Best Military Movies

A Listmania! list by Brian Markowski (Cedar Rapids, IA)
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The list author says: "These ten movies represent the best in non-war military movies. Though some take place during periods of war few of these military movies ever see any real combat."
An Officer and a Gentleman (Special Collector's Edition)
1.  An Officer and a Gentleman (Special Collector's Edition) DVD ~ Richard Gere
The list author says:
  "Zack Mayo wants to fly jets but first he has to become an officer and that means bootcamp. It's so good you don't even mind the love story mixed in."
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A Few Good Men (Special Edition)
2.  A Few Good Men (Special Edition) DVD ~ Tom Cruise
The list author says:
  "What happened to PFC Santiago? That's what this military court room drama tries to determine. Was he murdered by two wild Marines or did his commander Col. Nathan Jessup have a say in Santiagos demise."
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A Soldier's Story
3.  A Soldier's Story DVD ~ Denzel Washington
The list author says:
  "It's the 1940's and a black officer is sent to an army base in Mississipi to investigate the death of a black soldier."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (167 customer reviews)

Top Gun (Widescreen Special Collector's Edition)
4.  Top Gun (Widescreen Special Collector's Edition) DVD ~ Tom Cruise
The list author says:
  "His pilot name is Mavrick and he wants to be the best of the best when it comes to flying jets for the Navy. There's only one place to go then...The Top Gun Navel Academy."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,188 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

No Time for Sergeants [VHS]
5.  No Time for Sergeants [VHS] VHS Andy Griffith
The list author says:
  "A bumbling private is drafted in the army and brings his country ways with him."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (453 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Biloxi Blues
6.  Biloxi Blues DVD ~ Matthew Broderick
The list author says:
  "Through it's set during WW II this movie is more about the bootcamp experience than the actual war itself."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (74 customer reviews)

G.I. Jane
7.  G.I. Jane DVD ~ Demi Moore
The list author says:
  "A woman wants to train to be a be a NAVY SEAL. I'm guessing the drill sergeants might be a little hard on her."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (227 customer reviews)

Men of Honor
8.  Men of Honor DVD ~ Cuba Gooding Jr.
The list author says:
  "When Carl Brashear enters the Navy  he wants to enroll in the Diving and Salvage School to become a master diver. Only their's one problem...he's black."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (291 customer reviews)

Heartbreak Ridge (Snap Case)
9.  Heartbreak Ridge (Snap Case) DVD ~ Clint Eastwood
The list author says:
  "Follows the last command of Sergeant Tom Highway as he trains a group of lazy soldiers into solid Marines."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (295 customer reviews)

Navy Seals
10.  Navy Seals DVD ~ Charlie Sheen
The list author says:
  "There's problems in the Mid-East, better send in the SEALS."
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (95 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

At War With the Army
11.  At War With the Army DVD ~ Dean Martin
The list author says:
  "Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin in one of their first movies together. Here they find themselves in the army and manage to make the most of it."
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3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews)

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An Officer and a Gentleman on Blu-ray 6 Feb 24, 2012
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