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- Wed, 12 Feb 2020 01:00:47 EST c1uaW5Xf No.413510
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Post movies that deal with war

>La Grande Illusion (1938)
>The Great Dictator (1940)
>Fires on the Plain (1959)
>Dr. Strangelove (1964)
>The Battle of Algiers (1966)
>The Deer Hunter (1978)
>Threads (1984)
>When the Wind Blows (1986)
>Full Metal Jacket (1987)
>Grave of the Fireflies (1988)
>The Thin Red Line (1998)
>Howl's Moving Castle (2004)
>Children of Men (2006)
>Waltz with Bashir (2008)
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Jean-Luc Picard - Wed, 12 Feb 2020 05:17:43 EST MLJRmUx+ No.413522 Reply
ah fuck what was that depressing korean one... something about Brothers. Not Band of Brothers surely... Taegukgi: Brotherhood of War?
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Dakota Fanning - Wed, 12 Feb 2020 08:21:36 EST u+SQmS1M No.413527 Reply
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Bullet in the head

If you thought The Deer Hunter would have been better if John Woo decided to make it and add his signature style of action scenes and drama then this movie is for you.
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Hans Moleman - Wed, 12 Feb 2020 23:07:47 EST pu3U9BlY No.413541 Reply
>>413510
Apocalypse Now
Platoon
84 Charlie Mopic
First Blood (alternatively The Hunted)
Duck, You Sucker
9th Company
The Wind that Shakes the Barley
The Enemy at the Gates
Red Cliff
Triumph des Willens
Andersonville
The Beast of War
War(2002)
Up Front
Siege of Firebase Gloria
Casualties of War
My Father, My Son
For Whom the Bell Tolls
The Desert Fox
The Boys in Company C
Bat 21
The Man Who Captured Eichman
The Man with the Iron Heart
Defiant Delta
The Anderson Platoon
Hamburger Hill
Uncommon Valor
Murmur of the Heart
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Lucie Miller - Wed, 12 Feb 2020 23:13:04 EST MBYaOFE+ No.413542 Reply
I went to go see Midway, as told by Roland Emmerich, and two days later one of the guys who was depicted in the movie died.
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C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Thu, 13 Feb 2020 04:04:41 EST 2QAzq0Ao No.413546 Reply
1917 and They Shall Not Grow Old
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Richard Pryor - Thu, 13 Feb 2020 15:23:09 EST IBJAbzvX No.413551 Reply
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The HBO miniseries Generation Kill, by the guy who made The Wire
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Gigolo Jane - Thu, 13 Feb 2020 21:25:39 EST +Lb33GKN No.413553 Reply
No Saving Private Ryan? Or Band of Brothers?
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Roger Sterling - Sat, 15 Feb 2020 09:01:01 EST B7DiVK5I No.413570 Reply
>>413553
Spielberg shit is just stroking the militaries cock like it's actually fucking good. When really they came in late in the game.
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The Hound - Sat, 15 Feb 2020 14:00:40 EST Zx7YMfwf No.413575 Reply
Starship Troopers is my favourite satirical movie about war, and apparently they're making a real sequel with the original cast, so I'm pretty hype
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Dr. Miles Bennell - Sat, 15 Feb 2020 20:01:45 EST YzK2oG9u No.413578 Reply
>>413575
>apparently they're making a real sequel with the original cast

I hope that's not the case. It wasn't a great cast of actors, and I think that was intentional by Paul Verhoeven. Now if he's back to direct I'd be interested, but I'd still rather see him return to sci-fi with something fresh. Plus RoboCop and Total Recall are proof enough for me that once the mad Dutchman has made it no sequel or remake is going to top it.
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Flink - Sat, 15 Feb 2020 22:12:26 EST zx1q0Nl5 No.413580 Reply
>>413575
Remember, humans threw that asteroid on Buenos Aires themselves.
The asteroid even almost smashes into the spaceship of the smart girl. They knew it was coming and planned for it.
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Arnold - Sun, 16 Feb 2020 19:24:40 EST 7gj2PnLC No.413592 Reply
I recently saw The Captain. It's about a deserter who pretends to be an SS officer and the guys who follow his lead.

