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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 3296  Average listal rating (1944 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.5 
2. Apocalypse Now (1979)
Lt. Col. Bill Kilgore
"Charlie don't surf."

People who added this item 1020  Average listal rating (683 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 5095  Average listal rating (3107 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating 8.9 
4. Schindler's List (1993)

People who added this item 3424  Average listal rating (2198 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 2253  Average listal rating (1397 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 (240 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 228  Average listal rating (161 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.8 
8. Zulu (1964)

People who added this item 2249  Average listal rating (1501 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.7 
9. Black Hawk Down (2001)

People who added this item 878  Average listal rating (558 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.3 
10. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

People who added this item 64  Average listal rating (45 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 7.4 
11. The Dam Busters (1955)

People who added this item 1718  Average listal rating (1073 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.2 
12. The Deer Hunter (1978)

People who added this item 4292  Average listal rating (2859 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 8.4 
13. Braveheart (1995)

People who added this item 334  Average listal rating (228 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.6 
14. The Guns of Navarone (1961)

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15. The Killing Fields (1984)

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16. The Thin Red Line (1998)

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17. Das Boot (1981)

People who added this item 2557  Average listal rating (1507 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 949  Average listal rating (612 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating 7.2 
19. Born on the Fourth of July (1989)

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20. The Longest Day (1962)

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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."

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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 509  Average listal rating (348 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 7.8 
27. The Dirty Dozen (1967)

People who added this item 1259  Average listal rating (831 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 2802  Average listal rating (1640 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.6 
30. Casablanca (1942)

People who added this item 1475  Average listal rating (915 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 7.3 
31. Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)
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People who added this item 3539  Average listal rating (2099 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.5 
32. The Pianist (2002)

People who added this item 495  Average listal rating (270 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 8.1 
33. All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)

People who added this item 257  Average listal rating (189 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.7 
34. Kelly's Heroes (1970)

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35. The Last of the Mohicans (1992)

People who added this item 124  Average listal rating (59 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.4 
36. Henry V (1944)

People who added this item 263  Average listal rating (167 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 7.5 
37. Cross of Iron (1977)

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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 285  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 1246  Average listal rating (659 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.8 
43. Empire of the Sun (1987)

People who added this item 566  Average listal rating (351 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 1479  Average listal rating (1017 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 255  Average listal rating (153 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, 1 month 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, 1 month 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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