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Second Civil War, The

Second Civil War, The(1997)

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Brief Synopsis

Set in the not-too-distant future, the Governor of Idaho decides to close his state''s borders when a planeload of orphaned refugees from Pakistan are heading that way. Fed up with immigration policies that have transformed the nation into a tumultuous melting pot, the Governor vows to keep the American way of life intact and even threatens to secede from the Union if the federal government responds to his blockade with force. The White House responds with a 67-hour deadline for lifting the blockade. As anarchy reigns in the streets, a news service goes behind the scenes to cover what could be the news event of the century.

Cast & Crew

Joe Dante Director
Beau Bridges Governor Jim Farley
Joanna Cassidy Helena Newman
James Coburn Jack Buchan
Phil Hartman The President
Dan Hedaya Mel Burgess
Denis Leary Vinnie Franco
Brian Keith General Buford
Kevin Dunn Jimmy Cannon
Elizabeth Peña Christina Fernandez
Ron Perlman Alan Manieski
Kevin McCarthy Chief Of Staff

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  R Premiere Info: 
Release Date:  1997 Production Date: 
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