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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 3284  Average listal rating (1945 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.5 
2. Apocalypse Now (1979)
Lt. Col. Bill Kilgore
"Charlie don't surf."

People who added this item 1014  Average listal rating (680 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 5081  Average listal rating (3107 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating 8.9 
4. Schindler's List (1993)

People who added this item 3412  Average listal rating (2200 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 2248  Average listal rating (1396 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 363  Average listal rating (239 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 227  Average listal rating (160 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.8 
8. Zulu (1964)

People who added this item 2245  Average listal rating (1500 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.7 
9. Black Hawk Down (2001)

People who added this item 873  Average listal rating (557 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.3 
10. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

People who added this item 63  Average listal rating (45 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 7.4 
11. The Dam Busters (1955)

People who added this item 1711  Average listal rating (1068 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.2 
12. The Deer Hunter (1978)

People who added this item 4281  Average listal rating (2857 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 8.4 
13. Braveheart (1995)

People who added this item 333  Average listal rating (227 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.6 
14. The Guns of Navarone (1961)

People who added this item 371  Average listal rating (209 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 7.9 
15. The Killing Fields (1984)

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16. The Thin Red Line (1998)

People who added this item 933  Average listal rating (539 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.5 
17. Das Boot (1981)

People who added this item 2544  Average listal rating (1504 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating 8.5 
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 948  Average listal rating (611 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating 7.2 
19. Born on the Fourth of July (1989)

People who added this item 321  Average listal rating (203 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.8 
20. The Longest Day (1962)

People who added this item 353  Average listal rating (232 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.7 
21. Where Eagles Dare (1968)

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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 927  Average listal rating (555 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating 8.5 
23. Paths of Glory (1957)

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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."

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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 506  Average listal rating (347 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 7.8 
27. The Dirty Dozen (1967)

People who added this item 1254  Average listal rating (826 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.6 
28. Enemy at the Gates (2001)

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29. Battle of Britain (1969)

People who added this item 2792  Average listal rating (1635 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.6 
30. Casablanca (1942)

People who added this item 1460  Average listal rating (912 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 7.2 
31. Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)
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People who added this item 3518  Average listal rating (2098 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.5 
32. The Pianist (2002)

People who added this item 490  Average listal rating (268 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 8.1 
33. All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)

People who added this item 258  Average listal rating (190 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.7 
34. Kelly's Heroes (1970)

People who added this item 1321  Average listal rating (822 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.8 
35. The Last of the Mohicans (1992)

People who added this item 123  Average listal rating (58 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.4 
36. Henry V (1944)

People who added this item 263  Average listal rating (166 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 7.5 
37. Cross of Iron (1977)

People who added this item 248  Average listal rating (133 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.5 
38. Salvador (1986)

People who added this item 253  Average listal rating (164 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.5 
39. Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)

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40. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

People who added this item 29  Average listal rating (17 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.7 
41. The Cruel Sea (1953)

People who added this item 286  Average listal rating (142 ratings) 7.4  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 1238  Average listal rating (654 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.8 
43. Empire of the Sun (1987)

People who added this item 560  Average listal rating (348 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 8.1 
44. Patton (1970)

People who added this item 23  Average listal rating (18 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating 6.4 
45. 633 Squadron (1964)

People who added this item 1474  Average listal rating (1013 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 7.4 
46. Master and Commander: The Far Side of the Wo... (2003)

People who added this item 213  Average listal rating (118 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.1 
47. A Matter of Life and Death (1946)

People who added this item 254  Average listal rating (151 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.5 
48. Gallipoli (1981)

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49. Carve Her Name with Pride (1958)

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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: 6 years ago at Jul 30 17:40
Great list. I've linked to it from my list of WWI movies.
Posted: 3 years ago at Jul 15 1:53
Nice list... but there is only one BIG problem with it..
WHERE IS INGLORIOUS BASTERDS?? :P
Posted: 3 years 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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