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Old January 12th, 2013, 10:03 AM   #1
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What is your favourite history film?


The grand history thread - please vote and/ or nominate!

Top history films list
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Old January 12th, 2013, 10:19 AM   #2

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My favorites are:
The Alamo <2004>
Gods & Generals <2003>
Letters from Iwo Jima <2006>
All Quiet on the Western Front <1930>
Das Boot <1981>
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Old January 12th, 2013, 11:19 AM   #3

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Here are a few of mine.

Tora, Tora, Tora
Das Boot
Letters from Iwo Jima
Shindler's List
Lawrence of Arabia
The Great Escape (Family implications)
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Old January 16th, 2013, 09:28 AM   #4
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I think I mentioned what my favorite history movie is before, but in case I didn't, it's "The Pianist." I myself am a pianist, by the way.
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Old January 16th, 2013, 12:24 PM   #5

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Last of the Mohicans
Glory
Inglorious Basterds
Gettysburg
Gladiator
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Old January 16th, 2013, 01:42 PM   #6

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Last of the Mohicans
Braveheart
Apocalypto
Seven Samurai
Kagemusha
Saving Private Ryan
The Great Escape
Hannibal Brookes
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Old January 16th, 2013, 02:39 PM   #7

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La Kermasse Heroique
The Private Life of Henry VIII
Rembrandt
Jupiter's Darling
Cleopatra
The Lion In Winter
Start the Revolution Without Me
Hope and Glory
La Reine Margot
Apollo 13

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Old January 16th, 2013, 02:51 PM   #8
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Gladiator

Letters from Iwo Jima
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Old January 17th, 2013, 03:40 AM   #9

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Lots of great movies listed.
Lion in Winter
Becket
A Man For All Seasons
Lawrence of Arabia
Apollo 13
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Old January 17th, 2013, 06:18 AM   #10

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I forgot Ben Hur, damn it!
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