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Top 5 Pre-1900 War Movies
« on: March 31, 2017, 01:30:52 PM »
To avoid confusion, it is the wars that must be from before the XXth century, not the movie itself.
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Re: Top 5 Pre-1900 War Movies
« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2017, 03:27:12 PM »
I do know of some really good films about Wars that take place A Long Time Ago...

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Re: Top 5 Pre-1900 War Movies
« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2017, 04:15:48 PM »
1. Zulu
2. Breaker Morant (the war started in 1899)

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Re: Top 5 Pre-1900 War Movies
« Reply #3 on: March 31, 2017, 05:43:00 PM »
The Third Age was quite a while ago as well.
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Re: Top 5 Pre-1900 War Movies
« Reply #4 on: April 01, 2017, 04:18:13 AM »
I do know of some really good films about Wars that take place A Long Time Ago...

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That makes me think, is it a war movie if the war is fictional ? I feel like there is an implied rule that war movies should be about real wars.
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Re: Top 5 Pre-1900 War Movies
« Reply #5 on: April 01, 2017, 11:48:48 AM »
Some of these films don't have to do with the wars/battles themselves, but use the wars as background.

1. The Mission (Divide between Portuguese and Spanish Americas)
2. The Passion of Joan of Arc (100 Years’ War)
3. Lincoln  (Civil War)
4. Les Miserables (Waterloo/Insurgency of 1832)
5. Barry Lyndon (Seven Years’ War)
6. Master and Commander (Napoleonic Wars)
7. Apocalypto (Conquest of the Americas)
8. 1776 (American Independence)
9. Henry V (100 Years’ War)
10. Last of the Mohicans (French and Indian War)
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