1917 Director Sam Mendes Explains Why War Movies Are Always So Popular

    If Hollywood history is anything to go by, Sam Mendes may be onto something. 1917 recently crossed the $100 million threshold domestically, and joined a host of other war films like Saving Private Ryan, American Sniper, Pearl Harbor and Black Hawk Down in finding tremendous box office success. These movies run the gamut in terms of the wars they cover, which definitely speaks to Sam Mendes’ theory that war movies have a universal appeal because they all represent a very real, human experience.

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