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Best war flick
« on: May 25, 2009, 09:46:57 PM »

In honor of Memorial Day. We Americans love a good war film. Nothing like blood and mayhem for great entertainment!

My vote goes to "Patton," if only for the acting of George C. Scott, who played a better Patton than the real general. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Fm382wWfVw&feature=related
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Re: Best war flick
« Reply #1 on: May 25, 2009, 10:11:05 PM »

Inglourious Basterds

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Re: Best war flick
« Reply #2 on: May 25, 2009, 11:02:41 PM »

The one with the Wolverines.
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Re: Best war flick
« Reply #3 on: May 25, 2009, 11:49:20 PM »

In honor of Memorial Day. We Americans love a good war film. Nothing like blood and mayhem for great entertainment!

My vote goes to "Patton," if only for the acting of George C. Scott, who played a better Patton than the real general.
Oh shi- When I read the title to this thread I immediately thought of Patton and bam there it is in the OP.
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Re: Best war flick
« Reply #4 on: May 26, 2009, 08:28:19 AM »

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Re: Best war flick
« Reply #5 on: May 26, 2009, 08:59:45 AM »

Yep, count me in the "Immediately thought of Patton" club.

I would also suggest "A Bridge Too Far", for WW2 epics.

On the "good guys lose" side, how about "Spartacus"?
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Re: Best war flick
« Reply #6 on: May 26, 2009, 09:17:59 AM »

Kelly's Heroes :lol:
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Re: Best war flick
« Reply #7 on: May 26, 2009, 10:55:47 AM »

Outlaw Josey Wales.

Southern Freedom fighter attempts to make a life for himself and be left alone after the war but ends up having to kill agents of the North that continue to harrass him. What could be better?

Also fits under the best Western.
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Re: Best war flick
« Reply #8 on: May 26, 2009, 01:16:21 PM »

M*A*S*H
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Re: Best war flick
« Reply #9 on: May 26, 2009, 01:44:39 PM »





Not Sure if the Pianist would actually count as a war flick, when its more about the Warsaw Ghetto, still great though.
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Re: Best war flick
« Reply #10 on: May 26, 2009, 04:20:55 PM »

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Re: Best war flick
« Reply #11 on: May 26, 2009, 04:30:01 PM »

Good Morning Vietnam.

Or Schindler's List, if we're just talking about movies that happened during a war.
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Re: Best war flick
« Reply #12 on: May 26, 2009, 05:27:28 PM »

Sergeant York.
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Re: Best war flick
« Reply #13 on: May 26, 2009, 05:43:17 PM »

Von Ryan's Express.
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Re: Best war flick
« Reply #14 on: May 26, 2009, 05:52:08 PM »

Apocalypse Now
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