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Old 02-26-2019, 05:13 PM
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Apocalypse Now? Platoon? Hamburger Hill? Full Metal Jacket? The Deer Hunter? Casualties of War? Something else?
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Old 02-26-2019, 05:17 PM
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The Deer Hunter, without question.

One of the greatest movies ever made IMO.
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I'm a big fan of we were soldiers, but I did like FMJ and casualties of war a lot
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I guess we would first need to define what is "best" and want is "war?"

Do we want to see guns and tanks? Blood and guts? Or Hollywood studs?

From what the OG that were there told me, the movie title "The Killing Fields" is the most realistic in terms of "best" "Vietnam" "war" movie.

Aside from that, I do enjoy watching Full Metal Jacket and Platoon.
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I guess we would first need to define what is "best" and want is "war?"

Do we want to see guns and tanks? Blood and guts? Or Hollywood studs?

From what the OG that were there told me, the movie title "The Killing Fields" is the most realistic in terms of "best" "Vietnam" "war" movie.

Aside from that, I do enjoy watching Full Metal Jacket and Platoon.
The Killing Fields was Cambodia and the Khmer Rouge
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Apocalypse Now
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The Killing Fields was Cambodia and the Khmer Rouge
That's why I quoted "Vietnam" as an example of something that closer to being real.
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Your overuse of quotes made me think you didn't know what you were talking about
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Apocalypse now was great. I watched some of deer hunter but never finished. I'll give it a go one of these days
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Your overuse of quotes made me think you didn't know what you were talking about
That's ok, most would agree with that statement regardless if I use quotes to represent something or () to state another idea, and it just become a clusterfuck of WTF.
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All of these movies are horrible. Platoon at least tries to highlight some war crimes but ends up glorifying war anyway. Most war movies are truly awful propaganda.
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Not a movie but a documentary...










... Tropic Thunder




but also
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Were supposed to be a unit
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I always go with Full Metal Jacket

GLD, my Vietnam Vet family (Father and Uncles) always went back to FMJ as their fav.
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Were supposed to be a unit
Suck my unit.
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WWII In Colour.
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I always liked Bat*21.

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Old 02-27-2019, 01:17 AM
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Ken Burns doc on Vietnam is probably the best.
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We were soldiers was probably my fav.
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Old 02-27-2019, 04:36 AM
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Only one I’ve seen on that list is Apocalypse Now because we watched it in school
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Only one Ive seen on that list is Apocalypse Now because we watched it in school
Bruhhhhh you're missing some awesome movies.

I forgot about Flight of the Intruder too....about A6 pilots.

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