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Your favorite military roles
List your favorite characters from military movies.

My top two:

Nick Nolte as Lt. Col. Gordon Tall in The Thin Red Line



Sam Elliott as Sgt. Maj. Basil Plumley in We Were Soldiers





Tiger1242
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re: Your favorite military roles
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favorite

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The Thin Red Line



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re: Your favorite military roles
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Sam Elliott as Sgt. Maj. Basil Plumley in We Were Soldiers



What are you, a God damn weatherman?

2nd place:



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Ace Midnight
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re: Your favorite military roles
George C. Scott - Patton (the feature film, not that crap they put on television years later)

Jack Nicholson - COL Nathan Jessup - A Few Good Men

Clint Eastwood - Gunnery Sergeant Thomas Highway - Heartbreak Ridge

Eric Bana - Hoot - Blackhawk Down

Lee Ermey - every film, television show or other media in which he has appeared, chiefly Full Metal Jacket

Adam Baldwin - Animal Mother - Full Metal Jacket

James Whitmore, Jr. - Lieutenant Archer - The Boys in Company C

Dean Jagger - MAJ/LTC Stovall - Twelve O'Clock High

John Wayne - virtually every military role he played, particularly SGT Stryker - Sands of Iwo Jima

Anthony Hopkins - COL John Frost - A Bridge Too Far

Sean Connery - Major General Roy Urquhart - A Bridge Too Far

James Caan - SSG Eddie Dohun - A Bridge Too Far

Donald Sutherland - Oddball - Kelly's Heroes

Don Rickles - Crapgame - Kelly's Heroes

Telly Savalas - Big Joe - Kelly's Heroes


That's a start. Give me some time and I could probably come up with about 50 more.


SDtiger16
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re: Your favorite military roles
Sutherland in "Kelly's Heroes" is just pure genius.


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StraightCashHomey21
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jacks40
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re: Your favorite military roles
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That's a start. Give me some time and I could probably come up with about 50 more.


Typically favorite doesn't mean all the ones you can come up with.


Ace Midnight
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Typically favorite doesn't mean all the ones you can come up with.


Uh - those are my favorites - off the top of my head. I could have done 40 or 50 from Blackhawk Down and A Bridge Too Far, alone, if I was naming "all I can come up with".

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re: Your favorite military roles
Richard "Dick" Winters, Band of Brothers



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The Rock as Roadblock- G.I. Joe


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re: Your favorite military roles
Kirk Douglas as Col. Dax in Paths of Glory. Smart and tortured with incredible integrity.


Ace Midnight
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re: Your favorite military roles
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Paths of Glory


Kubrick


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WPBTiger
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re: Your favorite military roles
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George C. Scott - Patton (the feature film, not that crap they put on television years later)

Jack Nicholson - COL Nathan Jessup - A Few Good Men

Clint Eastwood - Gunnery Sergeant Thomas Highway - Heartbreak Ridge




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Fenwick86
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re: Your favorite military roles
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Kirk Douglas as Col. Dax in Paths of Glory.




Lieutenant Colonel Bill Kilgore (Robert Duvall) - Apocalypse Now

General Buck Turgidson (George C. Scott) and General Jack Ripper (Sterling Hayden) were both FANTASTIC in their comedic roles in Dr. Strangelove.


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TH03
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re: Your favorite military roles
Army had half day



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USMC Gators
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re: Your favorite military roles
James Ransone as Cpl Josh Ray Person in Generation Kill.


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TigerMyth36
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re: Your favorite military roles

Just kidding.


Still kidding


Genius!


Why you no be serious?


shot down... over the Sea of Japan. It spun in ... there were no survivors.


Hogan!


Surprise surprise suprise.


All kidding aside, the TV winner.


chinese58
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re: Your favorite military roles
Anything by Jack Hawkins

General Allenby (Lawrence of Arabia)


Quintus Arrius (Ben_Hur)


Major Warden (The Bridge on the River Kwai)


Pharaoh Khufu (Land of the Pharaohs)


Captain Marlow (Lord Jim)




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