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  1. FISCHER's rating of the film 1941

    >>> Une histoire complètement délirante où l'on découvre, entre autres, les effets d'une bombardier sur une séduisante Américaine, l'obsession du canon et de la défense chez un Yankee moyen et la passion secrète d'un général cinéphile. Cinquième long métrage de Spielberg, beaucoup moins connu que ses autres réalisations, qui déçoit fortement par sa morne surenchère de gags élimés... www.cinefiches.com

  2. Ethan's rating of the film 1941

    This movie had all the ingredients to be great movie but Speilberg's overpowered his art and we got this two hours of pure insanity. If John Belushi had not been in this film it would have been a total loss.

  3. The Mayor Of Hell's rating of the film 1941

  4. Dogukan4Ever's rating of the film 1941

    1979, dir. STEVEN SPIELBERG - 4.5/10 (USA)

  5. José Neves's rating of the film 1941

    One of the most overlooked and simultaneously best Spielberg's films, from the decade in which his narrative lightness had not been shortened and rewritten by its increasingly unbearable productive weight and consequent provability. In this film, the availability to play is overwhelming - it is, in fact, one of the last North-American films that wisely review the classical heritage of slapstick and the absurd.

  6. ASHES IN THE HOURGLASS's rating of the film 1941

    Proof that people are too sensitive and refuse to give something a chance. It's a bit of mess as it's a bit closer to a series of gags than one whole story. But by god, look at these ideas and the scale of it all. The last gag with the house made me lose my shit. Plus, it's not like it mocks JUST America. The Japanese are equally loony. BTW, Spielberg needs to make a musical, because that dance sequence is awesome.

  7. William's rating of the film 1941

    Spielberg's adaptation of Gravity's Rainbow. Contains an all-time great ventriloquist dummy joke.

  8. Scott Lucas's rating of the film 1941

    A fundamental misreading of "Animal House" and a tone-deaf precursor to the disaster-porn epics of Roland Emmerich.

  9. Blumes's rating of the film 1941

    The Jaws-spoofing introduction was equal-parts: shameful and quasi-interesting.

  10. Keith Fletcher's rating of the film 1941

    crazy film. Can be too zany for viewers but I love it.

  11. Federico Di Folco's rating of the film 1941

    Una delle commedie più spassose che abbia mai visto.La satira all'ambiente militare è fantastica,i personaggi sono super-azzeccati e le scene sono assolutamente deliziose,dalla faida tra i due contendenti,il generale al cinema,la rissa tra soldati,Mifune sul sommergibile,Dan sul carrarmato e Jim sull'aereo:un'inutilità devastante,che fà davvero riflettere sulla pochezza della guerra.Un grandioso Spielberg.

  12. Whyte Nite's rating of the film 1941

    Steven Spielberg can't do comedy. At all. However, that doesn't stop a few scenes from this movie from being memorable.

  13. Koinobori's rating of the film 1941

    Hilarious burlesque! Americans making fun of Americans, Japanese and Germans. What a pity it had no success in USA. Mr. Spielberg you are a true GENIUS... We need more storytellers like you in the film business.

  14. David Ehrenstein's rating of the film 1941

    One of my all-time favorite film maudit. Incredibly inventive use of scale models (a great art that CGI has destroyed) and a phenomenal dance sequence (Spielberg should do a musical) an innumerable delights along the way. Unfortunately it was released during the Iran hostage crisis. Few were ready for a rowdy political cartton attacking that most sacred of sacred cows "Ammmuuuurica!"

  15. Øyvind Rype's rating of the film 1941

    The only bad film he's made and hopefully ever will make, and by bad I mean BAD. It's a turd!

  16. SALESK's rating of the film 1941

  17. MarcH's rating of the film 1941

    Labored and dire. The comic timing is disastrously off...like a sitcom that never had its canned laugh track added.

  18. Guillermo Padilla's rating of the film 1941

    Que gasto tan impresionante de presupuesto en una porqueria, humor malisimo y pseudocritica .....

  19. GIYGAS's rating of the film 1941

    Well, at the very least, it looked like the cast was having a good time.

  20. tomservo's rating of the film 1941

    That was toshiro mifune?!?! wow.....he sure seens to play some tiny parts in american movies, for being such an amazing and respected actor in Japan.

  21. Eric Sandefur's rating of the film 1941

    Definitely had its hilarious moments, but also had its major disappointments. A delight to watch once simply to see a few good moments and to see Spielberg trying something different.

  22. Dominic Athanasiou's rating of the film 1941

    I really enjoyed it! Great satire of the USA's "preparation" for war. At times it was a bit more "stupid" than "comedy" but that's how satire has to be. It's the first time I saw this kind of film made by Steven Spielberg. Would like to see something similar coming from this guy.

  23. quinton's rating of the film 1941

    Isn't always funny. But its loving tribute to outdated Buster Keaton-style physical humor mixed with the 80s excess is unique. The cast is the best element in the film. Really spellbinding! Toshiro Mifune and Christopher Lee playing straight men to Slim Pickens?! And one final look at why John Belushi could have become the 80s biggest comedic star.

  24. Weena Eloi's rating of the film 1941

    This is a truly bizarre film by Steven Spielberg. Worth watching just for the diverse cast. I saw it at the theater in '79; it was a huge flop at the time and almost sunk Spielberg's career. Luckily, he came back swinging in 1982 with "E.T." and that shut everybody the hell up.

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