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War movies
10-25-2012, 02:07 AM
Post: #1
War movies
What are some of your favourite war movies? Would you like to see any of them remade? Discussion welcome. Here's a few of my faves:

Platoon (1986)
The Great Raid (2005)
Mongol (2007)
Carve Her Name With Pride (1958)
Full Metal Jacket (1987)

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Three Kings (1999)
Enemy At The Gates (2001)
Braveheart (1995)
WarGames (1983)
Lawrence Of Arabia (1962)
The Devil's Double (2011)
Apocalypse Now (1979)
Rambo (2008)

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For a good comprehensive list of war films, check this link:

http://www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of...V_specials

The one war film i'd love to see remade, is the 1958 movie 'Carve her name with pride.'

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10-25-2012, 02:38 AM
Post: #2
RE: War movies
(10-25-2012 02:07 AM)Spudgun17 Wrote:  Three Kings (1999)
Enemy At The Gates (2001)

those two are great!
i also like "rescue dawn" (2006) very much!
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10-25-2012, 02:42 AM
Post: #3
RE: War movies
Kellys Heroes [1970]

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0065938/

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The Boys In Company C [1978]

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0077270/

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10-25-2012, 03:01 AM
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RE: War movies
I completely forgot about 'Kelly's Heroes', so it'll definitely have to go on my list. Not heard of 'Rescue Dawn', bob, but i'll look it up. Thanks Zeb for mentioning 'The Boys In Company C', i saw it once years ago and have been trying to find out what it was called ever since, and you've uploaded it... nice Yay

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10-25-2012, 03:14 AM
Post: #5
RE: War movies
War horse,Rambo, The boy in the striped pyjamas, The thin red line and Heartbreak Ridge is the ones i can come up with now Tongue Yeah and battleship is kinda.. fun Tongue

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10-25-2012, 03:39 AM
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RE: War movies
(10-25-2012 03:14 AM)Togapie Wrote:  [...] The boy in the striped pyjamas, The thin red line [...]

yes, those two are also excellent! Smile
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10-25-2012, 04:20 AM
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RE: War movies
starship troopers

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120201/

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10-25-2012, 08:28 AM
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RE: War movies
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Saving Private Ryan (1998) - IMDb

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When I watched this in theaters I saw an elderly man (whom I knew to have been involved in the Vietnam conflict) break down and cry . . .

What a harsh picture of a reality that I've thankfully never known.

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We Were Soldiers (2002) - IMDb

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Mel Gibson might be psycho but he is one helluvan actor and Sam Elliot always rules! Such a great movie!

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10-25-2012, 09:57 AM
Post: #9
RE: War movies
Gunna add that Mel Gibson one to my to-watch list Yay

Some good war satire/comedy movies:

Good Morning Vietnam (1987) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0093105/

Stripes (1981) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0083131/

Private Benjamin (1980) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0081375/

Tropic Thunder (2008) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0942385/

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10-25-2012, 10:37 AM
Post: #10
RE: War movies
(10-25-2012 09:57 AM)Spudgun17 Wrote:  Gunna add that Mel Gibson one to my to-watch list Yay

you're gonna love. i know i did. it's an awesome film. Smile

(10-25-2012 09:57 AM)Spudgun17 Wrote:  Tropic Thunder

fuck that shit Angry
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