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WAR SUMMARY and MOVIE SUGGESTIONS are: Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale (2012); Tears of Gaza (2012) is a documentary. Hitler's Children (2012) shows relatives of German war criminals coping with thier families evil past! Argo (2012) details the covert operation for decades hidden from the public about the Iran hostage crisis! My Way (2011); Winter in Wartime (2011) aka Oorlogswinter is about Dutch resistance through the eyes of a 13-year-old boy. Coriolanus (2011); Max Manus (2011) is about World War II exploits of a real-life hero, a Norwegian resistance fighter. The Way Back (2011) is about an escape from Siberia; Hell and Back Again (2011), In the Land of Blood and Honey (2011), War Horse( 2011); The Tillman Story (2010) suggests that friendly fire may be more common than most may think. The Time That Remains (2009) is a farcical, brutal and heartbreaking comment on the Arab-Israeli war. The 2010 movie Predators contains the Ernest Hemingway quote: "Certainly there is no hunting like the hunting of man, and those who have hunted armed men long enough and like it, never really care for anything else thereafter." Also of merit released in 2010: Restrepo (a documentary placed in Afghanistan), Lebanon, Green Zone, and Buried. In Solntse aka The Sun (2005) diplomatic Douglas MacArthur gets Japanese Emperor Hirohito to explain that he thought he had a chance of winning WWII, who then makes other strange admissions; Moloch and Taurus are other movies that are part of the franchise. The Hurt Locker (2009) contains the line War is a drug and suggests a person may love the thrill of war. The a speach in the movie Patton (1970) is seen as the idealogical motivation for the some college Republicans in the 2010 movie Casino Jack and the United States of Money! 2009 movies G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, Avatar, Army of Crime aka L'armee du crime, and Inglourious Basterds. 2008 important or top grossing movies are War, Inc.; Stop Loss; Rambo; Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull; The Golden Army; Star Wars: The Clone Wars; The Counterfeiters; 10,000 BC; The Children of Huang Shi; Miracle at St. Anna; The Boy in the Striped Pajamas; W.; Max Payne; Body of Lies; City of Men; Che; Australia; Mongol; and Get Smart! RESCUE DAWN'S (2006) HERO KEEPS RESCUING OTHERS AND TELLING THE OTHER CHARACTER THAT HE IS HIS ONE TRUE FRIEND, BUT HIS FRIEND DOES NOT TRUST THE HERO ENOUGH AND DIES. Top rated war movies are: Schindler's List (1993), The Big Parade (1925), Apocalypse Now (1979), Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Paths of Glory (1957), Forrest Gump (1994), The Pianist (2002), Saving Private Ryan (1998), The Killing Fields (1984), 300 (2006), Das Boot (1981), The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957). Charlie Wilson's War (2007), M*A*S*H (1970), Letters from Iwo Jima (2006), Tropic Thunder (2008), Flags of Our Fathers (2006), Jarhead (2005), Full Metal Jacket (1987), The General's Daughter (1999), War (2007), Windtalkers (2002), We Were Soldiers (2002), The Harmonists (1997), A Midnight Clear (1992), The Steel Helmet (1951), Tears of the Sun (2003), Kingdom of Heaven (2005), Welcome to Sarajevo (1997), Kakushi toride no san akunin - The last princess (2008), Ran (1985), Lord of War, Why We Fight (2005), Fog of War, A Foreign Affair, The Killing Fields, World Wars; War and Peace; The World; The War Game; With All Deliberate Speed; Pentagon Wars; The Wages of Fear, Wag the Dog (1997), Control Room, Good Morning, Vietnam (1987), Three Kings (1999), Apocalypse Now (1979), The Deer Hunter (1978), The Great Escape (1963), Platoon (1986), Down Periscope (1996), Missing, The Big Parade (1925), Mihai Viteazul (1970), Paths of Glory (1957), Gold Mountain; Goodbye, Lenin!; Gone with the Wind (1939), Gods and Generals (2003), The General (1927), Napoleon (1927), Before the Rain (1994), The Caine Mutiny (1954), Platoon (1986), Patton (1970), Dr. Strangelove (1964), How I Won the War (1967), McHale's Navy (1964), Catch-22 (1970), Ride With The Devil (1999), Glory (1989), The Good German (2006), Syriana (2005), The Thin Red Line (1998), The Peacemaker (1997), Kelly's Heroes (1970), Major Payne (1995), 1941 (1979), Hotel Rwanda (2004), Braveheart (1995), The Message (1976), The Deer Hunter (1978), The Message (1976), The African Queen (1951), The Caine Mutiny (1954), The Dirty Dozen (1967), A Bridge Too Far (1977), The Great Escape (1963), Stripes (1981), In the Army Now (1994), Sophie's Choice, Fahrenheit 9/11, Empire of the Sun, Born on the Fourth of July, Saving Private Ryan (1998), The Thin Red Line, The English Patient, Where Eagles Dare (1969), Sahara (1943), Soldier Blue, Birdy, Gaza Strip, Voyna (2002), Uerra (2009), Rat (1960), and The White Ribbon consist of mostly cynical or frightening war movies.