The Second Civil War (1997)





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This made-for-cable black-comedy stars Beau Bridges as a governor in a future United States, with an unusual plan for his state. Bridges stars as Jim Farley, the Governor of Idaho, who decides that the only way to keep the new immigrants out of his state is to close down the borders. Defying the President (Phil Hartman), he gets some help implementing his plan from some zealots in militias. Bridges won the Emmy for his performance.

Rating: R (For language and some war violence.)
Genre: Drama, Television, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Comedy
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Written By: Martyn Burke
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On DVD: Aug 30, 2005
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as Gov. Farley

as Jack Buchan

as President

as Mel Burgess

as Christina Fernandez

as Vinnie Franco

as Alan Manieski

as Helena Newman

as Jimmy Cannon

as General Buford

as Chief of Staff

as Eddie O'Neill

as Secretary of Defense

as Col. McNally

as Kenya Nkomo

as Matthew Langford

as Sandy Collins

as Arnold Toomey Jr.

as Steven Kingsley

as Chris Vincent

as Godfrey

as Tony Phillips

as Blaine Gorman

as Caroline Dawes

as Young Militia Man

as Graphic Designer

as Elderly Militia Woma...

as Farley's Aide

as NewsNet Assistant

as Mary Anne Wong

as Romanian Chauffeur

as White House Reporter

as Chauffeur Raul

as Old Mexican

as Christina's Camerama...

as Militia Leader

as NewsNet Technician N...

as Firing Squad Officer

as Boise Reporter

as Chinese Congressman

as Brendan

as Chinese Colonel

as Simultaneous Transla...

as Congressman Singh

as National Guardsman

as Chauffeur Najib

as Chauffeur Vaclav

as Mohammed Amin

as NewsNet Technician N...

as Mutinous Sergeant

as Chairman of the Join...

as Technical Director

as Chinese Interpreter

as NewsNet Technician N...

as Javier Clark

as Rebellious Soldier
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The news is fleeting and so is politics and that's exactly what's portrayed here.

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