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A.k.a.
Army of Shadows
Year
1969
Runtime
145 min.
Director
Jean-Pierre Melville
Genres
Drama, War
Rating *
8.2
Votes *
12,413
Checks
3,518
Favs
523
Dislikes
17
Favs/checks
14.9% (1:7)
Favs/dislikes
31:1
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  1. armyofshadows's avatar

    armyofshadows

    This along with Le Samourai is the best Melville. A gorgeous war film where every characters' deep sense of regret and remorse is felt. 5 years 3 months ago
  2. fetzu's avatar

    fetzu

    I'm breathless.. This movie is perfect on all levels, a true masterpiece.

    Please do yourself a favor and watch this one if you haven't seen it yet (and if you have, just watch it again for god's sake!).
    6 years 9 months ago
  3. Ivan0716's avatar

    Ivan0716

    This is, without a doubt, Melville's masterpiece, although I do prefer Le samourai. 8 years 1 month ago
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  1. This movie ranks #11 in TimeOut's 100 Best French Films
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  2. This movie ranks #20 in War
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  3. This movie ranks #25 in 1960s
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  4. This movie ranks #27 in Times' 100 Best French Films
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  5. This movie ranks #49 in The Guardian's 1000 Films to See Before You Die
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  6. This movie ranks #50 in 101 War Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  7. This movie ranks #85 in The New Cult Canon
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  8. This movie ranks #93 in Best Of Rotten Tomatoes
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  9. This movie ranks #158 in iCheckMovies - Most Favorite
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  10. This movie ranks #214 in Empire 500
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  11. This movie ranks #254 in Sight and Sound 2012 - Combined List
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  12. This movie ranks #299 in Roger Ebert: the great movies
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  13. This movie ranks #315 in Halliwell's Top 1000: The Ultimate Movie Countdown
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  14. This movie ranks #402 in They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?
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  15. This movie ranks #408 in The Criterion Collection
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  16. This movie ranks #698 in Have You Seen? A Personal Introduction to 1,000 Films
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  17. This movie ranks #1035 in Jonathan Rosenbaum's Essential Films
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