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Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Batman, Jan 3, 2008.

  1. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    One of the greatest war movies of all time, Iron Eagle, on AMC right now.
  2. OnTheRiver

    OnTheRiver Active Member

    I can think of 10 better in 5 seconds:

    Saving Private Ryan
    Full Metal Jacket
    Apocalypse Now
    The Deer Hunter
    Das Boot
    Bridge on the River Kwai
    Red Dawn
  3. Bob Slydell

    Bob Slydell Active Member

    You had me until Red Dawn.
  4. mike311gd

    mike311gd Active Member

    Don't forget Forrest Gump.
  5. OnTheRiver

    OnTheRiver Active Member


    (Hey ... it's on AMC, too ... so it's gotta be a classic! :D )
  6. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    Yes. Nothing says badass like Jason Gedrick.
  7. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    Should've used the blue font, obviously. This thing is so bad on so many levels (the most believable part of the plot may be a teenager boosting a fully-armed F-16) that it becomes an awesome 80s classic.
  8. Small Town Guy

    Small Town Guy Well-Known Member

    Saw it was on last night. I can't remember, does Chappy actually die or does he resurface in the air at the very end? I remember Doug putting the tape in.

    And Doug Masters produced the most humiliating moment of my career, two weeks into my first job at a small daily

    Some kid with the last name of Masters had a kickoff return for a key TD. I typed, "Doug Masters returned the kickoff blah blah blah." Even quoted him. Got home, went to bed, woke up at 2 in the morning. Wait, did I call the kid Doug Masters? Doug Frickin Masters?"

    The kid's first name was not Doug. Was Matt or Tom or Mitch or something. Not Doug. Snuck back into the office to see if I had screwed up and confirmed it. It was too late to do anything. Called the coach at home first thing in the morning to ask him to apologize to the kid for me.
  9. novelist_wannabe

    novelist_wannabe Well-Known Member

    He dog-paddled until he got picked up by an Egyptian trawler, IIRC. My memory on that movie has grown a little hazy beyond the excellent choice of Queen's 'One Vision" for the key soundtrack element.
  10. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    Doug: I thought you went into the Med!?
    Chappy: Idid. Dog paddled for a little while until I got picked up by an Egyptian trawl-er.
  11. mike311gd

    mike311gd Active Member

    Wait. Is this the movie where one of the soldier's girlfriends sends him a sex tape of her and another dude -- then one wing nut is adamant about watching it again, alone?
  12. Small Town Guy

    Small Town Guy Well-Known Member

    No, that sounds more like Road Trip.
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