Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys!

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"20th Century-Fox hilariously declares a national laugh holiday, as the cast of the year brings the #1 fun best-seller howlingly alive!"
  • Approved
  • 1958
  • 1 hr 46 min
  • 5.9  (1,366)

Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys! is a 1958 comedy-drama film directed by Leo McCarey and stars Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, and Joan Collins. The film is set in a small suburban town in Connecticut, where Harry Bannerman (Newman) is a public-relations executive who is struggling to deal with the monotony of his family life. Harry's wife, Grace (Woodward), is a bored housewife who spends her days participating in various social clubs to pass the time. One day, Harry discovers that the U.S. Army is planning to build a missile base in their town, which will cause their quiet lives to be uprooted.

Joan Collins plays Angela, a sophisticated woman from New York who enters Harry's life and becomes his love interest. Angela encourages Harry to take a stand against the missile base, and the two become the leaders of the opposition movement.

As Harry and Angela's relationship deepens, Grace becomes jealous and attempts to sabotage their efforts. Additionally, Harry's boss, Jack (Richard Beymer), is against the opposition movement and tries to persuade Harry to switch sides.

The film explores themes of family, duty, and patriotism in a lighthearted manner. It was well-received critically, with both Newman and Woodward receiving praise for their performances. Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys! also features a notable supporting cast, including Tuesday Weld, Dwayne Hickman, and Anne Seymour.

Overall, Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys! is a charming film that captures the essence of suburban life in the 1950s. It delivers a poignant message about the danger of losing sight of what is truly important in life and the importance of standing up for what one believes in.

Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys! is a 1958 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 46 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.9.

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    1 hr 46 min
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    5.9  (1,366)