Harry's War (1981)

Harry's War


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Harry's War is a "feel good" movie--and you'd better feel good or else. Edward Herrmann plays an postman whose aunt (Geraldine Page) is victimized by the Internal Revenue Service. Uncle Sam has made an error on her return, insisting that the poor old pensioner must pay 190 grand in back taxes. Try as he might, Harry can't get anyone at the IRS to correct the booboo (the bureau is populated exclusively by movie stereotypes--one is amazed that Charles Lane and Franklin Pangborn don't show up). So … More

Rating: PG
Genre: Drama, Art House & International, Comedy
Directed By: ,
Written By: Kieth Merrill
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On DVD: Jan 1, 1986


as Harry Johnson

as Beverly Payne

as Kathy Johnson

as Ernie Scelera

as Wilda

as Sgt. Billy

as Commissioner

as Attorney

as Newsman

as Maj. Andrews

as Judge

as Reporter

as Receptionist

as Relief Girl

as Rodney

as Indian Mother

as Supervisor

as Confused Man

as Duchess

as Hooker

as Elderly Lady

as Lumberman
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This is one of the worst movies ever made. Keith Merrill's bleak story of a man fighting the IRS is just awful, truly dreadful, and the ending, one of the single stupidest endings ever.

Adam Browne

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