MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 5,984 this week

Uncivil Warriors (1935)

 -  Short | Comedy | War  -  26 April 1935 (USA)
7.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.3/10 from 363 users  
Reviews: 13 user | 3 critic

Set in the civil war, the stooges are spies for the north. They impersonate southern officers and infiltrate the enemy ranks to get valuable information. On the run when they are discovered... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(story), (screenplay)
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: October

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in October.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 18 titles
created 06 Jul 2012
 
a list of 27 titles
created 24 Sep 2012
 
a list of 36 titles
created 05 Sep 2013
 
list image
a list of 3299 titles
created 20 Oct 2013
 
a list of 152 titles
created 7 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Uncivil Warriors (1935)

Uncivil Warriors (1935) on IMDb 7.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Uncivil Warriors.

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

False Alarms (1936)
Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Three inept firemen try to avoid being fired by their increasingly exasperated chief.

Director: Del Lord
Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard
Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The stooges are janitors working in a movie studio. After wrecking the bosses office, they get jobs as actors in an African movie. Curly plays a gorilla and Moe and Larry are primitive ... See full summary »

Director: Jules White
Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard
Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

After initially joining the Union army, Moe and Larry switch allegiances to their Southern home state and Confederate brother Curley.

Director: Jules White
Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard
Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The stooges are artists living in Paris. When the landlord comes after the overdue rent, the boys skip out and wind up joining the French Foreign Legion. Posted to the desert, their ... See full summary »

Director: Del Lord
Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard
Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The stooges are cheated into trading their restaurant for Thunderbolt, a washed up race horse, and enter the horse racing industry. When Curly feeds Thunderbolt some chili pepperinos, he ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Lamont
Stars: Curly Howard, Larry Fine, Moe Howard
Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A follow up to "You Nazty Spy", the stooges have taken over the country of Moronica. Moe is Hailstone the Dictator, Curly is a Field Marshal and Larry is Minister of Propaganda. The stooges... See full summary »

Director: Jules White
Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard
Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The stooges find a crippled boy and his sister living in their dumpyard shack. To raise money to pay for the little boys operation they buy a phony treasure map from a con man. Thinking the... See full summary »

Director: Del Lord
Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard
Heavenly Daze (1948)
Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Shemp dies but cannot get into heaven until he reforms Moe and Larry. He returns to earth as an invisible spirit and sets out to prevent the other two stooges from selling a phony invention... See full summary »

Director: Jules White
Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard
Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The stooges are tricked out of their inheritance by Icabob Slipp, a crooked lawyer. The boys follow Slipp onto a passenger train and corner him, but not before they accidentally let a lion ... See full summary »

Director: Jules White
Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard
Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

The stooges are the 'Minute Menders', three tinkers who live under their car. The boys decide to drum up some business by punching holes in the unattended lunch boxes of some workmen. When ... See full summary »

Director: Del Lord
Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard
Who Done It? (1949)
Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

The stooges are private detectives looking for a missing millionaire. They wander around the millionaire's spooky mansion confronting various crooks and a dangerous dame. The stooges ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Bernds
Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard
All Gummed Up (1947)
Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The stooges run a local drug store and are about to have their lease taken away by Amos Flint, the mean old man who owns the place. When Flint kicks his wife out for being old, the stooges ... See full summary »

Director: Jules White
Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Operator 14 / Captain Dodge (as Moe)
...
Operator 12 / Lieutenant Duck (as Larry)
...
Operator 15 / Major Hyde (as Curley)
Edit

Storyline

Set in the civil war, the stooges are spies for the north. They impersonate southern officers and infiltrate the enemy ranks to get valuable information. On the run when they are discovered, they hide in a cannon and are blown back to their northern headquarters. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Bombarding you with laughs!

Genres:

Short | Comedy | War | Western

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

26 April 1935 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Operators 12, 14 and 15  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Some prints of this short edit out the scene where it's revealed that the baby that Operator 14 has found is an African-American infant. See more »

Quotes

Operator 15: Do you think they'll ever find him?
Operator 14: [Arrives with a bundle] Here, honey.
Operator 15: [Shudders] Where did you find it?
Operator 14: He was walking down by the railroad.
Maj. 'Bloodhound' Filbert: Alone?
Operator 14: No, I was with her.
See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Three Stooges (2000) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
One of the Stooges' Funniest
21 December 2000 | by (Los Angeles, California, USA) – See all my reviews

"Uncivil Warriors" is one of the funniest shorts that the 3 Stooges have ever done. Though "Men In Black" was nominated for an Oscar in the Short Subject category, this film could have been nominated as well in 1935. The Three Stooges displayed their greatest comedic energy between 1934 and 1937, and "Uncivil Warriors" is a gem among all of their films. The funniest scene is when the boys are masquerading as Confederate officers and Curly has to dress up as an officer's wife. But when the boys have to "produce" a child to keep up the masquerade and the child is black, that is hysterical. That was a joke that was very brave to do in 1935 - the same year that Southern theater owners didn't want their audiences to see a dance number between Shirley Temple and Bill "Bo Jangles" Robinson. Much respect goes to director Del Lord - for letting the Stooges go to the comedic edge of the universe. Also, much respect goes to actor Bud Jamison, one of the best straight men in comedy at that time. Had Jamison not passed away in 1944, he would have been very much a part of the Stooges legend. Now that television is editing all of the Stooges films for commercial time, it is better to get all of your favorite Stooges films on VHS or DVD.


4 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Uncivil Warriors (1935) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?