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Top 5 WWI Movies
« on: March 22, 2017, 12:11:27 PM »
Because this one is constantly unjustly left out.
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Re: Top 5 WWI Movies
« Reply #1 on: March 22, 2017, 12:18:23 PM »
1. Paths of Glory
2. Lawrence of Arabia
3. All Quiet on the Western Front
4. Lucky Star
5. The Big Parade
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Re: Top 5 WWI Movies
« Reply #2 on: March 22, 2017, 12:24:14 PM »
  • Lawrence of Arabia
  • Paths of Glory
  • The Grand Illusion
  • War Horse
  • Doctor Zhivago

I'll also add the TV Movie The Lost Battalion, starring Ricky Schroeder. It's been a while, but I remember liking it enough. Not a ton of WWI movies to begin with, even fewer I've seen.
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Re: Top 5 WWI Movies
« Reply #3 on: March 22, 2017, 12:26:34 PM »
1. The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (Emeric Pressburger & Michael Powell, 1943)
2. Lawrence of Arabia (David Lean, 1962)
3. La grande illusion / Grand Illusion (Jean Renoir, 1937)
4. All Quiet on the Western Front (Lewis Milestone, 1930)
5. Un long dimanche de fiançailles / A Very Long Engagement (Jean-Pierre Jeunet, 2004)


Blimp is debatable of course, but I'd have trouble coming up with a fifth I felt strongly about otherwise. Joyeux Noël would be next I guess, but I don't remember it all that well.
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Re: Top 5 WWI Movies
« Reply #4 on: March 22, 2017, 12:32:53 PM »
I am not even sure I've seen five movies about this one...Maybe I'll cheat and do a Teproc with Blimp.
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Re: Top 5 WWI Movies
« Reply #5 on: March 22, 2017, 12:39:08 PM »
How is there not one good Verdun film ? Unless there is and I just don't know about it ?

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Re: Top 5 WWI Movies
« Reply #6 on: March 22, 2017, 01:36:59 PM »
1. Paths of Glory
2. The African Queen
3. War Horse
4. Lawrence of Arabia
5. The Shopworn Angel

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Re: Top 5 WWI Movies
« Reply #7 on: March 22, 2017, 03:12:03 PM »
War Horse is on two lists now and has Lawrence beat on one of them. I don't know what's going on.
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Re: Top 5 WWI Movies
« Reply #8 on: March 22, 2017, 03:36:34 PM »
Sucker Punch










Just kidding. Sucker Punch is the worst.
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Re: Top 5 WWI Movies
« Reply #9 on: March 22, 2017, 03:58:16 PM »
Now I really don't know what's going on.
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