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Guy X (2005)

 -  Comedy | War  -  14 October 2005 (UK)
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A black comedy set in 1979, about a soldier mistakenly posted to an Arctic military base.

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A black comedy set in 1979, about a soldier mistakenly posted to an Arctic military base.

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He was somebody, until the Army turned him into a nobody. See more »

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Comedy | War

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Rated R for language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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Az ismeretlen katona  »

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The first time Rudy enters the cafeteria, he looks at the menu. The word, arctic in arctic puffin pie is spelled a-r-t-i-c. See more »

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References Forbidden Planet (1956) See more »

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Walk Like a Man
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Comedy? Thriller?
16 June 2006 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

This film is about a military man being mistakenly posted to a Greenland base.

The problem with this film is that it tries to be comedy, thriller and mystery all at one time. The end result is that it does not succeed in any of the genres. It started off as light hearted, such as the mosquito combat right at the beginning. However, after that it became more and more serious. In the end, we are supposed to get emotional. However, I did not feel this way at all.

It was probably because of the strange accent used by some of the characters as well. I had trouble understanding what they say.

I think it could have been a good film, if it could stick to just one genre.


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