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Dogmudgeon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-16-03 12:57 PM
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35. Starship Troopers
A war movie AND a satire at the same time.

One that's more relevant to 2003 than to the time it was released, which was 1997.

--bkl
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  -Best war movie. Raenelle  Sep-16-03 12:08 PM   #0 
  - Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb  LynneSin   Sep-16-03 12:11 PM   #1 
  - What LynneSin said... n/t  Dead_Parrot   Sep-16-03 12:13 PM   #5 
  - Doh!  Raenelle   Sep-16-03 12:15 PM   #7 
  - I think your list is those that are actually War - War Movies  LynneSin   Sep-16-03 12:21 PM   #15 
     - It's "Paths of Glory"  NewYorkerfromMass   Sep-16-03 02:03 PM   #41 
  - Not a war movie  manco   Sep-16-03 12:45 PM   #33 
  - since no one mentioned my favorite....................................  kybob   Sep-16-03 02:30 PM   #47 
  - no fighting in the War Room!  acaudill   Sep-16-03 04:24 PM   #57 
  - Dr. Stranglelove or Full Metal Jacket...  ixion   Sep-16-03 12:12 PM   #2 
  - Paths of Glory  peekaloo   Sep-16-03 12:12 PM   # 
  - You Bet  rpalochko   Sep-16-03 01:48 PM   #40 
  - Paths of Glory....  Scurrilous   Sep-16-03 02:50 PM   #48 
  - M.A.S.H!!!!!!!!  Nazgul35   Sep-16-03 12:12 PM   #3 
  - mash yes  jenm   Sep-16-03 05:59 PM   #65 
  - The Big Red One  Norbert   Sep-16-03 12:13 PM   #4 
  - Based on the real life adventures of  BigMcLargehuge   Sep-16-03 12:24 PM   #21 
  - Yes! Very Powerful  Norbert   Sep-16-03 12:38 PM   #28 
  - Read Sam Fuller's Autobiography "The Third Face"  PurityOfEssence   Sep-20-03 10:23 PM   #103 
  - absoluteley!  displacedtexan   Sep-16-03 12:38 PM   #29 
  - that was lame!  Samuraimad   Sep-17-03 11:00 PM   #87 
  - Shoot I forgot the name of it but Teli savalis , clint eastwood,  proud patriot   Sep-16-03 12:14 PM   #6 
  - Reminds me that I also liked "Three Kings"  Raenelle   Sep-16-03 12:16 PM   #9 
  - That was a great movie!  BurtWorm   Sep-16-03 12:20 PM   #12 
  - Another great Anti-War movie  LynneSin   Sep-16-03 12:21 PM   #16 
  - Kelly's Heroes  displacedvermoter   Sep-16-03 12:19 PM   #10 
  - The Longest Day  HawkerHurricane   Sep-20-03 09:05 PM   #96 
  - Kelly's Heroes  Dead_Parrot   Sep-16-03 12:19 PM   #11 
  - Thanks displacedvermonter and Dead_Parrot  proud patriot   Sep-16-03 12:21 PM   #14 
  - Kelly's Heroes -- also with Don Rickles, Carroll O'Connor...  Richardo   Sep-16-03 12:22 PM   #17 
  - kelly's heroes.  frylock   Sep-16-03 01:34 PM   #39 
  - Kelly's Heroes  HawkerHurricane   Sep-20-03 09:04 PM   #95 
     - Ditto on Kelly's Heroes  sasquatch   Sep-20-03 09:31 PM   #101 
  - Paths of Glory  BurtWorm   Sep-16-03 12:16 PM   #8 
  - another vote for Paths of Glory here!!!  BigMcLargehuge   Sep-16-03 12:20 PM   #13 
     - That's three of us here so far.  BurtWorm   Sep-16-03 12:25 PM   #22 
  - Other's that could have made the poll  BigMcLargehuge   Sep-16-03 12:23 PM   #18 
  - Das Boot... n/t  chiburb   Sep-16-03 12:23 PM   #19 
  - Don't know if there is a single one.  meatloaf   Sep-16-03 12:23 PM   #20 
  - Lawrence of Arabia  WorstPresidentEver   Sep-16-03 12:26 PM   #23 
  - Same here...  JDWalley   Sep-16-03 05:07 PM   #58 
  - Stalingrad or Das Boot  Forkboy   Sep-16-03 12:28 PM   #24 
  - Stalingrad  balrog99   Sep-16-03 01:06 PM   #38 
     - Stalingrad was a truly disturbing film  Forkboy   Sep-16-03 03:01 PM   #51 
        - OK, now I'm intrigued.  denverbill   Sep-16-03 04:03 PM   #56 
           - OK  Kellanved   Sep-16-03 06:42 PM   #69 
  - The Thin Red Line  dnvechoes   Sep-16-03 12:29 PM   #25 
  - Maybe "Malick's Meditation"  McDiggy   Sep-16-03 06:48 PM   #70 
  - hear hear  Samuraimad   Sep-17-03 11:05 PM   #88 
  - Great Picture, glad to hear y'all  PurityOfEssence   Sep-20-03 10:20 PM   #102 
  - The Dirty Dozen...  rucky   Sep-16-03 12:31 PM   #26 
  - Catch-22  Japhy_Ryder   Sep-16-03 12:37 PM   #27 
  - Das Boot  bicentennial_baby   Sep-16-03 12:39 PM   #30 
  - 3rd vote for "Das Boot"...  BiggJawn   Sep-16-03 04:02 PM   #55 
     - "Das Boot"  FloridaJudy   Sep-17-03 12:12 AM   #79 
