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"Best Portrayal of Napoleonic Combat? Waterloo!" Topic

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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian05 Oct 2018 9:41 p.m. PST

You were asked – TMP link

51% said Waterloo (1970)
23% said Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
14% said War and Peace (1966)

14Bore06 Oct 2018 3:55 a.m. PST

Haven't see Waterloo in maybe 20 years though have a few times.

Personal logo deadhead Supporting Member of TMP06 Oct 2018 5:53 a.m. PST

Waterloo by Sergei B.

Recently transmitted in HD on UK TV. Beat the DVD hands down. We will never get a BluRay version I fear, so I am glad I saved it!

ConnaughtRanger06 Oct 2018 1:45 p.m. PST

Depends on your definition of "Napoleonic Combat"? "Master & Commander" is virtually faultless the definitive portrayal of life at sea in the Napoleonic Wars. "Waterloo" looks great if you don't look too closely and hasn't been bettered so far.

Gunfreak Supporting Member of TMP06 Oct 2018 1:59 p.m. PST

As I said in the poll.

The Alamo (2004)it shows Napoleonic combat better than any other movie.

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