7 Poll Suggestions: Best War Movies of the Decade (1950s-2010s) (6/7 live)

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War is hell and these films showed us exactly why. The following films either took place during wartime, showed us ways in which the war affected others or immersed us directly into the horrors on the battlefield.

Which of these War movies will you most likely remember?




Title: The Best '50s War Movie
List: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls042281049/
Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/tKGsOlgPBRI/

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Title: The Best '60s War Movie
List: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls042281330/
Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/4ZqxVwH_B24/

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Title: The Best '70s War Movie
List: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls042281275/
Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/vp-080kZYWw/

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Title: The Best '80s War Movie
List: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls042281956/
Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/2ZcHD1yzWow/

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Title: The Best '90s War Movie
List: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls042283022/
Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/sW59j8rQNtg/

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Title: The Best 2000s War Movie
List: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls042283712/
Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/0k2k2HM-2O8/

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Title: The Best 2010s War Movie
List: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls042283354/
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2010s: Dunkirk

2000s: The Downfall

1990s: Braveheart, but Saving Private Ryan and the Schindler's list were good too.

1980s: Full Metal Jacket only the 1/2 of the movie and Das Boot

1970s: Apocalypse Now

1960s: Lawrence of Arabia

1950s: I unfortunately didn't see any of the list.

My all times choice: Dunkirk

( I'm a huge fan of Nolan)
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Agree with so many of these (including the Full Metal Jacket comment LOL... the film's first half is truly so superior). Nice one and thanks for all of these great votes!
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'Gotta vote for my Dad here, whose favorite film was 'Bridge Over River Kwai,' although I'd probably vote for it as a response to the question, as well. 'Really well written intro, Kyle, as usual. 'Good poll.
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Thanks Ruby!! BOTRK is SUCH a masterpiece; that final scene too is just wowza :P

I was wondering if it was necessary to break these suggestions up into separate threads but I figured from a practicality standpoint, it would be easier to keep them all in the same thread. If (or when) these go live, it would be nice to have them all in the same GS thread. That's what I figured, at least, but if it'd be easier to break them out separately let me know and I'm be happy to change it accordingly. Hope you've been well :)
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I think it's fine, as is. Actually, I think they're easier to find and manage being all together. As long as it works for you, I think it works well this way. 

And, oh my gosh, yes, the final scene is extraordinary. 

BOTRK was my father's favorite movie and he just died; I think he'd be very happy to see that movie getting attention. 
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I think it's fine, as is. Actually, I think they're easier to find and manage being all together. As long as it works for you, I think it works well this way. 
Exactly what I thought. Perfect!

BOTRK was my father's favorite movie and he just died; I think he'd be very happy to see that movie getting attention. 
Oh no, my deepest condolences :( I'm so sorry to hear that. This year hasn't been a kind one to people that I've known - I've realized that year over year death is always occurring around us but I suppose it's only once I've gotten older that I've seemed to notice it more. Hopefully he's in a better place now (and maybe re-watching Alec Guinness as Colonel Nicholson somewhere up there.)
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Thank you, Kyle, for your kind message. And indeed, he would be quite happy if he were watching Guinness in anything but especially as Col. Nicholson. Watching old films and the Pittsburgh Pirates would be his idea of heaven. : )
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Haha, I hear that. :)
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Woohoo! Thanks so much guys. What a year for genre-defining films: Paths of Glory, Bridge on the River Kwai, Stalag 17... yet to see the The Human Condition trilogy but it's supposedly exceptional. I think Masaki Kobayashi is slowly becoming one of my favorite directors; he was such a genius.
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Congrats Kyle
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Thanks Ed! Which film are you leaning towards for the '50s?
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1 Bridge
2 S-17
3 Caine
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FYC: 
1970's
Note: I really suggest replacing some of the more comedic, adventure style and western/ostern movies (especially Beloe solntse pustyni - while I love that movie, "war movie" is not exactly the right genre for it and it will pail in competition easily to some of my suggestions below)
V boy idut odni 'stariki' (1974) (easily one of the best war movies ever, highly recommended and it's better to watch black-and-white version then the soulless colorized one)
Aty-baty, shli soldaty... (1977) 
Dvadtsat dney bez voyny (1977)
1980's
Note: here replacing anything is unlikely, as list is already very strong. Still:
Proverka na dorogakh (1986) (filmed in the 1970's, not released until 1986)
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Thanks Rubes! What a decade - Lawrence of ArabiaThe Great EscapeSpartacus; truly epic (no pun intended lol).
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Woo Hoo for #2 Kyle!
I Mean Groooovy Baby!

I'm not gonna look at the poll.
1 Harms
2 Tora Tora Tora!
3 Longest
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Thank you Ed!

And nice one, but Tora Tora Tora is in the '70s. 
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Oops.
Then The Great Escape
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Wargratulations Kyle

Now is time for
1 Tora Tora Tora!
2 Patton
3 Midway


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Woohoo! Thanks Dan. 
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This decade is Tougher!!!
The Year of Living Dangerously
Good Morning, Vietnam
Heartbreak Ridge
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wow, tough choice between Full Metal Jacket, The Killing Fields, and Platoon!
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Thanks Peter! Awesome    
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90 Congratulations Kyle.
Three Kings (1999)
Micheal lost this battle!!!
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Nobody says "War Is Wrong" better than Shakespeare.
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Live Pollhttps://www.imdb.com/poll/0k2k2HM-2O8/?ref_=po_ho  Cheers & applause!
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You left Hamburger Hill off the list.
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