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79thPA Supporting Member of TMP03 Jul 2019 5:41 a.m. PST

I watched this last night.


It is the first time I have seen the movie. There's a skirmish game or three in that movie pitting the local residents and police against a Russian submarine crew, and it is easily adaptable to many eras.

Personal logo Extra Crispy Sponsoring Member of TMP03 Jul 2019 5:54 a.m. PST

Emergency! Emergency! Please to get in from the street.

A great Alan Arkin classic.

pzivh43 Supporting Member of TMP03 Jul 2019 5:58 a.m. PST

An outstanding comedy classic!

VCarter Supporting Member of TMP03 Jul 2019 6:08 a.m. PST

Force on Force – Cold War Gone Hot book has one ready to play.

Personal logo Choctaw Supporting Member of TMP03 Jul 2019 6:15 a.m. PST

Love that movie!

Pan Marek Supporting Member of TMP03 Jul 2019 6:32 a.m. PST

79th- I think you missed the point of the movie.
And its one of my faves too.

John From DE03 Jul 2019 6:38 a.m. PST

At the end of the movie the townspeople escort the sub out and away from the island. That would be interesting to game.

Old Contemptible03 Jul 2019 8:02 a.m. PST

Even the trailer is hilarious.

Formerly Regiment Games Fezian03 Jul 2019 11:22 a.m. PST

A really funny movie! Showed it in Iraq; everybody laughed a lot in spite of the fact that some did not like the underlying 60s "peacenik" message.

Personal logo SBminisguy Supporting Member of TMP03 Jul 2019 11:48 a.m. PST

Emergency! Emergency! Please to get in from the street.

A great Alan Arkin classic.

"Little boy is very smart. No we are not Russian, given the historical enmity between Russia and America can you imagine how unthinkable it would be for Russian sailors to land on American soil? No, we are Nor-weeg-ians…."

VCarter Supporting Member of TMP03 Jul 2019 12:54 p.m. PST

Image the same movie made in the old Soviet Union.

Heroic peasants rise up and capture an American submarine with great loss of life on both sides.

You know, a Russian comedy.

Personal logo SBminisguy Supporting Member of TMP03 Jul 2019 9:13 p.m. PST


Legion 404 Jul 2019 5:57 a.m. PST

Loved the movie ! Especially when you consider the time frame it was made.

VCarter +1 evil grin

Personal logo COL Scott ret Supporting Member of TMP06 Jul 2019 12:25 p.m. PST

I also remember watching it as a boy, and laughing out loud.

Virginia Tory16 Jul 2019 9:09 a.m. PST

Still a classic!

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