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    • Classic War Movies-Index/Discussion

      CLASSIC WAR MOVIES

      Index of Movies Reviewed, In chronological order.

      BLUE- Duke's Movies
      RED-...Profiled in our Classic War Movies


      War Movies

      Battleship Potemkin (1925) Sergei Eisenstein (Alexander Antonov) Odessa Mutiny (1905)
      The Big Parade (1925) King Vidor (John Gilbert, Renée Adorée) World War I
      Wings (1927) William Wellman (Clara Bow, Charles "Buddy" Rogers, Gary Cooper) World War I
      All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)( Lewis Milestone, Lew Ayres, Louis Wolheim) World War I
      The Dawn Patrol (1938) Edmund Goulding (Errol Flynn, David Niven) World War I
      Sergeant York (1941) Howard Hawks (Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan) World War I
      In Which We Serve (1942) Noel Coward, David Lean (Noel Coward, John Mills) World War II
      Wake Island (1942) John Farrow (Robert Preston, Macdonald Carey) World War II
      Flying Tigers (1942) David Miller (John Wayne, John Carroll, Anna Lee) World War II
      The Lost Patrol (1943) John Ford (Victor McLaglen, Boris Karloff) World War I
      Guadalcanal Diary (1943) Lewis Seiler (Preston Foster, Anthony Quinn) World War II
      Air Force (1943) Howard Hawks (John Ridgely, Gig Young) John Ridgely, Gig Young) World War II
      Sahara (1943) Zoltan Korda (Humphrey Bogart, Lloyd Bridges) World War II
      Destination Tokyo (1943) Delmer Daves (Cary Grant, John Forsythe) World War II
      The Story of Dr. Wassell (1944) Cecil B. DeMille (Gary Cooper, Laraine Day) World War II
      Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo (1944) Mervyn LeRoy (Van Johnson, Robert Walker) World War II
      The Fighting Seabees (1944) Howard Lydecker/ Edward Ludwig (John Wayne, Susan Hayward) World War II
      Back to Bataan (1944) Edward Dmytryk (John Wayne, Anthony Quinn)World War II
      The Fighting Sullivans (1944) Lloyd Bacon (Thomas Mitchell, Ward Bond) World War II
      Objective, Burma! (1945) Raoul Walsh (Errol Flynn, Henry Hull) World War II
      A Walk in the Sun (1945) Lewis Milestone (Dana Andrews, Lloyd Bridges) World War II
      They Were Expendable (1945) John Ford, WWII) (Robert Montgomery, John Wayne) World War II
      The Story of G.I. Joe (1945) William Wellman (Robert Mitchum, Burgess Meredith) World War II
      Open City (1945) (Italy) Roberto Rossellini (Vito Annicchiarico, Nando Bruno) World War II
      Twelve O'Clock High (1949) Henry King (Gregory Peck, Hugh Marlowe) World War II
      Sands of Iwo Jima (1949) Allan Dwan (John Wayne, John Agar) World War II
      Battleground (1949) William Wellman (Van Johnson, Ricardo Montalban) World War II
      Breakthrough (1950) Lewis Seiler (David Brian, John Agar, Frank Lovejoy ) World War II
      Halls of Montezuma (1950) Lewis Milestone (Richard Widmark, Karl Malden) World War II
      Operation Pacific (1951) George Waggner (John Wayne, Patricia Neal) World War II
      The Tanks Are Coming (1951) Lewis Seiler (Steve Cochran, Philip Carey) World War II
      The Desert Fox (1951) Henry Hathaway (James Mason, Richard Boone) World War II
      Flying Leathernecks (1951) Nicholas Ray (John Wayne, Robert Ryan) World War II
      Decision Before Dawn (1951) Anatole Litvak (Richard Basehart, Gary Merrill) World War II
      Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N. (1951) Raoul Walsh (Gregory Peck, Virginia Mayo) Napoleonic Wars
      From Here to Eternity (1953) Fred Zinnemann, (Burt Lancaster, Montgomery Clift) World War II
      The Desert Rats (1953) Robert Wise (Richard Burton, James Mason) World War II
      Stalag 17 (1953) Billy Wilder (William Holden, Otto Preminger) World War II
      The Caine Mutiny (1954) Edward Dmytryk (Humphrey Bogart, José Ferrer) World War II
