This Military versus Civilian Comedy/Spoof Rules!!
(5 out of 5 stars)
"In this Vietnam-era movie with an all-star cast that includes Tony Curtis,Ernest Borgnine,Brian Keith,Ivan Dixon,Suzanne Pleshette,Don Ameche and others.Warrant Officer Micheal Nace(Brian Keith) gets assigned to a large Army Base assigned as a community relations specialist who is reunited with his 2 long time Pals Sargent Shannon Gambroni(Tony Curtis) and Sargent Raymond Jones(Ivan Dixon).There has been a long time feud between the soldiers and the small town just outside the base.So Nace decides to throw a party to unite the 2 sides.Tensions reach a boiling point when Shannon is arrested for indecent behavior while hitting on the local Sheriff's(Earnest Borgnine)prospective girlfriend(Suzanne Pleshette).Nace and Jones commandeer an old WW2 Tank and crash their way through the town jail to rescue and free their friend and set the record straight once and for all especially with the bigoted,brutal Sheriff which makes this film probably the best Military versus Civilian Comedy/Spoof ever!!"
Suppose They Gave a War and Nobody Came?
Kathleen Bounds | Huntsville, AL by way of California | 09/07/2005
(3 out of 5 stars)
"Fantastic all star cast. Lots of laughs. It starts a little slow, doesn't have much of a plot but is entertaining. The war is between the local Army base and the local sheriff."