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    Posted: 27-Sep-2006 at 12:28
Definitely the western movie companies are not interested in a midievel history of eastern europe.There can be made a great movies based on a great events.The sad thing is that most of eastern countries are not able to made such a movies with enormous budgets.
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  Quote Romantic Envy Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 09-May-2007 at 21:53
My favorite historical-based movies are:
 
Kingdom of Heaven: Director's Cut
Gladiator
The Last Samurai
Quills
Three Outlaw Samurai
Gone with the Wind
Cleopatra (the version starring Elizabeth Taylor)
300 It's my guilty pleasure, darn it!
King Arthur
 
A good film that I've come across in the last few months has been The Egyptian.  It tells of a man who became the royal physician to Pharaoh Akhenaten.
 
At any rate the thing with movies is that they are fiction, not factual treatises.  The most movies can do is to pique your interest in history and you can decide for yourself whether you want to discover the real story behind them.


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  Quote Athanasios Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 10-May-2007 at 09:26
Alexander Nevsky was a nice effort. It would be also nice to watch a movie about general's Belisarius campaigns , the Macedonian dynasty or the years between 1071-1081.

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  Quote olvios Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 10-May-2007 at 09:51
300 1962
The old spartacus movie
Flesh and blood by verhofen (as a generic medieval like historical film)
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Top Ten Favorite Historical War Movies

All Quiet On The Western Front (1930)
The Bridge On The River Kwai (1957)
The Great Escape (1962)
Lawrence Of Arabia (1962)
The Battle Of Algiers (1966)
Das Boot (1981)
The Killing Fields (1984)
The Last Of The Mohicans (1992)
Gettysburg (1993)
Black Hawk Down (2001)
 
 
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  Quote opuslola Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 01-Aug-2011 at 14:30
Beefheart, you made some really good choices above.

I might well add "Run Silent, Run Deep", "The Enemy Below", as well as "The Boys from Company 'C'."

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  Quote Beefheart Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 01-Aug-2011 at 17:25
Originally posted by opuslola

Beefheart, you made some really good choices above.

I might well add "Run Silent, Run Deep", "The Enemy Below", as well as "The Boys from Company 'C'."

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Great choices. I'll like to add They Were Expendable (1945),  12 O'Clock High (1949), The Longest Day (1962), Zulu (1964), Zulu Dawn (1979), The Big Red One (1980), Hamburger Hill (1987), and 84Charlie MoPic (1989).
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  Quote opuslola Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 01-Aug-2011 at 17:46
Nice choices! I would agree!

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  Quote Mosquito Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 01-Aug-2011 at 21:58
I would add "A bridge to far" which is imho the best ww2 war movie.
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  Quote red clay Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 02-Aug-2011 at 11:01
Good list.  I would add-
 
A Walk in the Sun, and Battleground.
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Troy is my favorite historical movie and i have watched it many times particularly for the war scenes.
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