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10 Jun 2019 3:53 p.m. PST
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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian10 Jun 2019 3:49 p.m. PST

You were asked – TMP link

Which war movie, set in Afghanistan, would you recommend?

In the final round…

34% said "The Man Who Would Be King"
30% said "Gunga Din"
13% said "The Beast"

Henry Martini10 Jun 2019 7:24 p.m. PST

The action in TMWWBK was set in Kafiristan before it was conquered by the Afghans and absorbed into Afghanistan in the 1890s.

monongahela10 Jun 2019 8:13 p.m. PST

9th Company ?

Mad Guru Supporting Member of TMP11 Jun 2019 2:54 a.m. PST

Those 3 winners are all GREAT MOVIES, and at least one is a masterpiece! As a film industry professional I believe this result shows the cinematic taste of my fellow wargamers in an excellent light!

SgtGuinness Supporting Member of TMP11 Jun 2019 4:24 a.m. PST

I never heard of 9th Company! Please advise…

Steve Kachman11 Jun 2019 11:24 a.m. PST
Jeffers Supporting Member of TMP12 Jun 2019 7:44 a.m. PST

Great film. I vaguely remember Caine mentioning an idea to drag in Roger Moore with him and Connery in a remake of Gunga Din.

Virginia Tory13 Jun 2019 11:59 a.m. PST

9th Company, the Beast, Heyena Road

zardoz1957 Supporting Member of TMP19 Jul 2019 9:26 p.m. PST


Bozkashi Jones08 Aug 2019 7:42 a.m. PST

Restrepo seconded – it's raw, moving and brilliant, but I wasn't sure it would qualify being a documentary

Uparmored08 Aug 2019 11:50 p.m. PST

The Marky Mark one. That was really good.

Virginia Tory12 Aug 2019 11:12 a.m. PST

Heyena Road, 9th Company.

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