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*Greatest War films of all time*

  1. SexiVixxEN
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IMO these rank as the greatest war films ever made.

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  SexiVixxEN's Rating My Rating
Schindler's List 1993,  R)
Saving Private Ryan 1998,  R)
Full Metal Jacket 1987,  R)
Black Hawk Down 2001,  R)
Black Hawk Down
Rescue Dawn 2007,  PG-13)
Rescue Dawn
Very good movie. you get invested in the characters and their escape. Bale is such a good actor. He is extremely versatile,he really dives into his characters. Him and Steve Zahn were a good pair up in my opinion.Even though almost all of the supporting cast doesn't speak English and you don't really get to know the bad guys (which gives a rather realistic look on war) Rescue Dawn is still very moving and shocking.It's defintely worth the watch!
The Patriot 2000,  R)
Three Kings 1999,  R)
We Were Soldiers 2002,  R)
Platoon 1986,  R)
Letters from Iwo Jima 2006,  R)
Letters from Iwo Jima
Born on the Fourth of July 1989,  R)
The Killing Fields 1984,  R)
Braveheart 1995,  R)
Flyboys 2006,  PG-13)
Excellent Movie !!! 5 STARS from me!
Flags of Our Fathers 2006,  R)
Flags of Our Fathers
This was a very good movie.Not only was it entertaining,I really learned alot of history behind Iwo Jima that I did not know.I recommend it.
M*A*S*H 1970,  PG)
Troy 2004,  R)
300 2007,  R)
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World 2003,  PG-13)
Cold Mountain 2003,  R)
Life Is Beautiful (La Vita bella) 1997,  PG-13)
Gone With the Wind 1939,  G)
Gone With the Wind
CLASSIC !!! Beautiful
Apocalypse Now 1979,  R)
Apocalypse Now
Nothing short of Amazing.I felt I owed this to my Dad who was in the Marine Corps. He was a Gunnery Sargent forever.He served in Both Korea and the Vietnam wars.He is still alive and ticking and got all his wits about him.After seeing as many war movies as I have I don't see how this man is still as intact as he seems.Anyway He is my hero always will be PERIOD.This movie was spine chilling.I loved it from minute one.Gosh the cast was not only stellar,but dam they were so young.I just don't know what else to say but dam if you haven't seen this one yet you owe it to yourself to do so.It really is something very special.
The Deer Hunter 1978,  R)
The Deer Hunter
Good Lord,How excellent is this movie!!??. I remembered things about half way through it and realized I had watched this as a child.HELLO.WTF were my parents think9ing?Anyway such a tremendous cast.God I love Christopher Walken,he is just smooth as hell,and dammmm diddy damm De Niro looks HOT with a beard.Anyway Excellent yet very emotional story of a great group of friends from a small town and the way the Vietnam war changed everything about them.Excellent movie,I can't give this anymore stars,I wish I could.If you have not seen this you need too.=)
Good Morning, Vietnam 1987,  R)
Good Morning, Vietnam
Ahhh Robin Williams,I can never get enough,His talent seems limitless.So versatile in the characters he portrays.This was great comedy covering the surface of the ugliness of the Vietnam war.It was much better than I expected.You should definitely check this out if you haven't yet =)
Hotaru no haka (Grave of the Fireflies) 1988,  Unrated)
Hotaru no haka (Grave of the Fireflies)
Absolutely Heartwrenching! I am so glad that you guys send me your recommendations.I would have never ever known about this wonderful movie without having my Flix buddies.Have the tissues ready was right (Alex) lol.Oh my gosh this is so sad.I was ready for sad,not ready ready for a gut-wrenching overflow of tears.A story about a boy that is forced into a parent role of his little (adorable) sister Setsuko due to the death of his parents.He does everything he can for her,but is so young himself,just does not have the life skills,or means to do anything.Through the many bombings they had lost everything it was pretty much the 2 of them with a few stray belongings.But his love for her was fierce,she was all he had left.I don't want to say too much more,but this is such a deep,touching movie everyone should see this.I absolutely recommend this movie be the very next one you see!! =)
Empire of the Sun 1987,  PG)
Empire of the Sun
Another amazing movie I have let slip by for way too long.I have been on this whole Christiian Bale thing lately,so I wanted to see how his acting skills were when he was a boy.OMG! He was BORN to act.This boy is absolutely brilliant in anything he does.This is an amazing journey of a young boy,separated from his parents in the middle of WWII and forced to survive basically however he can.I had no idea that he would bump into of all people John Malkovich one of my fav actors that was a huge bonus!Oh,and a very young,and not in comedic role,Ben Stiller.The cast was Great,Christian again,Wow he is just mindblowing,he is really a natural,I hope he goes oin making lots of movies for us to enjoy for many years.If you have not seen this movie I highly recommend it! =)
The Hurt Locker 2009,  R)
The Hurt Locker
Very intense,Great action,Great cast.You will be glued to your seat through this story about a team of soldiers that doesn't have long left to serve in Iraq,if they can just survive their remaining few days.Lots of tests and crazy things come their way that I am 200% sure our soldiers are facing every single day.The story kind of centers around this one guy that disarms bombs,As always I want to be highly respectful to those that have not seen this and not give all the goodies away.But this one is definitely a recommendation.See it!! =)

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  1. ImmortalJoker
    ImmortalJoker posted 6 years ago

    Cold Mountain is a war film? I thought it was a drama film?

