Shout at the Devil (1976)
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Peter R. Hunt directed this World War I action-adventure, based upon the novel by Wilbur Smith. Roger Moore and Lee Marvin team up as Sebastian, a witty and cosmopolitan Englishman, and Flynn O'Flynn, a boozy and ornery Irish American, who decide to blow up a German battleship that has been hidden away for repairs in Southeast Africa. Helping the two in their quest to sink the battleship is Sebastian's wife Rosa (Barbara Parkins), who has her own reasons for seeing the ship is destroyed -- the
Nov 24, 1976 Wide
Jul 19, 2003
American International Pictures (AIP)
Karl Michael Vogler
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Shout at the Devil is a great adventure with lots of explosions and intrigue and hints of war. However, the way colonialism and other sensitive issues are handled shows that there is a big difference between even the attitudes of 1976 and the present.
Despite its interesting premise, the movie -- a graceless and lurching mix of brutal drama (dead babies!), lowbrow humor (Marvin drunk again!) and general daftness (Moore in blackface!) -- runs out of steam long before its bruising 150 minutes are up.
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