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  1. Crimea_River

    Crimea_River Well-Known Member

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    I'm sorry but that was the world's worst ww2 movie. A dope smoking 60s hippie as a tank commander in ww2 speaking valley girl. :puke:

    But the remote control tank was pretty cool.
     
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    Yeah that is a cool remote control tank.

    It wasn't a good film but still had some good lines in it. Comedic more than accurate but what the hell.
     
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    I always watched it more for the comedy anyway.
     
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    Hey man, like less of those negative waves. It's a beautiful, wonderful movie ....Tank, I mean tank!
    Bad war movie, but great comedy!
    Not a bad model either!
    Woof!
     
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    What actually impressed me about that movie, was the fact that they actually used German tanks for the Germans, instead of cold war era American tanks with nothing but a Balkan Cross plastered on the side...

    The movies "Battle of the Bulge" and "Patton" is a glaring example of that...
     
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    Yep, they did a good job, although they were actually Russian (or Yugoslavian, as that's where it was filmed) T34s, converted to look like Tigers. 'Battle of the Bulge' was partly filmed, I believe, in (then) West Germany, and used Bundeswehr 'Patton' tanks, as you said.
     
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    Beet me to it Terry. Yes, the movie was filmed in Yugoslavia and German "Tigers" used in that movie were T-34/85s of Yugoslav Army converted to resemble the Tigers. They did a really good job with it. Only obvious difference that you notice right away is in the tracks. Shermans used also belonged to the Yugoslav Army.

    By the way, this T-34/Tiger conversions were also used in Yugoslav movies about WW2, most notably in movie "Sutjeska" in which Richard Burton played Tito.


    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jAlDLQ9RmcE
     
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    Good stuff Igor - I didn't know about that movie.
     
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    Cool Sherman model!:D
     
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    Personally, I love that film. Bit of nonsense, bit of action and as they drive off into the sunset, the film ends however you'd like it to end.

    To me, its a classic (complete with all its inaccuracies) and i watch it around four or five times a year.

    When the film first came out, I made one tamiya's 1/35 (?) shermans with the 'easy eight' suspension and added the loudspeaker, gun barrel extension etc. Still got that model tank somewhere, even tho' I made yonks ago !.

    Oddball rocks !

    O yeah, sorry, pretty cool model as well.
     
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    Another great thing about Kelly's Heros, is the amount of stars they had in that movie.
     
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    It's a classic because of the comedy, the plot and the stars.
    Scr*w historical accuracy, it's pure entertainment that I like to watch now and then.
    Love it! :lol:
     
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    *Woof-Woof*
     
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    Bingo!
     
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    You said it Maria!
     
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    Wonder who'd do the different caracters today.... :lol:
     
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    I don't think they could do a remake without ruining it.

    There was alot of talent in that movie that has yet to be equalled.
     
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    Amen. You can't improve on perfection. You can only aspire.
     

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