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|Gunfreak ||05 Dec 2018 5:04 a.m. PST|
A bit pedantic but,
Is Josey Wales really a ACW movie?
I mean it's more like a western/action movie with a bit of ACW theme.
| Editor in Chief Bill ||05 Dec 2018 5:13 a.m. PST|
Outlaw Josey Wales: "A Missouri farmer joins a Confederate guerrilla unit and winds up on the run from the Union soldiers who murdered his family." https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0075029
|Gunfreak ||05 Dec 2018 5:57 a.m. PST|
Yes, an ACW theme, now an ACW movie,
|VicCina ||05 Dec 2018 6:39 a.m. PST|
I've never even heard of most of these movies.
| The Beast Rampant ||05 Dec 2018 7:21 a.m. PST|
"Ironclads" was awful. Typically, a perfectly serviceable historical narrative gets tossed for hackneyed soap-operatic drivel. I was so excited for it when it aired- ah, to be young and innocent again!
And, Josey Wales rocks hard.
| Flashman14 ||05 Dec 2018 8:51 a.m. PST|
Josey Wales starts in the ACW but doesn't end there. And it's easily one of the best movies Eastwood ever made. Yes, even Unforgiven.
|darthfozzywig ||06 Dec 2018 1:28 p.m. PST|
And it's easily one of the best movies Eastwood ever made.
|WarWizard||07 Dec 2018 2:50 a.m. PST|
I am quite surprised neither of these movies made the list:
Friendly Persuasion – 1956 – Gary Cooper, Anthony Perkins
Alvarez Kelly – 1966 William Holden, Richard Widmark
I really love "Friendly Persuasion" and consider it an excellent film, and I think Kelly is very entertaining, but I am sure others would not find these in their top 5 Civil War movie list.