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bijou
06-13-2012, 03:38 AM
http://uploads.neatorama.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/war_film_alphabet-500x704.jpg
Steven Wildish has another alphabetic movie quiz for you in poster form! This one is all war movies, which should be easier for you if you watched TV over Memorial Day weekend. Can you name all the films A to Z http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/03/the-war-film-alphabet/

marv
06-13-2012, 08:19 AM
My contri.......

Bridge over the River Kwai
Cassablanca
Full Metal Jacket
Great Escape
Letters From Iwo Jima
Memphis Belle
Saving Private Ryan
The Boat (Das Boot)
Valkyre
Zulu

Odysseus
06-13-2012, 08:36 AM
Hmmm...
Apocalypse Now
Bridge on the River Kwai
Casablanca
Downfall
Escape to Victory (It was originally just Victory, but I recognized the image and cheated with Google for that one)
Full Metal Jacket
Great Escape
Heroes of Telemark(?)
I ?
J ?
Kelly's Heroes
Letters From Iwo Jima
Memphis Belle
N ?
Operation Petticoat
Platoon
Q ? Looks like a reference to The Alamo, but I don't get the initial.
R ?
Saving Private Ryan
Thin Red Line
U-571
Valkyrie
W ?
X ?
Y ?
Zulu

Zathras
06-13-2012, 09:19 AM
W = Where Eagles Dare.

Odysseus
06-13-2012, 11:31 AM
W = Where Eagles Dare.

>Slapping self in forhead< Of course!

bijou
06-13-2012, 11:47 AM
Well done, we are just missing:

I, J, N, Q, R, X and Y

Zathras
06-13-2012, 12:35 PM
I think I might be Inglourious Basterds. The picture does look a bit like Brad Pitt.

Odysseus
06-13-2012, 02:00 PM
I think I might be Inglourious Basterds. The picture does look a bit like Brad Pitt.

Could be, but it's really hard to tell. Without the mustache, it could just as easily be Angelina Jolie.

Odysseus
06-13-2012, 02:04 PM
R is Run Silent, Run Deep. Took me a second (okay, fourth) look to realize that it was a periscope, which made that Clark Gable.

Retread
06-13-2012, 07:04 PM
In Harms Way

Jarhead?

Gina
06-13-2012, 07:34 PM
xanadu?

JK!

Zathras
06-13-2012, 07:51 PM
In Harms Way

Nope, it's Inglorious Basterds..

http://www.bangitout.com/uploads/29inglourious-basterds.jpg


Jarhead?

You are correct.

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_YLy3ue773l8/TPXHrB_SrgI/AAAAAAAAAH4/vl0wciuyWW8/s1600/jarhead-7.jpg

So all that's left is N, Q, X & Y.

Zathras
06-13-2012, 08:08 PM
Found "N" - The Naked and The Dead...it's one I've never seen before.

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_U5do-ygai9A/S_Hsok3ychI/AAAAAAAADsE/7wiyzPfOoBI/s400/thenakedandthedead4nv5.jpg

Retread
06-13-2012, 09:32 PM
Found "N" - The Naked and The Dead...it's one I've never seen before.

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_U5do-ygai9A/S_Hsok3ychI/AAAAAAAADsE/7wiyzPfOoBI/s400/thenakedandthedead4nv5.jpg

I thought about that but I couldn't nail it.


So where are we?

Q, X and Y?

Zathras
06-13-2012, 09:43 PM
I thought about that but I couldn't nail it.


So where are we?

Q, X and Y?

Yeah. Q looks like it's during the 1700's judging by the rifle in black and white. I think X takes place in early 20th Century in China or Japan. Not sure of the time frame of Y but it looks like it might be Americans in WW2 or Korea.

Odysseus
06-13-2012, 11:16 PM
I thought about that but I couldn't nail it.


So where are we?

Q, X and Y?

Y might be Yanks, but it doesn't look anything like the poster.
http://ia.media-imdb.com/images/M/MV5BNzM0NDY2MDcxOF5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTYwNjc1Mjg5._V1._ SY317_.jpg

Retread
06-13-2012, 11:44 PM
...... Not sure of the time frame of Y but it looks like it might be Americans in WW2 or Korea.

(the) Young Lions - Can't find a match for the pic but it matches your description.

Zathras
06-13-2012, 11:49 PM
Y might be Yanks, but it doesn't look anything like the poster.

http://ia.media-imdb.com/images/M/MV5BNzM0NDY2MDcxOF5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTYwNjc1Mjg5._V1._ SY317_.jpg

But it does look like the DVD cover....

http://images.amazon.com/images/P/B0006IIPM6.01.LZZZZZZZ.jpg

bijou
06-16-2012, 06:47 AM
Answers here! (http://firewireblog.com/2012/05/27/war-film-alphabet-by-stephen-wildish/)

:star:

Zathras
06-16-2012, 09:59 AM
Hmmm, I would never have guessed what either Q or X was. I was off by a century on Quebec (1800's instead of 1700's) but I was correct as to when and where Xinhai Revolution, AKA 1911, takes place (China) so I do feel good about that. 1911 is also a Jackie Chan (it's his image on the poster) movie I didn't know about.