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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 3394  Average listal rating (2012 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.5 
2. Apocalypse Now (1979)
Lt. Col. Bill Kilgore
"Charlie don't surf."

People who added this item 1058  Average listal rating (713 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 5214  Average listal rating (3205 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating 8.9 
4. Schindler's List (1993)

People who added this item 3519  Average listal rating (2264 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.3 
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 2310  Average listal rating (1444 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 8.1 
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 371  Average listal rating (246 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 234  Average listal rating (163 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.8 
8. Zulu (1964)

People who added this item 2315  Average listal rating (1545 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.7 
9. Black Hawk Down (2001)

People who added this item 908  Average listal rating (588 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.3 
10. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

People who added this item 66  Average listal rating (47 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 7.4 
11. The Dam Busters (1955)

People who added this item 1782  Average listal rating (1133 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.2 
12. The Deer Hunter (1978)

People who added this item 4395  Average listal rating (2933 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 8.4 
13. Braveheart (1995)

People who added this item 346  Average listal rating (236 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.6 
14. The Guns of Navarone (1961)

People who added this item 398  Average listal rating (233 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 7.9 
15. The Killing Fields (1984)

People who added this item 1634  Average listal rating (973 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.6 
16. The Thin Red Line (1998)

People who added this item 971  Average listal rating (567 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.4 
17. Das Boot (1981)

People who added this item 2628  Average listal rating (1560 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 972  Average listal rating (629 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating 7.2 
19. Born on the Fourth of July (1989)

People who added this item 333  Average listal rating (209 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.8 
20. The Longest Day (1962)

People who added this item 376  Average listal rating (248 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 976  Average listal rating (589 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."

People who added this item 1167  Average listal rating (719 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating
25. Spartacus (1960)

People who added this item 31  Average listal rating (21 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating 7.9 
26. Ice-Cold in Alex (1958)

People who added this item 524  Average listal rating (364 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 7.8 
27. The Dirty Dozen (1967)

People who added this item 1300  Average listal rating (868 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.6 
28. Enemy at the Gates (2001)

People who added this item 133  Average listal rating (101 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating
29. Battle of Britain (1969)

People who added this item 2891  Average listal rating (1697 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.6 
30. Casablanca (1942)

People who added this item 1537  Average listal rating (965 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 7.3 
31. Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)
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People who added this item 3638  Average listal rating (2171 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.5 
32. The Pianist (2002)

People who added this item 523  Average listal rating (285 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 8.1 
33. All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)

People who added this item 267  Average listal rating (199 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.7 
34. Kelly's Heroes (1970)

People who added this item 1368  Average listal rating (861 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.8 
35. The Last of the Mohicans (1992)

People who added this item 128  Average listal rating (63 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.3 
36. Henry V (1944)

People who added this item 274  Average listal rating (174 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 7.5 
37. Cross of Iron (1977)

People who added this item 260  Average listal rating (144 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.5 
38. Salvador (1986)

People who added this item 261  Average listal rating (167 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.5 
39. Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)

People who added this item 1272  Average listal rating (738 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.4 
40. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

People who added this item 30  Average listal rating (18 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.7 
41. The Cruel Sea (1953)

People who added this item 302  Average listal rating (148 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 1285  Average listal rating (689 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.8 
43. Empire of the Sun (1987)

People who added this item 587  Average listal rating (365 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
44. Patton (1970)

People who added this item 25  Average listal rating (20 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating 6.4 
45. 633 Squadron (1964)

People who added this item 1524  Average listal rating (1045 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 7.4 
46. Master and Commander: The Far Side of the Wo... (2003)

People who added this item 224  Average listal rating (128 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.1 
47. A Matter of Life and Death (1946)

People who added this item 266  Average listal rating (162 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.5 
48. Gallipoli (1981)

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49. Carve Her Name with Pride (1958)

People who added this item 1345  Average listal rating (903 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: 6 years, 11 months ago at Jul 30 17:40
Great list. I've linked to it from my list of WWI movies.
Posted: 3 years, 11 months 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, 11 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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