Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys!

Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys!
Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys!
  • NR
  • 1h 46m
  • 1959
Rotten25%
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When the U.S. Air Force decides to place a new missile base in sleepy Putnam's Landing, Grace Bannerman leads the women of the small town in a revolt against bringing the war to their peaceful hamlet. Unfortunately, Grace's husband Harry is an Air Force reservist and is pressured to rein his headstrong wife in. Added to the mayhem is the vampish Angela Hoffa, who puts the moves on Harry, a small town lothario and beat poet and an oversexed group of teenagers led by Comfort Goodpasture.

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Reviews
Variety
Variety Staff
Fresh

Some of the gags are elaborate and as carefully timed as a dance sequence.

June 21, 2017
New York Times
Bosley Crowther
Fresh

Rally Round the Flag, Boys! is no epic. But it's good for laughs.

June 21, 2017
Time Out
Rotten

It backfires grandly.

June 21, 2017
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Rotten

Satire on activist suburbanites is so weak, it only seems funny because it has nothing to say.

June 22, 2017
EmanuelLevy.Com
Emanuel Levy
Rotten

Paul Newman's first comedy is a disappointing small-town film, directed by Leo McCarey at the end...

June 21, 2017
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Additional Info

  • Genre:Comedy
  • Release Date:February 1, 1959
  • Languages:English
  • Captions:English, Spanish
  • Audio Format:
    5.1
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