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Battle of the Bulge, makes me cringe every time I see M24 Chaffees playing as Shermans and then the action suddenly switches to the Mexican desert from the Ardennes??? Only decent bit is the singing of Panzer Lied.

Now Stalingrad - that's a good movie (the original German version)

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Battle: LA (the newest one) It's all relatively decent until the last 45/30 mins, when the team find the what appears to be mothership, the team leader, somehow pulls a laser designator out of his arse, and then the crippled US military with seemingly no more FOBs or HQ's launch a sh*t load of missiles onto this ship. Don't even get me started on the scene where the dude packs himself and about enough C4 to level a building into a bus and has zero collateral damage.

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THIS JUST IN.

 

There's a closeup of an AK47 and you can ACTUALLY read the Tokyo Marui trades.

sort of thing I'd do.. put mauri trades on a real gun ^^

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I am soldier, about a guy going through SAS selection. when on escape and evasion he decides to make a fire and have a little sleep on the first night! muppet. also within 5 mins of passing selection hes on a mission to take down terrorists. apparently SAS become krav maga specialists after a few training sessions.

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I recently watch Zero dark 30, there isnt much actual combat action but it is quite an engaging watch; its about how they found bin laden and killed him.

 

Of course black hawk down is a good film if you just want some action. I watched behind enemy lines quite recently i thought it was a bit... too unrealistic running through explosions and the Serbians missing every shoot at 100m range but yeh.

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black hawk down annoys me, they are like 20 us soldiers lost their lives in this engagement but they killed over 1000 Somalians!

 

The Patriot with mel gibson!!! firing flint lock muskets in the rain??? more chance of pining diarrhea to a wall. they make out they are heroic and stuff. terrorists!

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Navy Seals. The one with Charlie Sheen in it. The only decent part of the whole film is Sheens direct copy of the "boring conversation anyway" line from Star Wars.

 

Anything with Steven Segal in it. Under Siege is ONLY worth watching for Erika Eleniaks perky, perky boobs.

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Godzilla.

 

Worst.

The latest one? If so i can agree, please someone tell me why they would drive the train carrying a missile across a bridge :wacko:

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Seal Patrol (original title is Blackjacks). The story is not that great but the tactics and the tactical movements of the actors are absolutely amazing. Better than the Act of Valor with real seals in it. :)

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Seal Patrol (original title is Blackjacks). The story is not that great but the tactics and the tactical movements of the actors are absolutely amazing. Better than the Act of Valor with real seals in it. :)

 

I saw Act of Valor (mostly because of the chick from Without a Trace but also - guns). It's amazing how bad the acting is and yet the action scenes are some of the best I've seen in war films.

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Navy Seals. The one with Charlie Sheen in it. The only decent part of the whole film is Sheens direct copy of the "boring conversation anyway" line from Star Wars.

Yeah, he's rediculously gung go. And some of the Seals appear to be wearing SS dot camo when taking the house with the missiles out, not sure how that blends in with the local wear!

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OK not a film, but the "Sharpe" series, specifically the battle scenes, which never seem to feature more than a total of about 20 combatants in what historically were some huge battles. Like Sharpes Waterloo where they defend the farmhouse as its the only bit small enough to get away with so few people!

 

The film Waterloo on the other hand is epic with a cast of thousands and incredible battle field panoramic filming. Apart from the cavalry charge where the officer is obviously riding a rocking horse. . . .

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yer but waterloo had a big budget of like 35m and sharpe was a tv series produced by carlton with a budget of like 1m. i think they did pretty well for what they had.

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Blue Max. No, not a porno but a WW1 fighter ace film. You can actually see the "crashing" planes pulling out of their dives as they get near the ground. FFS

 

And don't get me started on all the Me109s in The Battle of Britain with the wrong engines!

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The latest one? If so i can agree, please someone tell me why they would drive the train carrying a missile across a bridge :wacko:

 

That's where the train tracks went...?

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Blue Max. No, not a porno but a WW1 fighter ace film. You can actually see the "crashing" planes pulling out of their dives as they get near the ground FFS!

Just like the Dakota transport "crash" on A Bridge Too Far. . . . . . Love that film though!

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Just like the Dakota transport "crash" on A Bridge Too Far. . . . . . Love that film though!

That's in my top 3 all time war films with the longest day and platoon.

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