The Americanization of Emily
The Americanization of Emily (1964)

The lively but somehow slightly distasteful The Americanization of Emily stars James Garner as a WWII naval officer who happens to be a craven coward. While his comrades sail off to their deaths, Garner makes himself scarce, generally… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 10, 2005
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Emanuel Levy
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Another director (not Arthur Hiller) would have been more suitable in translating to the big screen Paddy Chayefky's witty WWII serio-comedy.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Classic anti-war comedy. Ahead of its time.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

I would have appreciated the film more if it was less talky and if it didn't completely ignore the obvious that fighting madman Hitler was necessary.

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Nick Schager
Slant Magazine

Though a bit overstuffed with long-winded speeches, Chayefsky's scabrously funny script brims with snappy, crackling dialogue.

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EightThirty .
09/02/2010 (ONLINE) I really had no idea what was going on for a while, but I held on and allowed myself to get in tune with the flavor. Although this is not… More