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

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

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Movie Info

This WW II era comedy follows the attempts of a band of American soldiers to convince a small Sicilian town to surrender. Unfortunately, the townsfolk are too fired up about an upcoming soccer tournament and their wine festival to pay them much heed.

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Cast

James Coburn
as Lt. Christian
Dick Shawn
as Capt. Lionel Cash
Aldo Ray
as Rizzo
Leon Askin
as Kastorp
Rico Cattani
as Benedetto
Kurt Kreuger
as German Captain
Vito Scotti
as Federico
Johnny Seven
as Vittorio
Art Lewis
as Pfc. Needleman
William Bryant
as Capt. Minow
Herb Ellis
as Sgt. Lumpe
Phil Garris
as Italian Soldier
Ken Wales
as Blair
Rex Morhan
as American General
Carl Ekberg
as Adolf Hitler
Karla Most
as Italian Girl
Ivana Kislinger
as Italian Girl
Mina Darno
as Madame
Herb Andreas
as German Lieutenant
Horst Graf
as German Officer
Vincent Barbi
as Italian Soldier
Ken Del Conte
as American GI #2
Joe Lo Presti
as Italian Soldier
Benito Prezia
as Italian Soldier
Kelly Johnson
as American GI #4
Cosimo Renna
as Italian Soldier
Neil Rosso
as Italian Soldier
Philip Garris
as Italian Soldier
Mario Cimino
as Italian Villager
James Lanphier
as Italian Villager
Jerry Martin
as Italian Villager
Joe Polina
as Italian Villager
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Critic Reviews for What Did You Do in the War, Daddy?

All Critics (5)

It's a well-honed farce that gave Edwards and his cast a solid framework in which to improvise, which they did to superlative effect.

April 6, 2015 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
The Dissolve

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

August 8, 2009 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Cheerfully nihilistic WWII spoof

July 22, 2005 | Rating: 4/5
Las Vegas Review-Journal

Tasteless shambles of a comedy.

November 26, 2003 | Rating: 2/5
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Audience Reviews for What Did You Do in the War, Daddy?

½

Silly farce is loaded with talent and a jovial mood.

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