"The Best War Movies EVER!"

A Listmania! list by "terranpatriot" (a galaxy far, far away...)
 
Windtalkers
1.  Windtalkers DVD ~ Nicolas Cage
The list author says:
  "Best war movie EVER.  Even toples "Saving Private Ryan.""
$7.49   Used & New from: $0.01
3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (446 customer reviews)

Braveheart
2.  Braveheart DVD ~ Mel Gibson
The list author says:
  "Truly one of the greatest.  Second best movie of all time.  Something for everyone."
$8.98   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,374 customer reviews)

Starship Troopers (Special Edition)
3.  Starship Troopers (Special Edition) DVD ~ Casper Van Dien
The list author says:
  "Futuristic war movie where our enemy is "bugs.""
$24.99   Used & New from: $0.01
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (968 customer reviews)

Independence Day (Full-Screen Edition)
4.  Independence Day (Full-Screen Edition) DVD ~ Will Smith
The list author says:
  ""....and we will once again be fighting for our freedom.""
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,176 customer reviews)

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Black Hawk Down
5.  Black Hawk Down DVD ~ Josh Hartnett
The list author says:
  ""....it's about the man next to you." No other words to describe this unbelievable movie."
$6.70   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,200 customer reviews)

The Thin Red Line
6.  The Thin Red Line DVD ~ Jim Caviezel
The list author says:
  "Brings out the badness of politics in war."
$15.95   Used & New from: $0.89
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,080 customer reviews)

Saving Private Ryan (Single-Disc Special Limited Edition)
7.  Saving Private Ryan (Single-Disc Special Limited Edition) DVD ~ Tom Hanks
The list author says:
  "A masterpiece that really brings out the brutality of war.  Speilberg really should be proud of this creation."
$7.50   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,272 customer reviews)

Wing Commander
8.  Wing Commander DVD ~ Freddie Prinze Jr.
The list author says:
  "Another future war movie.  Very good considering....everthing."
$8.37   Used & New from: $0.01
3.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (281 customer reviews)

The Patriot (Special Edition)
9.  The Patriot (Special Edition) DVD ~ Mel Gibson
The list author says:
  "Our fight for independence.  Nothing else said."
$5.00   Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,073 customer reviews)

The Rock
10.  The Rock DVD ~ Sean Connery
The list author says:
  "Not really a war movie but let me tell you it is action packed.  Deals with Navy Seals, Marines, Patriotism, and Politics.  See how crisises are really handled.  You will see what I am talking about."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (442 customer reviews)

Glory (Special Edition)
11.  Glory (Special Edition) DVD ~ Matthew Broderick
The list author says:
  "An inspirational and sad story set during the Civil War.  I am proud of those African-Americans who volunteered and served the Union cause."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (721 customer reviews)

Pearl Harbor (Two-Disc 60th Anniversary Commemorative Edition)
12.  Pearl Harbor (Two-Disc 60th Anniversary Commemorative Edition) DVD ~ Ben Affleck
The list author says:
  "Everyone should watch this movie.  Another hard one to describe other than it shows the sacrifice of those who were there and why we fight."
$9.67   Used & New from: $0.01
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,235 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Hamburger Hill
13.  Hamburger Hill DVD ~ Anthony Barrile
The list author says:
  "Another Vietnam War movie.  Superb graphics considering the age of the movie."
$5.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (186 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Last of the Mohicans (Director's Expanded Edition)
14.  Last of the Mohicans (Director's Expanded Edition) DVD ~ Daniel Day-Lewis
The list author says:
  "As far as I know, this is the only movie about the French and Indian War.  It has a great storyline and all around good action."
$34.97   Used & New from: $0.75
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (849 customer reviews)

We Were Soldiers (Widescreen Edition)
15.  We Were Soldiers (Widescreen Edition) DVD ~ Mel Gibson
The list author says:
  "Best movie about the Vietnam War."
$10.60   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,016 customer reviews) | 6 customer discussions

Gladiator Signature Selection (Two-Disc Collector's Edition)
16.  Gladiator Signature Selection (Two-Disc Collector's Edition) DVD ~ Russell Crowe
The list author says:
  "More of a drama I think but it does have some graphic action.  And I do mean graphic."
$9.83   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,030 customer reviews)

Enemy at the Gates
17.  Enemy at the Gates DVD ~ Jude Law
The list author says:
  "Not really action packed since it is centered around the snipers.  Nevertheless, a great movie."
$8.66   Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (655 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

U-571 (Collector's Edition)
18.  U-571 (Collector's Edition) DVD ~ Bill Paxton
The list author says:
  "One of the few movies about the Battle of the Atlantic."
$8.02   Used & New from: $0.01
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (508 customer reviews)

Platoon (Special Edition)
19.  Platoon (Special Edition) DVD ~ Charlie Sheen
The list author says:
  "A great war movie about the Vietnam War but more story than action."
$3.95   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (479 customer reviews)

When Trumpets Fade
20.  When Trumpets Fade DVD ~ Ron Eldard
The list author says:
  "This is a average movie.  The explosions are so fake but the graphics are good.  A good movie to remember our heros by."
$18.09   Used & New from: $0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (174 customer reviews)

Battle of the Bulge
21.  Battle of the Bulge DVD ~ David McCullough
The list author says:
  "Know what it was like.  For patriots only."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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Pork Chop Hill
22.  Pork Chop Hill DVD ~ Gregory Peck
The list author says:
  "Something for those who served in Korea.  Old but patriotic."
$28.24   Used & New from: $3.80
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (85 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Alamo
23.  The Alamo DVD ~ Laurence Harvey
The list author says:
  "The Texas fight for independence.  An old classic."
$34.97   Used & New from: $0.40
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (263 customer reviews)

Hart's War
24.  Hart's War DVD ~ Bruce Willis
The list author says:
  "This movie is crap.  There is no action.  "The Great Escape" gives more honor to the American POW than this piece of junk.  If  you haven't seen this don't waste your time."
$7.94   Used & New from: $0.01
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (135 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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