The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming

The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming

DVD - 2015
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When a sightseeing Soviet commander runs his submarine aground off the New England coast, his crewb2ss attempts to find a boat to dislodge the sub almost starts World War III. Russian Lt. Rozanov and his crew hit the beaches of Massachusetts unaware of the panic they're about to start. Despite the Russians' harmless intentions, the folks in town think a full-scale Soviet invasion has been launched! What's worse, their police chief has left his hysterical assistant in charge.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] :, [Publisher not identified],, [2015]
Edition: Widescreen
Description: 1 videodisc (126 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Branch Call Number: DVD Russ

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SEBoiko
Apr 03, 2017

Great Political Satire!

AuntieS12 Sep 18, 2014

I LOVED it!

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garycornell
Jul 12, 2014

Some of the finest comics ever team up for "The Russians are Coming, The Russians are Coming". Alan Arkin leads the cast with Jonathon Winters and Donald Sutherland right behind him. This should be considered one of the comic films to ever come out. It has a wonderful cast and script. You won't be disappointed with this one! Side note: As of 7/12/14 there is only one copy of this great DVD.

crankylibrarian Feb 21, 2014

The Cold War becomes fuel for slapstick in this brilliant satire of jingoism, xenophobia and paranoia. A Russian sub runs aground off the New England coast; when the crew members sneak into town to "casually" rent a boat, panic ensues. Alan Arkin is delightful as the suave Russian commander, and John Phillip Law plays a dreamboat young Russian who romances the local girl. Great fun, with a thoughtful message.

aaa5756 Dec 23, 2012

This movie was entertaining and interesting but not one of my favorite for this year. “Not too bad---good performance”. "I fast forwarded a lot but not all the way.”

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bstudent
Feb 17, 2012

this is a good quality situational comedy/drama. I just didn't like it as well as others from that period

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AtomicFez
Aug 08, 2011

My gracious! I had forgotten how hilarious this is. The rise and fall of the action here is perfect, and may supplant my love for "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World!", given the latter hasn't quite enough to sustain itself to the very last frame the way this film does. Sometimes it's better to shorten the material to fit in fewer jokes.

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