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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 3320  Average listal rating (1960 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.5 
2. Apocalypse Now (1979)
Lt. Col. Bill Kilgore
"Charlie don't surf."

People who added this item 1028  Average listal rating (689 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 5115  Average listal rating (3119 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating 8.9 
4. Schindler's List (1993)

People who added this item 3441  Average listal rating (2211 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 2268  Average listal rating (1406 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 366  Average listal rating (242 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 229  Average listal rating (162 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.8 
8. Zulu (1964)

People who added this item 2261  Average listal rating (1511 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.7 
9. Black Hawk Down (2001)

People who added this item 884  Average listal rating (564 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.3 
10. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

People who added this item 65  Average listal rating (46 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 7.4 
11. The Dam Busters (1955)

People who added this item 1729  Average listal rating (1088 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.2 
12. The Deer Hunter (1978)

People who added this item 4308  Average listal rating (2869 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 8.4 
13. Braveheart (1995)

People who added this item 336  Average listal rating (230 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.6 
14. The Guns of Navarone (1961)

People who added this item 376  Average listal rating (213 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 941  Average listal rating (543 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.5 
17. Das Boot (1981)

People who added this item 2564  Average listal rating (1521 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 954  Average listal rating (613 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating 7.2 
19. Born on the Fourth of July (1989)

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20. The Longest Day (1962)

People who added this item 358  Average listal rating (235 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 946  Average listal rating (565 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 511  Average listal rating (349 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 7.8 
27. The Dirty Dozen (1967)

People who added this item 1268  Average listal rating (837 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 2825  Average listal rating (1652 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.6 
30. Casablanca (1942)

People who added this item 1501  Average listal rating (934 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 7.3 
31. Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)
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People who added this item 3560  Average listal rating (2110 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.5 
32. The Pianist (2002)

People who added this item 501  Average listal rating (274 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 8.1 
33. All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)

People who added this item 258  Average listal rating (189 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.7 
34. Kelly's Heroes (1970)

People who added this item 1338  Average listal rating (836 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 265  Average listal rating (168 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 7.5 
37. Cross of Iron (1977)

People who added this item 253  Average listal rating (135 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.5 
38. Salvador (1986)

People who added this item 255  Average listal rating (165 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.5 
39. Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)

People who added this item 1232  Average listal rating (705 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.4 
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 287  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 1251  Average listal rating (664 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.8 
43. Empire of the Sun (1987)

People who added this item 572  Average listal rating (355 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
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 1485  Average listal rating (1024 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 7.4 
46. Master and Commander: The Far Side of the Wo... (2003)

People who added this item 218  Average listal rating (121 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.1 
47. A Matter of Life and Death (1946)

People who added this item 259  Average listal rating (155 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, 1 month ago at Jul 30 17:40
Great list. I've linked to it from my list of WWI movies.
Posted: 3 years, 2 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, 2 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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