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So what was your favorite naval movie??

 

I loved Das Boot, The Hunt for the Red October, K-21, and Master and Commander... (I still got these babies on my HDD)

 

And in the off chance does anyone here have any information where I can get a copy of Otoko-Tachi-No-Yamato?? I lost my copy a long time because of reasons... I swear that movie broke my heart so bad manly tears were shed...

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Midway is a good naval movie, but its really old though

 

eternal zero isnt exactly all navy but is centred on the pacific war

 

Zipang isnt a movie but its a good navy related anime

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I've seen Midway and it's a great movie... I also like Tora! Tora! Tora! as well...

 

What is this Eternal Zero??... Sounds like an anime??

 

And Zipang was good too, albeit with an crazy story line... too bad the show ended on a short note...

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Tora! Tora! Tora! would be top of my list, followed by Das Boot.  

 

Other naval movies I like:

Master and Commander

The Enemy Below

In Harm's Way

The Caine Mutiny

The Battle of the River Plate

Away All Boats

Sink the Bismarck!

They Were Expendable

In Which We Serve

Action in the North Atlantic

Men of the Fighting Lady

Stand by for Action

The Hunt for Red October

K-19: The Widowmaker

Captain Horatio Hornblower RN (the 1951 movie starring Gregory Peck)

All the Hornblower TV movies (starring Ioan Gruffudd).

 

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Tora! Tora! Tora! would be top of my list, followed by Das Boot.  

 

Other naval movies I like:

Master and Commander

The Enemy Below

In Harm's Way

The Caine Mutiny

The Battle of the River Plate

Away All Boats

Sink the Bismarck!

They Were Expendable

In Which We Serve

Action in the North Atlantic

Men of the Fighting Lady

Stand by for Action

The Hunt for Red October

K-19: The Widowmaker

Captain Horatio Hornblower RN (the 1951 movie starring Gregory Peck)

All the Hornblower TV movies (starring Ioan Gruffudd).

 

 

That's a very long list you got there... I also just had this flashback in the movie "Midway", did anyone notice that Pat Morita made an appearance there as an extra??

 

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I've seen Midway and it's a great movie... I also like Tora! Tora! Tora! as well...

 

What is this Eternal Zero??... Sounds like an anime??

 

And Zipang was good too, albeit with an crazy story line... too bad the show ended on a short note...

 

The Eternal Zero or "Eien no zero" is movie about zero (A6M) kamikaze pilot in pacific war......... and no it's not an anime........

but there's a similar anime made by studio ghibli...... The Wind Rises..........

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That's a very long list you got there... I also just had this flashback in the movie "Midway", did anyone notice that Pat Morita made an appearance there as an extra??

 

 

Thanks.  I watch and review movies as a hobby (the Dr Strangelove profile pic might give that away to a degree...).  You can see all my ratings on IMDB, here: http://www.imdb.com/user/ur2860723/

 

I have seen Midway, but didn't like it that much - gave it a 5/10.

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The Eternal Zero or "Eien no zero" is movie about zero (A6M) kamikaze pilot in pacific war......... and no it's not an anime........

but there's a similar anime made by studio ghibli...... The Wind Rises..........

 

Okay looks like I'll be on a lookout for that... Have also seen Ore-Wa-Kimi (For those we love)? It's also about Kamikaze pilots as well in the closing days of the war... And I've also seen Kaze-Tachi-No, it was depressing but still a good watch... so sad to see that it'll be the last of Miyazaki's titles...

 

 

Thanks.  I watch and review movies as a hobby (the Dr Strangelove profile pic might give that away to a degree...).  You can see all my ratings on IMDB, here: http://www.imdb.com/user/ur2860723/

 

I have seen Midway, but didn't like it that much - gave it a 5/10.

 

Yeah, I remember that scene where the bomber plane captain (i think) actually rides the bomb... :teethhappy: I only watched that movie because of MGS: Peacewalker...

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I've seen Midway and it's a great movie... I also like Tora! Tora! Tora! as well...

 

What is this Eternal Zero??... Sounds like an anime??

 

And Zipang was good too, albeit with an crazy story line... too bad the show ended on a short note...

 

eternal zero isnt an anime but a japanese mabe movie, its a long one too, about 2 hours,

 

yeah, sadly zipang ended too early on english manga translation too, but the original japanese one had 500 chapters

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eternal zero isnt an anime but a japanese mabe movie, its a long one too, about 2 hours,

 

yeah, sadly zipang ended too early on english manga translation too, but the original japanese one had 500 chapters

 

My copy of Das Boot is about 3 hours long but i don't care if its good... I do have a point per point summary of how Zipang actually ended... It's quite disappointing really... You wanna hear??

