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Discussion in 'General Nonsense' started by das müffin mann, Sep 4, 2008.

  1. Polaris573

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    The Bridge on the River Kwai 1958 Oscar winner for best picture, director, and cinematography. Stellar cast including William Holden and Alec Guiness (1958 best actor winner for this movie).
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    Der untergang and the Pianist (quiet but good)
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    The Patriot is Revolutionary War


    some good war movies

    To Hell and Back
    The Sands of Iwo Jima
    Bridge of the Riva Kwai
    The Patriot
    We Where Soilders
    Black Hawk Down
    Behind Enemy Lines
    Spartacus
    Gettysburg
    Flags of our Fathers
    God and Generals
    Gone with the Wind
    das müffin mann says thanks.
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    And yes brave heart was tosh right down to the face paint.
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    lol. Ooops. Don't know why I put Civil war. Oh well, I'll fix that.
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    Navarone.....classic.
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    Actually, the story is true, but the movie is a bit...fudged in order to play upon American patriotism. And naturally, I don't mind a movie using whatever it can, to draw out emotion in it's audience, much like an author does with his novels, but it's a bit disrespectful when it comes to true and tragic events.

    Still, it's a good watch.

    "We were soldiers" was fair, though left a bit lacking.

    "Tora, tora, tora!" is a classic.

    He doesn't own a M14 assault rifle for protection (well at least not until martial law goes into effect). He has it because it's a hobby.
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    We Where Soilders got high praise from the troops that fought that battle, and there families. ITs the most accurate portrayal of Vietnam yet, and everything they showed actully happened. If you have the DVD watch the behind the scenes stuff
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    has anyone ever seen Das Boot? i saw my dad watching it the other day and i was wondering if it was any good
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    Hence Google! IMDB! and any movie forum!
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    never seen it myself
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    Itri I Smotri (SP?)

    They used live ammunition to capture the fear in the actors.
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    This.

    Brody is a favorite because of that.
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    Der untergang is one of the best movies i've seen in a while
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    how about Three kings ya will even get a laugh with that lol.. like most classic ones like Great Escape and ones with actors of those days.
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    We were soldiers
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    don't need guns in the US either. its a luxury, like your pc. can you imagine life without your pc?
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    hell, i couldn't imagine life without guns, i need my M-1 Garand, shotgun and numerous pistols. When resident evil become reality i know im not going down without a fight, lol.


    i would suggest The Siege Of Firebase Gloria, i haven't scene that one mentioned yet, but i loved that movie.

    Some othera are The Big Red One, and Fatherland, Fatherland is a alternate history but its also intreguing as well.
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    The Big Red One is a great movie. When I first read the post however I thought you said "The thin red line" which made me want to cut off my nuts with utter disgust.
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    LMFAO, Thin Red line, i watched it, but fell asleep during the movie, lol,


    Oh, i suggest U-571, i liked it alot, watched it twice on tv when it was on the Encore channel.

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