25 best war movies

"War is hell," said General Sherman. War movies, on the other hand, are great. Here are the best of the lot

The Deer Hunter‬ (1978)

Three friends start off on a hunting trip in Pennsylvania and end up playing Russian roulette at the hands of the Vietcong. Robert de Niro and Christopher Walken put in some stirring performances which lay bare the desperation of their situation – but things get really bleak when they get home.

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