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What Did You Do in the War, Daddy?

What Did You Do in the War, Daddy? (1966)

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Release Date: Jan 1, 1966 Wide

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In this service comedy set during World War II, Capt. Cash (Dick Shawn) and Lt. Christian (James Coburn) are given orders to invade a small but strategically important village in Sicily. To their surprise, none of the natives offer the slightest resistance to the Americans taking over their town, who present only one stipulation -- the main event on the town's annual social calendar, a football match followed by a wine festival, is scheduled to happen in a few days. If the Americans would be

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Drama, Classics, Comedy

William Peter Blatty, Blake Edwards

May 20, 2008

United Artists

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War as fun in this service comedy by director Blake Edwards.

August 8, 2009 Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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Cheerfully nihilistic WWII spoof

July 22, 2005
Las Vegas Review-Journal

Tasteless shambles of a comedy.

November 26, 2003
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

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Silly farce is loaded with talent and a jovial mood.
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