The Ugly American

  • 1963
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama, War

An obviously sincere but nonetheless simplistic critique of American foreign policy in Southeast Asia, THE UGLY AMERICAN quickly squanders whatever interest it may hold due to its didactic script and dull direction. Set in the fictional Asian nation of Sarkhan, the film follows American ambassador Harrison Carter MacWhite (a somewhat silly-looking Marlon...read more

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00:46 — An idealistic American ambassador to a small Southeast Asian republic is confronted with hostility in his host nation.

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: An obviously sincere but nonetheless simplistic critique of American foreign policy in Southeast Asia, THE UGLY AMERICAN quickly squanders whatever interest it may hold due to its didactic script and dull direction. Set in the fictional Asian nation of Sar… (more)

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