      The Bridges at Toko-Ri (1954) Mark Robson (William Holden, Mickey Rooney) Korea
      Battle Cry (1955) Raoul Walsh (Van Heflin, James Whitmore, Anne Francis) World War II
      The Colditz Story (1955) Guy Hamilton (John Mills, Christopher Rhodes, Lionel Jeffries) World War II
      To Hell and Back (1955) Jesse Hibbs (Audie Murphy, David Janssen) World War II
      The Dam Busters (1955) Michael Anderson (Richard Todd, Michael Redgrave) World War II
      Above Us the Waves (1955) Ralph Thomas (John Mills, John Gregson, Donald Sinden) World War II
      The Battle of the River Plate (1956) Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger (John Gregson, Anthony Quayle, Ian Hunter) World War II
      Reach for the Sky(1956) Lewis Gilbert (Kenneth More, Muriel Pavlow) World War II
      War and Peace (1956) King Vidor (Audrey Hepburn, Henry Fonda, Mel Ferrer) Napoleonic Wars
      The Enemy Below (1957) Dick Powell (Robert Mitchum, Curd Jürgens) World War II
      The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)David Lean (Alec Guinness, William Holden) World War II
      Kanal(1957) (Poland) Andrzej Wajda (Wienczyslaw Glinski) World War II
      Paths Of Glory (1957) Stanley Kubrick (Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker) World War I
      The Young Lions (1958) Edward Dmytryk (Marlon Brando, Montgomery Clift) World War II
      A Time to Love and a Time to Die (1958) Douglas Silk ( John Gavin, Liselotte Pulver , Jock Mahoney) World War II
      Dunkirk (1958) Leslie Norman (John Mills, Richard Attenborough) World War II
      Run Silent, Run Deep (1958)Robert Wise (Clark Gable, Burt Lancaster) World War II
      The Naked and the Dead (1958) Raoul Walsh (Aldo Ray, Cliff Robertson) World War II
      Torpedo Run (1958) Joseph Pevney (Glenn Ford, Ernest Borgnine) World War II
      Pork Chop Hill (1959) Lewis Milestone (Gregory Peck, George Peppard) Korea
      Sink the Bismarck (1960, Lewis Gilbert (Kenneth More, Dana Wynter) World War II
      The Guns of Navarone (1961) J. Lee Thompson (Gregory Peck, Anthony Quinn) World War II
      The Longest Day (1962) Ken Annakin, (John Wayne, Henry Fonda, Robert Mitchum) World War II
      Merrill's Marauders (1962) Samuel Fuller (Jeff Chandler, Ty Hardin, Claude Akins) World War II
      Hell Is For Heroes (1962) Don Siegel (Steve McQueen, James Coburn) World War II
      The Great Escape (1963) John Sturges (Steve McQueen, James Garner) World War II
      633 Squadron (1964) Walter Grauman (Cliff Robertson, Harry Andrews) World War II
      The Heroes of Telemark (1965) Anthony Mann (Kirk Douglas, Richard Harris) World War II
      Von Ryan's Express (1965) Mark Robson (Frank Sinatra, Trevor Howard) World War II
      The Train (1965) John Frankenheimer (Burt Lancaster, Paul Scofield) World War II
      In Harm's Way (1965) Otto Preminger (John Wayne, Kirk Douglas) World War II
      Operation Crossbow (1965) Michael Anderson (George Peppard, Sophia Loren) World War II
      King Rat (1965) Bryan Forbes (George Segal, Denholm Elliott) World War II
      Cast A Giant Shadow (1966) Melville Shavelson (Kirk Douglas, Sanat Berger, Angie Dickenson, John Wayne) Israeli War
      The Sand Pebbles (1966) Robert Wise (Steve McQueen) China Uprising (1926)
      Battle of the Bulge (1966) Ken Annakin (Henry Fonda, Robert Shaw) World War II
      Closely Watched Trains (1966) (Czechoslovakia) Jirí Menzel (Vaclav Neckar, Jitka Bendova) World War II
      The Blue Max (1966) John Guillermin (George Peppard, James Mason) World War II
      The Dirty Dozen (1967) Robert Aldrich (Lee Marvin, Charles Bronson, Telly Savalas) World War II
      The Green Berets (1968) Ray Kellogg, (John Wayne, David Janssen) Vietnam
      Battle of Britain (1969) Guy Hamilton (Michael Caine, R. Shaw, Laurence Olivier) World War II
      Too Late the Hero (1969) Robert Aldrich (Michael Caine, Denholm Elliott) World War II
