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Suppose They Gave a War and Nobody Came? (1970)

GP  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  5 March 1971 (Mexico)
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Tensions grow between the small army base and people from the nearby town. Despite well intentions of people from both sides it all escalates after the big dance in town.

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Ramona
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Tensions grow between the small army base and people from the nearby town. Despite well intentions of people from both sides it all escalates after the big dance in town.

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Fourth film from distributor Cinerama in just two years to be titled with a question mark, alongside How Do I Love Thee? (1970), They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969) and What Ever Happened to Aunt Alice? (1969); Where Does It Hurt? (1972) would soon follow. See more »

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Shannon Gambroni: Machines are like broads, built to be had.
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Mama Two March
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Very funny-the Civil War fought all over again
5 August 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I remember watching this as a child at the theater and then on TV (called "War Games") and have not seen it since the mid 70s and miss it. What appealed to me most was the recreation of the Civil War, where again, the American Yankees are forced into war and have to confront bigoted anti-American Southerners. The movie seems to poke fun at the sore losers of a war fought in the 1860s. You cannot help but cheer as a few Yankees take on a half-witted army of a Southern Sheriff as they plow into town riding an old World War 2 M-7 self-propelled artillery gun to liberate a friend from the jail. Compusive actions, however, must not go without consequences. What a funny movie with a good cast.


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