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Wicked Spring (2002)

PG-13 | | Drama, War, Western | 15 February 2007 (USA)
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During the 1864 battle of the Wilderness, three Union soldiers and three Confederate Soldiers get seperated from their units as twilight engulfs the ravaged battlefield. The men wander ... See full summary »
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Brian Merrick ...
Harrison Bolding (as Brian J. Merrick)
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James McDavid Hogg
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After Stand Kennerly
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Augustus Elliot
Mark Lacy ...
Pietro Brolo
Lindsey Ingram ...
Virginia Gordon
Rebecca Lawlor ...
Parthenia Sunderlin
John Pagano ...
Confederate Major (as John D. Pagano)
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Union Colonel Holden
Jim Schruefer ...
Harrison's Friend Jim / Background Artist: 1861 Scenes (as James Schruefer)
Barry Privett ...
John's Friend Spencer
Leonard J. Krawezyk ...
Union General
Leonard J. Krawczyk II ...
General's Aide
Mac Butler ...
Union Courier
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During the 1864 battle of the Wilderness, three Union soldiers and three Confederate Soldiers get seperated from their units as twilight engulfs the ravaged battlefield. The men wander alone through the dangerous woods, separate of each other, until they meet by chance on the banks of a quiet creek. The men meet and spend the night around a campfire, not realizing they are enemies until the next morning when the sun rises and a new day of battle begins. Written by Kevin R. Hershberger

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Six men... two armies... one dream See more »

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Rated PG-13 for intense battle sequences and related images

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$500,000 (estimated)
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The rifles used would produce much more noise and smoke in war. The actors are more than likely using small powder loads and more modern powder. The recoil from firing would also throw the shooter's shoulder back if a full charge had been fired, rather than the small pop and almost no recoil. See more »

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horribly uninspired
27 January 2004 | by (Trenton NJ) – See all my reviews

I see that a lot of people feel the same way about this flick. And it's all because NOTHING HAPPENS! Hard to believe that a war flick could be boring, but this one is. In the entire course of this film we watch as soldiers from both sides go off to war, fight in a pitched battle, face each other in an oft repeated truce, and then succumb to an all to predictable end. That's it. Dialog is very minimal, characterization is non existent, and the battle scenes are tepid at best. Horribly uninspired and weak.


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