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  1. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    Right now I have two from Netflix both of which I've seen several times before:

    Zulu Dawn






    Battle of Britian

     

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    stevew unique white person

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    a bridge to far
     
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  6. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    Gettysburg (the artillery barage is one of my fav parts when watching with the surround sound)

     
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    JohnE filthy rascist

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    The Siege of Firebase Gloria...classic.
     
  8. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    yes!!! :thumb:
     
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    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    gotta put Tropic Thunder in here too... fukin funny!

     
  10. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    i missed this one... will check it out

     
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    Zark Hey little girl, do you want some candy?

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    narlus Eastcoast Softcore
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    I really like Spartan by David Mamet. It is about a Special Forces operator involved with the kidnapping of the President's daughter.

    He has a certain use of dialog, opaque and mysterious, and I think it suits the Special Forces world where everything is secret.

    I also like The Unit, which is the TV version of this movie.
     
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    War movies, not scary ones!
     
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    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    All Quiet on the Western Front


    all versions
     
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    Transcend My Nuts Are Flat

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    Bridge over the river kwai is one of my favorite movies of all time.
     
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    Transcend My Nuts Are Flat

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    All Quite what? Quite too cold?
     
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    dump Turbo Monkey

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    Apocalypse Now
     
  19. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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  20. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    good one..
     
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    sanjuro Tube Smuggler

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    Ran is an excellent one.

    I like the idea of communication and organization on the battlefield. Most war movies it is like "attack" and that's it.

    Communication is probably the most critical aspect of battles next to firing guns.
     
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    Ran is awesome.

    Saw a new one by Herzog recently: Rescue Dawn
     
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    these are all war movies, w/ clear combatants.
     
  24. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    Letters from Iwo Jima

    and i always watch this when it is showing on tele:

    'Breaker' Morant

    Tora! Tora! Tora!
     
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    JohnE filthy rascist

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    Agree on Apocalypse Now....absolute classic. Also Letters from Iwo Jima. Great flick that was sympathetic to all. Eastwood makes some good flicks. Bridges of Madison County excepted...
     
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    The first one had some soldiers in it.

    The second was a knight who plays chess with death.

    The third one had no military at all!
     
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  28. N8 v2.0

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    one of my all time favorites although i dont watch it often:

    Schindler's List
     
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  30. N8 v2.0

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    watch "In Harm's Way", and then tell me about Pearl Harbor.
     
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  34. N8 v2.0

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    i suppose Tora! Tora! Tora! spoiled me on Pearl Harbor movies...

    i thought Pearl Harbor was more of a chick type war flick. i have it in my collect but havent viewed is since it went to video.
     
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    The Burmese Harp

    (if you've seen this film, you'll know how much it influenced Letters from Iwo Jima)
     
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    2nd for Bridge over the River Kwai
    can Empire Strikes Back qualify as a war movie
     
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    I liked Midway but it would have been greatly improved if they had left out the love story between the Wildcat pilot Adm's son and the Japanese interment chick.
     
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    The Losers, the true story about how a biker gang attacks a VC compound in Cambodia with machine guns mounted on Harleys and buggys.



    I think it won 5 Academy Awards and the Nobel Peace Prize for showing the futility of the Vietnam War if it can inspire a piece of **** like this.