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 No.1263

>ITT: favourite war films from.

>WW1

Lawrence of Arabia
>WW2
Schindler's list (fuck off I like it)
>Vietnam
Apocalypse now

 No.1269

>WW1
Paths of Glory
All Quiet On The Western Front [soiler]I've only seen the tv movie[/spoiler]

>WW2

The Thin Red Line
Das Boot

>Vietnam

Apocalypse Now

Vietnam is a pretty shit category for film.

 No.1271

>>1263
>WW1
All Quiet on the Western Front, fucking excellent film.

>WW2


Rome Open City (does that count?)

>Vietnam


Apocalypse Now (how the fuck could it not be)

 No.1273

>>1263
>WWI
Paths of Glory/Lawrence of Arabia
>WWII
Come and See
>Vietnam
The first half of Full Metal Jacket

 No.1274

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>WW1
Padurea Spanzuratilor AKA Forest of the Hanged (Liviu Ciulei)

>WW2

Voskhozhdeniye AKA The Ascent(Larisa Shepitko)

>Vietnam

Bao gio cho den thang muoi AKA The Love Doesn't Come Back (Nhat Minh Dang)

 No.1276

>>1274
All those sound really good, thanks for the recommendations.

 No.1281

>>1269
Full metal jacket? Dear hunter? Platoon? Nam had some kick ass films.

 No.1298

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>>1269
>Vietnam is a pretty shit category for film

>Apocalypse Now

>Full Metal Jacket
>The Deer Hunter
>Hearts and Minds
>Eastern Condors
>In the Year of the Pig
>Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam
>17th Parallel: Vietnam in War

 No.1310

>>1274
I watched Voskhozhdeniye and Bao gio cho den thang muoi, the first was alright and the second one was exceptional. So much so I tried finding one of his other films he made called The Season of Guavas, but public trackers have let me down again. I already read the synopsis it sounds bretty good, so now I must have it. Thanks for showing me something I probably wouldn't have found on my own.

 No.1315

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>WW1
Grand Illusion
The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp
Paths of Glory

>WW2

The Cranes Are Flying
The Ascent
The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp
Rome, Open City
Adelheid

>Vietnam

Full Metal Jacket
In the Year of the Pig

 No.1318

>>1310
You're welcome, Season of Guavas is on Karagarga, I can invite you if you want.
Just post your email and something about both movies so that I know it's you and not some other burger.

 No.1338

>>1318
Sorry, I just woke up.

Voskhozhdeniye:
A Russian unit is attacked by German "terminators" and are sent back into a forest. They elect two ment to find some food. They kill someone else's lamb. The man with atrophied face gets into a firefight and wounded. Both men eventually get caught at a woman's house, all three get sent to an internment camp. four of them are hanged, including a little girl, the woman that harbored them, the man they stole the lamb from, and the wounded soldier. The second soldier gets away by asking to be in the German police unit. He's haunted by this, constantly has a harrowing look on his face, and daydreams of running and getting shot constantly.

Bao gio cho den thang muoi:
Duyen's husband dies, she meets Khang on a boat, he's the poet. Duyen keeps the death from her family, Khang falls in love with her. The town ridicules him. Khang leaves for another town in the end. Duyen asks for his address when he's able to be settled in. Poem kite, ancient spirits, rice fields, when the tenth month comes.

Thanks, hope that's enough. TT TGE

 No.1340

>>1338
It's cool, sent you an email.

 No.1397

Lawrence of Arabia
Saving Private Ryan
Apocalypse Now

My tastes are generic/mainstream. Sue me.

 No.1398

>>1397
>Apocalypse Now
Original cut or redux?

I preferred the original, tbh

 No.1400

>>1398

I also prefer the original.

 No.1403

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>>1398
>>1400
>mfw I saw the Redux version first, thinking it was the definitive cut of the movie

 No.1449

The fucking sex sceen is so shit…

 No.1482

Paths of Glory
Bridge on the River Kwai
Platoon

 No.1486

>>1403
but it is

 No.1496

>>1486
This

 No.1551

>>1486
>>1496
Enjoy your 40 minute "MUH FRANCE" plantation scene which almost destroys the atmosphere of the movie

 No.1554

>>1551
I did

 No.1612

>>1551
It did fucking kill the vibe of the film.

 No.1613

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This is they only musical I have ever liked, whenever I attempt to see one I end up stop watching.

Anyone know a good musical that I would like? That is not based on "mud feels."

 No.1615

you need to start a musical thread, we're talkin war in here

 No.1678

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> Korean War

The Steel Helmet

 No.2245

>>1273
>the first half of Full Metal Jacket

I only liked the first half too.

