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Krysty Wilson-Cairns: My Top 5 War Movies
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Krysty Wilson-Cairns
Screenwriter

Krysty Wilson-Cairns is nominated in the Original Screenplay category for "1917," which she co-wrote with director Sam Mendes. Here, she lists her five favorite war movies.

1
Saving Private Ryan
1998
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During World War II, a squad of American soldiers look for a missing comrade in France.

2
The Dirty Dozen
1967
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A US Army major selects and trains 12 criminals for a daring raid on an impregnable Nazi chateau.

3
The Great Escape
1963
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A group of Allied POWs engineer a bold escape from a Nazi camp in World War II.

4
The Thin Red Line
1998
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Private (Keir Dullea) and sergeant (Jack Warden) feud on Guadalcanal.

5
Paths of Glory
1957
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A French colonel (Kirk Douglas) defends a general's scapegoats.

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