What's Your Favorite Branch Specific War Movie?




 
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Boots
 
February 14th, 2005  
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Topic: What's Your Favorite Branch Specific War Movie?


Yes, I know we have a thread already on what's your favorite war movie and even one on what's your favorite Cold War movie. I thought it might be interesting though to break it down by military branches. So here's mine:

Favorite Army movie: "Sahara" - Humphrey Bogart

Favorite Marine movie: "Gung Ho" - Randolph Scott

Favorite Navy movie: "They Were Expendable" - John Wayne

Favorite Air Force movie: "Twelve O'Clock High" - Greggory Peck

Favorite Special Forces/OPs/etc: "Where Eagles Dare" - Richard Burton
February 14th, 2005  
Vitaly
 
Favorite Army movie: "The Deer Hunter" - Robert DeNiro

Favorite Marine movie: "Sniper" - Tom Berenger

Favorite Navy movie: "Hunt for Red October" - Sean Connery

Favorite Special Forces/OPs/etc: "Dirty Dozen" - Ernest Borgnine
February 14th, 2005  
Bootboy82
 
Favorite Army movie: Stalingrad

Favorite Marine movie: Full metal jacket

Favorite Navy movie: Das Boot

Favorite Air Force movie: Memphis Belle

Favorite Special Forces/OPs/etc: The eagle has landed
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Boots
February 15th, 2005  
A Can of Man
 
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Vitaly

Favorite Air Force movie: "Behind Enemy Lines" - Owen Wilson
That was a Navy/Marines movie.

Fave...

Army: Platoon

Navy: Top Gun

Air Force: Memphis Belle

Marines: Full Metal Jacket

Special Forces: Black Hawk Down
February 15th, 2005  
Vitaly
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by the_13th_redneck
Quote:
Originally Posted by Vitaly

Favorite Air Force movie: "Behind Enemy Lines" - Owen Wilson
That was a Navy/Marines movie.
Dammit, your right....
February 15th, 2005  
C/2nd Lt Robot
 
 
Favorite Army: M*A*S*H
Favorite Marines: Marines
Favorite Navy: Behind Enemy Lines
Favorite Air Force: (Haven't seen to many so I dont know)
February 15th, 2005  
EagleZtrike
 
 
Special Forces : Black Hawk Down
Army : Saving Private Ryan
Air Force : Pearl Harbor
February 15th, 2005  
Skinny
 
 
Favorite Army movie: We Were Soldiers

Favorite Marine movie: Full Metal Jacket

Favorite Navy movie: In Harm's Way

Favorite Air Force movie: Flying Tigers

Favorite Special Forces/OPs/etc: The Devil's Brigade

I like a lot of the older flicks too. Someone should add a "Favorite POW flick" thread. I'm just too lazy.
February 15th, 2005  
Vitaly
 
I change my pick for army from a great movie about Nam and it's effects (The Deer Hunter) to BlackHawk Down because I like the 160th SOAR parts also and not only the Ranger + Delta parts.
February 15th, 2005  
03USMC
 
 
Favorite Movies:

Army- Pork Chop Hill

Navy- The Bridges at Toko-ri

Air Force- Strategic Air Command / Flying Tigers

Marines- Sands of Iwo Jima or The Halls of Montezuma

Spec Forces -Force 10 from Navarone