World War II movies

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Saving Private Ryan (1998) poster

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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120815/

A dude goes places and does things, looking for some stuff I think. There are explosions and is smoking.

Noted here just for one of those "oh, I've seen that" references.

I don't recall particularly liking or disliking it.



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Enemy at the Gates (2001) poster

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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0215750/

During World War II, a lucky Soviet soldier is fictionalized into a hero, but he truly earns that distinction only to find himself up against the German's very best.

With a good pace and atmosphere, this movie is riveting.

  • Based on Enemy at the Gates: The Battle for Stalingrad (1973 book), by William Craig

    • ISBN 0-14-139017-4



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Casablanca (1942) poster

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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0034583/

The widow of an underground-resistance fighter falls in love but her life gets complicated when she learns her husband didn't die.

I can easily see the allure of this movie, and I don't have complaints, but it doesn't do it for me. The legacy of this movie remains in all sorts of little quotes that I recognize. I know I must have seen this years ago, and it's stuck in my head until even now. I don't regret re-watching this, but it's not something I'll watch again.



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