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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP10 Apr 2018 10:06 p.m. PST

Best movie ever!….

Bring back your good memories….


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Amicalement
Armand

PaulByzantios10 Apr 2018 11:46 p.m. PST

It is a great WW 11 movie, but I think Bridge Too Far is better. Part of that, I'm sure is due to the improved technical filming ability of BTF (1977 technology) vs TLD (1962 technology).

langobard Supporting Member of TMP11 Apr 2018 4:56 a.m. PST

My favorite WW2 movie simply because I saw it before I saw A Bridge Too Far, excellent review though. Thanks Armand!

Wackmole9 Supporting Member of TMP11 Apr 2018 5:54 a.m. PST

Tora tora tora is my favorite

Ragbones Supporting Member of TMP11 Apr 2018 7:54 a.m. PST

Love Tora, Tora, Tora. Excellent film.
And The Longest Day and A Bridge Too Far.

Personal logo Der Alte Fritz Sponsoring Member of TMP11 Apr 2018 8:41 a.m. PST

I really love the three movies mentioned above so it's hard to pick one over the other . I guess that I'd pick TLD because it tells so many stories at the personal level and also provides a German point of view.

Shagnasty Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member11 Apr 2018 9:38 a.m. PST

Three of my favorites.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP11 Apr 2018 10:19 a.m. PST

A votre service mon ami!. (smile)


Amicalement
Armand

Gunfreak Supporting Member of TMP11 Apr 2018 12:22 p.m. PST

Bridge too far and the longest day are in my opinion the best war movies made. Modern war movies are to down in the trench

While it's important to tell the stories of the individual soldier. I feel modern movies miss "the big picture"

andysyk11 Apr 2018 1:08 p.m. PST

Modern movies don't do the big picture because its to expensive e.g the new Dunkirk, the original is far superior. Plus people don't want to watch "the big picture" they want "human" interest.

RudyNelson11 Apr 2018 4:49 p.m. PST

One I my favorite movies. It is the movie, I have rewatched the most.

GGouveia11 Apr 2018 6:47 p.m. PST

Bridge too far gets my vote.

Personal logo Landorl Supporting Member of TMP12 Apr 2018 6:34 a.m. PST

Both of those options are two of the best WWII movies made! I would love to see movies like those made again, where they show the big picture from a lot of different perspectives.

Gunfreak Supporting Member of TMP12 Apr 2018 12:06 p.m. PST

Modern movies don't do the big picture because its to expensive e.g the new Dunkirk, the original is far superior. Plus people don't want to watch "the big picture" they want "human" interes

Hollywood THINKS people don't want big picture. There is no evidence for it.

The human species hasn't changed massively since 1978.

Hollywood made a few human interest war movies and they made lots of money. And by standard business practice this means they belive this is the only thing people want. With out evidence for it.

Legion 416 Apr 2018 2:57 p.m. PST

It is a great WW 11 movie, but I think Bridge Too Far is better.
Two of my favorites !

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