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Finally finished watching BoB and Gen Kill

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I have not kept up on watching war movies made in the last 15 years or so - other than Saving Private Ryan, I don't think I have watched a single one. I finally finished watching Band of Brothers and Generation Kill recently (I had read the books a while ago but finally got to watch the DVD versions).

Any other recommendations for interesting and realistic war movies made recently? I was thinking The Pacific, Flags of our Fathers and Letters from Iwo Jima. How about The Thin Red Line? Any others I should look for?
 

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Any other recommendations for interesting and realistic war movies made recently? I was thinking The Pacific, Flags of our Fathers and Letters from Iwo Jima. How about The Thin Red Line? Any others I should look for?Tanks!
 

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Y'all should check out Windtalkers.
 

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I thought The Hurt Locker was a really good movie, notwithstanding the questionable realism.
 

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Devils on the Doorstep
Downfall
Waltz with Bashir
Tigerland
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Defiance
The Wind that Shakes the Barley
Pat Tillman story
 

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Armadillo Restrepo Both docs with enough action and drama to keep you very engaged
Originally Posted by Saul Silver
I thought The Hurt Locker was a really good movie, notwithstanding the questionable realism.
+1, there are so many factual things wrong with it, but they get the feel of it very right.
 

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Cool... thanks for all the recommendations. I did see Downfall and Hurt Locker - just forgot to mention them.
 

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+1 on restrepo, very good movie.
 

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Skip the Pacific. Started watching it after finishing BoB and it can't match up.
 

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Originally Posted by TRINI
Skip the Pacific. Started watching it after finishing BoB and it can't match up.
Damn. I just downloaded this. What were your criticisms?
 

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Full Metal Jacket
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The Beast of War


The Thin Red Line isn't for everyone. You might find it boring.
 

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Originally Posted by Rambo
Damn. I just downloaded this. What were your criticisms?

a story derived from 2-3 different books did not help it any.

other than for "snafu"....i really didn't give a shit about the other people.
 

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Originally Posted by Duff_Man
Armadillo
Restrepo
Both docs with enough action and drama to keep you very engaged



+1, there are so many factual things wrong with it, but they get the feel of it very right.


This, so hard. I've only seen parts of Restrepo, but Armadillo is awesome.
 

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