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on 19 May 2012 06:25

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Aviation War Films

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People who added this item 149  Average listal rating (68 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.8 
1. Wings (1927)
Wings was awarded the first-ever Best Picture Oscar in 1929, a salute to its director William Wellman, a former member of the Lafayette Flying Corps.


People who added this item 302  Average listal rating (147 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.2 
2. Catch-22 (1970)
Probably one of the weirdest war film you'll ever watch.

" 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. "

" Whoo.. That's some catch, that Catch- 22. "
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People who added this item 111  Average listal rating (75 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.4 
3. Hell in the Pacific (1968)

This film conveys how magnificent flying was in the first decade of flight. I believe it deserves much more credit than it's received.

People who added this item 688  Average listal rating (459 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.4 
5. Rescue Dawn (2006)
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People who added this item 261  Average listal rating (166 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.5 
6. Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)
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People who added this item 189  Average listal rating (136 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 6.9 
7. Memphis Belle (1990)
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People who added this item 3149  Average listal rating (1892 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 7.5 
8. The Aviator (2004)
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People who added this item 35  Average listal rating (17 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating
9. A Guy Named Joe (1943)

People who added this item 133  Average listal rating (100 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating
10. Battle of Britain (1969)
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People who added this item 80  Average listal rating (47 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating 7.2 
11. The Spirit of St. Louis (1957)

People who added this item 33  Average listal rating (27 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating 7.1 
12. The Blue Max (1966)

People who added this item 49  Average listal rating (35 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating 7.3 
13. Dark Blue World (2001)

People who added this item 24  Average listal rating (17 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating 6.8 
14. Flying Tigers (1942)
I love this film more than what others rate due to the fact that it stars my favorite aircraft, the "Flying Tiger" correctly known as a Curtiss P-40
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People who added this item 322  Average listal rating (222 ratings) 6.2  IMDB Rating 6.3 
15. Red Dawn (1984)
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People who added this item 2719  Average listal rating (1722 ratings) 6.2  IMDB Rating 6.8 
16. Top Gun (1986)
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People who added this item 53  Average listal rating (37 ratings) 6  IMDB Rating 5.7 
17. Flight of the Intruder (1991)
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Posted: 2 years, 7 months ago at Sep 17 9:20
Nice list! A good one you've missed is 'Memphis Belle' (1990), would definitely recommend that one. 'Flyboys' (2006) is another you could add.
Posted: 2 years, 7 months ago at Sep 17 13:22
Very nice list!

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