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Suppose They Gave a War and Nobody Came? (1970)

M/PG | | Comedy, Drama | 5 March 1971 (Mexico)
Tensions grow between the small army base and people from the nearby town. Despite well intentions of people from both sides it all escalates after the big dance in town.

Director:

Hy Averback

Writers:

Hal Captain (screenplay), Hal Captain (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Brian Keith ... Officer Michael M. Nace
Tony Curtis ... Shannon Gambroni
Ernest Borgnine ... Sheriff Harve
Ivan Dixon ... Sgt. Jones
Suzanne Pleshette ... Ramona
Tom Ewell ... Billy Joe Davis
Bradford Dillman ... Capt. Myerson
Arthur O'Connell ... Mr. Kruft
John Fiedler ... Maj. Purvis
Don Ameche ... Col. Flanders
Robert Emhardt ... Lester Calhoun (as Bob Emhardt)
Maxine Stuart ... Zelda
Christopher Mitchum ... Alturi
Pamela Britton ... Sgt. Graham
Grady Sutton ... Rev. Dinwood
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Tensions grow between the small army base and people from the nearby town. Despite well intentions of people from both sides it all escalates after the big dance in town.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

M/PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 March 1971 (Mexico) See more »

Also Known As:

War Games See more »

Filming Locations:

Fort Huachuca, Arizona, USA

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Arthur O'Connell and Ernest Borgnine would co-star again two years later in "The Poseidon Adventure" (1972.) See more »

Quotes

Officer Michael M. Nace: You get your cerebral ass off my monolith.
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Connections

Referenced in Tank (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

Mama Two March
Music by Jerry Fielding
Lyrics by Jerry Fielding and David McKechnie
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Actually quite enjoyable!
17 November 2004 | by imdb-2378See all my reviews

Bought this in a discount store so had low expectations from it. Actually really good - a simple and enjoyable film. Easy to watch and fun. Some of the characters (esp Nace and Ramona) were good to watch - nicely scripted and acted. Apart from that the story is great if taken with a relaxed view.

I recommend it and am glad to have it in the collection. The tank chase scene is comical and almost up there in Smokey and the Bandit or even comic James Bond style. The film is almost in Kelly's Heroes territory but is its own story.


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