There are better ways to celebrate this Memorial Day than standing in the heat, crowds and fuss with noisy parades. How about commemorate America’s fallen soldiers by flopping on the couch and popping in the best war movies.
Here is a list of the five best war films that show the true unwavering courage of real soldiers in America’s greatest battles. Grab a nice cold one, pop in a movie and enjoy the top 5 war movies before going back to work tomorrow.
Shaw was an officer in the Federal Army during the American Civil War who volunteered to lead the first company of black soldiers. Shaw was forced to deal with the prejudices of both the enemy (who had orders to kill commanding officers of blacks), and of his own fellow officers.
Starring Matthew Broderick, Denzel Washington and Morgan Freeman.