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Small Soldiers Movie Review Summary

Actors: Phil Hartman, Denis Leary, Jay Mohr, David Cross, Tommy Lee Jones, Bruce Dern, Frank Langella, Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, Harry Shearer

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Hartland toys has been taken over by a large conglomerate. The head of the company (Leary) decides he wants to make a line of soldier toys called the Commando Elite. He wants to make the villians Gorganites, gentile yet wierd looking creatures who were origianally supposed to help kids to learn but were rejected. The toys were created and shipped to a small town store. However, the toys were supposed to "Play Back" when played with. Someone foolishly put rejected military chips into the toys and they're now pretty much living things. Major Chip Hazard (Jones) and the other Commandos reak havok on the small town. Archer (Langella) nd the Gorganites would like to help but they're only programmed to hide and loose. A funny send up of war movies. Chip Hazard is voiced by Tommy Lee Jones, Link Static is voiced by Bruce Dern, and the other Commandos are voiced by memberes of the origional "Durty Dozen". Archer is voiced by Frank Langella and the other Gorganites are voiced by the members of Spinal Tap!
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The review of this Movie prepared by Adam D. Bram



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Plot & Themes

Comedy, primarily    -   Yes Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Comedy or Parody about    -   war movies

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   California Small town?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing If this is a kid's movie...    -   Ages 10-15

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