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100 Greatest War Films (Channel 4)

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1. Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Captain John Miller
"I just know that every man I kill, the farther away from home I feel."

People who added this item 3240  Average listal rating (1921 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.5 
2. Apocalypse Now (1979)
Lt. Col. Bill Kilgore
"Charlie don't surf."

People who added this item 1002  Average listal rating (664 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.3 
3. The Great Escape (1963)
Colin
"Afraid this tea's pathetic. Must have used these wretched leaves about twenty times. It's not that I mind so much. Tea without milk is so uncivilized."

People who added this item 5016  Average listal rating (3066 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating 8.9 
4. Schindler's List (1993)

People who added this item 3363  Average listal rating (2169 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.4 
5. Full Metal Jacket (1987)
Gunnery Sergeant Hartman
"The deadliest weapon in the world is a marine and his rifle. It is your killer instinct which must be harnessed if you expect to survive in combat. Your rifle is only a tool. It is a hard heart that kills. If your killer instincts are not clean and strong you will hesitate at the moment of truth. You will not kill. You will become dead marines and then you will be in a world of s**t because marines are not allowed to die without permission. Do you maggots understand?"

People who added this item 2223  Average listal rating (1378 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 8.2 
6. Platoon (1986)
Chris Taylor
"I think now, looking back, we did not fight the enemy, we fought ourselves. The enemy was in us. The war is over for me now, but it will always be there, the rest of my days."

People who added this item 361  Average listal rating (236 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.4 
7. A Bridge Too Far (1977)
General Roy Urquhart
"Hancock. I've got lunatics laughing at me from the woods. My original plan has been scuppered now that the jeeps haven't arrived. My communications are completely broken down. Do you really believe any of that can be helped by a cup of tea?"

People who added this item 221  Average listal rating (155 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.8 
8. Zulu (1964)

People who added this item 2216  Average listal rating (1477 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.7 
9. Black Hawk Down (2001)

People who added this item 860  Average listal rating (544 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.3 
10. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

People who added this item 61  Average listal rating (43 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 7.4 
11. The Dam Busters (1955)

People who added this item 1680  Average listal rating (1048 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.2 
12. The Deer Hunter (1978)

People who added this item 4234  Average listal rating (2827 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 8.4 
13. Braveheart (1995)

People who added this item 332  Average listal rating (224 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.6 
14. The Guns of Navarone (1961)

People who added this item 364  Average listal rating (202 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 7.9 
15. The Killing Fields (1984)

People who added this item 1560  Average listal rating (914 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.6 
16. The Thin Red Line (1998)

People who added this item 919  Average listal rating (529 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.5 
17. Das Boot (1981)

People who added this item 2511  Average listal rating (1478 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating 8.6 
18. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Wo... (1964)
President Merkin Muffley
"Gentlemen, you can't fight in here! This is the War Room."

People who added this item 932  Average listal rating (595 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating 7.2 
19. Born on the Fourth of July (1989)

People who added this item 317  Average listal rating (199 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.8 
20. The Longest Day (1962)

People who added this item 351  Average listal rating (230 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.7 
21. Where Eagles Dare (1968)

People who added this item 753  Average listal rating (445 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.7 
22. M*A*S*H (1970)
Trapper John
"I wish they wouldn't land those things here while we're playing golf."

People who added this item 907  Average listal rating (538 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating 8.5 
23. Paths of Glory (1957)

People who added this item 5824  Average listal rating (4041 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 8.5 
24. Gladiator (2000)
Maximus
"My name is Maximus Decimus Meridius, Commander of the Armies of the North, General of the Felix Legions, loyal servant to the true emperor, Marcus Aurelius. Father to a murdered son, husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next."

People who added this item 1115  Average listal rating (674 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating
25. Spartacus (1960)

People who added this item 28  Average listal rating (18 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating 7.9 
26. Ice-Cold in Alex (1958)

People who added this item 498  Average listal rating (337 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 7.8 
27. The Dirty Dozen (1967)

People who added this item 1240  Average listal rating (816 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.6 
28. Enemy at the Gates (2001)

People who added this item 122  Average listal rating (94 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating
29. Battle of Britain (1969)

People who added this item 2757  Average listal rating (1605 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.6 
30. Casablanca (1942)

People who added this item 1443  Average listal rating (897 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 7.2 
31. Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)
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People who added this item 3469  Average listal rating (2065 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.5 
32. The Pianist (2002)

People who added this item 481  Average listal rating (260 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 8.1 
33. All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)

People who added this item 252  Average listal rating (185 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.7 
34. Kelly's Heroes (1970)

People who added this item 1313  Average listal rating (816 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.8 
35. The Last of the Mohicans (1992)

People who added this item 124  Average listal rating (58 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.4 
36. Henry V (1944)

People who added this item 257  Average listal rating (160 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 7.6 
37. Cross of Iron (1977)

People who added this item 242  Average listal rating (127 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.5 
38. Salvador (1986)

People who added this item 251  Average listal rating (161 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.5 
39. Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)

People who added this item 1195  Average listal rating (679 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.4 
40. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

People who added this item 28  Average listal rating (16 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 7.7 
41. The Cruel Sea (1953)

People who added this item 280  Average listal rating (137 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.2 
42. Catch-22 (1970)
Yossarian
"Let me see if I've got this straight: in order to be grounded, I've got to be crazy and I must be crazy to keep flying. But if I ask to be grounded, that means I'm not crazy any more and I have to keep flying."

People who added this item 1224  Average listal rating (641 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.8 
43. Empire of the Sun (1987)

People who added this item 553  Average listal rating (340 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 8.1 
44. Patton (1970)

People who added this item 22  Average listal rating (17 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating 6.4 
45. 633 Squadron (1964)

People who added this item 1453  Average listal rating (994 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 7.4 
46. Master and Commander: The Far Side of the Wo... (2003)

People who added this item 205  Average listal rating (113 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.1 
47. A Matter of Life and Death (1946)

People who added this item 249  Average listal rating (146 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.6 
48. Gallipoli (1981)

People who added this item 15  Average listal rating (9 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 7.3 
49. Carve Her Name with Pride (1958)

People who added this item 1300  Average listal rating (874 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating 7.2 
50. Three Kings (1999)


 

Channel 4's list of the 100 Greatest War Films.

Included in the notes is Top 10 War Quotes (in no order), also from the website.

Also check out escafeld's WWI films list.

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Comments

Posted: 5 years, 8 months ago at Jul 30 17:40
Great list. I've linked to it from my list of WWI movies.
Posted: 2 years, 9 months ago at Jul 15 1:53
Nice list... but there is only one BIG problem with it..
WHERE IS INGLORIOUS BASTERDS?? :P
Posted: 2 years, 9 months ago at Jul 15 10:57
If you checked the date this was made, you would know why it isn't on the list.

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