Perhaps the ultimate anti-War movie, its battle scenes represented a quantum leap for movies. Some of the smaller things may not hold up, but the message does.
An absolutely essential first-person historical document about one of the worst events in history.
A movie that looks deep into its own soul and finds only horror.
A surprisingly funny take on World War II from the point of view of Polish actors, that came out only 3 months after Pearl Harbor.
Maybe the definitive movie about one of the worst events in human history.
A surprisingly universal and human story of three soldiers returning to their home town after World War II, from decades before “PTSD” was a term.
This epic basically invented modern Scottish nationalism despite a total lack of both subtlety and interest in actual history.
Tom Hanks bumbles through the greatest hits of Baby Boomer history, with nothing to say about any of it.
I was floored by this Italian epic about the fall of the aristocracy, written by a prince and directed by a Marxist, starring, of all people, Burt Lancaster.
Few fictional movies are now considered definitive documents of historical events, but this is one of them. This is what happened now.