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Old 11-11-2008, 10:35 AM   #1
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Favorite Military Movies

In honor of Veteran's Day, what are your favorite war movies? My top five are:

1. Zulu
2. Blackhawk Down
3. Gettysburg
4. The Lost Battalion
5. Saving Private Ryan
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Old 11-11-2008, 10:49 AM   #2
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In no particular order and randomly remembered...

Kelly's Heroes (I Love the song!)
Castle Keep
Apocalyse Now
The Bridge on the River Kwai (More Cool Music)
Schindlers List
Das Boot
The Great Escape

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Old 11-11-2008, 11:27 AM   #3
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saving private Ryan
The band of brothers series
The generation kill series
Kellys heroes (workin on the railroad!)
Enemy at the gates
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Old 11-11-2008, 11:51 AM   #4
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not to repeat those above.

The Battle of Britain (133 minutes of stiff upper lip)
(on a similar vein but not quite as awesome Angels One Five)

Where Eagles Dare (theres even an American in it) "Broadsword to Danny boy...". Put me off cable cars for life.

The Battle for the River Platte, British WWII naval battle, been a long time but it came to mind easily so must have made an impression.

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Old 11-11-2008, 01:08 PM   #5
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Full Metal Jacket
Gardens of Stone
Good Morning Vietnam
Forest Gump
Von Ryan's Express
The Great Escape
Apocalypse Now
Das Boot
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Old 11-11-2008, 05:32 PM   #6
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Am I the only one that likes "Zulu"?
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Old 11-11-2008, 06:12 PM   #7
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Apocalypse Now Re Dux is at the top of my list, always has been even before the Re Dux release.

A bridge to far
Das Boot
The Great Escape
Good Morning Viet Nam
Green Berets
Kelly's Hero's
Band of Brothers
The Bridge on the River Kwai
Schindlers List
Wild Geese
Zulu
Blackhawk Down
The Lost Battalion
We Were Soldiers Once
The Pianist
Bridge at Remagen
Braveheart
Last of the Mohicans
Exodus
The Manchurian Candidate
Battle of Britan
Enemy at the Gates
1915 (Aussie Mini series)
Battle of Algiers
The Sea Wolves
12 O'Clock High
Saboteur
The Dogs of War
Gallipoli

I know I am missing a few... I have these on DVD.
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Old 11-11-2008, 07:18 PM   #8
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Father Goose
Operation Petticoat
The Hunt for Red October (Cold War Movie)
Stalag 17
The Great Escape

There's zillions more.
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Old 11-11-2008, 07:18 PM   #9
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Saving Prv Ryan (scared me half to death I singed up for the draft before watching it)

Rules of Engagement
(more latter)
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Old 11-11-2008, 08:03 PM   #10
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Father Goose
The Hunt for Red October
Stalag 17

Forgot those! Good ones too!

And add:

Patriot Games
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Old 11-11-2008, 08:16 PM   #11
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Platoon
Glory
Kelly's Heroes
Bridge over the river Kwai
Apocolypse Now
A Bridge too Far
das Boot
M*A*S*H
Guns of Navaronne
The Great Escape

I watched Flyboys tonight. It was better than advertised. Real plane stunts would have been cool but no stunt men were splattered in the making of this film.
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Old 11-11-2008, 08:21 PM   #12
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The Incredible Mr. Limpet
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Old 11-11-2008, 09:13 PM   #13
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Awwww...I loved that movie when I was a kid. I need to see it again.
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Old 11-11-2008, 09:26 PM   #14
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Saving Prv Ryan (scared me half to death I singed up for the draft before watching it)
Ah, yes. My boyfriend at the time had filled out his selective service card just days before we went to see it in the theatre. Fucked him up real good, for at least a week afterwards.
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Old 11-11-2008, 10:32 PM   #15
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FMJ
Apockalips now ( redux )
Dirty dozen
Great escape
Guns of Naverone
1949 ( the Belushie pic )
red dawn
Dr Strange glove ( YEEEEEE HHHHHAAAWWWWW !!!!!!)
bridge over the river Quie
and MANNNNNY more
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