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Oscar Night: The Best U.S. Navy Films

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It’s Oscar night in America. The biggest stars in Hollywood will gather in Hollywood as this past year’s best films are celebrated and highlighted. In honor of the event, we thought we could have our own awards show for the best and brightest stars in films in about the United States Navy. (Disclaimer – The opinions and views about these films are the author’s own). Who makes your list? Let us know in the comment section.


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WINNER – Tora! Tora! Tora!

  • The Hunt for Red October
  • They Were Expendable
  • The Enemy Below
  • The Sand Pebbles


Humphrey Bogart in The Caine Mutiny

WINNER – Humphrey Bogart – The Caine Mutiny

  • Denzel Washington – Crimson Tide
  • Jack Lemmon – “Mister Roberts”
  • Clark Gable – Run Silent, Run Deep
  • Alec Baldwin – The Hunt for Red October



WINNER – Patricia Neal – In Harms Way

  • Gracey Kelly – The Bridges at Toko-Ri
  • Debra Winger – An Officer and a Gentleman
  • Demi Moore – A Few Good Men
  • Donna Reed – They Were Expendable


Christian Bale and Werner Herzog Rescue Dawn Movie Image (3)

WINNER – Wernor Herzog – Rescue Dawn

  • John Mctiernan – The Hunt for Red October
  • Robert Wise – The Sand Pebbles
  • Dick Powell – The Enemy Below
  • Kathryn Bigelow – Zero Dark Thirty

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