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Year
1995
Runtime
178 min.
Director
Mel Gibson
Genres
Drama, War, Biography, History
Rating *
8.3
Votes *
759,123
Checks
84,518
Favs
4,530
Dislikes
654
Favs/checks
5.4% (1:19)
Favs/dislikes
7:1
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Top comments

  1. lineuphere's avatar

    lineuphere

    I suppose if this is one of your first war films, 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. 5 years 10 months ago
  2. 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? 10 years ago
  3. deckard.'s avatar

    deckard.

    in 20 official lists? wow. this was one of the worst movies i've ever seen, and i've watched movies like pearl harbor, adventureland etc. this is on par with them.

    just the dialogue is enough for someone to get brain damage. it is that bad.
    4 months ago
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In 20 official lists

  1. This movie ranks #3 in IMDb's History Top 50
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  2. This movie ranks #5 in IMDb's Biography Top 50
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  3. This movie ranks #13 in IMDb's War Top 50
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  4. This movie ranks #22 in IMDb's 1990s Top 50
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  5. This movie ranks #35 in Emma Beare's 501 Must-See Movies
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  6. This movie ranks #62 in AFI's 100 Years...100 Cheers
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  7. This movie ranks #67 in FilmTotaal Forum's Top 100
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  8. This movie ranks #69 in Academy Award - Best Picture
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  9. This movie ranks #78 in IMDb's Top 250
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  10. This movie ranks #80 in iCheckMovies's Most Checked
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  11. This movie ranks #91 in AFI's 100 Years...100 Thrills
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  12. This movie ranks #98 in Academy Award - Best Cinematography
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  13. This movie ranks #128 in The Guardian's 1000 Films to See Before You Die
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  14. This movie ranks #320 in Empire's The 500 Greatest Movies of All Time
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  15. This movie ranks #401 in Academy Award - Best Picture Nominees
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  16. This movie ranks #598 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films: 1001-2000
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    598
  17. This movie ranks #764 in Box Office Mojo's All Time Worldwide Box Office
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    764
  18. This movie ranks #816 in Box Office Mojo's All Time Adjusted Box Office
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  19. This movie ranks #882 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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