GREAT ESCAPE (1963)
THE LONGEST DAY (1962)
PATTON (1970)
TORA, TORA, TORA (1970)
AIR FORCE (1943)
SAHARA (1943)
BATAAN (1943)
THEY WERE EXPENDABLE (1945)
THE STEEL HELMET (1951)
THE BIG RED ONE (1980/director's cut)

There's a bunch more, but that's ten.
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Duck Soup
Guns Navarone
Force Ten From Navarone
Apocalypse Now
Platoon
Dirty Dozen
1941
Inglourious Basterds
The Big Red One
Black Hawk Down
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Re: What are your top 10 war movies?

No particular order.

Great Escape
Von Ryan's Express
A Bridge Too Far
Bridge On the River Kwai
Midway
Saving Private Ryan
Longest Day
Sands Of Iwo Jima
Dirty Dozen
Heaven Knows Mr Allison

Honorable mentions
Stalag 17
Platoon
Letters From Iwo Jima
Flags Of Our Fathers
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Re: What are your top 10 war movies?

Apocalypse Now
Das Boot
The Bridge on the River Kwai
A Bridge Too Far
The Dirty Dozen
The Great Escape
Full Metal Jacket
The Last of the Mohicans (1992)
Patton
Platoon
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Re: What are your top 10 war movies?

Originally Posted by Regulus

6. Pearl Harbor
Seriously?!?
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Re: What are your top 10 war movies?

I don't know if I've seen enough to make a top ten list, but my favorite is Tora! Tora! Tora! .
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Re: What are your top 10 war movies?

Originally Posted by joliom
Seriously?!?
DOH!

I Meant to say [B][I]Bridge on the river Kwa1
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Re: What are your top 10 war movies?

Mod note: Since this seems to be more a generic movie thread than specifically about DVDs, I'm moving it to the Movie Talk forum
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If you haven't watched Come and See, I can't recommend it enough. It's not an easy watch. But, you'll never forget it.
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Re: What are your top 10 war movies?

Tough question. In no particular order:

Paths Of Glory
The Bridge On The River Kwai
Platoon
All Quiet on the Western Front
The Thin Red Line
Das Boot
Three Kings
Letters from Iwo Jima
The Deer Hunter
Schindler's List
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1. Saving Private Ryan
2. Apocalypse Now
3. The Bridge on the River Kwai
4. Black Hawk Down
5. Dr. Strangelove
6. The Hurt Locker
7. Platoon
8. Das Boot
9. Paths of Glory
10. The Deer Hunter
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Re: What are your top 10 war movies?

Glory
Black Hawk Down
Full Metal Jacket
Platoon
Saving Private Ryan
Apocalypse Now
Deer Hunter
The Longest Day
Patton
Bridge on the River Kwai
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Re: What are your top 10 war movies?

In no particular order:
1. Patton
2. The Great Escape
3. Saving Private Ryan
4. Apocalypse Now
5. The Longest Day
6. The Deer Hunter
7. Black Hawk Down
8. Schindler's List
9. A Bridge Too Far
10. special mention of Grave of the Fireflies
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Re: What are your top 10 war movies?

In alphabetical order:

- Apocalypse Now
- Attack!
- Dark Blue World
- Das Boot
- Empire of the Sun
- The Final Countdown
- Grave of the Fireflies
- Joint Security Area
- Tora! Tora! Tora!
- Welcome to Dongmakgol
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• The Great Escape
• Bridge On The River Kwai
• Stalag 17
• Apocalypse Now
• Full Metal Jacket
• Where Eagles Dare
• Paths Of Glory
• Mister Roberts
• Americanization Of Emily
• Heaven Knows Mr Allison
• Hell In The pacific
• War Of The Gargantuas
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Das Boot
Saving Private Ryan
Patton
The Longest Day
Where Eagles Dare
Tora! Tora! Tora!
Battle Of Britain
Schindler's List
Paths Of Glory
12 O'Clock High
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Re: What are your top 10 war movies?

I am actually not sure if I have even seen 10 war movies. Not my thing.
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Re: What are your top 10 war movies?

Originally Posted by Sigh
I can't think of any other war movies.
You forgot this masterpiece :

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Re: What are your top 10 war movies?

Originally Posted by Regulus
DOH!

I Meant to say [B][I]Bridge on the river Kwa1
The Bridge on the River Kwai is already on your list. I'm guessing you mean A Bridge Too Far.
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Since we're determined to go there...

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I would refuse to use a Trojan with her.

There would be no war.
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