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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)
Christopher Ogden ...
Jody Baker
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Sally Baker
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Sgt. Twining
Matthew Flint ...
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)
Zachary McLemore ...
Barry Cronin
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Mayor
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Dan
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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

Dedicated to "Lucio" (Fulci, the Italian horror director). See more »

Goofs

When Sam is blown away, the support wires are visible. In fact, when his body leaves a hole in the house, the wires also leave a linear hole in the house. See more »

Quotes

Sam: Don't be afraid, it's only friendly fire.
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A poem is read aloud during the credits. See more »

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Referenced in Found (2012) See more »

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Dumped
Performed and Composed by Mark Governor
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This movie is a great classic horror movie
30 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If you are the type of movie lover, who appreciates a film for what it is, and not what you expect it to be. Or, just love stupid horror movies where within three minutes you know who is going to die, then "Uncle Sam" is your movie.

"Uncle Sam" is first and for most a campy horror-slasher flick. For some unknown reason Sam Harper, who died in Kuwait, rises from the dead when his body was returned home after being MIA for three years. He goes on to cause all sorts of murder and mayhem. Now really, how could you not like that. "Uncle Sam" makes absolutely no attempt to be anything more then that. It has all the classic elements: nudity, axes to the head, and best of all a really freaky looking slasher who looks surprisingly like the guy from "Tales From the Crypt." It is the perfect dumb horror movie, and if you are the type of person who likes stupid, bad, b-movies, then this is a great one.


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