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What to Watch If You Love 'Band of Brothers'

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List RulesVote up the films and series you know other fans of Band of Brothers will love. Please don’t vote if you haven’t seen Band of Brothers.

Wondering what to watch after Band of Brothers? If the tense action of the series has you hungry for more war dramas, you're in luck! Since the public fascination with soldiers going into battle is not ceasing any time soon, there are loads of other movies and TV shows like Band of Brothers ready for you to start bingeing.

If you’re on the hunt for movies and TV shows similar to Band of Brothers, The Pacific is a great TV series about US Marines in the Pacific War. Generation Kill is another great show, focusing on the 2003 Iraq War.  

For fans of Band of Brothers looking for good movie recommendations, The Thin Red Line is an excellent film that features a popular ensemble cast. Other good movies and shows featured on this list include SEAL Team, Catch-22, and Saving Private Ryan.  

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  • Saving Private Ryan is a 1998 American epic drama war film set during the Invasion of Normandy in World War II. Directed by Steven Spielberg and written by Robert Rodat, the film is notable for its graphic and realistic portrayal of war, and for the intensity of its opening 27 minutes, which depict the Omaha Beach assault of June 6, 1944. It follows United States Army Rangers Captain John H. Miller and a squad as they search for a paratrooper, Private First Class James Francis Ryan, who is the last-surviving brother of four servicemen. Saving Private Ryan received universal critical acclaim, winning several awards for film, cast, and crew as well as earning significant returns at the box... more on Wikipedia
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  • Full Metal Jacket is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'Band of Brothers'
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    Full Metal Jacket is a 1987 film directed and produced by Stanley Kubrick. The screenplay by Kubrick, Michael Herr, and Gustav Hasford was based on Hasford's novel The Short-Timers. The film stars Matthew Modine, Adam Baldwin, Vincent D'Onofrio, R. Lee Ermey, Dorian Harewood, Arliss Howard, Kevyn Major Howard, and Ed O'Ross, and its storyline follows a platoon of U.S. Marines through their training and the experiences of two of the platoon's Marines in the Tet Offensive during Vietnam.... more on Wikipedia
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