 No.3856

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It's interesting how the American Revolutionary War has a comparatively thin cinematic legacy. It's barely even mentioned in the context of war films.

 No.3865

>>1551
the unfortunate thing is what is said is actually interesting in the context of talking about the US's foriegn policy of creating its own enemies which is especially relavant today.

the tradgedy is it kills the pacing horribly as the movie till that point gets gradualy more insane with society slowly dropping off as the movie goes on only to be brought right back out of the blue for that plantation scene and then the viewer is plunged from society into kurtzs madness ruining the previous buildup

 No.3883

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>>1263

>WW1

PoG

>WW1.5

LoA (hehehe I love that movie and David Lean :3)

>WW2

Hasn't come out yet or I haven't seen it. Most likely the first though.

>Vietnam

Full Metal Jacket

>Middle-East

American Sniper

The last one will probably change in the next 5-10 years as they start producing more content regarding it. Hurt Locker should also get an honorary mention here but Eastwood's was too manly and based on a true story.

 No.3884

>>3856

This is very true. With the amount of leftism in Hollywood, you'll never see an American Revolutionary War Epic due to the following:

>no strong womens

>rebelling against control of the rothschild banking clan or as they teach us in history, rebelling against the tea tax and having a little tea party in Boston
>non-whites were (I hate to sound brash) completely left out and irrelevant in this fight.
>oh and America FUCK YEAH!!

A movie like this would rally the troops and bring in strong support for smaller government and reinforcing the belief's in the 2nd Amendment.

Our government would never allow a movie like this to be made.

 No.3885

>>3883

Fuck, Meant to put Thin Red Line for WW2 lol. For some reason I forgot about this movie and I just recently watched it.

 No.3887

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For the Revolutionary War, I've only seen Johnny Tremain and The Patriot. Drums Along the Mohawk is probably worth checking out, maybe 1776 as well.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:American_Revolutionary_War_films
http://www.imdb.com/search/keyword?keywords=american-revolution&sort=user_rating,desc&mode=advanced&page=1&title_type=movie&ref_=kw_ref_typ

I wonder about Janice Meredith (1924) with "Harrison Ford". Seems to be highly regarded, although more of a comedy/romance than war.

 No.3888

>>3865
I only have a vague memory of that scene but it did seem very out of place. At that point I just wanted to get on with it so I wasn't paying close attention to their conversation.

After watching Hearts of Darkness I'm pretty unenthusiastic about Brando's contribution. I like the original concept where Kurtz was ghostly thin and wasting away.

 No.3890

>WW1
Lawrence of Arabia
Beneath Hill 60

>WW2

Grave of the fireflies
(Schindlers list if you don't count animation)

Vietnam
Full Metal Jacket

 No.3894

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>>3884
> Our government would never allow a movie like this to be made.

It's interesting you'd say that in light of Spirit of '76, where the filmmaker was thrown in jail for years because his anti-British Revolutionary War film conflicted with the World War I propaganda of the time.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Spirit_of_%2776_%281917_film%29
http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/chatterbox/2000/06/the_unluckiest_man_in_movie_history.html

> Goldstein himself was charged in federal court with violating the Espionage Act, a wartime law that gave U.S. officials ridiculously broad discretion to jail troublemakers. Goldstein was convicted on charges that he'd attempted to cause insubordination, disloyalty, and mutiny by U.S. troops and prospective U.S. troops, and he was sentenced to 10 years in prison. (The judgment was later upheld by an appellate court.) At the sentencing, Judge Benjamin F. Bledsoe told Goldstein he should count himself lucky he hadn't committed treason in a country lacking America's right to trial by jury. Goldstein entered the McNeil Island Penitentiary in 1918 and stayed there three years; after the war ended, Wilson commuted his sentence and Goldstein started writing his letters to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

 No.3917

>>3894

So this guy made a flick that was shilling for the britcucks and anti-american?

This is a pretty terrible example cause it was 99 years ago too. Things are completely opposite now so please take your liberal shitposting to /sjw.

 No.3919

>>3917
you should work on your reading comprehension

 No.4273

Are any Stalingrad films worth seeing or would I be better off with a documentary?

 No.4974

YouTube embed. Click thumbnail to play.

No suggestions for the American Civil War yet? I was thinking about watching Gods and Generals

Here's an interesting scene where Robert E. Lee is asked to lead the Union forces.


 No.4983

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>>3856

There's 1776, "Based on the Tony-Award Winning Broadway Musical"

Maybe it has flamboyant song and dance numbers based on famous revolutionary phrases? I kinda hope so.

Give me li - ber - ty,

Or give me deaaaaaaaaath!


 No.4999

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>>3884

Agreed. It should be stacked full of American pomp, gallantry and blind Patriotism.

