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Old 02-29-2012, 01:23 PM   #11
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Hamburger Hill is a classic!
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Black Hawk Down is a favorite.
Ditto on that with kick-butt surround audio,great flick!
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The Dirty Dozen
Saving Private Ryan
Platoon
Full Metal Jacket
We Were Soldiers
The Patriot
Master and Commander

Just to name a few.
I like this list too, but would add "The Longest Day", and Kelly's Heroes.
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I always liked "Rough Riders." Kinda westerny bout the spanish American war.
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BTW, how was Enemy at the gates? I just ordered it on amazon, so no spoilers.
How did you like it?
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I don't know, it hasn't gotten here yet. I literally ordered it 1 minute before I posted that.
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Watch The Hunted w/Tommy Lee Jones and Benecio Del Toro. It's a good movie.
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Couple of oldies-

Zulu
Breaker Morant
Hope and Glory (civilian side of life in a war zone)
Das Boot
84Charlie Mopic


There was also a series on PBS several years ago about a British EOD unit during WW 2 in England- "Danger UXB". I have the box set.
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Way back in ROTC, they advised us to see two movies that the Army considered worthy of a war film.

- Pork Chop Hill w Gergory Peck was one and I forget the other. Primary/Secondary Target Lines etc. Personally, kinda liked The Thin Red Line.
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