best ww2 film ever

ScoobyDoo{KEA}

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top 3. (in my opinion)

saving private ryan
guns of navarone
where eagles dare.



so whats yours
 

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I rather liked A brigde too far.

A lot of ww2 fps's use it as a model I'm sure. RTCW did.
 
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For me:
Full Metal Jacket beats it all.

And from miniseriers, HBO's Band of Brothers was a great movie.
 

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Enemy at the Gates
Saving Private Ryan
A bridge too far
 

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Tom said:
Yeah, great WW2 movie that
I liked the bit where they got that time machine and brought back all those fab sixties tunes.
 

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brainer said:
For me:
Full Metal Jacket beats it all.

And from miniseriers, HBO's Band of Brothers was a great movie.
Erm full metal jacket is a vietnam movie not ww2 :)

best ww2 movies imo :

1.saving private ryan
2. A bridge too far
3. Kelly's Heroes.
 

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Well since i had band of brothers all on one disc i'd count that.

If not: 1. 'Guns of Naverone', book is excellent as well 2. 'Battle of Britain' ("we need big wings!!").....3 is a hard one as i'd really like to nominate 'Bedknobs and Broomsticks' but i dont think it fully qualifies.

Thus its going to have to be To 'End All Wars'. The one set in singapore iirc.
 

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Surprised no one has mentioned 'The Longest Day'

or 'Bridge Over the River Kwai'

These are the best two imop
 

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I've got a top ten that fluctuates every so often

A Bridge Too Far
The Bridge at Remagen
Dirty Dozen
Guns of Navarone
Hell in the pacific
Desert Fox
The Enemy Below
Guns of Navarone
Hell in the pacific
Sink The Bismark

but the film that usually ends up being my favourite

Ice Cold in Alex. The sheer pleasure of that scene at the end of the film just makes me smile :)
 

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Let's face it, the majority of modern WW2 films are spoilt in some small way by either a completely unnecessary love stories or warping the facts to suit a hollywood studio. The only truly good modern WW2 film I've seen is Band of Brothers, technically not a film, but each episode in its own right is worthy of a film.

As for the oldies:
A Bridge Too Far
Bridge over the river Kwai
The Longest Day
 

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I can't really decide on a favourite, so...

Cross of Iron
Das Boot
Saving Private Ryan
Schindlers List

Band of Brothers is also excellent.

I also find that modern WW2 films are filled with some utter rubbish, convoluted love stories and meaningless dialogue to fill the gap between the next big action sequence. Although, the older WW2 films feel very sanitary.
 

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monster said:
I can't really decide on a favourite, so...


Saving Private Ryan
Schindlers List

Band of Brothers is also excellent.

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was gonna mention those 2 as well.cant really call schindlers list a war film though.however it is the only film that has evered moved me to tears when i watch it(well that and lxg)but for totally different reasons of course.
 

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Nobody has mentioned The Great Escape or Escape to Victory :(

So I will :)
 

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My favourite oldish ww2 films are

Heroes of Telemark
Cross of Iron
Battle of Britain
Where Eagles Dare

Of the more recent ones Id have to say Saving Private Ryan
 

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Like most of those mentioned here, except escape to victory (if thats the one with Sly Stallone as a footy player). I do like the battle of the bulge movie, it shows just how close the germans got to prolonging the war by who knows how long.
 

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The Thin Red Line. If you don't like it, you're a schmuck.
 

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enemy at the gates ... i cant remember any of the other good 1s=/ been to long since ive seen any of em \o/
 

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Oops, I forgot Tigerland. Not really a war movie, more of an Au Dourve (spellings prob way out)
 
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SawTooTH said:
Oops, I forgot Tigerland. Not really a war movie, more of an Au Dourve (spellings prob way out)
That and the fact it's Vietnam war era.
 

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