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Poll: Most Epic Historic Battle Field

Like Dunkirk (2017), Christopher Nolan's latest movie about the evacuation of Allied soldiers who were cut off and surrounded by the German army from the beaches of Dunkirk (France) at the start of WWII, some of the most memorable battles captured on screen are based on true historic events.

Which of the following movies delivered the most epic depiction of a real historic battle?

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    Colin Farrell in Alexander (2004)

    Battle of Gaugamela, 331 BC, Alexander the Great's invasion of the Persian Achaemenid Empire
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    Kingdom of Heaven (2005)

    Siege of Jerusalem, 20 September to 2 October 1187, Crusader battles in the Levant
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    Mel Gibson, Tommy Flanagan, Brendan Gleeson, and David O'Hara in Braveheart (1995)

    Battle of Stirling Bridge, 11 September 1297, First War of Scottish Independence
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    Kenneth Branagh, James Larkin, and Simon Shepherd in Henry V (1989)

    Battle of Agincourt, 25 October 1415, Hundred Years' War between England and France
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    Vyacheslav Tikhonov in War and Peace (1965)

    Battle of Borodino, 7 September 1812, Napoleonic Wars in Russia
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    Rod Steiger in Waterloo (1970)

    Battle of Waterloo, 18 June 1815, French Army against the Seventh Coalition
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    Billy Bob Thornton, Edwin Hodge, Kevin Page, and Patrick Wilson in The Alamo (2004)

    Siege of The Alamo, 23 February to 6 March 1836, Texas Revolution
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    Gettysburg (1993)

    Battle of Gettysburg, 1 to 3 July 1863, American Civil War
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    Zulu (1964)

    Battle of Isandlwana, 22 January 1879, British Army against the Zulus, South Africa
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    Kodi Smit-McPhee in Gallipoli (2015)

    Gallipoli Campaign, 25 April 1915 to 9 January 2016, WWI
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    Admiral (2008)

    February Revolution, 23-27 February 1917, Russian Civil War between the Red and the White Army
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    Paul Gross in Passchendaele (2008)

    Battle of Passchendaele, July to November 1917, WWI
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    Saving Private Ryan (1998)

    D-Day, the invasion of Normandy, 6 June 1944, WWII
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    Enemy at the Gates (2001)

    Battle of Stalingrad, 23 August 1942 to 2 February 1943, Russian theater of WWII
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    Flags of Our Fathers (2006)

    Battle of Iwo Jima, February-March 1945, Pacific theater of World War II
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    The Front Line (2011)

    Battle of Triangle Hill, October-November 1952, Korean War
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    Full Metal Jacket (1987)

    Battle of Huế, February 1968, Vietnam War
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    Hamburger Hill (1987)

    Battle of Hamburger Hill, Operation Apache Snow, 10 to 20 May 1969, Vietnam War

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