  2. kevinsadrummer4
    kevinsadrummer4 posted 6 years ago

    agree with most except Cold Mountain which I thought was a horrible movie.

  3. thetrickalltheboysknew
    thetrickalltheboysknew posted 6 years ago

    not bad...but cold mountain doesn't deserve 2 be up there :)

  4. kmvelfigueroa
    kmvelfigueroa posted 6 years ago

    I didnt see many of this movies... I select just my favs ones... My favorite one: La Vita Bella.... no words to describe it.... Bellisima!!! maybe...

  5. Anasazi
    Anasazi posted 5 years ago

    You forgot Enemy at the gate- awsome one

  6. Tecnoandre
    Tecnoandre posted 5 years ago

    Plase, post "Thin red line" in this list.

  7. dduchessphils
    dduchessphils posted 5 years ago

    good list. i personally love empire of the sun. should be among the top 5 in this list. LOVE it.

  8. WhollyCats
    WhollyCats posted 5 years ago

    I must agree with the other 'Flixters' - why "Cold Mountain"? If you were to include a movie documenting the American Civil War, why not "Glory"? Albeit, if you haven't seen "All Quiet On The Western Front" (either version), or "The Tuskegee Airmen", you may be pursuaded to include them in your list, which is impressive.

  9. mal2pool
    mal2pool posted 5 years ago

    Enemy at the Gates and Casualties of war.

  10. komanchhe
    komanchhe posted 5 years ago


  11. maharichi
    maharichi posted 5 years ago

    I agree, Cold mountain wasn't very good.

  12. kellymelvin67
    kellymelvin67 posted 5 years ago

    Good job, my prob is that some are so amazingly good its hard to rate them the same as the really good. like Apocolypse Now and 300, both great but, cummon....

  13. Irazu77
    Irazu77 posted 5 years ago

    cold mountain? not a war movie

  14. JASLOV
    JASLOV posted 5 years ago

    well i said i love to see the cold mountain. Now i guess i just change my mind. you didn't add Line of Duty.

  15. rionievic77
    rionievic77 posted 5 years ago

    i like robin william good morning america

  16. rionievic77
    rionievic77 posted 5 years ago

    the killing fields very sad

  17. briam359
    briam359 posted 5 years ago

    wheres kellys heroes, the great escape, the cruel sea..... need a longer list

  18. Cheezit411
    Cheezit411 posted 5 years ago

    Dude, flyboys and saving private ryan kick butt! Both are my favorites!!

  19. Cheezit411
    Cheezit411 posted 5 years ago

    Dude they need to add howard hughes " hells angels" its so totally worth the trouble.

  20. cutekrystal07
    cutekrystal07 posted 5 years ago

    i love black hawk down...

  21. clas81
    clas81 posted 5 years ago

    I think Enemy At The Gates, Behind Enemy Lines, Windtalkers, The Thin Red Line, Alexander should be in the list!

  22. lethashook
    lethashook posted 5 years ago

    I think that the best war movie of them all is schindlers list. I have seen that movie and done studdies on the holocost and of oscar schindler. The movie portrais him very well.

  23. blackcorvettebengal
    blackcorvettebengal posted 5 years ago

    suggestion for a great movie, " Farewell to the King" starring Nick Nolte. it wasn't considered a great movie at the time it was released, but i believe it is one of those movies that was overshadowed by promoted movies. I like it, and i hope you will give it a try. If you cant find it let me know.

  24. trippdoogan
    trippdoogan posted 5 years ago

    Saving Private Ryan is the best war movie ever. Then Black Hawk Down.

  25. nelcorreia
    nelcorreia posted 5 years ago

    300????? that is an insult!!! Where is Hotel Rwanda,Au revoir les enfants,Das Boot,Vals Im Bashir,Tora! Tora! Tora!ohhh.. gladiator??? lololol... well seems like when you make a list like this you have to see more movies, this should be called *Greatest War films that i saw*

  26. bloodyfervour
    bloodyfervour posted 5 years ago

    The Thin Red Line?

  27. NuwarzBrotherLouis
    NuwarzBrotherLouis posted 5 years ago


  28. mbladuz
    mbladuz posted 4 years ago

    wot bout Band of Brothers..?

  29. jbrandonwiggins
    jbrandonwiggins posted 4 years ago

    gone with the wind. two discs just to much

  30. jpdd751
    jpdd751 posted 4 years ago

    i am very soory but your list is missing one very improtant movie that is known by anyone who has seen as many war movies as anyone is that All Quiet on the Western Front is without any doubt the greatest war movie ever, but you had some good ones up there. COld Mountain was terrible btw

  31. caringperson2005
    caringperson2005 posted 4 years ago

    what happen to glory



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