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akm47nagiont 02-29-2012 04:58 AM

good military movies?
 
Stuff you can get on dvd or at netflix
I like enemy at the gates
this is more because I ran out of good movies to watch

kaido 02-29-2012 05:13 AM

Haha I'm in the same boat as you.
"way of war" is pretty good, but you've really got to pay attention to it.
I know for a fact it's on Netflix.

unclebear 02-29-2012 05:26 AM

I there with you guys, I've been watching band of brothers, the pacific, and all quiet on the western front for the past week... really need something (old) that I haven't seen

texaswoodworker 02-29-2012 05:26 AM

The Dirty Dozen
Saving Private Ryan
Platoon
Full Metal Jacket
We Were Soldiers
The Patriot
Master and Commander

Just to name a few.:D

texaswoodworker 02-29-2012 05:47 AM

BTW, how was Enemy at the gates? I just ordered it on amazon, so no spoilers. :D

almostgotme 02-29-2012 05:56 AM

Black Hawk Down is a favorite.

Minionsram 02-29-2012 06:05 AM

To hell and back
Staring Audie Murphy himself

akm47nagiont 02-29-2012 06:33 AM

Just watched sniper 1 and 3 there okay both are on netflix

akm47nagiont 02-29-2012 06:35 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by texaswoodworker
BTW, how was Enemy at the gates? I just ordered it on amazon, so no spoilers. :D

it's pretty good by far my favorite sniper movie

Snakedriver 02-29-2012 01:13 PM

For a gripping Vietnam tale that's somewhat close to reality watch "We Were Soldiers" with Mel Gibson & Sam Elliott. Based on a true story, it details the events in 1965 when the 1st Air Cavalry deployed to Vietnam and met with the enemy in one of the first big battles at a place called the Ia Drang Valley.

Then read the book, We Were Soldiers Once..........and Young by Joe Galloway and Hal Moore for the whole real non-Hollywood story.

A personal note: While I arrived many years later, my unit was the one that provided primary helicopter support and gunships during the batlle of the Ia Drang.


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