After doing a quiz based on World War II films, I had to show that there was more to war on film than those that depict the 1939 – 1945 conflict. Covering various different battles, the films below cover a wide range in tone, style and narrative. How many do you have? Do you have a favourite among them? if you can work out mine, feel free to give yourself an extra point.
Guns n’ Roses memorably welcomed us to the jungle and said there would be fun and games, but even the heaviest of rockers couldn’t have dreamt up the adventures in the six films below. Why not have a go and see how many of them you can work out. As always the films are in chronological order and the answers are at the bottom.
That very controversial American President Richard Nixon once said: “No event in American history is more misunderstood than the Vietnam War. It was misreported then, and it is mis-remembered now.” However you feel about the war itself, and what it represented, it has been fascinatingly portrayed on the big screen. See how well you can do at working out the six films below.