I'm looking for good war movies (new and old)?

I've seen Black Hawk Down, The thin red line, saving private ryan etc... and need some new movies to add to my collection (I enjoy the old movies as well)

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  • 7 years ago
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    You listed a few good ones, here is a top list for war movies:

    1. Apocalypse Now - (1979, Francis Ford Coppola, V) (Martin Sheen, Robert Duvall, M. Brando)

    2. All Quiet on the Western Front - (1930, Lewis Milestone, WWI) (Lew Ayres, Louis Wolheim)

    3. Saving Private Ryan - (1998, Steven Spielberg, WWII) (Tom Hanks, Edward Burns)

    4. Schindler's List - (1993, Steven Spielberg, WWII) (Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley)

    5. Platoon - (1986, Oliver Stone, V) (Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe, Charlie Sheen)

    6. The Bridge on the River Kwai - (1957, David Lean, WWII) (Alec Guinness, William Holden)

    7. Patton - (1970, Franklin J. Schaffner, WWII) (George C. Scott, Karl Malden)

    8. The Dirty Dozen - (1967, Robert Aldrich, WWII) (Lee Marvin, Charles Bronson, Telly Savalas)

    9. The Longest Day - (1962,Ken Annakin, WWII) (John Wayne, Henry Fonda, Robert Mitchum)

    10. From Here to Eternity - (1953, Fred Zinnemann, WWII) (Burt Lancaster, Montgomery Clift)

    11. Sergeant York - (1941, Howard Hawks, WWI) (Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan)

    12. The Great Escape - (1963, John Sturges, WWII) (Steve McQueen, James Garner)

    13. Battleship Potemkin (1925, Sergei Eisenstein, Odessa revolt-1905) (Alexander Antonov)

    14. Das Boot - (1981, W. Ger. Wolfgang Peterson, WWII) (Jurgen Procnow)

    15. The Deer Hunter - (1978, Michael Cimino, V) (Robert De Niro, Meryl Streep)

    16. Full Metal Jacket - (1987, Stanley Kubrick, V) (Matthew Modine, Adam Baldwin)

    17. Letters From Iwo Jima - (2006, Clint Eastwood, WWII) (Ken Watanabe, Kazunari Ninomiya)

    18. A Bridge Too Far - (1977, Richard Attenborough, WWII) (Dirk Bogarde, Michael Caine)

    19. The Guns of Navarone - (1961, J. Lee Thompson, WWII) (Gregory Peck, Anthony Quinn)

    20. Open City - (1945, Roberto Rossellini, WWII) (Vito Annicchiarico, Nando Bruno)

    21. Midway - (1976, Jack Smight, WWII) (Charlton Heston, Henry Fonda, Toshiro Mifune)

    22. Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo - (1944, Mervyn LeRoy, WWII) (Van Johnson, Robert Walker)

    23. The Thin Red Line - (1998, Terrence Malick, WWII) (Sean Penn, Nick Nolte)

    24. Tora! Tora! Tora! - (1970, Richard Fleischer, WWII) (Martin Balsam, Joseph Cotten)

    25. Black Hawk Down - (2001, Ridley Scott, Somalia) (Ewan McGregor, Josh Hartnett)

    26. Stalag 17 - (1953, Billy Wilder, WWII) (William Holden, Otto Preminger)

    27. Battle of Britain - (1969, Guy Hamilton, WWII) (Michael Caine, R. Shaw, Laurence Olivier)

    28. The Story of G.I. Joe - (1945, William Wellman, WWII) (Robert Mitchum, Burgess Meredith)

  • 7 years ago

    Enemy At The Gates

    Sniper Trilogy

    Schindler's List

    The Human Condition Trilogy


    Apocalypse Now

    Paths Of Glory

    The Pianist

    Life Is Beautiful

    Full Metal Jacket

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    Source(s): Brain Expert http://www.imdb.com/chart/war
  • trefry
    Lv 4
    3 years ago

    The HBO film Band of Brothers has a segment about Monte Cassino. There is a 1946 Italian movie titled Montecassino. The 1945 The Story of GI Joe has a bit of about that combat.

  • Anonymous
    7 years ago

    Special forces


    The hurt locker

    Act of valor

    Full metal jacket

    My eyes

    Behind enemy lines

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  • 7 years ago

    I dont like to watch old movies , so here are some new movies

    -Act of Valor

    -Valkyrie ( more like a drama movie based on hitler starring tom cruise)

    -Inglourious Basterds

  • nathen
    Lv 4
    7 years ago

    battleship 2012

    battle los angeles 2011

  • 7 years ago

    black hawk down,,, hands down the best ive seen

  • Anonymous
    7 years ago

    Forest Gump (Nam)

    Full Metal Jacket (Nam)

  • Anonymous
    7 years ago

    Red Dawn. Amazing.

    Alot of people are in it that are very famous. I think they're making a re-make soon.(:

  • Anonymous
    7 years ago

    We Were Soldiers,Band of Brothers.

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