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The War (1994)

PG-13 | | Drama | 4 November 1994 (USA)
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Vietnam War vet Stephen Simmons must deal with a war of a different sort between his son and their friends, and a rival group of children. He also must deal with his own personal and ... See full summary »

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Vietnam War vet Stephen Simmons must deal with a war of a different sort between his son and their friends, and a rival group of children. He also must deal with his own personal and employment problems that have resulted from his Vietnam experiences. Written by David Stumme <dstumme@rochester.rr.com>

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What's worth fighting for?

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Rated PG-13 for the intense depiction of human struggle and conflict | See all certifications »

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$16,551,365
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Trivia

The film debut of Brennan Gallagher who played Marsh in the film. See more »

Goofs

When Billy falls through the top of the water tower, there is a large hole in it. After the boys rescue him and take him out, the top of the tower is back to the way it was before. See more »

Quotes

Ebb Lipnicki: [after falling into a cesspool] It smells like a butt down here!
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When the credits are over and the music ends, we hear a helicopter. See more »

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References Gone with the Wind (1939) See more »

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Summertime Blues
Written by Eddie Cochran and Jerry Capehart (as J. Capehart)
Performed by Eddie Cochran
Courtesy of EMI Records USA, a division of ERG
Under license from CEMA Special Markets
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Wow! What an underrated movie!
26 May 2001 | by See all my reviews

I never heard of this movie before today and I just saw it on TV. What a wonderful movie! I would recommend it to anyone. It is family friendly as well. I was very moved by the movie. As far as kids not talking that way, well, lets face it, people in general don't talk the way people do in movies. At least they weren't constantly swearing. Instead, they were saying intelligent and thoughtful things. I was really impressed by this movie as it emphasizes values in our society. There are many movies that do just the opposite and that alone is very revealing about our society. We seem to value sex, drugs and rock and roll above values and that is sad. The acting was wonderful also. Enjoy everyone!


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