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Gunfreak Supporting Member of TMP In the TMP Dawghouse05 Dec 2018 6:04 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.

Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian05 Dec 2018 6:13 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."

Gunfreak Supporting Member of TMP In the TMP Dawghouse05 Dec 2018 6:57 a.m. PST

Yes, an ACW theme, now an ACW movie,

VicCina Supporting Member of TMP05 Dec 2018 7:39 a.m. PST

I've never even heard of most of these movies.

Personal logo The Beast Rampant Supporting Member of TMP05 Dec 2018 8:21 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.

Personal logo Flashman14 Supporting Member of TMP05 Dec 2018 9:51 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 Supporting Member of TMP06 Dec 2018 2:28 p.m. PST

And it's easily one of the best movies Eastwood ever made.

WarWizard07 Dec 2018 3:50 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.

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