i know its not strickly a war movie but i liked it operation petticoat. just wish we had it on dvd here so i could add it to my collection
" its not all black and white, but different shades of grey"
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Many great movies listed above so far, so i'll try not to duplicate them with:
Decision Before Dawn w/ Richard Basehart, Gary Merrill, Oskar Werner, Hans-Christian Blech, O.E. Hasse, Til Kiwi, Wilfrid Seyffarth and a very young: Klaus Kinski, as the "whining soldier."
A Time To Love and a Time To Die w/ John Gavin, Lilo Pulver, "Dana" Jim Hutton, Keenan Wynn, Thayer David, Jock Mahoney and Don DeFore.
Stalingrad w/ Thomas Kretschmann.
Cross of Iron w/ James Coburn, James Mason, Klaus Lowitsch, Maximilian Schell and David Werner.
The Battle of Britain w/ Trevor Howard, Michael Caine and Curt Jurgens.
The Enemy Below w/ Robert Mitchum, Doug McClure and Curt Jurgens.
Fixed Bayonets w/ Richard Basehart, Gene Evans and Skip Homeier.
Hell To Eternity w/ Jeffrey Hunter, David Janssen, Vic Damone and George Takai.
Purple Heart w/ Dana Andrews.
Sahara w/ Humphrey Bogart, Dan Duryea, Kurt Krueger and Bruce Bennett.
Von Ryans Express w/ 'Ol Blue Eyes" Frank Sinatra, Trevor Howard, Brad Dexter and Sergio Fantoni.
Go For Broke w/ Van Johnson and John Banner.
Never So Few w/ Frank Sinatra, Charles Bronson and Steve McQueen.
Hell Is For Heroes w/ Steve McQueen, Fess Parker, Bob Newhart and James Coburn.
Beau Geste w/ Gary Cooper.
Objective Burma w/ Errol Flynn.
Charge of the Light Brigade w/ Errol Flynn, David Niven, Olivia DeHavilland and Donald Crisp.
Dawn Patrol w/ Errol Flynn, David Niven, Basil Rathbons and Donald Crisp.
Sink the Bismarck w/ Kenneth More.
Stalingrad: Dogs Do You Want To Live Forever w/ Curt Jurgens.
None But the Brave w/ Frank Sinatra, Clint Walker and Brad Dexter.
Too Late the Hero w/ Cliff Robertson, Michael Caine, Henry Fonda (briefly) and Stanley Andrews.
Battle of the Bulge w/ Henry Fonda, Ty Hardin, Telly Savalas, George Montgomery, Robert Shaw, Robert Ryan and Charles Bronson.
Hotel Berlin w/ Alan Hale Sr.
Hannible Brooks w/ Oliver Reed, James Donald, Wolfgang Priess, Hans Lohner, Til Kiwi and Michael J. Pollard.
Midway w/ Charlton Heston, Henry Fonda and Robert Wagner.
Desperate Journey w/ Errol Flynn, Alan Hale Sr. Ronald Reagan, Arthur Kennedy and Sig Ruman.
Target Zero w/ Richard Conte, Charles Bronson and Chuck Connors.
The Devils Brigade w/ William Holden, Claude Akins, Richard Jaeckel, Carrol O'Connor and Michael Rennie.
Merrill's Marauders w/ Jeff Chandler, Claude Akins, Ty Hardin and Andrew Duggan.
The Colditz Story w/ Sir John Mills, Eric Portman and Theodor Bikel.
Bataan w/ Robert Taylor, Desi Arnez, and George Murphy.
Guadalcanal Diary w/ Anthony Quinn.
Halls of Montezuma w/ Richard Widmark, Robert Wagner, Karl Malden, Neville Brand, Reginald Gardner and Skip Homeier.
55 Days At Peking w/ Charlton Heston, Stanley Andrews and John Ireland.
The Red Ball Express w/ Jeff Chandler, Charles Drake and Sidney Poitier.
Major Dundee w/ Charlton Heston, James Coburn, R.G.Armstrong, Dub Taylor, Richard Harris, Ben Johnson and L.Q. Jones.
To Hell and Back w/ Audie Murphy, Charles Drake, Marshall Thompson and David Janssen.
I'll stop for now ;-D
You mentioned your list on a Classic War Movie thread,
is this the list you were referring to?
Here's one that hasn't been mentioned yet that I like is FULL METAL JACKET. That's when I first discovered R. Lee Ermey and have enjoyed some of his other movies. Anybody here ever watch mail call on The History Channel?
This is one of 3 requests, I've had to spotlight a movie.
This was made in 1951,about the end days of WW11,
I have not seen this movie, so hopefully my friend The Ringo Kid,
will add his very own movie review.
"I am not intoxicated - yet." McLintock!
I'm not sure if there's a thread for movie requests, but one of my favorite WWII movies is The Heroes of Telemark (1965) starring Kirk Douglas and Richard Harris. This movie is about the Norwegian resistance movement during the war, and how a small group of resistance fighters prevented the Nazis from developing the atomic bomb. It was shot on location in Norway and features breathtaking scenery (including a great, exciting chase on skis) and a memorable musical score. I wish this movie was available on DVD here in the US, it would certainly be at or near the top of my DVD "wish list."
If there is anymore War Movies that you think are worthy
of being included in the Classic War Movies,
please post them here