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pinto Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-14-07 10:38 PM
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72. The King of Hearts
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  -what are some of the best anti-war movies? w8liftinglady  Jul-14-07 06:42 PM   #0 
  - Patton?  phildo   Jul-14-07 06:43 PM   #1 
  - Isn't that a pro-war movie?  defendandprotect   Jul-14-07 10:49 PM   #82 
  - "The Americanization of Emily" -- though it cops out at the end --  defendandprotect   Jul-14-07 10:53 PM   #85 
  - The Grand Illusion  BeyondGeography   Jul-14-07 06:45 PM   #2 
  - Paths of Glory  devilgrrl   Jul-14-07 06:45 PM   #3 
  - Lina Wertmuller's "Seven Beauties" . . .  Journeyman   Jul-14-07 06:46 PM   # 
  - Great film. As are almost all of Lina's.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Jul-14-07 07:31 PM   #42 
  - Without question, "Dr. Strangelove" (n/t)  Lobster Martini   Jul-14-07 06:46 PM   #4 
  - "Strangelove" for the hypocrisy, insanity and sad humor of patriarchy --  defendandprotect   Jul-14-07 10:45 PM   #79 
  - The Fog of War, Why we Fight.  chimpsrsmarter   Jul-14-07 06:47 PM   #5 
  - That was my first thought! Fantastic book too! eom  OmmmSweetOmmm   Jul-14-07 09:58 PM   #65 
  - Johnny Got His Gun  Sherman A1   Jul-14-07 06:47 PM   #6 
  - omg-I loved that movie...and the book  w8liftinglady   Jul-14-07 06:48 PM   #8 
  - I place that one to the top also  Terri S   Jul-14-07 07:01 PM   #25 
  - Is that actually a movie? I thought it was a poem or song?  defendandprotect   Jul-14-07 10:43 PM   #76 
     - Yes, it was also a movie  Sherman A1   Jul-15-07 02:27 AM   #86 
  - On The Beach  Chipper Chat   Jul-14-07 06:48 PM   #7 
  - that one had a huge impact on me.  Joe Fields   Jul-14-07 09:41 PM   #63 
  - Coming Home  jenmarie   Jul-14-07 06:48 PM   #9 
  - I loved that movie,too...thanks  w8liftinglady   Jul-14-07 06:49 PM   #10 
  - Think "Born on the 4th" is a big challenge to it but "Coming Home" is great!!!  defendandprotect   Jul-14-07 10:44 PM   #77 
  - The Deerhunter  w8liftinglady   Jul-14-07 06:50 PM   #11 
  - Too violent in itself; it let go of the more intellectual argument --  defendandprotect   Jul-14-07 10:45 PM   #78 
  - dumb and dumber  markk   Jul-14-07 06:51 PM   #12 
  - Some of the best anti-war movies are war movies, like  thereismore   Jul-14-07 06:52 PM   #13 
  - Ah, Full Metal Jacket  Blue_In_AK   Jul-14-07 06:54 PM   #15 
     - Yep, yep. nt  thereismore   Jul-14-07 06:57 PM   #21 
     - That's what I woulda said.  BlooInBloo   Jul-14-07 06:57 PM   #22 
     - Agree with both of you  TheCentepedeShoes   Jul-14-07 06:59 PM   #24 
  - Most of the Vietnam war movies work for me...  Blue_In_AK   Jul-14-07 06:53 PM   #14 
  - I agree-"Full Metal Jacket" did it for me.  w8liftinglady   Jul-14-07 06:54 PM   #16 
  - full metal jacket  Pharaoh   Jul-14-07 06:54 PM   #17 
  - Apocalypse Now, MASH, 12 O'Clock High  MethuenProgressive   Jul-14-07 06:55 PM   #18 
  - Cinderella - it doesn't have jack shit to do with war.  ThomWV   Jul-14-07 06:56 PM   #19 
  - Bob Roberts  WatchWhatISay   Jul-14-07 06:56 PM   #20 
  - Glad to see someone else is familiar with this gem -- !!!!  defendandprotect   Jul-14-07 10:50 PM   #83 
  - I found it odd that one of my cable stations played  w8liftinglady   Jul-14-07 06:59 PM   #23 
  - On the Beach..bar none  SoCalDem   Jul-14-07 07:03 PM   #26 
  - "Apocalypse Now" is the best because it not only shows...  mitchum   Jul-14-07 07:05 PM   #27 
  - "The Best Years of Our Lives"  Ezlivin   Jul-14-07 07:06 PM   #28 
  - Pro the good war, but it was wonderful on the problems of "returning" --  defendandprotect   Jul-14-07 10:51 PM   #84 
  - "How I won the War", "Dr. Strangelove", "The Blue Messiah",  Totally Committed   Jul-14-07 07:06 PM   #29 