  - Full Metal Jacket, The Grand Illusion, All Quiet on the Western Front  RationalRose   Sep-16-03 12:43 PM   #31 
  - Band of Brothers  Crisco   Sep-16-03 12:43 PM   #32 
  - I agree. Band of Brothers. One of the best.  RetroLounge   Sep-16-03 05:44 PM   #64 
  - We need a Band of Brothers directors cut...  tokenlib   Sep-20-03 11:10 PM   #104 
  - Platoon  manco   Sep-16-03 12:47 PM   #34 
  - Starship Troopers  BareKnuckledLiberal   Sep-16-03 12:57 PM   #35 
  - SS Troopers was better satire.  Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin   Sep-17-03 11:09 PM   #89 
     - Let's not forget  HawkerHurricane   Sep-20-03 09:12 PM   #97 
  - The Longest Day...  section321   Sep-16-03 01:03 PM   #36 
  - The Dirty Dozen  rene moon   Sep-16-03 01:04 PM   #37 
  - In Harms Way !!!  WillyT   Sep-16-03 02:05 PM   #42 
  - SO I'm the only one who'd pick "The Deer Hunter"?  NewYorkerfromMass   Sep-16-03 02:09 PM   #43 
  - No...  JDWalley   Sep-16-03 05:08 PM   #59 
  - Galipoli  soleft   Sep-16-03 02:20 PM   #44 
  - Battleground (1949)  ritc2750   Sep-16-03 02:21 PM   #45 
  - William Wellman directed, a fighter pilot vet of WW one  chaumont58   Sep-16-03 06:24 PM   #67 
  - One of my faves of all time  electricmonk   Sep-16-03 07:43 PM   #73 
  - Good movie...  tokenlib   Sep-20-03 11:16 PM   #105 
  - Heh...  dolo amber   Sep-16-03 02:23 PM   #46 
  - Gettysburg / iffy, i know....  ronzoNOLA   Sep-16-03 02:50 PM   #49 
  - Full Metal Jacket! Kubrick's finest nt  catpower2000   Sep-16-03 02:51 PM   #50 
  - 1....2.....3.....4......I.....love....the Marine Corps.......  jus_the_facts   Sep-17-03 12:27 AM   #80 
  - how quickly we forget the lessons of war "all quiet on the western front"  kodi   Sep-16-03 03:17 PM   #52 
  - Enemy at the Gates.  maveric   Sep-16-03 03:26 PM   #53 
  - Das Boot  leftofthedial   Sep-16-03 03:59 PM   #54 
  - John Wayne's Green Berets!  chaumont58   Sep-16-03 05:26 PM   #60 
  - Don't forget, in the Green Beret Movie  Norbert   Sep-17-03 05:08 AM   #83 
  - How's about Die Brucke....  Nazgul35   Sep-16-03 05:31 PM   #61 
  - Full Metal Jacket -- hands down!  94114_San_Francisco   Sep-16-03 05:36 PM   #62 
  - Battle Cry..with Aldo Ray..  SoCalDem   Sep-16-03 05:38 PM   #63 
  - Breaker Morant  fishnfla   Sep-16-03 06:23 PM   #66 
  - I did not know they made a TV version.  SpikeTrees   Sep-17-03 06:03 AM   #84 
  - "Go Tell the Spartans"  FloridaJudy   Sep-16-03 06:34 PM   #68 
  - Love that movie  electricmonk   Sep-16-03 07:58 PM   #76 
  - Hamburger Hill  DemoTex   Sep-16-03 07:25 PM   #71 
  - What Price Glory?  ewagner   Sep-16-03 07:29 PM   #72 
  - Haven't seen The Pianist and the Killing Fields mentioned yet...  bobdole   Sep-16-03 07:43 PM   #74 
  - Coming Home and Johnny Got His Gun...  Oracle   Sep-16-03 07:55 PM   #75 
  - Sink the Bismarck! n/t  Rhiannon12866   Sep-16-03 08:09 PM   #77 
  - Does Casablanca count?  Catshrink   Sep-16-03 08:55 PM   #78 
  - I would certainly think so, even though they don't show the  Rhiannon12866   Sep-17-03 10:30 PM   #85 
     - Yep... It's about what happens to civilians during war n/t  Catshrink   Sep-17-03 11:09 PM   #90 
  - The Anderson Platoon-documentary  bobthedrummer   Sep-17-03 12:33 AM   #81 
  - Das Boot  Unknown Known   Sep-17-03 02:48 AM   #82 
  - I did especially like this one!  Rhiannon12866   Sep-20-03 07:52 PM   #94 
  - "Why didn't their Radar warn them...?"  TheZoo   Sep-17-03 10:58 PM   #86 
  - Hehe  HawkerHurricane   Sep-20-03 09:17 PM   #98 
  - Besides saving Private Ryan....  Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin   Sep-17-03 11:19 PM   #91 
  - The Sand Pebbles and 12 O'Clock High  Fatima   Sep-17-03 11:24 PM   #92 
  - Johnny Got His Gun  Aidoneus   Sep-17-03 11:30 PM   #93 
  - Midway  HawkerHurricane   Sep-20-03 09:20 PM   #99 
  - Are you kidding? They could have at least admitted we lost a carrier too.  PurityOfEssence   Sep-21-03 12:00 AM   #107 
  - SALVADOR  Capn Sunshine   Sep-20-03 09:24 PM   #100 
  - A Bridge Too Far...  tokenlib   Sep-20-03 11:23 PM   #106 
  - Black Hawk Down  Nikia   Sep-21-03 12:28 AM   #108 
     - "DAS BOOT"  rppper   Sep-21-03 01:58 AM   #109 
 

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