20 Memorable Movie Veterans

To honor all the men and women who have served and serve in our armed forces, this Memorial Day we look back at movie veterans that honor our real-world heroes!

Chuck Walton

By Chuck Walton

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Today, on Memorial Day 2021, we're privileged to be here to salute the incredible men and women who've given service to our country. The 20 vets depicted in the gallery below and the films themselves are a testament to the sacrifices made so we can all live in a free democracy. Thank you to all of our veterans – we appreciate you now and always!

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aldo-raine-brad-pitt
luke-martin-jon-voight
lee-marvin-unnamed-sergeant
andrew-garfield-desmond-doss
matthew-modine-private-joker
christopher-waklen-nick
mark-wahlberg-marcus-luttrell
tom-cruise-ron-kovic
bradley-cooper-chris-kyle
matt-damon-private-ryan
michael-j-fox-erikkson
jeremy-renner-william-james
sean-penn-edward-welsh
charlie-sheen-chris-taylor
martin-sheen-captain-willard
christian-bale-dieter-dengler
sylvester-stallone-john-rambo
ethan-hawke-will-knott
scott-eastwood-clint-romesha

About the Author

Chuck Walton

Chuck Walton

Chuck is an editor/writer who's worked for NCM, Fandango, Movies.com, MediaTrip, Hollywood.com and Newsweek. His favorite movie is "Jaws." He's definitely a dog guy.

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