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on 7 Oct 2009 08:07

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My favourite War Movies

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1. Das Boot (1981)
"Not Yet Kameraden!"
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People who added this item 274  Average listal rating (174 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 7.5 
2. Cross of Iron (1977)
This should be an obligatory movie for all war and blood greedy people, so they would understand that war is nothing but a hell.
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People who added this item 158  Average listal rating (94 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.7 
3. Alexander Nevsky (1938)
I think that this is the greatest movie made by Eisenstein with perfect scene and choreography and wonderful camera.
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People who added this item 523  Average listal rating (282 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 8.1 
4. All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
Adaptation of Erich Maria Remarque's novel published just two years before the film was made and banned in Germany in 1933. Archetype of an anti-war movie.
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People who added this item 261  Average listal rating (167 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.5 
5. Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)
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People who added this item 537  Average listal rating (252 ratings) 8.5  IMDB Rating 8.3 
6. Come and See (1985)
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People who added this item 157  Average listal rating (70 ratings) 8.8  IMDB Rating 8.5 
7. The Human Condition I: No Greater Love (1959)
After I finished watching the whole trilogy within two days I've realized that the first part is the easiest to watch as compared to other two sequels, it was perfect introduction to the story of the main protagonist. He made spectators to slowly and slowly see and understand the horrors of war, made him to observe the evolution of characters and made the spectator yearn for the continuation of the story.
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People who added this item 109  Average listal rating (53 ratings) 8.9  IMDB Rating 8.5 
8. The Human Condition II: The Road to Eternity... (1959)
In the second part you will have a view on war terrors from different angle and the craving for the final part will grow stronger.
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People who added this item 128  Average listal rating (59 ratings) 9.1  IMDB Rating 8.8 
9. The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer (1961)
Ultimate sadness.
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People who added this item 204  Average listal rating (122 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.5 
10. Stalingrad (1993)
One of the most historically authentic WW2 movies. Shot by Germans from the point of view German soldiers fighting the battle of Stalingrad.
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People who added this item 409  Average listal rating (231 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating
11. Kagemusha (1980)
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People who added this item 133  Average listal rating (101 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating
12. Battle of Britain (1969)
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People who added this item 110  Average listal rating (65 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating 7.2 
13. The Warrior (2001)
I would call it Asian War Opera. Brilliant!
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People who added this item 908  Average listal rating (583 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.3 
14. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
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People who added this item 7  Average listal rating (3 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 7.3 
15. Afghan Breakdown (1991)
Best cinema adaptation of modern warfare I've ever seen.
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People who added this item 901  Average listal rating (468 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating 8.3 
16. Ran (1985)
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People who added this item 344  Average listal rating (199 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
17. No Man's Land (2001)
Another from the group of war movies which will make you really think about absurdity of wars. Some absurd scenes in this film will make you laugh but with the laughter the sad reality will appear.
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People who added this item 133  Average listal rating (81 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 7.9 
18. The Train (1964)
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19. Where Eagles Dare (1968)
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People who added this item 150  Average listal rating (79 ratings) 8.5  IMDB Rating
20. Ballad of a Soldier (1959)
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People who added this item 346  Average listal rating (234 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.6 
21. The Guns of Navarone (1961)
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People who added this item 371  Average listal rating (244 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.4 
22. A Bridge Too Far (1977)
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People who added this item 9  Average listal rating (5 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 6.3 
23. Alfred the Great (1969)
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People who added this item 3394  Average listal rating (2006 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.5 
24. Apocalypse Now (1979)
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People who added this item 55  Average listal rating (38 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating
25. The Desert Fox (1951)
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People who added this item 234  Average listal rating (163 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.8 
26. Zulu (1964)
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People who added this item 187  Average listal rating (112 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.3 
27. Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence (1983)
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People who added this item 96  Average listal rating (36 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 7.8 
28. War and Peace (1966)
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29. The 300 Spartans (1962)
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30. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
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People who added this item 30  Average listal rating (21 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.6 
31. King Rat (1965)
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People who added this item 1782  Average listal rating (1128 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.2 
32. The Deer Hunter (1978)
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People who added this item 21  Average listal rating (12 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 7.1 
33. Knights of the Teutonic Order (1960)
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People who added this item 1058  Average listal rating (710 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.3 
34. The Great Escape (1963)
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People who added this item 359  Average listal rating (225 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 8.1 
35. Stalag 17 (1953)
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People who added this item 976  Average listal rating (588 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating 8.5 
36. Paths of Glory (1957)
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People who added this item 524  Average listal rating (361 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 7.8 
37. The Dirty Dozen (1967)
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People who added this item 266  Average listal rating (161 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.5 
38. Gallipoli (1981)
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People who added this item 333  Average listal rating (209 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.8 
39. The Longest Day (1962)
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People who added this item 688  Average listal rating (474 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.9 
40. Glory (1989)
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my favorite war movies picked for different criteria such as : camera, acting, casting, script, dialogues and message.

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Posted: 4 years, 2 months ago at Mar 21 23:10
The Battle of Algiers and Army of Shadows are also amazing.
Posted: 3 years, 1 month ago at Apr 3 12:20
Great list, I've got a few War movie lists I'm working on you may want to check out...

http://www.listal.com/list/world-war-ii-movies-philsump
http://www.listal.com/list/top-vietnam-war-films

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