Jump to content
  • Welcome to AngelsWin.com

    AngelsWin.com - THE Internet Home for Angels fans! Unraveling Angels Baseball ... One Thread at a Time.

    Register today to join the most interactive online Angels community on the net!

    Once you're a member you'll see less advertisements. Become a Premium member and you won't see any ads! 

     

Best Military/War Movie


Recommended Posts

  • Replies 118
  • Created
  • Last Reply

Top Posters In This Topic

I love Full Metal Jacket but it's always been more because of the first half of the film.  Even then it would probably be between Full Metal Jacket and The Thin Red Line.

 

 

I'd also toss in The Battle of Algiers. Not a traditional war film, but if it counts, might be my favorite.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

A few others I'd toss into this actually thinking about it even more (i.e. looking at my collection to jog my memory):

 

Army of Shadows

Johnny Got His Gun

Fires on the Plain

 

Sort of embarassing to admit, but I had never heard of Johnny Got His Gun until Metallica released the song and video for One.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

finally someone mentioned Patton

 

Love war movies but have yet to see Army of Shadows.  I hear it's a great movie.  Sam?

 

 

It's great. Highly recommend checking it out. And while you're at it, not war movies, but the same director has made some other amazing movies: Le Samourai, Le Cercle Rouge, and Bob le Flambeur.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Saving Private Ryan is my favorite.  I remember when it came out the criticism was that the battle scenes were too real.  Another one that I like that definitely isn't in the same tier that wasn't meantioned is Hamburger Hill.  Them losing so many men going up the hill only to turn around and abandon it kind of summed up Vietnam. 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.




×
×
  • Create New...