Can You Name the Movie From the Soldier?

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Jacqueline Samaroo

6 Min Quiz

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War isn't glamorous; it is just oftentimes necessary to ensure peace and stability. As a result of this, the men and women who put their lives on the line to protect us are some of the bravest people on the planet. While a lot of us will never know many of the individual names of the brave men and women who have fought in some of the world's greatest wars, their service is still commemorated in some way by the memorials, monuments and movies that we create in their honor! This quiz has 40 of the most iconic movies from various wars throughout history.

In the past century alone there have been countless war films that have been dedicated to depicting some of the largest and the most unforgettable wars in recent history, such as the Vietnam War (Platoon), World War II (Saving Private Ryan), and the American Civil War (Glory). However, out of the countless assortment of war films, some of them stand above the rest as a result of the actors who bring the soldiers to life on the silver screen! So, soldier, are you ready to prove that you have what it takes? Then take aim and let's see if you can beat this quiz!

Which movie is this soldier from?

James Longstreet is one of the central characters in the epic war film Gettysburg. Longstreet is played by actor Tom Berenger.

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Which movie is this soldier from?

Hilts "The Cooler King" is one of the central characters in the World War II epic film The Great Escape. He is played by actor Steve McQueen.

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Which movie is this soldier from?

Mike Kirby is one of the central characters in the American war film The Green Berets. He is played by actor John Wayne.

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Which movie is this soldier from?

Sergeant James T. "Joker" Davis is one of the central characters in the British-American war film Full Metal Jacket. Sergeant Davis is played by actor Matthew Modine.

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Which movie is this soldier from?

Major General George S. Patton is one of the central characters in the epic biographical war film Patton. Patton is played by actor George C. Scott.

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Which movie is this soldier from?

Leonidas, the King of Sparta is one of the central characters in the epic war film 300. Leonidas is played by actor Gerard Butler.

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Which movie is this soldier from?

Claus von Stauffenberg is one of the central characters in the historical thriller film Valkyrie. Claus von Stauffenberg is played by actor Tom Cruise.

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Which movie is this soldier from?

Rockwell W. "Rock" Torrey is one of the central characters in the epic war film In Harm’s Way. Rockwell W. "Rock" Torrey is played by actor John Wayne in In Harm’s Way.

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Which movie is this soldier from?

Frederick "Boy" Browning is one of the central characters in the epic war film A Bridge Too Far. Browning is played by actor Dirk Bogarde.

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Which movie is this soldier from?

Colonel Thompson is one of the central characters in the epic war film The Longest Day. He is played by actor Eddie Albert.

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Maj. John Reisman is one of the central characters in the war film The Dirty Dozen. He is played by actor Lee Marvin.

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Commander Shears is one of the central characters in the British-American epic war film The Bridge on the River Kwai. He is played by actor William Holden.

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Which movie is this soldier from?

Obergefreiter Fritz Reiser is one of the central characters in the 1993 German war drama film Stalingrad. He is played by actor Dominique Horwitz.

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Which movie is this soldier from?

Staff Sergeant Chief Elgin is one of the central characters in the satirical black comedy war film Three Kings. Elgin is played by actor Ice Cube.

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Which movie is this soldier from?

John M. Stryker is one of the central characters in the 1949 war film Sands of Iwo Jima. Stryker is played by actor John Wayne.

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Which movie is this soldier from?

Captain John H. Miller is one of the central characters in the epic war film Saving Private Ryan. Miller is played by actor Tom Hanks.

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Which movie is this soldier from?

Benjamin Martin is one of the central characters in the epic historical fiction war film The Patriot. Mel Gibson plays Martin.

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Dennis Dearborn is one of the central characters in the British-American war drama film Memphis Belle. Dearborn is played by actor Matthew Modine.

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Which movie is this soldier from?

John Winger is one of the central characters in the buddy military comedy film Stripes. John is played by actor Bill Murray.

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Which movie is this soldier from?

Lieutenant A.K. Waters is one of the central characters in the action war drama film Tears of the Sun. Waters is played by actor Bruce Willis.

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Lt. Col. Daniel Kiley is one of the central characters in the epic war film Battle of the Bulge. Kiley is played by actor Henry Fonda.

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Which movie is this soldier from?

Thomas Highway is one of the central characters in the 1986 American war film Heartbreak Ridge. Clint Eastwood plays the role.

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Which movie is this soldier from?

David Washburn is one of the central characters in the American war film Hamburger Hill. Washburn is played by actor Don Cheadle.

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Which movie is this soldier from?

Robert Gould Shaw is one of the central characters in the American war film Glory. Robert Gould Shaw is played by actor Matthew Broderick.

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Which movie is this soldier from?

Chris Kyle is one of the central characters in the biographical war drama film American Sniper. Chris Kyle is played by actor Bradley Cooper.

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Which movie is this soldier from?

Rafe McCawley is one of the central characters in the romantic period war drama film Pearl Harbor. Ben Affleck plays the part.

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Which movie is this soldier from?

Desmond Doss is one of the central characters in the biographical war drama film Hacksaw Ridge. He is played by actor Andrew Garfield.

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Which movie is this soldier from?

Private First Class Chris Taylor is one of the central characters in the American anti-war film Platoon. Taylor is played by actor Charlie Sheen.

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Which movie is this soldier from?

Private Kelly is one of the central characters in the war comedy film Kelly’s Heroes. Kelly is played by actor Clint Eastwood.

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Which movie is this soldier from?

Colonel Hal Moore is one of the central characters in the American war film We Were Soldiers. Moore is played by actor Mel Gibson.

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Which movie is this soldier from?

Vasily Zaytsev is one of the central characters in the 2001 war film Enemy at the Gates. He is played by actor Jude Law.

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Which movie is this soldier from?

Lieutenant Commander Ron Hunter is one of the central characters in the submarine film Crimson Tide. He is played by actor Denzel Washington.

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Which movie is this soldier from?

Sgt. Don "Wardaddy" Collie is one of the central characters in the 2014 American war film Fury. He is played by actor Brad Pitt.

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Which movie is this soldier from?

Captain Benjamin L. Willard is one of the central characters in the American epic war film Apocalypse Now. Willard is played by actor Martin Sheen.

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Which movie is this soldier from?

William James is one of the central characters in the American war thriller film The Hurt Locker. James is played by actor Jeremy Renner in The Hurt Locker.

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Which movie is this soldier from?

Anthony Swofford is one of the central characters in the biographical war drama film Jarhead. He is played by actor Jake Gyllenhaal.

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Which movie is this soldier from?

Lieutenant John Brickley is one of the central characters in the 1945 American war film They Were Expendable. He is played by actor Robert Montgomery.

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Which movie is this soldier from?

Pvt. Robert Wit is one of the central characters in the American epic war film The Thin Red Line. Wit is played by actor Jim Caviezel.

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Which movie is this soldier from?

Marcus Luttrell is one of the central characters in the biographical war thriller film Lone Survivor. Luttrell is played by actor Mark Wahlberg.

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Which movie is this soldier from?

SSG Matt Eversmann is one of the central characters in the war film Black Hawk Down. Eversmann is played by actor Josh Hartnett.

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