>>413541
>Triumph des Willens

Triumph of the Will is not a war film. It's a nationalist film that preceded a nationalist war.
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The Monarch - Mon, 17 Feb 2020 22:57:30 EST pu3U9BlY No.413613 Reply
>>413592
and therefore a film that "deals with war" as the OP asked. If Children of Men counts as a war film then it certainly is as well and is worth a watch at least once. I also listed about 27 other films so if you don't agree with that one just move on to another.
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Christian Troy - Mon, 17 Feb 2020 23:03:55 EST vl6c/4HQ No.413614 Reply
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Inglourious Basterds (2009)
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Jon Stewart - Mon, 17 Feb 2020 23:22:40 EST D3Uftgbh No.413616 Reply
>>413549
The other /tv/ creams their knickers at that movie; is it really worth all the hype?
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Chloë Annett - Tue, 18 Feb 2020 04:49:32 EST MJwaXPwJ No.413619 Reply
Bridge on the River Kwai
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Rusty Cuyler - Tue, 18 Feb 2020 16:44:50 EST jYIYL9j7 No.413626 Reply
The Lord of the Rings trilogy
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Bobby Drake - Tue, 18 Feb 2020 16:45:56 EST kaMkWY4/ No.413627 Reply
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Kelly's motherfucking Heroes.

First time I saw this was at complete random, but just from the opening credits I knew it was gonna be something special. It's basically a perfect movie. Go watch that shit.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XA9581o27uA
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Ornella Muti - Tue, 18 Feb 2020 19:39:30 EST JyV5xnq3 No.413629 Reply
>>413627
These guys are crazy and I want to know what happens next
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Finn the Human - Fri, 21 Feb 2020 12:38:38 EST vl1rOVgh No.413681 Reply
All Quiet on the Western Front
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Adam Horowitz - Sat, 22 Feb 2020 20:25:59 EST 7VuehaRW No.413701 Reply
Movie Help

There is a Vietnam war movie (fictional) that follows a French squadron as they retreat from behind enemy lines to home base. The Squad leader is a French-German ex-Wehrmacht soldier.

It is an older movie but is noted for the realism and accuracy of its portrayal of combat engagements and fleeing ambushes. So much so that it used to be shown to French servicemen.

I found it through IMBD message boards but now it's like the movie never existed at all. I seriously cannot find it.
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Carlton Banks - Sat, 22 Feb 2020 20:35:15 EST pu3U9BlY No.413702 Reply
>>413701
You're talking about La 317 eme Section aka The 317th Platoon.

When looking for French "Vietnam war" films you have to search for Indochina war films.
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Amanda Pays - Mon, 30 Mar 2020 00:47:51 EST 08q05b5u No.414309 Reply
Catch 22
Ivan's Childhood
Stalingrado
Paths of Glory
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Donald Glover - Fri, 03 Apr 2020 07:46:33 EST Znjv6UZ3 No.414401 Reply
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Eye in the Sky
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alan_Rickman
Alan Rickman's last acting role
RIP
Eye in the Sky is less about the explosions and more about the people behind the attack. It shows the pilots, military commanders and politicians arguing about the best course of action.
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Marvin the paranoid android - Fri, 03 Apr 2020 20:51:58 EST f4Ot2UEO No.414409 Reply
Chronicles of the Years of Fire

Warriors of the Steppe

Kingdom of Heaven

Jojo Rabbit is a recent one that was good.

the Wolf Warrior series if you want to see China's Rambo equivalent.

Blood in Blood out is kind of a war movie.
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Francis Ford Coppola - Mon, 06 Apr 2020 01:23:49 EST SumjvFGh No.414450 Reply
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War of the Arrows / 애기살 (2011)
Feudal Korean vs Manchurian archery skirmish
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Hiro Nakamura - Fri, 10 Apr 2020 08:02:49 EST /TUOlNX9 No.414501 Reply
>>414499
Hell yes. This is one of the first HBO movies too I think.
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Arya Stark - Sun, 19 Jul 2020 01:45:53 EST aH3qYT2Y No.415868 Reply
fires on the plain is one of my favorite films
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Elijah Wood - Sun, 19 Jul 2020 19:19:42 EST zNWYaT9u No.415871 Reply
The Devil's Brigade is pretty cool
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Johnny Depp - Thu, 17 Sep 2020 18:36:13 EST 5d5AVBk7 No.416611 Reply
Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence (1988)