      Where Eagles Dare (1969) Brian G. Hutton (Richard Burton, Clint Eastwood) World War II
      The Bridge at Remagen (1969)John Guillermin (George Segal, Robert Vaughn) World War II
      Many Wars Ago (aka Uomini Contro) (1970) (Italy/ Yugoslavia) Francesco Rosi (Mark Frechette, Alain Cuny) World War I
      Kelly's Heroes (1970) Brian G. Hutton (Clint Eastwood, Donald Sutherland) World War II
      Patton (1970) Franklin J. Schaffner (George C. Scott, Karl Malden) World War II
      Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970) Richard Fleischer (Martin Balsam, Joseph Cotten) World War II
      Midway (1976) Jack Smight (Charlton Heston, Henry Fonda, Toshiro Mifune) World War II
      The Boys in Company C (1977) Sidney J. Furie (Stan Shaw, Andrew Stevens) Vietnam
      MacArthur (1977) Joseph Sargent (Gregory Peck, Ed Flanders) World War II / Korea
      A Bridge Too Far (1977) Richard Attenborough (Dirk Bogarde, Michael Caine) World War II
      Cross of Iron (1977) Sam Peckinpah (James Coburn, James Mason) World War II
      Force 10 From Navarone (1978) Guy Hamilton (Robert Shaw, Harrison Ford) World War II
      Go Tell the Spartans (1978) Ted Post (Burt Lancaster, Craig Wasson) Vietnam
      Soldier of Orange (1978) (Netherlands) Paul Verhoeven (Rutger Hauer) World War II
      The Deer Hunter (1978 ) Michael Cimino (Robert De Niro, Meryl Streep) Vietnam
      The Wild Geese (1978) Andrew V. McLaglen (Richard Burton, Roger Moore, Richard Harris) Mercenaries
      Apocalypse Now (1979) Francis Ford Coppola (Martin Sheen, Robert Duvall, M. Brando) Vietnam
      The Big Red One (1980)Samuel Fuller (Lee Marvin, Mark Hamill, Robert Carradine) World War II
      Gallipoli (1981) Peter Weir (Mel Gibson, Mark Lee) World War I
      Das Boot (1981) (Germany) Wolfgang Peterson (Jurgen Procnow) World War II
      Platoon (1986) Oliver Stone (Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe, Charlie Sheen) Vietnam
      Heartbreak Ridge (1986) Clint Eastwood, Grenada) (Clint Eastwood, Mario Van Peebles) Grenada
      Hamburger Hill (1987) John Irvin (Anthony Barrile, Michael Boatman) Vietnam
      Full Metal Jacket. (1987) Stanley Kubrick (Matthew Modine, Adam Baldwin) Vietnam
      Casualties of War (1989) Brian De Palma (Sean Penn, Michael J. Fox) Vietnam
      Memphis Belle (1990) Michael Caton-Jones (Matthew Modine, Eric Stoltz) World War II
      A Midnight Clear (1992) Keith Gordon (Ethan Hawke, Gary Sinise) World War II
      Stalingrad (1992) (Germany) Joseph Vilsmaier (Dominique Horwitz) World War II
      Schindler's List (1993) Steven Spielberg (Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley)World War II
      The Tuskegee Airmen (1995) Robert Markowitz (Laurence Fishburne, Allen Payne) World War II
      Courage Under Fire (1996) Edward Zwick (Denzel Washington, Meg Ryan) Iraq (1991)
      The Thin Red Line (1998) Terrence Malick (Sean Penn, Nick Nolte) World War II
      Saving Private Ryan (1998) Steven Spielberg) (Tom Hanks, Edward Burns)World War II
      Three Kings (1999) David O. Russell (George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg) Iraq (1991)
      Black Hawk Down (2001) Ridley Scott) (Ewan McGregor, Josh Hartnett) Somalia (1993)
      Enemy at the Gates (2001) Jean-Jacques Annaud (Joseph Fiennes, Ed Harris) World War II
      Band of Brothers (2001) (TV) David Frankel (Scott Grimes, Damien Lewis) World War II
      Jarhead (2005) Sam Mendes (Jamie Foxx, Jake Gyllenhaal) Desert Storm (1995)
      Letters From Iwo Jima (2006) Clint Eastwood (Ken Watanabe, Kazunari Ninomiya) World War II
      Flags of Our Fathers (2006) Clint Eastwood (Ryan Phillippe, Jesse Bradford) World War II
      The Pacific (2010) (TV) Jeremy Podeswa/ Timothy Van Patten (James Badge Dale, Joseph Mazzello, Jon Seda) World War II
      Zero Dark Thirty (2012) Kathryn Bigelow (Jason Clarke, Reda Kateb, Jessica Chastain) War Against Terrorism

