Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys!
Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys! (1958)

Director Leo McCarey was clearly past his prime when he made this screen version of Max Shulman's comic novel Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys; still, the film was a success, no small thanks to the star power of real-life husband and… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1958
DVD Release Date: July 10, 2007
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Variety Staff

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

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

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

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Dan Jardine
Apollo Guide

A lame and insipid attempt to satirize suburban life, gender roles, teenage sexuality, and the military.

Bosley Crowther
New York Times

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

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Emanuel Levy

Paul Newman's first comedy is a disappointing small-town film, directed by Leo McCarey at the end of his career, lacking energy and wit.

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Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena

Newman e Woodward parecem estar se divertindo a valer, mas o ingênuo roteiro não permitiu que o filme envelhecesse bem

Time Out

It backfires grandly.

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TV Guide

Newman's first comedy should have been his last. Gratuitous and dubious sexuality makes this a poor bet for youngsters.

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