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What Movies / TV Series / Documentary Inspires You

Posted by Erich von Manstein on 19 Oct 2013, 20:51

Some movies & series that inspired me to a greater or lesser extent in no particular order:

The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
The Guns of Navarone (1961)
A Bridge Too Far (1977)
Where Eagles Dare (1968)
Das Boot - The Boat (1981) the TV series
Steiner, Das Eiserne Kreuz - Cross of Iron (1977)
The Big Red One (1980)
Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)
Flags of Our Fathers (2006)
Stalingrad (1993)
Die Schlacht an der Neretva - Bitka na Neretvi - The Battle of the Neretva (1969)
The Longest Day (1962)
Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Brücke - The Bridge (1959)
The Thin Red Line (1998)
Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)
Band of Brothers (2001) TV series
Platoon (1986)
We Were Soldiers (2002)
Hamburger Hill (1987)
The Deer Hunter (1978)
Full Metal Jacket (1987)
Apocalypse Now (1979)
La Reine Margot (1994)
Paths of Glory (1957)
All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
Un Long dimanche de fiançailles - A Very Long Engagement (2004)
The Wild Bunch (1969)
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
Master and Commander (2003)
55 Days at Peking (1963)
Rome (2005) TV series
War and Peace (1956)
The Duellists (1977)
Barry Lyndon (1975)
Doctor Zhivago (1965)
...
Although I feel I could go on for hours, this shall be enough for now.
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Posted by Mai Strac on 20 Oct 2013, 15:56

Uhmm very hard to choose! :think: :think:
BTW:
inside Combat Rescue
The Longest Day
Black Hawk Down
Band Of Brothers
The Pacific
Bravo Company 1/6 Marines in Helmand
Check point Pasta
Save private Ryan
Master and Commander
Rules of engagment
Gettysburg
A bridge too far
The battle of Midway
Flags of our fathers
The final countdown
The Bridges at Toko-Ri
Rio Bravo
Waterloo
She Wore a Yellow Ribbon
Sands of Iwo Jima
.... more to come (sorry but I'm a very old man, too many movies in my life!)
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Posted by Wheeling Turn on 25 Oct 2013, 23:12

to be honest most old school adventure/western/pirate whatsoever movies. especially John Wayne Movies
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Posted by Mai Strac on 26 Oct 2013, 16:26

Who dares wins (1981) :love: :love:
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Posted by Ernst Barkmann on 04 Nov 2013, 18:33

Best western ever for me:

The outlaw Josey Wales !!

Worst warmovie:

The battle of the bulge
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