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1.

Good film, but a travesty of history

6/10
Author: gcaplan on 29 June 2002
2.

The Definitive Guinness Performance

10/10
Author: jhclues on 9 June 2001
3.

A powerful film experience

10/10
Author: Wormtongue1 on 10 December 1999
4.

Far Ahead of Its Time

9/10
Author: Sickfrog on 14 August 1998
5.

Nothing less than a masterpiece...

Author: Neil Doyle on 5 April 2003
6.

A movie about madness

10/10
Author: Haplo-4 on 22 February 1999
7.

Still Stirring Wartime Adventure and Compelling Psychological Drama Exhibit David Lean at His Peak

10/10
Author: Ed Uyeshima on 1 June 2006
8.

Winner of 7 Academy Awards...

9/10
Author: Righty-Sock (robertfrangie@hotmail.com) on 25 December 1999
9.

Ageless and all but perfect

10/10
Author: Spleen on 6 September 1999
10.

Unlike The Bridge, This Movie Holds Up

10/10
Author: ccthemovieman-1 on 25 April 2006
11.

They don't make movies like this anymore.

10/10
Author: Jeff (spoonjef@aol.com) on 19 February 1999
12.

KWAI -- NOW

Author: votarus4 on 3 September 2002
13.

"Madness, Madness"

10/10
Author: theowinthrop on 1 September 2006
14.

A clash of wills, principles, and egos amidst the madness of war...

7/10
Author: moonspinner55 on 2 August 2009
15.

An Intimate Epic

10/10
Author: cwente2 on 29 June 2005
16.

A true classic, despite one disturbing aspect

Author: Local Hero on 19 January 2001
17.

Among the Best.

9/10
Author: Robert J. Maxwell (rmax304823@yahoo.com) on 2 September 2004
18.

" All that effort and loss of life, madness, simply madness "

7/10
Author: thinker1691 on 24 November 2008
19.

Great film from a year of great movies.

10/10
Author: hnt_dnl on 14 March 2008
20.

Historically inaccurate but great film.

9/10
Author: yenlo on 3 May 2000
21.

The Perks of Being An Officer

10/10
Author: bkoganbing on 1 September 2006
22.

One Serious Flaw

8/10
Author: Theo Robertson on 21 May 2002
23.

A David Lean War Movie !

9/10
Author: Umar Mansoor Bajwa (umar_mansoor@yahoo.com) on 17 October 2012
24.

The madness of war

9/10
Author: ns1crr on 10 March 2012
25.

Great war movie

8/10
Author: Ellie on 31 January 2012
26.

"This is not a game of cricket"

9/10
Author: Steffi_P on 10 May 2008
27.

Sir Alec Guinness (1914-2000)

Author: Robert-159 on 6 August 2000
28.

One of the best of the 1950's. Fantastic experience.

10/10
Author: Mika Pykäläaho (bygis80@hotmail.com) on 21 March 2003
29.

The greatest Anti-War, no, the greatest War movie ever, bar none!

10/10
Author: Lenny Mucci (marquis192@hotmail.com) on 31 March 1999
30.

David Lean's best movie and Guinness's too.

10/10
Author: Charles Saint-Pierre on 18 September 1999
31.

Madness (okay not original, but, I'm sticking with it)

9/10
Author: Jumbajookiba on 14 January 2014
32.

Madness!

8/10
Author: AaronCapenBanner on 9 November 2013
33.

David Lean's best work since Lawrence of Arabia

10/10
Author: blazesnakes9 on 5 November 2013
34.

A rather odd story,but entertaining

8/10
Author: SmileysWorld on 8 May 2013
35.

A World War II Odyssey

8/10
Author: Nick-leonardi on 24 May 2012
36.

A War Film About Individuals

10/10
Author: Desertman84 on 7 March 2012
37.

makes you think... timeless classic!

9/10
Author: mrlk22 on 30 January 2012
38.

Madness

7/10
Author: hall895 on 23 April 2011
39.

One of the best

9/10
Author: Dan on 8 March 2007
40.

My #1 film of all time

10/10
Author: lmayer2 on 19 February 2007
41.

Bit of trivia on Bridge over River Kwai

10/10
Author: MaryLeeFar on 28 November 2006
42.

"Do not speak to me of rules. This is war! This is not a game of cricket!"

9/10
Author: ackstasis on 24 September 2007
43.

Perhaps the greatest movie on the folly of war

10/10
Author: nnnn45089191 on 5 August 2007
44.

one of the quintessential POW/WW2 movies, with unforgettable characterizations

10/10
Author: MisterWhiplash on 27 January 2007
45.

My #7 favorite film of all time

Author: creekin111 on 11 February 2006
46.

Some problems with the dealings of race

8/10
Author: James J Cremin (jjcremin@yahoo.com) on 3 January 2008
47.

One of the best films ever made.

9/10
Author: Bill Finn on 24 May 2004
48.

Madness...Madness

8/10
Author: gumpold on 29 July 2001
49.

The madness of war and of the men who wage it

10/10
Author: CharlieP-5 on 26 June 1999
50.

What movie have you guys been watching?

7/10
Author: rabbit-39 on 18 September 1999

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