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My copy of Das Boot is about 3 hours long but i don't care if its good... I do have a point per point summary of how Zipang actually ended... It's quite disappointing really... You wanna hear??

 

lemme guess...........

is this what you're talking about??? (SPOILER ALERT!!!!)

 *Yamato sinks with Da Bomb on board after getting hit in its magazine by two missiles fired by the Mirai
*Da Bomb explodes in the bottom of the ocean, causing no significant damage, but is enough to warn the Americans the Japanese has nuclear capabilities
*Mirai is lost with all hands after a single stray hit by a shell fired from the American ships, the remaining crew are presumed dead drifing at sea and deliberately not rescued by either the Japs or Yanks
*IJN commander dude dies after getting dragged into the bottom of the sea in a vortex created by the sinking Yamato, already suffering from a massive head injury during the explosion of the magazine
*JDF commander dude lives but is crippled, he is picked up by the Americans, and does a deal with them after having been convinced by IJN dude before he died to help his cause to build "Zipang", knowing that he can no longer return to his own time since he technically cannot exist as his own father "died" as a child as an indirect result of the Mirai's existence
*The 1944 section of the story ends as JDF dude is transported to Washington on a stretcher on board a B-29
*Story the flashes forward to 1957 in Nantucket Island, JDF dude is now a very rich man through guiding America with his knowledge of the European theatre, and profiting from the post-war boom, though he is wheelchair bound. It is 13 years since the Japan-American peace treaty and 10 years since the formation of the Pan-Pacific Treaty Organisation (think NATO), Japan has agreed to give back all colonies and lands annexed, Mainland Japan has not been attacked and is prosperous as we know it. The pro-war factions of the army and the navy, as well as the government are ousted from power (over just 1 page - a bit simplistic) and the Japanese military is reformed and becomes the JDF in 1945
*Story then flashes forward briefly to 1970, JDF dude returns to Japan, one of the ex-IJN commanders that helped the cause is running for Prime Minister
*Story then flashes to 200X at the christening ceremony of the Mirai, a bigger, more advanced ship than the original, JDF dude, now an old geezer, has his staff gather information about his ex-crew members, who are all crew members of the new Mirai, and finally realises why only he gets to survive from the original Mirai - you cannot have two of the same person existing at the same time. So his father dies as a kid and he would not be born in this alternate timeline, while the rest of the crew all "die" before so they can be born again 20-30 later as history intended. The crew members, even though they don't know JDF dude, somehow gets the strange sensation that someone is missing among them
*The story ends as the old man waves goodbye to the Mirai on its originally-fateful journey, only this time, it suffers no mishap on its way and reaches its destination for the joint military exercise with the American Navy - only the old man knows how things could have turned out

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My copy of Das Boot is about 3 hours long but i don't care if its good... I do have a point per point summary of how Zipang actually ended... It's quite disappointing really... You wanna hear??

 

well i stopped where the manga stopped, where the 2nd officer chases the rescued officer to russia, i guess some closure would be good, 

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lemme guess...........

is this what you're talking about??? (SPOILER ALERT!!!!)

 *Yamato sinks with Da Bomb on board after getting hit in its magazine by two missiles fired by the Mirai
*Da Bomb explodes in the bottom of the ocean, causing no significant damage, but is enough to warn the Americans the Japanese has nuclear capabilities
*Mirai is lost with all hands after a single stray hit by a shell fired from the American ships, the remaining crew are presumed dead drifing at sea and deliberately not rescued by either the Japs or Yanks
*IJN commander dude dies after getting dragged into the bottom of the sea in a vortex created by the sinking Yamato, already suffering from a massive head injury during the explosion of the magazine
*JDF commander dude lives but is crippled, he is picked up by the Americans, and does a deal with them after having been convinced by IJN dude before he died to help his cause to build "Zipang", knowing that he can no longer return to his own time since he technically cannot exist as his own father "died" as a child as an indirect result of the Mirai's existence
*The 1944 section of the story ends as JDF dude is transported to Washington on a stretcher on board a B-29
*Story the flashes forward to 1957 in Nantucket Island, JDF dude is now a very rich man through guiding America with his knowledge of the European theatre, and profiting from the post-war boom, though he is wheelchair bound. It is 13 years since the Japan-American peace treaty and 10 years since the formation of the Pan-Pacific Treaty Organisation (think NATO), Japan has agreed to give back all colonies and lands annexed, Mainland Japan has not been attacked and is prosperous as we know it. The pro-war factions of the army and the navy, as well as the government are ousted from power (over just 1 page - a bit simplistic) and the Japanese military is reformed and becomes the JDF in 1945
*Story then flashes forward briefly to 1970, JDF dude returns to Japan, one of the ex-IJN commanders that helped the cause is running for Prime Minister
*Story then flashes to 200X at the christening ceremony of the Mirai, a bigger, more advanced ship than the original, JDF dude, now an old geezer, has his staff gather information about his ex-crew members, who are all crew members of the new Mirai, and finally realises why only he gets to survive from the original Mirai - you cannot have two of the same person existing at the same time. So his father dies as a kid and he would not be born in this alternate timeline, while the rest of the crew all "die" before so they can be born again 20-30 later as history intended. The crew members, even though they don't know JDF dude, somehow gets the strange sensation that someone is missing among them
*The story ends as the old man waves goodbye to the Mirai on its originally-fateful journey, only this time, it suffers no mishap on its way and reaches its destination for the joint military exercise with the American Navy - only the old man knows how things could have turned out

