Greatest War Movies...

A Listmania! list by sam lowry (gtr manchester uk)
 
Das Boot (Director's Cut) [DVD] [1998]
1.  Das Boot (Director's Cut) [DVD] [1998] DVD ~ Jürgen Prochnow
The list author says:
  "Wolfgang peterson's truly great WW2 picture-either the short or long version is stunning. And from the German POV. Still remarkable and never bested. A Masterpiece"
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Threads [DVD] [1984]
2.  Threads [DVD] [1984] DVD ~ Karen Meagher
The list author says:
  "a Bleak and dispiriting "WHAT IF", with Sheffield the target of a Nuclear Strike-highly controversial in it's time and still guaranteed to give you sleepless nights.Disturbing"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (216 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Dogs Of War [DVD]
3.  The Dogs Of War [DVD] DVD ~ Christopher Walken
The list author says:
  "Walken as a mercenary, in this clinical and precise mercenary led  war movie, directed by John Irvin. A superb close up look at Merceneries and their trade."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

Zulu [1964] [DVD]
4.  Zulu [1964] [DVD] DVD ~ Stanley Baker
The list author says:
  "Making Caine into a Star, Cy Enfield/Stanley Baker's view of the Zulu Uprising is still splendid.Masterpiece"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (306 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

A Bridge Too Far (2 Disc Special Edition) [1977] [DVD]
5.  A Bridge Too Far (2 Disc Special Edition) [1977] [DVD] DVD ~ Sean Connery
The list author says:
  "Dickie Attenborough's Superb realisation of "Market Garden",Billy Goldmans excellent script and an all STAR cast. Brilliant. Masterpiece"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (111 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Dr. Strangelove (Collectors Edition) [DVD] [2002]
6.  Dr. Strangelove (Collectors Edition) [DVD] [2002] DVD ~ Sterling Hayden
The list author says:
  "Kubricks Stunning war satire. Sellers in three roles, Slim Pickens & Geoerge C. Scott.  Masterpiece"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (93 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Tumbledown [DVD]
7.  Tumbledown [DVD] DVD ~ Colin Firth
The list author says:
  "Hugely controversial, Colin Firth in an Early career best. Stunning, profound and about the real cost of war to the guys who actually fight it.  Masterpiece"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

Full Metal Jacket (Deluxe Edition) [DVD] [1987]
8.  Full Metal Jacket (Deluxe Edition) [DVD] [1987] DVD ~ Matthew Modine
The list author says:
  "Kubrick again, this time with the dehumanising nature and again the real cost of war-and those in the epicenter of it."
£3.85   Used & New from: £0.15
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (114 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Apocalypse Now: The Complete Dossier [DVD] [1979] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
9.  Apocalypse Now: The Complete Dossier [DVD] [1979] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Martin Sheen
The list author says:
  "Coppola Sheen and Brando-this trip up river through the madness of Vietnam, Moving,  dark and violent. Flawed Masterpiece"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (222 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

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The Deer Hunter (Special Edition) (2 Disc) [1978] [DVD]
10.  The Deer Hunter (Special Edition) (2 Disc) [1978] [DVD] DVD ~ George Dzundza
The list author says:
  "Michael Cimino's controversial view of the Vietnam War-Russian Roulette and escapes, Flawed yes, But has brilliance Cimino has never surpassed. Stunning and very emotive.A Flawed Masterpiece"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (129 customer reviews)

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The Killing Fields (Special Edition) [DVD]
11.  The Killing Fields (Special Edition) [DVD] DVD ~ Sam Waterston
The list author says:
  "Joffe's startling debut-his and David Puttnam's view of the Vietnam overspill into Cambodia nad the Genocide that Pol Pot Brought with U.S foriegn policy then as now under question, a Stunning Debut"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (71 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Oh What A Lovely War: Special Edition [1969] [DVD]
12.  Oh What A Lovely War: Special Edition [1969] [DVD] DVD ~ Laurence Olivier
The list author says:
  "Dickie again, with a film that works on many levels-as a musical, a guide to the "War to End all Wars", an irony considering the wars that are going on at present. Stunning. A Masterpiece"
£9.99   Used & New from: £5.39
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (143 customer reviews)

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