  - "Gallipoli", "Dr. Strangelove", "Catch-22", "All Quiet on the Western Front"  Tierra_y_Libertad   Jul-14-07 07:06 PM   #30 
  - great list...In case you were wondering..I make my kids watch these  w8liftinglady   Jul-14-07 07:08 PM   #32 
  - Good list.  TahitiNut   Jul-14-07 07:30 PM   #39 
  - "Mrs. Miniver"  MassLiberal   Jul-14-07 07:08 PM   #31 
  - Dr. Strangelove, MASH, Enemy at the Gates, Bridge on the River Kwai  mcscajun   Jul-14-07 07:13 PM   #33 
  - Hearts and Minds  IanDB1   Jul-14-07 07:24 PM   #34 
  - Thanks..I hadn't even heard of this one.  w8liftinglady   Jul-14-07 07:26 PM   #35 
  - The Day After  IanDB1   Jul-14-07 07:27 PM   #36 
  - In a similar vein, 'Testament' is much more powerful, IMO  Oeditpus Rex   Jul-14-07 10:37 PM   #71 
  - Black Rain  IanDB1   Jul-14-07 07:28 PM   #37 
  - Countdown to Looking Glass  IanDB1   Jul-14-07 07:29 PM   #38 
  - Fail-Safe (television)  IanDB1   Jul-14-07 07:30 PM   #40 
  - Casualties of War (1989)  IanDB1   Jul-14-07 07:30 PM   #41 
  - Fahrenheit 911 nt  wtmusic   Jul-14-07 07:35 PM   #43 
  - yeah,that was great.  w8liftinglady   Jul-14-07 07:38 PM   #45 
  - "The World According to Garp"  sfexpat2000   Jul-14-07 07:37 PM   #44 
  - Johnny Get Your Gun.  sarge43   Jul-14-07 07:39 PM   #46 
  - Catch-22  spanone   Jul-14-07 07:41 PM   #47 
  - Gallipoli  ProudDad   Jul-14-07 07:41 PM   #48 
  - Schindler's List  IanDB1   Jul-14-07 07:42 PM   #49 
  - Glory  IanDB1   Jul-14-07 07:43 PM   #50 
  - ..."Go Tell the Spartans..."  adsosletter   Jul-14-07 07:45 PM   #51 
  - How I Won the War  nathan hale   Jul-14-07 07:47 PM   #52 
  - The Thin Red Line  Billy Burnett   Jul-14-07 07:57 PM   #53 
  - "Hamburger Hill" (Viet Nam battle in 1969)  DemoTex   Jul-14-07 08:16 PM   #54 
  - Sand Pebbles  Stalwart   Jul-14-07 08:17 PM   #55 
  - On the Beach  notsodumbhillbilly   Jul-14-07 08:18 PM   #56 
  - I love the book  nam78_two   Jul-14-07 10:24 PM   #68 
  - Das Boot  HawkerHurricane   Jul-14-07 08:20 PM   #57 
  - Quite a few  Lithos   Jul-14-07 08:26 PM   #58 
  - Almost all mentioned on this thread are outstanding.  pnorman   Jul-14-07 08:40 PM   #59 
  - Richard Attenborough's "Oh What A Lovely War"  Lisa   Jul-14-07 08:58 PM   #60 
  - Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut  Perragrande   Jul-14-07 09:21 PM   #61 
  - Slaughterhouse Five . . . . unique in its own class --  defendandprotect   Jul-14-07 10:47 PM   #81 
  - thanks to everyone who replied.I'll add these to my list  w8liftinglady   Jul-14-07 09:40 PM   #62 
  - Threads n/t  loindelrio   Jul-14-07 09:56 PM   #64 
  - Agreed. This BBC movie still haunts my thoughts.  NoodleyAppendage   Jul-14-07 10:41 PM   #74 
  - allow me to kick.Let's try to watch all the movies listed here  w8liftinglady   Jul-14-07 10:17 PM   #66 
  - The Cranes are Flying (1957)  NoodleyAppendage   Jul-14-07 10:22 PM   #67 
  - King of Hearts.  CBHagman   Jul-14-07 10:30 PM   #69 
  - It ran at a Boston area theater for years.  pinto   Jul-14-07 10:39 PM   #73 
  - Harold and Maude  Skittles   Jul-14-07 10:36 PM   #70 
  - The King of Hearts  pinto   Jul-14-07 10:38 PM   #72 
  - I know everyone's listing classics...  CitizenLeft   Jul-14-07 10:42 PM   #75 
  - "We Were Soldiers"  Minimus   Jul-15-07 07:00 AM   #90 
  - MASH, Gallipoli, Hiroshima Mon Amour, Dr. Strangelove, Slaughterhouse 5.  ocelot   Jul-14-07 10:46 PM   #80 
  - Grave of the Fireflies  Lilith Velkor   Jul-15-07 06:04 AM   #87 
  - "All Quiet on the Western Front"  terrya   Jul-15-07 06:09 AM   #88 
  - I finally read the book when I was about 40. If you haven're read it you should  ThomWV   Jul-15-07 06:38 AM   #89 
  - Stalingrad...the heaviest and most depressing war movie I've ever seen.  Forkboy   Jul-15-07 08:16 AM   #91 
 

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