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225. Goldfinger (1964)

“No Mr Bond. I expect you to die”. Is there anyone who has not seen Goldfinger? James Bond is ordered to Miami Beach (why doesn’t my job send me there?) to spy on bullion dealer, Auric Goldfinger. Bond notices him … Continue reading

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221. The Guns of Navarone (1961)

Film 87 in C4 Top 100 War Films Two thousand British troops are marooned on an island in the Aegean Sea. However, due to the enormous fortifications on the neighbouring island of Navarone, it is deemed to dangerous to rescue … Continue reading

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216. Regeneration (1997)

Film 84 in C4 Top 100 War Films Shell-shocked officers from the Great War are sent to Craiglockhart Hospital to recuperate. Of these men, poet Wilfred Owen meets fellow writer Siegfried Sassoon, where the latter encourages Owen to write truthfully … Continue reading

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213. Went the Day Well? (1942)

Film 81 in C4 Top 100 War Films Masquerading as British soldiers on a training exercise, pesky Nazis invade a genteel English village. Only an observant vicar’s daughter and a young lad notice anything astray at first, but when German … Continue reading

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209. The English Patient (1996)

Film 77 in C4 Top 100 War Films Canadian nurse Hana is looking after a badly burned pilot in an Italian field hospital. When the hospital is forced to move, Hana and her patient end up in a bombed out … Continue reading

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197. Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (2011)

Veteran British spy, George Smiley, is brought out of retirement to find a Soviet double agent, who might be one of the top men in the British secret service. Smiley and his boss, Control, were forced into retirement after an … Continue reading

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193. The Draughtman’s Contract (1982)

An artist is invited by Mrs Herbert to make twelve drawings of her estate in exchange for sexual favours in the absence of her husband. The artist, Mr Neville, believes he is being very clever by weaving visual clues to … Continue reading

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