Castle Keep
Castle Keep (1969)

In this ribald wartime sex-comedy set in 1944 Belgium, an exhausted major and his tiny unit drag into an Ardennes Forest castle for some much-needed rest. The aristocratic owner of Castle Keep has married his niece, but is unable to produce… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: July 20, 2004
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Critic Score: 43% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Variety Staff

Apparent efforts to insert a fresh side of war by concentrating on some of its grim humor act more as a deterrent than a booster to interest.

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Hollywood Reporter

There are some deliberate and successful moments of comedy that do not undercut the seriousness of the war, but effectively accommodate the more absurd moments.

Time Out

Pollack's folly remains an intriguing curio in spite of its pretensions.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

The dialog is very salty, but the action spotty.

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Vincent Canby
New York Times

It's a sometimes funny and entertaining movie that accomplishes the dubious feat of being both anti and pro war at the same time.

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Flixster Audience Score: 52% Flixster User Reviews
Stefanie C
A highly satirical and bizarre WWII film. The American soldiers or misfits are comprised of every stereotype (cowboy, indian, black, knight, etc). My personal… More
Ed Fucking Harris
A well done, and underestimated early effort from Sydney Pollack, that is a stark depiction of the American soldier at war. Although the setting is Belgium… More