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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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Officer Michael M. Nace
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Shannon Gambroni
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Sheriff Harve
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Sgt. Jones
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Ramona
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Billy Joe Davis
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Capt. Myerson
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Mr. Kruft
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Maj. Purvis
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Col. Flanders
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Mrs. Calhoun
John James Bannon ...
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Green Beret Soldier
Jeanne Bates ...
Mrs. Flanders
William Bramley ...
Deputy Henry
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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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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: City on Fire (1989) See more »

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Actually quite enjoyable!
17 November 2004 | by (Glasgow, Scotland) – See all my reviews

Bought this in a discount store so had low expectations from it. Actually really good - a simple and enjoyable film. Easy to watch and fun. Some of the characters (esp Nace and Ramona) were good to watch - nicely scripted and acted. Apart from that the story is great if taken with a relaxed view.

I recommend it and am glad to have it in the collection. The tank chase scene is comical and almost up there in Smokey and the Bandit or even comic James Bond style. The film is almost in Kelly's Heroes territory but is its own story.


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