English ww2 POW under Japan POV, co-created by japanese and english studios. Wouldn't watch it again, but was interesting.
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Johnny Depp - Thu, 17 Sep 2020 18:38:56 EST 5d5AVBk7 No.416612 Reply
>>416611
also Midway from last year was surprisingly good from a historical perspective. Nice to see Japs treated with decency, and no gay agenda driven. A little disjointed cause it tries to cram so much in but it's good
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Billy Madison - Thu, 24 Sep 2020 23:01:36 EST 5d5AVBk7 No.416741 Reply
>>416739
I was getting amped up for a minute there, but the gay marriage stuff ruined it lol. I just want battles, myabe one scene at the end with the death note to the wife at most.

One thing about Midway, and that clip too, is that people say the CGI is over the top or cartoonish, but I get the impression that it recreates the actual combat scene as it was IRL many times greater than any live action/model stunt set movie in the past 50 years. It looked like a Transformers movie for a minute with the quick cuts and bright effects (Midway I'm talking about) but after I got acclimated to it I realized this is probably what actual combat looked like back then, something not really represented on flim until recent cgi enabled it. I reiterate that Midway was def good and worth checking out.
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Pierce Hawthorne - Fri, 25 Sep 2020 01:58:50 EST 0e6qypaO No.416747 Reply
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>>416741
>this is probably what actual combat looked like back then
We have a lot of footage from WWII, including naval combat. I wouldn't be surprised if we literally had some footage from the battle of midway.

Hell we have footage from WWI and there was literally an entourage of camera men following Pancho Villa during the Mexican Revolution, but a lot of that footage was acquired by the major studios, then left to rot because preserving history isn't profitable, and releasing the copyright isn't profitable.
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Burt Banana - Fri, 25 Sep 2020 06:44:18 EST sJlA01e5 No.416752 Reply
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It's pretty dumb and superficial but the action is great (directed by John Woo) and the thing with the Navajo code talkers is pretty interesting.
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Commander Louanne Katraine - Fri, 25 Sep 2020 20:17:49 EST O6Bl26Df No.416763 Reply
>>416752
I usually avoid WW2 movies made by USA. Hollywood seems to always play too loose with interesting war stories.
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Johnathan E - Fri, 25 Sep 2020 23:50:43 EST 7VuehaRW No.416765 Reply
>>416752
That movie is universally panned as one of the worst ww2 movies ever made
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Killface - Sat, 26 Sep 2020 03:35:10 EST vO7SoUGE No.416767 Reply
>>416765
Honestly, that's probably why I have such fond memories of it. It's total schlock.
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Jerry Seinfeld - Wed, 07 Oct 2020 20:15:49 EST sDTEEkPO No.416923 Reply
The Hurt Locker (2008)
The Pianist (2001)
Dunkirk (2017)
The Wind Rises (2013)
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Barefoot Gen (1983)

I'm sure there are more but these are the ones I've seen left unmentioned.
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Dr. Zaius - Fri, 09 Oct 2020 13:09:06 EST 7UYgG8Fv No.416947 Reply
Stalingrad (1993). It's so great because there's no heroism, everybody is just miserable all the time and not even winning a fight cheers them up.
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Jane Fonda - Tue, 20 Oct 2020 21:00:55 EST uB/nEMJL No.417064 Reply
Here are some world war two film recommendations mostly free of Hollywood bullshit:

Come and See (1985)
Cross of Iron (1977)
Das Boot (1981)
Katyn (2007)
In the Fog (2012)
Life is Beautiful (1997)
The Night of the Generals (1967)
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Werner Herzog - Thu, 22 Oct 2020 00:06:41 EST Y1oEHZy3 No.417084 Reply
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Just going though my Plex library and circling the ones I'd recommend.
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Shinichi Mechazawa - Sun, 25 Oct 2020 10:14:41 EST O6Bl26Df No.417121 Reply
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