Special Report

50 Best Military Movies of All Time

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5. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
> Director: David Lean
> Starring: William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins
> Conflict: World War II

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4. Apocalypse Now (1979)
> Director: Francis Ford Coppola
> Starring: Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall
> Conflict: Vietnam War

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3. Paths of Glory (1957)
> Director: Stanley Kubrick
> Starring: Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker, Adolphe Menjou
> Conflict: World War I

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2. The Great Dictator (1940)
> Director: Charles Chaplin
> Starring: Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Jack Oakie
> Conflict: World War II

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1. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
> Director: David Lean
> Starring: Peter O’Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn
> Conflict: World War I