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Viva Max!(1969)

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Brief Synopsis

When his girlfriend tells him that his men wouldn't follow him to a house of ill repute, Max, a general in the Mexican army decides to perform some great act of heroism. He takes his men over the border into Texas and re-captures the Alamo. This upsets the Texans greatly. The Texas National Guard is sent to retake the mission. Normally this would be easy as Max's men have left all of their ammunition back in Mexico, but the State department insists that no one be killed and so the National Guard also goes in with unloaded weapons.

Cast & Crew

Jerry Paris Director
Peter Ustinov Gen. Maximilian Rodrigues de Santos
Pamela Tiffin Paula Whitland
Jonathan Winters Gen. Billy Joe Hallson
John Astin Sergeant Valdez
Keenan Wynn Gen. Barney LaComber
Harry Morgan Police Chief George Sylvester
Alice Ghostley Hattie Longstreet Daniel
Kenneth Mars Dr. Sam Gillison
Bill McCutcheon Desmond Miller
Gino Conforti Contreras

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  G Premiere Info:  San Antonio, Texas, opening: 18 Dec 1969
Release Date:  1969 Production Date:  none available
Color/B&W:  Color (DeLuxe) Distributions Co:  Commonwealth United Entertainment, Inc.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Mark Carliner Productions
Duration(mins):  96 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Restore Viva Max . . Please

    Arnold Plumb 2015-06-16

    A few years back the uncensored Viva Max was shown and our DVR died, please resurrect the film and shore it again. It is quite a bit funnier uncut, and the... MORE>

  • Greatest comedy

    mstevens 2014-10-25

    This is one of the funniest movies ever. Why not release this on DVD? MORE>

  • Viva

    Stam 2011-02-27

    There are so many fine movies that seem to have fallen through the cracks (sometimes due to copyright ownership). "Viva Max!" is one of them.... MORE>