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Year
1995
Runtime
178 min.
Director
Mel Gibson
Genres
Drama, War, Biography, History
Rating *
8.4
Votes *
759,123
Checks
81,755
Favs
4,358
Dislikes
640
Favs/checks
5.3% (1:19)
Favs/dislikes
7:1
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  1. Duke of Omnium's avatar

    Duke of Omnium

    Nicely shot, decent script (perhaps a bit too infused with 20th century sensibilities, though). The film justifies its epic running length; nothing felt padded. Love affair between Mel and Sophie Marceau was gratuitous and felt tacked on. Cast is fairly bland. Was Gibson ever a good actor? 7 years 8 months ago
  2. lineuphere's avatar

    lineuphere

    I suppose if this is one of your first war film, you'll enjoy it, but after you've taken on even a handful of far superior war films like The Battle of Algiers, Apocalypse Now, or Paths of Glory, this one (with grumpy old Gibson casting himself as a 25 year-old) will just seem silly. 3 years 6 months ago
  3. chiaro's avatar

    chiaro

    Completely historically inaccurate, but makes for a good film. 7 years 6 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #3 in History
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  2. This movie ranks #4 in Biography
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  3. This movie ranks #8 in War
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  4. This movie ranks #19 in 1990s
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  5. This movie ranks #35 in 501 Must See Movies
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  6. This movie ranks #48 in Drama
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  7. This movie ranks #62 in AFI's 100 years...100 cheers
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  8. This movie ranks #67 in FilmTotaal top 100
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  9. This movie ranks #69 in Academy Award Best Pictures
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  10. This movie ranks #75 in Top 250
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  11. This movie ranks #80 in iCheckMovies - Most Checked
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  12. This movie ranks #91 in AFI's 100 years...100 thrills
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  13. This movie ranks #98 in Academy Award Best Cinematography
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  14. This movie ranks #128 in The Guardian's 1000 Films to See Before You Die
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  15. This movie ranks #213 in FOK! top 250
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  16. This movie ranks #320 in Empire 500
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  17. This movie ranks #401 in Academy Award Best Picture Nominees
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  18. This movie ranks #702 in All-Time Worldwide Box office
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  19. This movie ranks #881 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  20. This movie ranks #913 in Halliwell's Top 1000: The Ultimate Movie Countdown
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