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    Memorial Day Coming Up...Favorite War Movies?

    Memorial Day is a wonderful tribute to those have served our nation!!!

    Much less important and a side benefit of this holiday is that there are many war movies shown on a variety of networks. Got me to think...what one war film is my favorite?

    I think I would have to say "The Big Red One"!

    Absolutely love it! Who else watches war movies no matter how many times you might have seen it already? There are many great films about war...what is yours?



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    Re: Memorial Day Coming Up...Favorite War Movies?

    Quote Originally Posted by cyfanatic View Post
    Memorial Day is a wonderful tribute to those have served our nation!!!

    Much less important and a side benefit of this holiday is that there are many war movies shown on a variety of networks. Got me to think...what one war film is my favorite?

    I think I would have to say "The Big Red One"!

    Absolutely love it! Who else watches war movies no matter how many times you might have seen it already? There are many great films about war...what is yours?
    I've never seen the Big Red One but I heard it was good so I ordered it a few weeks back but haven't had time to see it. The one I bought was an extended version.



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    Re: Memorial Day Coming Up...Favorite War Movies?

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    Re: Memorial Day Coming Up...Favorite War Movies?

    Does Starship Troopers count?

    Seriously, I've always liked The Great Escape. I know it's not really an all-out action type war movie, but it is very good.



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    Re: Memorial Day Coming Up...Favorite War Movies?

    Quote Originally Posted by dmclone View Post
    I've never seen the Big Red One but I heard it was good so I ordered it a few weeks back but haven't had time to see it. The one I bought was an extended version.
    It is a film that fits the time in which it was made...not overly violent. Which is fine...while I appreciate the efforts to make war, in some films, as realistic as possible (bloody and gruesome...which war certainly can be)...a good war film does not have to be all blood and guts. The storyline in "The Big Red One" is a great story...hope you enjoy it.



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    Re: Memorial Day Coming Up...Favorite War Movies?

    The Great Escape
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    Re: Memorial Day Coming Up...Favorite War Movies?

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    Re: Memorial Day Coming Up...Favorite War Movies?

    Quote Originally Posted by CylentButDeadly View Post
    Does Starship Troopers count?

    Seriously, I've always liked The Great Escape. I know it's not really an all-out action type war movie, but it is very good.
    The shower scene from it does


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    Re: Memorial Day Coming Up...Favorite War Movies?

    Saving Private Ryan - nothing else comes close.

    The opening 40 minutes makes me shiver.


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    Re: Memorial Day Coming Up...Favorite War Movies?

    Quote Originally Posted by dosry5 View Post
    The shower scene from it does
    Agreed. I totally want to be in the military in the future if coed showers are the norm.

    Also, has nobody said Patton yet?!?!



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    Re: Memorial Day Coming Up...Favorite War Movies?

    Also, Team America (duh!).



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    Re: Memorial Day Coming Up...Favorite War Movies?

    Without a doubt it has to be Band of Brothers.

    A Bridge to Far is a favorite of mine.

    Balckhawk Down is another good one. It's just frustrating to watch. Read the book sometime, it's worse.



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