Ideally all Brits (Err those Brits, not colonial Brits) should be portrayed as child-killing, treacherous, oppressive, baby-raping murderers who'll kill you and your whole family for a few shillings. Basically the most evil people to have ever existed on the planet (and a few other planets, too).

We'll have the main character shout FOR FREEDOM! whilst leading a charge against impossible odds, only to overcome them at the last moment.

The star of the film should be proficient in Native American skills and warfare to show solidarity with our Indian brothers-in-arms. This is their fight for freedom as well!

The role of the French Empire will be given a fleeting mention, and the Spanish and Dutch empires will be completely ignored. After all, this is a film about AMERICA and who gives a fuck about those Commie bastards?

I'm wondering who shall star in this historical epic..hmm..Mel Gibson?

Oh, and we'll hire an openly gay Director ashamed of his heritage, and finance it with the big bucks from the Rabbi's Divide & Conquer coffers. (Don't forget, Mel hadn't been caught disparaging Jews at this point).

What do you think?


 No.5049

>>3883

>>3884

On a similar note, I'm starting to think Zero Dark Thirty is going to emerge as the definitive movie of the modern American warfare state because of how shot to hell the official story has become and the generally lulzy efforts to use Hollywood as an arm of the government–putting out the film less than two years after Osama had allegedly been caught and rallying up the perception that these wars are actually doing anything.


 No.5050

>>5049

i hate hollywood movies about the current war/invasion so much man. at least all the WW2 movies were like, blatantly propaganda. these pieces of shit now have all this awful stuff where they show a suggestion of something against the war but then they "justify" it. see waterboarding in zero dark thirty and when Bradley Cooper© kills the kid in the beginning of american sniper. so manipulative. subtle enough that it goes unnoticed by average viewer but obvious enough that i can't watch these movies without wanting to self righteously shake my head and call everyone sheep like the asshole i am

if I was a genius satirist, american sniper is the movie i would have made. my favorite part was when he saw 9/11 on TV and immediately went to sign up for the navy seals


 No.5052

>>5050

I remember reading a few years ago that "anti-war" war films had usually flopped. The article cited Jarhead as one example. It seems like there were some others made in response to the Iraq invasion.

I'd say there's more of a pro-military sentiment than a decade ago – or at least more ambivalence to war – both in the general public and in the film industry.

> subtle enough that it goes unnoticed by average viewer

Goebbels said something like the most effective kind of propaganda doesn't beat you over the head, but it's subtle enough so you think you're reaching your own conclusion.


 No.5053

>>5052

>the most effective kind of propaganda doesn't beat you over the head, but it's subtle enough so you think you're reaching your own conclusion

yeah, that's exactly it. these movies also seem to have an aspect what I would call manufactured controversy where enough people will respond positively and enough will respond negatively and then go argue about it on social media, leading to tremendous publicity and profits (american sniper grossed $534,326,372 worldwide)


 No.5058

>>1263

Mods is there a way to erase OP's post and put in a better one from the thread?

Sorry OP but if Schindlers List is your favorite ww2 movie, you've got issues son. Oh and a total lack of cinema knowledge.


 No.5059

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WW1 - Paths of Glory

WW2 - The Thin Red Line

Vietnam - Full Metal Jacket

War on Terror (Afghanistan and co.) - American Sniper

WW3 - jewjew abrams & disneys Star Wars 12 "Kill Whitey Praise Darky"


 No.6254

>>1263

good recs for wwii so far. props to the guy eho said rome open city

just gonna pitch in and add ivans childhood in case no one mentioned it (russian perspective)


 No.6255

>>6254

oh and how could i forget: stalag 17 for some comic relief


 No.6256

>>6255

ok one more: did anyone mention "the burmese harp"? bretty gud


 No.6280

WWI - The Big Parade, Les croix de bois

WW2 - Eroica, Cross of Iron, Die Brücke


 No.6294

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>WWI

The Red Baron

>WWII

The McKenzie Break, German POW's escape from a British camp. Need more films with German protagonists.

>Vietnam War

We Were Soldiers

>War on Terror

Zero Dark Thirty

I've decided to start looking up Korean War films to get a taste of that time period, but it looks like I'm mainly going to be looking at South Korean and Chinese cinema


 No.6295

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I'd like to find Korean War movies made by North Korea (there must be some, right?)


 No.6456

>>3884

>non-whites were (I hate to sound brash) completely left out and irrelevant in this fight.

Even goddamn Assassin's Creed recognised the natives were involved. (and fucked over by both sides)

I vaguely recall an American Revolution movie that involved a man smelting his son's tin soldiers into bullets. The Patriot?

Also George Washington might be fun to portray as a terrible general, great spymaster, and having the devil's own luck. Apparently they realised bullets couldn't hit him so they shot his horse instead.


