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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.

Director:

William Lustig

Writer:

Larry Cohen
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
William Smith ... Major
David 'Shark' Fralick ... Master Sergeant Sam Harper (as David Shark Fralick)
Christopher Ogden Christopher Ogden ... Jody Baker
Leslie Neale ... Sally Baker
Bo Hopkins ... Sgt. Twining
Matthew Flint Matthew Flint ... Deputy Phil Burke
Anne Tremko ... Louise Harper
Isaac Hayes ... Sgt. Jed Crowley
Timothy Bottoms ... Donald Crandall
Tim Grimm Tim Grimm ... Ralph
P.J. Soles ... Madge Cronin
Tom McFadden Tom McFadden ... Mac Cronin (as Thom McFadden)
Zachary McLemore Zachary McLemore ... Barry Cronin
Morgan Paull ... Mayor
Richard Cummings Jr. ... Dan
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Storyline

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.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Uncle Sam wants you... DEAD! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong horror violence and brief nudity | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 July 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ekdikisi gia tin patrida See more »

Filming Locations:

La Verne, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

A-Pix Entertainment See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

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

Cannon balls like those being fired from the cannon by Jed do not explode, let alone explode a half dozen times as Leslie's home did. See more »

Quotes

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

A poem is read aloud during the credits. See more »

Connections

Featured in Dead Meat: Uncle Sam (1996) (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

The Stars and Stripes Forever
Composed by John Philip Sousa
Performed by Cincinnati Pops Orchestra (as The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra)
Conducted by Erich Kunzel
Courtesy of The Vox Music Group, A Division of Essex Entertainment, Inc.
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This movie wasn't the worst movie ever
27 June 1999 | by Pat-88See all my reviews

Anyone who thinks this is the worst movie ever, didn't see a bad horror movie in their life time. Believe me, there much worse movies out there than Uncle Sam. No, I think that this film is horrible too. But there's way more bad movies than this out there

Troll 2 is the worst horror movie ever, not Uncle Sam. This film is Gone With The Wind compared with that crap. At least this one is funny than that trash.

If you people want the worst movie ever made, Go rent the movie "Troll 2".

*1/2 (Troll 2 get no stars)


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