Directors Your 10 favourite war films?

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  1. john davies

    john davies Stunt Coordinator

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    1.Apocalypse Now
    2.La Grande Illusion
    3.The Deer Hunter
    4.Schindler's List
    5.The Great Escape
    6.Night of the Shooting Stars
    7.The Human Condition
    8.Come and See
    9.Paths of Glory
    10.Hope and Glory

    also; The Thin Red Line, The Ascent, All Quiet on the Western Front, The Big Parade, Ivan's Childhood..
     
  2. Brook K

    Brook K Lead Actor

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    All Quiet On The Western Front
    Les Carabiniers
    Full Metal Jacket
    Apocalypse Now
    Paths Of Glory
    Paisan
    Throne Of Blood
    Ballad Of A Soldier
    The Bridge On The River Kwai
    Glory
     
  3. ErikG

    ErikG Cinematographer

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    Full Metal Jacket
    Saving Private Ryan
    Casualties of War
    Uncommon Valor
    Black Hawk Down
    Platoon
    Apocalypse Now
    Good Morning Vietnam
    We Were Soldiers
     
  4. Steve Christou

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    No.1 - Lawrence of Arabia
    No.2 - The Bridge on the River Kwai

    and in no particular order...

    Apocalypse Now
    Battle of Britain
    The Great Escape
    The Dirty Dozen
    Platoon
    Zulu
    Glory
    Star Wars
     
  5. Angelo.M

    Angelo.M Producer

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    the bridge on the river kwai
    das boot
    saving private ryan
    schindler's list
    ran
    lawrence of arabia
    the thin red line
    glory
    black hawk down
    life is beautiful
     
  6. JonZ

    JonZ Lead Actor

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    Apocalypse Now
    Platoon
    Saving Private Ryan
    The Thin Red Line
    Patton
    Black Hawk Down
    Glory
    Full Metal Jacket
    Paths Of Glory
    The Dirty Dozen

    I dont consider Schilders,Ran or Deer Hunter to be "War" films so they dont make my list.
     
  7. Lew Crippen

    Lew Crippen Executive Producer

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    Unordered:

    ·Paths of Glory
    ·Duck Soup
    ·Apocalypse Now
    ·Grand Illusion
    ·Ran
    ·Alexander Nevsky
    ·Henry V
    ·Das Boot
    ·The Thin Red Line
    ·The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp
     
  8. Arman

    Arman Screenwriter

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    1. Lawrence of Arabia
    2. Grave Of The Fireflies
    3. The Grand Illusion
    4. The Pianist
    5. Black Hawk Down
    6. Bridge on The River Kwai
    7. Apocalypse Now

    and take any 3 among these:

    Alexander Nevsky
    Das Boot
    The Thin Red Line
    The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp
    Paths of Glory
    Battleship Potemkin
    Ran
    Schindler's List
    Throne of Blood
    All Quiet on The Western Front
    The Deer Hunter
    Hope and Glory
    Glory
     
  9. Bill J

    Bill J Producer

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    1. Apocalypse Now
    2. Paths of Glory
    3. Black Hawk Down
    4. Saving Private Ryan
    5. The Thin Red Line (1998)
    6. Das Boot
    7. Platoon
    8. Patton
    9. Three Kings
    10. The Longest Day

    I don't consider Schindler's List to be a war film.
     
  10. Arman

    Arman Screenwriter

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    Oh yeah, I forgot Three Kings in my special honorable mention group.

    I consider any film about the holocaust (during the Second World War) as a war film.
     
  11. Stephen L

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    1-Glory
    2-Black Hawk Down
    3-Apocalypse Now
    4-Saving Private Ryan
    5-Patton
    6-Das Boot
    7-Tora!Tora!Tora!
    8-Paths of Glory
    9-The Bridge On The River Kwai
    10-Full Metal Jacket
     

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