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It was requested and now it is materialized. A Top war movies thread. I made it top 7, but if you want to list more, go ahead.


Here are my tops in no particular order

Platoon
Apocalypse Now
Buffalo Soldiers
Full Metal Jacket
Saving Private Ryan
The Grey Zone
Black Hawk Down


Interested in Three Kings, but haven't seen it.

Now, I have excluded movies about the holocaust, ancient wars (like the Trojan war), sci fi, ones that are more political than warfare, etc.

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Can't go wrong with your list. I would add Enemy at the Gates. Three Kings was pretty good

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In order...

1.) Full Metal Jacket
2.) Saving Private Ryan
3.) Schindler's List
4.) Hamburger Hill
5.) Apocalypse Now
6.) Platoon
7.) Memphis Belle
8.) Hotel Rwanda
9.) Stop Loss
10.) The Great Escape

HONORABLE MENTION: Pearl Harbor

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Posted by emfleek

In order...

1.) Full Metal Jacket
2.) Saving Private Ryan
3.) Schindler's List
4.) Hamburger Hill
5.) Apocalypse Now
6.) Platoon
7.) Memphis Belle
8.) Hotel Rwanda
9.) Stop Loss
10.) The Great Escape

HONORABLE MENTION: Pearl Harbor



Full Metal Jacket and Saving Private Ryan are by far the 2 best!!!!!

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Posted by emfleek

8.) Hotel Rwanda



Hotel Rwanda is great, but I wasn't sure if I should put it on my list.

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The Bridge On the River Kwai
Patton
Platoon
Saving Private Ryan
The Hurt Locker


The Deer Hunter - Revolves around war

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We were soldiers was a pretty good war movie

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If I had to go top 3...

Full Metal Jacket
Black Hawk Down
Saving Private Ryan

Don't know if it counts as a war movie or falls under your omitted category, but I'd like to say Braveheart should be on the list

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Top 5

1. Apocalypse Now
2. Platton
3. Downfall
4. Das Boot
5. Full metal Jacket


Five great war related films

The Bridge on the River Kwai
Schindlers List
La vita è bella
The Pianist
The Grand Illusion

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Braveheart



It's on MY list...of movies to see.

I know, I know...

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Posted by pv3Hpv3p

Braveheart



It's on MY list...of movies to see.

I know, I know...





Now I don't feel so bad for not having seen the Godfather... among other big films.

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Saving Private Ryan
The Great Escape
Casualties of War
Black Hawk Down
Enemy at the Gates

All I can really think of off the top of my head. Going to check out we where soldiers later today.

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The Hurt Locker


I kept meaning to see this one while it was in theaters, but never got around to it.

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Posted by pv3Hpv3p


Don't know if it counts as a war movie or falls under your omitted category, but I'd like to say Braveheart should be on the list




I just made the omission statement so people would know why Braveheart, Gladiator, etc. were not on the list.

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Posted by Rush

It was requested and now it is materialized. A Top war movies thread. I made it top 7, but if you want to list more, go ahead.


Here are my tops in no particular order

Plattoon
Apocalypse Now
Buffalo Soldiers
Full Metal Jacket
Saving Private Ryan
The Grey Zone
Black Hawk Down


Interested in Three Kings, but haven't seen it.

Now, I have excluded movies about the holocaust, ancient wars (like the Trojan war), sci fi, ones that are more political than warfare, etc.



those are all my top war movies lol seriously. Cept for black hawk down where, you even named the movie, I would replace by three kings. also add Hamburger Hill in there and thats it. (Apocalypse now being my 1st though)

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