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    I haven't seen too many recent flicks. Saving Private Ryan comes to mind.

    The Great Escape

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    Tora! Tora! Tora! (Father of a friend of mine flew one of the fake Zeros during filming)

    Battle of Britain

    As far as realistic goes...while not a movie... Victory at Sea
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    Band of Brothers
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    A Bridge too Far
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    Glory was a darned good movie. cant believe no body has mentioned it.

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    Full Metal Jacket - the best boot camp sequences of any movie I've seen.
    Saving Private Ryan - enough said.
    Braveheart - Talk about war... jeez... you had to really believe in "the cause" to fight like that!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jon111 View Post
    Glory was a darned good movie. cant believe no body has mentioned it.
    Don't believe I've ever heard of it. But I'll check it out and see if any of the local places rent it. Thanks for the recommendation!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fred40 View Post

    Worst War Movie? Well I'm sure there are some really bad ones out there but Pearl Harbor was a big let down for me
    The only reason I watched it was because Kate Beckinsale was in it... and that's the only reason.
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    The Band of Brothers series is hands down the best I've seen. And in my opinion depicts the greatest generation of Americans to date.
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    I'll second "Glory". Haven't seen it in years, but it was a terrific flick.

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    It is hilarious...enough seriousness in the service already...have to watch something funny.

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    Saving Private Ryan & Band of Brothers.

    Nothing else even comes close!!!

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    The first half of Full Metal Jacket was hilarious. I'm not sure if it was supposed to be, but the drill sergeant was too funny.

    "Private pile...I'm gonna give you to the count of three to wipe that disgusting smirk off your face, or I will gouge out your eyeballs and skull **** you!!!"

    "Please don't die on me, private pile, that would break my ****ing heart! Do you feel dizzy? Do you feel faint? Jesus H Christ, I think you've got a hard-on!"

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