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Desert Storm vet who was killed in combat rises from the grave on July Fourth, to kill the unpatriotic citizens of his hometown, after some teens burn an American flag over his burial site.
Uncle Sam wants you... DEAD!
Title: Uncle Sam
Release Date: July 04, 1997
Runtime: 89 mins
All Genres: Horror
IMDB Rating: 3.8
Buried.com Rating: 4.8 - (Rate This Horror Movie at Buried.com)
Category: Horror Movies Starting With U
MPAA Rating: R
MPAA Rating Reason:
Rated R for strong horror violence and brief nudity.
William Smith ...Major
David 'Shark' Fralick ...Sam Harper (as David Shark Fralick)
Christopher Ogden ...Jody Baker
Leslie Neale ...Sally Baker
Bo Hopkins ...Sgt. Twining
Matthew Flint ...Phil
Anne Tremko ...Louise Harper
Isaac Hayes ...Jed Crowley
Timothy Bottoms ...Mr. Crandall
Tim Grimm ...Ralph
P.J. Soles ...Madge Cronin
Tom McFadden ...Mac Cronin (as Thom McFadden)
Zachary McLemore ...Barry Cronin
Morgan Paull ...Mayor
Richard Cummings Jr. ...Dan
Robert Forster ...Congressman Cummings
Frank Pesce ...Barker
Jason Adelman ...Jesse
Laura Alcalde ...Park Mother
Raquel Alessi ...Girl Student (as Raquel Allessi)
Abby Ball ...Rick
Stanton Barrett ...Clete
Mark Chadwick ...Willie on Stilts
Chris Durand ...Sergeant
Taylor Jones ...Boy Student
Desirae Klein ...Barbeque Girl
Jason Lustig ...Undertaker
Joseph Vitare ...Kuwaiti Captain
Steve Moramarco ......
Jonathon Stearns ...Himself - The Abe Lincoln Story - Piano
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George G. Braunstein
"The Stars and Stripes Forever"
"(Look Both Ways Before You) Double Cross Me"
"Feel You Fading"
More Movie Taglines:
- Uncle Sam wants you... DEAD!
- I want you DEAD!
- It's time to serve your country, and Uncle Sam wants you DEAD!
- Sam: Don't be afraid, it's only friendly fire.
- Dedicated to "Lucio" (Fulci, the Italian horror director).
The ending is a reference to the ending of Lucio Fulci's Paura nella cittą dei morti viventi (1980). The Lucio Fulci dedication before the end credits confirms this.
A lenticular 3-D poster was produced for Uncle Sam. Reportedly, only 10 of the 3-D posters were issued. The images shows four versions of Uncle Sam changing from an old man into a ghoul.
SPOILER: Prior to filming the end of the movie where Uncle Sam is shot by a cannon, the film makers didn't notify local homeowners of the large explosion they were going to be setting off at 2:00 AM. When the explosion was set off many concerned neighbors called local police and the explosion could be heard throughout the city. As a result, the City of La Verne decided to reject all future requests for movies to be filmed in La Verne.
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