Top ten WWII films named
Saving Private Ryan, Steven Spielberg's 1998 film about an attempt to save one man's life, topped the list.
Das Boot took the second spot, followed by The Thin Red Line, directed by Terrence Malick.
The fourth place was occupied by Steven Spielberg's 1993 film, Schindler's List.
Ice Cold in Alex came fifth, while sixth place was filled by Casablanca.
Where the Eagle Dare, directed by Brian G Hutton, took the seventh spot. Alistair MacLean wrote the screenplay for the film which starred Richard Burton and Clint Eastwood.
In eighth is The Great Escape, a 1963 film about a POW escape. The stellar cast includes Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough, Charles Bronson and James Coburn.
Ninth place was filled by The Dirty Dozen, a 1967 film directed by Robert Aldrich, while the 1957 film, The Bridge on the River Kwai, came in tenth place. This lavish production, starring Alec Guinness, helped launched David Lean into the big-league.
In 2006, MSN said the top World War II films were The Bridge of the River Kwai, Casablanca, Schindler's List, The Great Escape, The Big Red One, The Thin Red Line, The Dirty Dozen, From Here to Eternity, Patton and Mrs Miniver.