Uncle Sam (1997)
Average Rating: 5.1/10
Reviews Counted: 9
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Release Date: Jul 4, 1997 Wide
Average Rating: 2.5/5
User Ratings: 2,190
After being killed by friendly fire during the Gulf War, soldier Sam Harper (David Shark Fralick) inexplicably returns from the dead to wreak revenge upon corrupt military men, draft dodgers, tax cheats, and flag burners. His memory is cherished only by his nephew, who doesn't realize that in life Sam was an angry, violent alcoholic who abused his family members and earned his heroic medals simply by being psychotic on the battlefield. Sam crawls out of his coffin after being brought back to his
Jul 4, 1997 Wide
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Uncle Sam may never be widely considered as a classic horror flick, but it's leaps and bounds better than the usual crap that's shoved down our throats.
The worst of everything in the slasher subgenre consolidated into 89 endless minutes.
Reinvigorates stale horror clichés via both tongue-in-cheek social commentary and an unironic, unbridled love for blood-and-guts mayhem.
Lustig's surprisingly evocative widescreen compositions are peppered with an absurd parade of Americana.
Gruesome gore with a patriotic slant.
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