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Uncle Sam (1996)

R | | Comedy, Horror | Video 4 July 1997
Desert Storm vet who was killed in combat rises from the grave on July Fourth, to kill the unpatriotic citizens of his hometown, after some teens burn an American flag over his burial site.

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Master Sergeant Sam Harper (as David Shark Fralick)
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Jody Baker
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Sally Baker
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Deputy Phil Burke
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Louise Harper
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Donald Crandall
Tim Grimm ...
Ralph
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Madge Cronin
Tom McFadden ...
Mac Cronin (as Thom McFadden)
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Barry Cronin
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Desert Storm vet who was killed in combat rises from the grave on July Fourth, to kill the unpatriotic citizens of his hometown, after some teens burn an American flag over his burial site.

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It's time to serve your country, and Uncle Sam wants you DEAD! See more »

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Comedy | Horror

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Rated R for strong horror violence and brief nudity | See all certifications »
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4 July 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ekdikisi gia tin patrida  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The ending is a reference to the ending of Lucio Fulci's City of the Living Dead (1980). The Lucio Fulci dedication before the end credits confirms this. See more »

Goofs

When Uncle Sam is shot towards the end of the movie, the gun used on him is a six shooter, yet it fires 8 bullets. See more »

Quotes

Sam: Don't be afraid, it's only friendly fire.
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Crazy Credits

At the very end of the credits, there is an out-take of a character on stilts falling down. See more »


Soundtracks

(Look Both Ways Before You) Double Cross Me
Performed by The Abe Lincoln Story
Words and Music by Steve Moramarco
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could have been so much better...
4 July 2003 | by (Chicago, IL) – See all my reviews

Uncle Sam had potential to be a cult classic. If Big Bill Lustig hadn't tried to take the Larry Cohen screenplay more seriously than it should have been, this would rate up there with Jack Frost (the one about a killer snowman). At any rate, this film delivers some great and often creative death scenes that should please most slasher movie fans. The plot was OK, but could've used more campy humour. See it for the death sequences.


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