Live Poll: Impossible / Suicidal Mission in Movies

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Which of these difficult and deadly missions do you want least to join?
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List as on 2 May 2017:

1. Mission: Impossible (1996)
Mission: Impossible (various)

2. Suicide Squad (2016)
Mission: Defeat an enigmatic, insuperable entity

3. Rogue One (2016)
Mission: Send the Death Star plan to the Rebel Alliance

4. 
300 (2006)
Mission: Defeat the army of 100,000 Persians

5. 
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Mission: Take the one ring to Mordor and destroy it forever

6.Paths of Glory (1957)
Mission: Attack the well-defended Anthill 

7.The Dirty Dozen (1967)
Mission: Assault a Nazi chateau

8. Armageddon (1998)
Mission: Blow the asteroid by drilling it and put a warhead inside it 

9. Deep Impact (1998)
Mission: Destroy a seven-mile wide comet set to collide with Earth

10. Independence Day (1996)
Mission: Launch a counterattack against an extraterrestrial race of unknown origin

11. Inglourious Basterds (2009)
Mission: Burn the Nazis down to the ground at a movie screening

12. Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Mission: Save Private Ryan

13. Sunshine (2007)
Mission: Travel into the sun to reignite the celestial body

14. Seven Samurai (1954)
Mission: Defend villagers from bandits 

15. The Guns of Navarone (1961)
Mission: Destroy a Nazi fortress and rescue 2,000 British troops 

16. Inception (2010)
Mission: Plant an idea into the mind of a CEO

17. Das Boot (1981)
Mission: Get to Italy via the Strait of Gibraltar, one of the most heavily defended Allied naval zones in the world.

18. The Wages of Fear (1953)
Mission: Drive two trucks loaded with nitroglycerine across 300 miles of dangerous terrain.

19. Serbuan maut (2011)
Mission: Invade an apartment building that is the safe house of the powerful and cruel drug lord and his gang

20. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014)
Mission: Assassinate President Snow

21. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1(2010)
Mission: Find and destroy all the Horcruxes 

22. Valkyrie (2008)
Mission: Aassassinate Hitler at his "Wolf's Lair" command HQ

23. The Matrix (1999)
Mission: Rescue Morpheus 

24. The Fifth Element (1997)
Mission: Prevent pure Evil from destroying the entire known universe with a weapon no one knows how to use 

25. Escape from New York (1981)
Mission: Rescue the injured President of the US from Manhattan, which has become an island prison

26. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Mission: Find the Ark of the Covenant, which has been lost since the time of Jesus

27. Munich (2005)
Mission: Track down and assassinate the team of murders and planners of the 1972 Munich massacre at which 11 Israeli Olympians were taken hostage and eventually killed 

28. Argo (2012)
Mission: Smuggle six Americans out of a Tehran which has been taken over by Muslim extremists 

29. The Battle of Algiers (1966)
Mission: Reclaim Algiers from the French and gain independence as a nation 

30. Apocalypse Now (1979)
Mission: Journey up a river in wartorn Vietnam and into the wilds of Cambodia, to terminate "with extreme prejudice" a highly decorated and experienced rogue colonel with a dedicated cult following

31. The Ten Commandments (1956)
Mission: Lead your people across the Red Sea with Egypt's chariots and armies pursuing
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saving private ryan...
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I suggest you use the plural in that title:

Impossible/Suicidal Missions in Movies

or instead something like

The Most Impossible Mission in Movies
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I like the second one. Thanks :)
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The Core
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San Andreas
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Jen, Champion

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FYC:
The Great Escape
The Impossible
Fitzcarraldo
The Wild Bunch
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fitzcarraldo...nice one jen...
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Talk about an impossible mission!
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I have added your suggestions. Can you tell me the mission in The Impossible and The Wild Bunch? I can't find what seemed to be the ultimate mission in those films.
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The Impossible - survive the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake-induced tsunami
The Wild Bunch - after an attempted robbery goes wrong, our heroes will do anything to survive with a posse hot on their tail, including attacking a US Army train in order to steal a weapons shipment for a corrupt general in the Mexican Army
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Thanks, I have added The wild Bunch. I'm not sure if surviving a disaster is qualified as a mission. If that so, there must have been more titles about survival movies that have to be added.
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Good one, peaspot.
May I suggest a small edit?
Which of these difficult and deadly missions do you least want to join?
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Thanks
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Actually "would you least..." would be more correct.
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Okay
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Pippy,

Nice one.

My vote - Das Boot (1981)

Reason: I can't swim and I have a little fear of water.
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'Really good poll! I never saw the movie, so when I saw "travel into the sun," I think I gasped. Yikes, no way, although did the filmmakers forget that we'd all be dead already if the sun went out? Lol.

I noticed two little typos, which I edited below:
Mission: Track down and assassinate the team of murderers and planners of the 1972 Munich massacre in which 11 Israeli Olympians were taken hostage and eventually killed ”
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Sorry I just notice this. I'm gonna repush the poll later thanks :) 
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