Multiple-languages Language Multiple-languages Culture: Unrealistic War Films and TV Series

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In war films and TV series, some scenes are unrealistic and make people laugh out loudly. Still, some people believe them.

War is usually a topic for inciting national pride, which can be an international joke if it is unrealistic.

This doesn't include comedies like Гитлер капут! (2008), La Grande Vadrouille (1966), Top Secret! (1984).

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India[edit | edit source]

The most popular topic is Indian independence movement. Other topics like Sino-Indian War and Indo-Pakistani wars are also involved sometimes.

Examples of Indian independence movement are ’సైరా నరసింహారెడ్డి’ (2019), ’RRR’ (2022).

An example of Sino-Indian War is ’ਸੂਬੇਦਾਰ ਜੋਗਿੰਦਰ ਸਿੰਘ’ (2018), where Chinese soldiers wear the uniform of Imperial Japanese Army. Another example is 72 Hours: Martyr Who Never Died (2019), where one soldier killed 300 enemies to cover the retreat.

An example of Indo-Pakistani wars is ’उरी: द सर्जिकल स्ट्राइक’ (2019), where the elite forces send no recon, expose themselves directly in a sneak attack, take no casualty running from a helicopter.

Mongolia[edit | edit source]

Popular topics include Mongolia-Qing conflicts.

An example is "Зүрхний хилэн" (2017), where Dzungar fighters defeated musketeers with slingshots and clubs.

People's Republic of China[edit | edit source]

The most popular topic is Sino-Japanese War.

The most famous scene is from 《抗日奇侠》 (2011).

There is also a series 《雷霆战将》 (2020), which was advertised as the new version of the highly-appreciated series 《亮剑》 (2005) and is all about idols.


There is even a series 《代号十三钗》 (2012), one episode of which was in a hotel.

Republic of Korea[edit | edit source]

The most popular topic is Goguryeo–Tang War. Other popular topics are Korean War, Imjin War.

In the film “신기전” (2008), which is about a fictional Goryeo-Ming war, Ming tried to fight Goryeo for not paying attribute and was fought back.

In the TV series “제국의 아침” (2002), which is about Goguryeo-Tang War, Goguryeo defeated Tang and forced Tang to cede much land.

Russia[edit | edit source]

The most popular topic is World War II.

An example is «Т-34» (2019), where the ammunition hidden under a corpse are not discovered when the tank is captured, one tank destroyed 7 tanks.

Ukraine[edit | edit source]

Popular topics include Mongol Invasion.

In «Захар Беркут» (2019), a Carpathian village defeats 10000 Mongols with flood.

United States of America[edit | edit source]

The most popular topics are World War II, Vietnam War.

An example of Vietnam War is First Blood (1982).

Example of World War II are The Dirty Dozen (1967), Garrison's Gorillas (1967).



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