      Satire/Comedy Movies

      Gunga Din (1939) George Stevens (Cary Grant, Victor McLaglen, Douglas Fairbanks Jr.) British Empire
      Sailor Beware (1951) Hal Walker (Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis) World War II
      Mister Roberts (1955) John Ford (Henry Fonda, James Cagney) World War II
      Operation Petticoat (1959) Blake Edwards (Cary Grant, Tony Curtis) World War II
      Wake Me When It's Over (1960) Mervyn LeRoy (Ernie Kovacs, Dick Shawn) World War II
      Operation Snatch (1962) Robert Day (Terry-Thomas, Lionel Jeffries) World War II
      Dr. Strangelove (1964) Stanley Kubrick (Peter Sellers, George C. Scott) Cold War
      McHale's Navy - (1964) Edward J. Montagne Jr. (Ernest Borgnine, Tim Conway) World War II
      What Did You Do in the War, Daddy? - (1966) Blake Edwards (James Coburn)World War II
      How I Won the War (1967) Richard Lester, WWII) (Michael Crawford, John Lennon) World War II
      The Secret War of Harry Frigg (1968) Jack Smight (Paul Newman, Sylva Koscina) World War II
      M*A*S*H (1970) Robert Altman (Elliott Gould, Donald Sutherland) Korea
      Catch-22 (1970) Mike Nichols (Alan Arkin, Richard Benjamin) World War II
      M*A*S*H (1972–1983) (TV) Various Directors (Alan Alda, Loretta Swit, Jamie Farr) Korea
      Private Benjamin (1980) Howard Zieff) (Goldie Hawn, Eileen Brennan) Peacetime
      Stripes (1981) Ivan Reitman (Bill Murray, Harold Ramis) Cold War
      Top Secret! (1984) Jim Abrahams, Jerry Zucker, David Zucker (Val Kilmer) World War II
      Good Morning, Vietnam (1987) Barry Levinson (Robin Williams, Forest Whitaker) Vietnam
      Tropic Thunder (2008) Ben Stiller (Ben Stiller, Jack Black, Robert Downey Jr.) Vietnam

      BLUE- Duke's Movies
      RED-...Profiled in our Classic War Movies


      Civil War Movies
      are reviewed here
      Civil War Movies
      Best Wishes
      Keith
      London- England

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    • Re: Classic War Movies- The Top 100

      hi ee

      in the satire/comedy you have operation petticoat listed in both 5th and 11th place is this right or have they made a mistake if its right it sure was afunny movie maybe they just loved it so much that they had to list it twice :wink_smile:

      cheers smokey
      " its not all black and white, but different shades of grey"
    • Re: Classic War Movies- The Top 100

      smokey wrote:

      hi ee

      in the satire/comedy you have operation petticoat listed in both 5th and 11th
      cheers smokey


      Thanks for pointing it out Sharon,
      being that you like it, I have kept it 5th
      and deleted No.11
      Best Wishes
      Keith
      London- England
    • Re: Classic War Movies- The Top 100

      thanks ethan really dio like that movie if they ever bring it out on dvd down under i will for sure buy it

      cheers smokey
      " its not all black and white, but different shades of grey"
    • Re: Classic War Movies- The Top 100

      DukePilgrim wrote:

      Keith

      You forgot to highlight

      73. Flying Leathernecks - (1951, Nicholas Ray, WWII) (John Wayne, Robert Ryan)


      Mike


      Just testing you Mike, see if you were still around and awake!!!

      Thanks, for that, I've now highlighted it.
      Best Wishes
      Keith
      London- England
    • Re: Classic War Movies- The Top 100

      I didn't see flying Tigers!
      Mister you better find yourself another line of work, cause this one sure DON"T fit your PISTOL!
    • Re: Classic War Movies- The Top 100

      in comedy Buck privates comes to mind a very successful movie with the andrew sisters. A GOOD FUNNY MOVIE, BOOGIE woogy bugle boy in company c.
      Mister you better find yourself another line of work, cause this one sure DON"T fit your PISTOL!
    • As part of an ongoing re-vamp,
      the whole of the

      Classic War Movies

      has been enhanced, edited, and improved.

      The movies have been split into easier to find categories
      Please take a look, and if there's any movies
      you wish profiled, please let us know
      Best Wishes
      Keith
      London- England

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