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FalkoN   

I would suggest "Bravo two zero" starring Borromir himself. It tells the true story of a gulf war SAS mission that goes fatally wrong.

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A film based on a 4 man squad of navy seals outnumbered by insuregent, mark walberg was the main actor, it's based on a real event. Can't remember the name though, nice film the only film I didn't like is that this squad get hit several time with 7.62x54, fall from cliff and it was like nothing happened to them...

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Soulvaki   

A film based on a 4 man squad of navy seals outnumbered by insuregent, mark walberg was the main actor, it's based on a real event. Can't remember the name though, nice film the only film I didn't like is that this squad get hit several time with 7.62x54, fall from cliff and it was like nothing happened to them...

 

Lone Survivor. Just watched it last night. Based off a true story.

 

Can't believe no one has said Enemy at the Gates! Love that one!

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Docttj   

Tae Guk Gi: The brotherhood of war (Great film about the Korean war) 

 

JSA: Joint Security Area (Another film about Korea, more of a mystery story. It's great) 

 

The Cross of iron (Great film about german soldiers in WW2 on the eastern front) 

 

The beast of war/The beast (About a Russian tank crew in Afghanistan. It's in english) 

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Based off true stories but are great movies.

Black Hawk Down, Saving Private Ryan, American Sniper, Lone Survivor.

 

Military documentaries to check out.

Restrepo/ Korengal; Same setting but different story.

The Hornets Nest

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The Dirty Dozen, Where Eagles Dare, Force 10 From Navarone, Kellys Heros, Bridge Too Far, Apacalypse Now, Hamberger Hill, Battle of Midway, ....Oh

And did you ever watch the TV series BlackSheep Squadron?

Where Eagles Dare trailer....

https://youtu.be/b-_P-DoBe6E

Oh yeah forgot Firefox another good film.

Heres one you prob havent heard before is really good based in Afghanistan 1981

The Beast of War

https://youtu.be/PxS3CL-IewY

We are poor little lambs who have lost our way baaa baaa

https://youtu.be/5JRJrIK7YWI

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Another gold yet great movie is Cross of Iron ( 1977 ) - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0074695/  

 

Then of course as people have pointed out you can watch Generation Kill ( Great piece of work ) and there is a documentary on Danish soldiers in Afghanistan known as Armadillo - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1640680/. 

 

They provide different perspectives from the typical US army POV which I have nothing against, it provides great entertainment and knowledge, however it is too common in a war genre now days. 

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I haven't seen that many, but I really enjoyed this one:

Stalingrad (1993) - You'll need subtitles to watch it unless you already speak ZE GERMAN.

 

And of course the two that everybody already knows about:

Band of Brothers

The Pacific

 

 

I personally did not enjoy Enemy at the Gates. It was filmed in English and had a lot of "formulaic hollywood characters" that I felt were unnecessary. Saving Private Ryan was decent, but not that memorable to me.

 

When I find a high quality download, I want to watch that Russian movie about the Soviet War in Afghanistan. I heard it was very realistic.

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Soulvaki   

Oh hell yeah watched this,like,10 times great film and brutal...

 

Yeah, it was like I could feel the pain of them being shot.

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