Best War Films

A Listmania! list by Benny "Biscwuit Boy" (England)
 
Black Hawk Down [Blu-ray] [2007] [Region Free]
1.  Black Hawk Down [Blu-ray] [2007] [Region Free] DVD ~ Josh Hartnett
The list author says:
  "Probaly the most realistic war fim ever made!  This will make you understand why friendly fire occurs..."
£6.19   Used & New from: £3.76
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (270 customer reviews) | 6 customer discussions

Lawrence of Arabia - Two Disc Set [DVD]
2.  Lawrence of Arabia - Two Disc Set [DVD] DVD ~ Peter O'Toole
The list author says:
  "A joint number one.  Cinemaphotography to knock your socks off"
£16.49   Used & New from: £0.12
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (422 customer reviews) | 11 customer discussions

Full Metal Jacket (Deluxe Edition) [Blu-ray] [2001] [Region Free]
3.  Full Metal Jacket (Deluxe Edition) [Blu-ray] [2001] [Region Free] DVD ~ Matthew Modine
The list author says:
  "Cubrick at his very best.  This film will always be in the top 5.  A must have on Blu Ray."
£7.80   Used & New from: £4.98
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (171 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

Platoon [DVD] [1987]
4.  Platoon [DVD] [1987] DVD ~ Charlie Sheen
The list author says:
  "The best Vietnam film ever..."
£3.67   Used & New from: £0.64
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (153 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Saving Private Ryan [DVD]
5.  Saving Private Ryan [DVD] DVD ~ Tom Hanks
The list author says:
  "This changed the way we looked at making war films."
£2.95   Used & New from: £1.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (469 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Great Escape [DVD] [1963]
6.  The Great Escape [DVD] [1963] DVD ~ Steve McQueen
The list author says:
  "Not just for Christmas day"
£3.98   Used & New from: £0.28
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (234 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

The Longest Day [1962] [DVD]
7.  The Longest Day [1962] [DVD] DVD ~ Paul Anka
The list author says:
  "An epic WWII classic."
£5.75   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (214 customer reviews) | 7 customer discussions

Saints And Soldiers [Blu-ray] [Region Free]
8.  Saints And Soldiers [Blu-ray] [Region Free] DVD ~ Corbin Allred
The list author says:
  "A must have never heard of film.  Like saving private ryan but you connect more to the cast."
£8.32   Used & New from: £3.27
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (80 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

We Were Soldiers [Blu-ray]
9.  We Were Soldiers [Blu-ray] DVD ~ Mel Gibson
The list author says:
  "Great action packed Vietnam film."
£7.10   Used & New from: £3.71
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (200 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Zulu [Blu-ray] [1964] [Region Free]
10.  Zulu [Blu-ray] [1964] [Region Free] DVD ~ Michael Caine
The list author says:
  "You were only supposed to blow the bloody spears off!!!!"
£9.95   Used & New from: £4.08
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (466 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

The Big Red One - The Reconstruction (2 Disc Special Edition) [DVD] [1980]
11.  The Big Red One - The Reconstruction (2 Disc Special Edition) [DVD] [1980] DVD ~ Lee Marvin
The list author says:
  "A sunday afternoon must"
£15.78   Used & New from: £1.06
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

The Bridge On The River Kwai [DVD] [2000]
12.  The Bridge On The River Kwai [DVD] [2000] DVD ~ William Holden
The list author says:
  "POW Classic"
£3.87   Used & New from: £0.94
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (150 customer reviews)

9th Company 2 Disc Collectors Edition [2007] [DVD]
13.  9th Company 2 Disc Collectors Edition [2007] [DVD] DVD ~ Artur Smolyaninov
The list author says:
  "A Russian Platoon.  Helps if you can speak Russian as the sub titles are a bit quick but you will get the gist.  Great Film."
£4.36   Used & New from: £0.19
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (63 customer reviews)

We Dive At Dawn [DVD] [1943]
14.  We Dive At Dawn [DVD] [1943] DVD ~ John Mills
The list author says:
  "A submarine masterpiece!"
£7.98   Used & New from: £0.68
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

A Bridge Too Far (2 Disc Special Edition) [1977] [DVD]
15.  A Bridge Too Far (2 Disc Special Edition) [1977] [DVD] DVD ~ Sean Connery
The list author says:
  "Makes you wonder what our grandparents went through when they were our age."
£3.97   Used & New from: £0.34
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (169 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Apocalypse Now [1979] [DVD]
16.  Apocalypse Now [1979] [DVD] DVD ~ Martin Sheen
The list author says:
  "Very strange ending but a helicopter ride to remember."
£3.57   Used & New from: £0.34
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (301 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

The Boys In Company C [1977] [DVD]
17.  The Boys In Company C [1977] [DVD] DVD ~ Stan Shaw
The list author says:
  "The film that Full Metal Jacket was based on and in some ways better"
£12.98   Used & New from: £1.94
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

Brotherhood [DVD]
18.  Brotherhood [DVD] DVD ~ Dong-Kun Jang
The list author says:
  "This film will blow your mind"
£2.77   Used & New from: £0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (80 customer reviews)

Flyboys [Blu-ray]
19.  Flyboys [Blu-ray] DVD ~ James Franco
The list author says:
  "Great one to enjoy with the girlies..."
£5.95   Used & New from: £4.13
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (63 customer reviews)

The Star [2002] [DVD]
20.  The Star [2002] [DVD] DVD ~ Alexei Kravchenko
The list author says:
  "Classic Flick.  In Russian but try it."
£12.94   Used & New from: £4.51
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (37 customer reviews)

Assembly [Blu-ray] [Region Free]
21.  Assembly [Blu-ray] [Region Free] DVD ~ Feng Xiaogang
The list author says:
  "This is a true story (based on) and it will stun you"
£12.75   Used & New from: £3.55
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (51 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Von Ryan's Express [DVD]
22.  Von Ryan's Express [DVD] DVD ~ Frank Sinatra
The list author says:
  "You just don't want this to ever end."
£9.99   Used & New from: £0.30
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (45 customer reviews)

Hamburger Hill - 20th Anniversary Edition [1987] [DVD]
23.  Hamburger Hill - 20th Anniversary Edition [1987] [DVD] DVD ~ Anthony Barrile
The list author says:
  "Why this gets a 1 star I do not know.  Play the end off this film and listen to dire straights brothers in arms.  It will make you cry.  Sorry"
£4.00   Used & New from: £1.32
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (67 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Escape to Victory [DVD]
24.  Escape to Victory [DVD] DVD ~ Sylvester Stallone
The list author says:
  "Pele as a POW.  Great stuff."
£6.22   Used & New from: £0.34
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (57 customer reviews)

Ice Cold In Alex [DVD]
25.  Ice Cold In Alex [DVD] DVD ~ John Mills
The list author says:
  "Push Push man"
£7.50   Used & New from: £0.29
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (74 customer reviews)

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Why is the DVD a 15? 0 15 Feb 2015
Extras? 0 9 Dec 2014
Subtitles 0 8 Nov 2014
Mygenes.co.nz shows nobody born gay and parental neglect causing homosexuality 0 22 Jul 2014
subs 4 21 Jul 2014
The Longest Day Colour Version should be released on DVD 34 18 Jun 2014
It says aspect 16:9, as well as saying it's 2.40:1 0 1 Jun 2014
Release date The Greate Escape (1963) blu-ray 4 1 Jun 2014
Please bring out The Longest Day Coloured Version on DVD 6 16 May 2014
Extras 0 6 Feb 2014
is it worth buying ? 2 28 Jan 2014
spanish language? 2 20 Jan 2014
 
   

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