How I Won The War

  • 1967
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Comedy, War

Richard Lester, director of the hit Beatles movies A HARD DAY'S NIGHT and HELP!, intended this black comedy as a stinging condemnation of war, but occasionally he fails even as he succeeds, eliciting such plentiful laughs that he blunts the impact of his message. Revolving around the rose-colored reminiscences of a middle-aged British WWII veteran whose...read more

How I Won The War
00:47 — Originally released in 1967, the film stars Michael Crawford as inept British WWII commander Lieutenant Earnest Boodbody, with Musketeer Gripweed (Joh (more…)
How I Won The War
01:15 — Originally released in 1967, the film stars Michael Crawford as inept British WWII commander Lieutenant Earnest Boodbody, with Musketeer Gripweed (Joh (more…)
How I Won The War
01:46 — Originally released in 1967, the film stars Michael Crawford as inept British WWII commander Lieutenant Earnest Boodbody, with Musketeer Gripweed (Joh (more…)
How I Won The War - Official Trailer
01:41 — Originally released in 1967, the film stars Michael Crawford as inept British WWII commander Lieutenant Earnest Boodbody, with Musketeer Gripweed (Joh (more…)
(Movie Clip) Noblest Of Games
Early narration by Lt. Goodbody (Michael Crawford), introducing Transom (Lee Monntague), Juniper (Jack MacGowran), Gripweed (Beatle John Lennon) then (more…)
(Movie Clip) Used To Be A Fascist
En route to build an advance cricket pitch in North Africa, Goodbody (Michael Crawford) supporting nutty Col. Grapple (Michael Hordern), Gripweed (Joh (more…)
(Movie Clip) My First Command
In training, Transom (Lee Montague) drilling the troop (Ronald Lacey, John Lennon et al), Col. Grapple (reciting), then Goodbody (Michael Crawford) co (more…)
Trailer
01:01 — A British officer (Michael Crawford) recalls his absurd leadership of other World War II misfits (John Lennon, Roy Kinnear).

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Richard Lester, director of the hit Beatles movies A HARD DAY'S NIGHT and HELP!, intended this black comedy as a stinging condemnation of war, but occasionally he fails even as he succeeds, eliciting such plentiful laughs that he blunts the impact of his m… (more)

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