Favorite WWI Movie!

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What Is Your Favorite WWI Movie?

  1. The Blue Max

    14.3%
  2. Paths of Glory

    19.0%
  3. All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)

    38.1%
  4. Wings

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  5. Hell's Angels

    4.8%
  6. The Dawn Patrol

    9.5%
  7. The African Queen

    9.5%
  8. Lawrence of Arabia

    14.3%
  9. Gallipoli

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  10. A Farewell To Arms

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  11. The Fighting 69th

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  12. The Lost Patrol

    9.5%
  13. Sergeant York

    9.5%
  14. Shout At The Devil

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  15. Grand Illusion

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  16. Aces High

    4.8%
  17. Men of Bronze

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  18. Crimson Romance

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  19. U-Boat 29/Spy in Black

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  20. The King of Hearts

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  21. All Quiet on the Western Front (1979)

    9.5%
  22. Morgenrot

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  23. Q Ships (silent film)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  24. Biggles

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  25. Ace of Aces

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  26. Lafayette Escadrille

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  27. Flyboys

    14.3%
  28. Lost Battalion

    4.8%
  1. Njaco

    Njaco The Pop-Tart Whisperer
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    #1 Njaco, Jun 7, 2009
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    Keeping with the theme/poll of favorite war movies, heres one for those movies of the Great War. Listed as many as I could remember but if you have a suggestion let me know.
     
  2. GrauGeist

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    Ahh man! I was putting one together! LMAO

    I have a great collection of WWI movies here that I was getting some titles from. I'll PM you my list, perhaps there's some you'd like to add...
     
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    Wow you have some great ones listed, but I'll have to go with Hells Angels. Blue Max and All Quite on the Western front were also pretty dam good!
     
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    I thought Paths of Glory was pretty good.
     
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    You forgot my favourite, Aces High!
     
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    without a doubt Paths of Glory with honourable mention to Galipoli but I would like to see the new one called Paschendaele
     
  7. Njaco

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    Sorry Grau and thanks. I've added your additions.

    I've also made this a multiple choice because all the griping from the last ones! :)
     
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    I saw one about the French, I think Kirk Douglas was in it but I can't remember the name of the film
     
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    #9 Cota1992, Jun 8, 2009
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    That's a great movie- it's been years since I've seen it.


    I have to go with the 1930 All Quiet on the Western Front for impact and scale and story.

    Aces High or the Lighthorsemen would be second,

    Wings and The Lost Battalion tied for third

    The Light Horsemen really needs to be on the list- great Aussie film bout fighting in Palastine against the Turks and a awesome cavalry charge.

    Art
     
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    "Paths of Glory" Colin. An excellent film IMO.
     
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    Well worth watching the attack scene on Utube
    I remember my grandfather who was at Pachendale saying that those who asked why the sqauddies seemed to walk rather than run during an assault should have a bash at covering one and a half miles carrying a rifle with 18 inch bayonet , ammo mills bombs while going in and out of 10 foot mud filled shell holes then do hand to hand at the end of it.
    Then they may understand the reason for not trying to run the whole way as you would be dead as a nit soon as you face your enemy who was at the ready and not knackered.
     
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    I had to go with the All Quiet on the Western Front.

    Why anyone would vote for Flyboys, escapes me. Sure it was a bit entertaining, but historically inaccurate, and all in all a pretty dumb movie. To each their own however, everyone can have there own opinion.
     
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    All quiet on the western front.
     
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    I'd like the poll better if you could choose just one film.
    I'll have to rent a couple of these.
     
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    I believe Lew Aryes became a pacifist after he made AQWF the book is a great read. if you can watch the film in its original form the battle scenes were sepia toned and the peace toned blue.
     
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    I really like "All Quiet on the Western Front(1930)" That is a great movie..:thumbright:
     
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    Voted for AQWF 1930. I would also give props to Sergeant York, African Queen, and Blue Max.
     
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    Seen AQWF (back in highschool, so memory is sketchy), Blue Max and Hell's Angels. Voted for "Flyboys" for the better graphics etc more than anything else...then realized it was a multi-vote poll, but since I'd already voted it was too late to add the others. Dangit.

    Would love to see Sgt. York.
     
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    I voted for All Quiet On The Western Front from 1979. I haven't seen the one from the 30's so I don't know how good it is.
     
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    The poll's a multi-vote? D'oh!!
     
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