Greatest WW2 Movies ever

A Listmania! list by Shaun D. O'shea "pictomaniac" (East Sussex, England)
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The Bridge on the River Kwai/Das Boot/The Guns of Navarone [DVD]
1.  The Bridge on the River Kwai/Das Boot/The Guns of Navarone [DVD] DVD ~ Alec Guinness
The list author says:
  "3 for 1 deal not too shabby, All good movies but Das Boot is just sheer quality"
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The Longest Day/Patton/Tora! Tora! Tora! [DVD] [1962]
2.  The Longest Day/Patton/Tora! Tora! Tora! [DVD] [1962] DVD ~ George C. Scott
The list author says:
  "The longest day is the pick of the bunch here, but again all are worth watching"
£5.99   Used & New from: £1.19
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

A Bridge Too Far/The Great Escape/Battle Of Britain [DVD]
3.  A Bridge Too Far/The Great Escape/Battle Of Britain [DVD] DVD ~ Dirk Bogarde
The list author says:
  "And the hits just keep on comming !! Great Escape is escapist fun, best factual film is Bridge too Far"
£17.99   Used & New from: £0.94
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (61 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Complete War Collection (12 Discs) [DVD]
4.  The Complete War Collection (12 Discs) [DVD] 
The list author says:
  "12 films !! the pick of them would be Ice Cold in Alex, The Colditz Story and The Wodden Horse, more stiff upper lip than a ventriloquist's convention"
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Catch - 22 [DVD]
5.  Catch - 22 [DVD] DVD ~ Alan Arkin
The list author says:
  "The novel is better but still a good film adapation"
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (52 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Saving Private Ryan 60th Anniversary [DVD] [1998]
6.  Saving Private Ryan 60th Anniversary [DVD] [1998] DVD ~ Tom Hanks
The list author says:
  "I take my hat off to the guys who had to do that for real"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (443 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Pianist [DVD] [2003]
7.  The Pianist [DVD] [2003] DVD ~ Adrien Brody
The list author says:
  "The war form inside the polish ghetto's"
£4.99   Used & New from: £0.68
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (275 customer reviews) | 7 customer discussions

Enemy at the Gates [2001] [DVD]
8.  Enemy at the Gates [2001] [DVD] DVD ~ Jude Law
The list author says:
  "2 Snipers face off with the battle for Stalingrad as a backdrop, intense stuff"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (177 customer reviews)

Schindler's List (Special Edition) [DVD] [1994]
9.  Schindler's List (Special Edition) [DVD] [1994] DVD ~ Liam Neeson
The list author says:
  "Disturbing powerfull and poigniant examination of the Holocaust"
£34.99   Used & New from: £17.99
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (408 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

Hell in the Pacific [DVD] [1968] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
10.  Hell in the Pacific [DVD] [1968] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Lee Marvin
The list author says:
  "The war in pacific reduced to two soldiers on a deserted island, gripping stuff."
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

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Dunkirk [DVD]
11.  Dunkirk [DVD] DVD ~ John Mills
The list author says:
  "If you've ever wondered what people of a certain age mean by the 'Dunkirk spirit' take a look at this film."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (63 customer reviews)

Cross Of Iron [DVD]
12.  Cross Of Iron [DVD] DVD ~ James Coburn
The list author says:
  "This is why all German soldiers feared being sent to the Russian front !!"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (93 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Von Ryan's Express [DVD]
13.  Von Ryan's Express [DVD] DVD ~ Frank Sinatra
The list author says:
  "More of a thriller that a factual war movie but still very good"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews)

The Eagle Has Landed [DVD]
14.  The Eagle Has Landed [DVD] DVD ~ Michael Caine
The list author says:
  "German paratroopers over England, aparently this nearly happened for real !!"
£9.21   Used & New from: £0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (97 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Classic War Film Triple pack : Where Eagles Dare / Kelly's Heroes / Dirty Dozen [DVD]
15.  Classic War Film Triple pack : Where Eagles Dare / Kelly's Heroes / Dirty Dozen [DVD] DVD ~ Clint Eastwood
The list author says:
  "Again 3 thrillers using the war as a plot device but all rip roaring stuff nonetheless"
£24.99   Used & New from: £7.43
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Heroes of Telemark [DVD] [1965]
16.  The Heroes of Telemark [DVD] [1965] DVD ~ Kirk Douglas
The list author says:
  "Probably the greatest commando raid of the the entire war, those Norwegian boys were tough"
£6.44   Used & New from: £0.87
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (51 customer reviews)

Run Silent, Run Deep [DVD] [2001]
17.  Run Silent, Run Deep [DVD] [2001] DVD ~ Clark Gable
The list author says:
  "Cranks up the tension like only a submarine film can, this one set the standards for those that followed."
£5.56   Used & New from: £3.32
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (34 customer reviews)

Sink the Bismarck / The Enemy Below (2-Disc Double Pack) [DVD] (1960/1957)
18.  Sink the Bismarck / The Enemy Below (2-Disc Double Pack) [DVD] (1960/1957) DVD ~ Robert Mitchum
The list author says:
  "And if you liked that you'll probably like these too"
£4.26   Used & New from: £1.22
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (83 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Midway [DVD]
19.  Midway [DVD] DVD ~ Charlton Heston
The list author says:
  "The US fleet gets payback for Pearl Harbour"
£4.23   Used & New from: £0.34
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (50 customer reviews)

The Desert Fox / The Desert Rats (2 Disc Box Set) [DVD]
20.  The Desert Fox / The Desert Rats (2 Disc Box Set) [DVD] DVD ~ James Mason
The list author says:
  "The original 'old skool' Desert Storm"
£6.49   Used & New from: £1.09
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (58 customer reviews)

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Last updated: 26/02/2007
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