 

i really hope the rest of the part will turn into anime next year, but likely it won't happen 

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Pearl Harbour by Michael Bay... Please don't tarnish this thread with that sacrilage of a American propoganda love story crap

 

:trollface:

I was kidding obviously.

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Battleship (2012) :D

For being the percusor for all the anchor thingy topics we had to date on forum :D

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^^^ Lol you beat me haha...

 

Battleship 2012 was nice for me since you can see those beauty in action...

Master and Commander was so damn good, good music and best of all the naval warfare...side by side battle...so chivalrous...what I always find a chance to do in lower tier battle in BB haha

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I think jchen was being sarcastic (well, at least, I hope so...).  Battleship is craptacular.  One of the worst movies I've ever seen (and I've seen over 4,000).

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I think jchen was being sarcastic (well, at least, I hope so...).  Battleship is craptacular.  One of the worst movies I've ever seen (and I've seen over 4,000).

It was good for the few scenes of warship eye candy and little else.

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lemme guess...........

is this what you're talking about??? (SPOILER ALERT!!!!)

 *Yamato sinks with Da Bomb on board after getting hit in its magazine by two missiles fired by the Mirai
*Da Bomb explodes in the bottom of the ocean, causing no significant damage, but is enough to warn the Americans the Japanese has nuclear capabilities
*Mirai is lost with all hands after a single stray hit by a shell fired from the American ships, the remaining crew are presumed dead drifing at sea and deliberately not rescued by either the Japs or Yanks
*IJN commander dude dies after getting dragged into the bottom of the sea in a vortex created by the sinking Yamato, already suffering from a massive head injury during the explosion of the magazine
*JDF commander dude lives but is crippled, he is picked up by the Americans, and does a deal with them after having been convinced by IJN dude before he died to help his cause to build "Zipang", knowing that he can no longer return to his own time since he technically cannot exist as his own father "died" as a child as an indirect result of the Mirai's existence
*The 1944 section of the story ends as JDF dude is transported to Washington on a stretcher on board a B-29
*Story the flashes forward to 1957 in Nantucket Island, JDF dude is now a very rich man through guiding America with his knowledge of the European theatre, and profiting from the post-war boom, though he is wheelchair bound. It is 13 years since the Japan-American peace treaty and 10 years since the formation of the Pan-Pacific Treaty Organisation (think NATO), Japan has agreed to give back all colonies and lands annexed, Mainland Japan has not been attacked and is prosperous as we know it. The pro-war factions of the army and the navy, as well as the government are ousted from power (over just 1 page - a bit simplistic) and the Japanese military is reformed and becomes the JDF in 1945
*Story then flashes forward briefly to 1970, JDF dude returns to Japan, one of the ex-IJN commanders that helped the cause is running for Prime Minister
*Story then flashes to 200X at the christening ceremony of the Mirai, a bigger, more advanced ship than the original, JDF dude, now an old geezer, has his staff gather information about his ex-crew members, who are all crew members of the new Mirai, and finally realises why only he gets to survive from the original Mirai - you cannot have two of the same person existing at the same time. So his father dies as a kid and he would not be born in this alternate timeline, while the rest of the crew all "die" before so they can be born again 20-30 later as history intended. The crew members, even though they don't know JDF dude, somehow gets the strange sensation that someone is missing among them
*The story ends as the old man waves goodbye to the Mirai on its originally-fateful journey, only this time, it suffers no mishap on its way and reaches its destination for the joint military exercise with the American Navy - only the old man knows how things could have turned out

 

You looked that up on youtube didn't you?? ahahahaha...

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You looked that up on youtube didn't you?? ahahahaha...

 

the anime stop after episode 20, which is like....i...actually forget. but if they make the whole manga to anime than it will be 70-80 episode.

I've read the whole manga and it takes alot of time to finish it and it's so complicated 

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