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Canadian Bacon Movie Review Summary

Actors: John Candy, Alan Alda

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The President of the United States attempts to find an enemy to start a cold war with. He then decide to go against the hockey-playing, beer-drinking Canadians. Sheriff Bud Boomer takes it too seriously, and actaully makes America hate Canada. When the country above kidnaps Boomer's girlfriend, he goes after them, switching off the electricity along the way. The performances make up the okay script, and poor direction. MASH alumni Alan Alda does impressive work as the President, while John Candy is really good in his last performance. The actor who steals the show, though, is Dan Aykroyd as a highway patrolman who asks Boomer to put the anti-Canadian graffiti on his lorry in both English and French. If you're curious about this film, just see the beginning, and then press stop near the end.
The review of this Movie prepared by Estefan Ellison








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Plot & Themes

Comedy, primarily    -   Yes Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Comedy or Parody about    -   political satire How much humor v. drama    -   Nearly all humor

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   police/lawman Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast The Americas (not US):    -   Yes The Americas:    -   Canada Forest?    -   Yes City?    -   Yes City:    -   dirty, grimy (like New York)    -   wealthy    -   rude people    -   Washington D.C. Misc setting    -   bar

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Any profanity?    -   Some foul language If lots of song/dance...    -   lot of singing

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