Quiz: Can You Match the Military Movie to the Real-Life War It Depicts?
Can You Match the Military Movie to the Real-Life War It Depicts?
By: Tasha Moore
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About This Quiz

There's a simple reason why military movies are so popular among the masses. The genre encapsulates an assortment of themes that speak to the human spirit. Just about every war movie has elements of romance, intrigue and suspense. This type of film is an emotional roller coaster, and we love it ... which is why you'll love this quiz. Are you ready to show how well you know military movies? See if you can match the films to the real-life wars they illustrate.

There are epic scenes from military movies that are forever lodged in our minds. Filmmakers are able to explore and magnify aspects of major war campaigns that are hard to describe in words. This is the magic of motion film. There are a number of movies about the same conflicts, but rarely are episodes portrayed in the same fashion. Producers have a large arsenal of techniques and tools to retell the same stories in interesting ways. Quentin Tarantino's "Inglourious Basterds" is styled to embellish the raw irony so typical of his films, yet the stark realities of World War II are never lost in the movie. "The Pianist," another World War II film, takes a more solemn approach to the subject -- and both films are excellent!

Let's see how well you know the conflicts depicted in many film favorites, no matter how they are portrayed. Flex your film wisdom in just a few scrolls! 

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