Most of us in the U. Instead of serving, we plop our fat asses in front of war movies to get a vicarious sense of battle. Too bad most of those movies suck. Most often, war movies are terrible, corny affairs, riddled with inaccuracies and jingoism. The best of the worst, however, are inadvertently hilarious.
List of anti-war films
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There are too many WW2 films and Westerns to list here, and "best" is always relative, but these are the kinds of films that remind me of squad-based video games, or deserve to be squad-based video games. This list focuses on World War 2, Korea, Viet Nam, and the Gulf Wars, along with other conflicts both real and fictional, venturing into modern action, superhero movies, sci-fi and anime, but they all tend to revolve around small squads of soldiers leading desperate battles against incredible odds. Approved min Drama, War. In , in the Bataan peninsula of the Philippines, a ragtag American unit commanded by Sergeant Bill Dane attempts to blow-up a bridge in order to slow the Japanese advance.
The Best Squad-Based Action Films
The following are the biggest, baddest, most brutal death-bringers seen on film. But a few rules, before you leap to the comments section: no superheroes, because then The Avengers and their Marvellous buddies would make up most of list, and as few mythic mega-men as possible though Sauron was considered, because he really does kill quite a lot of people. And, ideally, if the film the character appears in really is that terrible, it doesn't much matter how many goons he guns down, he's not making the cut. Sorry about that, Agent your 53 kills are impressive, but you have been weighed, you have been measured, and you have been found wanting. Max Rockatansky lost his wife and child under the wheels of a motorcycle gang, and possibly with that in mind, spends the rest of his screen time causing carnage from a moving vehicle.
Finding good leadership in the military can be difficult. Writing strong interesting characters for movies that audiences respect is a completely separate challenge. But after watching these iconic war films, we'd wager that most ground troops wouldn't mind serving alongside these screen legends. Played by Hollywood icon Clint Eastwood , this career Senior NCO took a bunch of misfits and turned them in hard-charging Reconnaissance Marines in just a few short movie hours. That's badass and tough to pull off.