Movies engage a more diverse array of senses, capture our attention, and through dialogue and imagery – they move us in ways that the written word sometimes cannot. I am a huge supporter of Reading Lists (click HERE to see The Company Leader Reading List), but that doesn’t mean we can’t love movies too! Below is a running list of movies that are great for developing the profession of arms. Enjoy!

  1. The Caine Mutiny
  2. Hamburger Hill
  3. Saving Private Ryan
  4. Gettysburg
  5. Band of Brothers
  6. Apocalypse Now!
  7. We Were Soldiers
  8. Platoon
  9. Black Hawk Down
  10. Bridge on the River Kwai
  11. Hacksaw Ridge
  12. Patton
  13. Tae Guk Gi
  14. Stalingrad
  15. Glory
  16. Men of Honor
  17. The Great Escape
  18. Stripes
  19. Mash
  20. Algiers
  21. The Guns of Navarone
  22. Dirty Dozen
  23. A Bridge Too Far
  24. The Longest Day
  25. Zulu
  26. Breaker Moran
  27. Twelve O’Clock High
  28. Master and Commander

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