 No.6457

>>6294

The Korean War would be completely forgotten if it wasn't for M*A*S*H, and even then people think that was Vietnam.


 No.6463

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>>6295

I know some but haven't gotten around to watching them yet. You could try Sea of Blood (1969) or Unsung Heroes (1978).

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2226515/reference

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2177819/reference

The second one is 20 hours long and features American military defector James Joseph Dresnok as a villain. Dresnok has an interesting life story. He still lives in NK and is profiled in the documentary Crossing the Line (2006).

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0473181/reference


 No.6955

>>1263

>WW1

Paths of Glory

>WW2

Der Untergang

>Vietnam

Apocalypse Now


 No.6964

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What do you guys knows about WWII films set outside the usual places? The thread on the Japanese military had a few good suggestions

Northern Africa doesn't get a lot of attention. I've seen this one with Bogart driving a tank around the sand dunes but that's about it


 No.6969

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>>6964

The Hill (1965) is about allied prisoners in an allied prison in North Africa.

71: Into the Fire is about the Korean War, but the unusual location happens to be a girl's high school defended by a bunch of student soldiers.


 No.7058

>>1281

Not to mention Jacob's Ladder


 No.7063

>>7058

great one, but it's not much about the war itself as about its effects on the people who faced it


 No.9487

>WWI

Gallipoli (1981)

>WWII

Tie between Come and See (1985) and Cross of Iron (1977), it could have been GOAT.

>Nam

We Were Soldiers (2002)

I want to watch Hamburger Hill.


 No.10347

>WW1

Paths of Glory, Johnny Got His Gun.

>WW2

Stalingrad, Come and See, Ivan's Childhood.

>Vietnam

Full Metal Jacket, Apocalypse Now, whatever.


 No.10350

>ww1

Non existent

>ww2

Anything that isn't nazi propaganda is inherently wrong

>Vietnam

Essentially grindhouse except they actually take themselves seriously.

Thanks for reminding me how much shit taste 8chan had during 2014. At least it's not now.


 No.10358

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>>10350

> Non existent

I like silent films dealing with WWI and its aftermath because the war was very fresh in everyone's mind


 No.10384

>>1263

>WWI

Lawrence of Arabia.

>WWII

Tora! Tora! Tora! or Patton. I also remember enjoying Slaughterhouse-Five, though I'm not sure why and if it even counts as a WWII film. I really need to watch Das Boot.

>Vietnam

I guess Apocalypse Now. I fell asleep during Platoon.


 No.12215

>>1263

>WWI

Paths of Glory (its the only one i've seen but its excellent)

>WWII

A Bridge Too Far

Vietnam

We Were Soldiers.

I really enjoy Vietnam movies in general.


 No.12231

>>1263

>WWI

Shoulder Arms

>WWII

Kapo

>Vietnam

Apocalypse Now


 No.12232

>>6295

Stimmekoreas and a few related channels have good DPRK movies and documentaries available on YouTube.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uYwnp6GzTcY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=roD0yVmWGrU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ROzLSEny4L8


 No.12274

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 No.13950

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What do you guys know about Jerzy Hoffman? He made a lot of historical war epics in Poland

Colonel Wolodyjowski (1969) aka Pan Wolodyjowski

>In 1668 Polish colonel Michael Wolodyjowski, who recently retired to a monastery, is recalled to active duty and takes charge of Poland's eastern frontier defenses against invading Tatar hordes and Ottoman armies.

The Deluge (1974) aka Potop

>During the 1655 war between Protestant Sweden and Catholic Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth some Polish-Lithuanian nobles side with Swedish king Charles X Gustav while others side with the Polish king Jan Kazimierz.

With Fire and Sword (1999) aka Ogniem i mieczem

>An epic story about the Ukrainian uprising against the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth magnates in the 17th Century.

Army of Valhalla (2003) aka Stara basn. Kiedy slonce bylo bogiem

>In the 9th century, a tyrant oppresses pre-Christian Slavic tribes living on the Polish lands. They must unite for the common future.

Battle of Warsaw 1920 (2011) aka 1920 Bitwa Warszawska

>The First Polish 3D Feature Film! Poland's winning battle against Soviet Russia as seen through the eyes of two young protagonists, Ola and Jan. She is a Warsaw cabaret dancer, while he is a cavalry officer and poet who believes in socialist ideals.

The last two have poor ratings but I'd like to see the others


 No.13960

>>13950

I don't watch Jewish films.


 No.13987

>>13960

But didn't you just suggest The Cremator in the top 250 thread?

>>13961


 No.13993

>>6294

>Matthias Scheisshöfer

Erbärmlich uezs.




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