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Personal logo Cardinal Hawkwood Supporting Member of TMP20 Apr 2017 3:05 p.m. PST

screwed that all up!!!

Random Die Roll Supporting Member of TMP20 Apr 2017 3:14 p.m. PST

Last of the Mohicans

Rich Bliss Supporting Member of TMP20 Apr 2017 4:17 p.m. PST

In no particular order:

Zulu
Glory
Kingdom of Heaven (Directors Cut)
She Wore a Yellow Ribbon

Onomarchos Supporting Member of TMP20 Apr 2017 5:47 p.m. PST

Master and Commander

Robert Burke20 Apr 2017 5:49 p.m. PST

What do you mean by "best?" Do you mean entertainment or historical accuracy or both?

JSchutt20 Apr 2017 5:53 p.m. PST

55 Days at Peking

Personal logo Cardinal Hawkwood Supporting Member of TMP20 Apr 2017 6:33 p.m. PST

the limit length on titles precludes iin point accurac of meaning
Take it as you will.

"War and Peace", Bondarchuck
"Waterloo" Bondarchuk
"Barry Lyndon" Kubrick
"The Vikings"
"Horse soldiers"
"The Duelists" Ridley Scott
"300 Spartans"
A few of my favourites to kick on with.

USAFpilot Supporting Member of TMP20 Apr 2017 6:34 p.m. PST

All good movies so far; just off the cuff I would add
Waterloo
Ran

thorr66620 Apr 2017 6:44 p.m. PST

I'll see your ran and raise you the admiral

Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP20 Apr 2017 6:53 p.m. PST

Kagemusha (Kurosawa 1980)
Gettysburgh (Maxwell 1993)

I'm sure I'll think of a few others.

goragrad20 Apr 2017 8:30 p.m. PST

Ten To Chi To (Heaven and Earth) (1990)
Red Cliff (2009)

First thought was Gettysburg

FusilierDan Supporting Member of TMP20 Apr 2017 8:31 p.m. PST

Glory,
Breaker Morant.
Zulu.
Last of the Mohicans.
Mulan.

Personal logo Cardinal Hawkwood Supporting Member of TMP20 Apr 2017 9:10 p.m. PST

what is the NZ movie with Kiefer Sutherland?

Martin Rapier20 Apr 2017 11:22 p.m. PST

The Four Feathers (original)
Spartacus
Master and Commander
Zulu
The Duellists

Gunfreak Supporting Member of TMP21 Apr 2017 12:59 a.m. PST

Waterloo
Master and Commander
The Alamo(2004)
Gettysburg
Duellists.

Trebian21 Apr 2017 3:09 a.m. PST

Barry Lyndon.

Personal logo Cardinal Hawkwood Supporting Member of TMP21 Apr 2017 4:17 a.m. PST

River Queen
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picture

Personal logo miniMo Supporting Member of TMP21 Apr 2017 6:48 a.m. PST

Mulan

skedaddle Supporting Member of TMP21 Apr 2017 8:50 a.m. PST

Gettysburg
Henry V
Captain Blood
Kingdom of Heaven
The Seahawk

Allen5721 Apr 2017 9:06 a.m. PST

Gunga Din
Zulu Dawn
The Man who would be King

Shark Six Three Zero Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member21 Apr 2017 9:26 a.m. PST

Four feathers (30s version)
Man who would be king
Zulu
Gettysburg
Duellists

Personal logo herkybird Supporting Member of TMP21 Apr 2017 2:20 p.m. PST

Gettysburg
Audie Murphy's 'Red badge of courage'
Stargate
The original 300 Spartans
Waterloo

…for me.

Personal logo David Manley Supporting Member of TMP21 Apr 2017 11:21 p.m. PST

300
Life of Brian
Monty Python and the Holy Trail
Carry On Up The Khyber

Oh and Star Wars of course (a long time ago…..)

Personal logo miniMo Supporting Member of TMP22 Apr 2017 12:00 p.m. PST

Follow That Camel

Personal logo Weasel Supporting Member of TMP22 Apr 2017 1:33 p.m. PST

Waterloo repeated 4 more times ;-)

Joking aside, Waterloo, Master and Commander, Zulu, Kingdom of heaven (directors cut) and even though its basically fantasy, 13th Warrior

Personal logo Parzival Supporting Member of TMP24 Apr 2017 2:16 p.m. PST

Is Beau Geste pre-1901?

The Crossing
Spartacus
El Cid
The Sea Hawk

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