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Viva Max (1969)

G
93 min | Comedy

When his girlfriend tells him that his men wouldn't follow him to a house of ill repute, Maximilian Rodrigues De Santos, a General in the Mexican Army, decides to perform some great act of heroism. He takes his men over the border into ...See moreWhen his girlfriend tells him that his men wouldn't follow him to a house of ill repute, Maximilian Rodrigues De Santos, 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. Written by John Vogel See less
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Jim Lehrer (novel "Viva Max") (as James Lehrer) | Elliott Baker (screenplay)
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Updated Dec 31, 1969

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Dec 1969 (United States)

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Peter Ustinov
General Maximilian Rodrigues De Santos General Maximilian Rodrigues De Santos   See fewer
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Pamela Tiffin
Paula Whitland Paula Whitland   See fewer
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Jonathan Winters
General Billy Joe Hallson General Billy Joe Hallson   See fewer
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John Astin
Sergeant Valdez Sergeant Valdez   See fewer
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Keenan Wynn
General Lacomber General Lacomber   See fewer
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Harry Morgan
Chief of Police Sylvester Chief of Police Sylvester   See fewer
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Kenneth Mars
Dr. Sam Gillison Dr. Sam Gillison   See fewer
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Ann Morgan Guilbert
Edna Miller Edna Miller   See fewer
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Bill McCutcheon
Desmond Miller Desmond Miller   See fewer
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Gino Conforti
Contreras Contreras   See fewer
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Larry Hankin
Romero Romero   See fewer
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Paul Sand
Moreno Moreno   See fewer
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Don Diamond
Hernandez Hernandez   See fewer
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Jack Colvin
Garcia Garcia   See fewer
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Jessica Myerson
Mrs. Dodd Mrs. Dodd   See fewer
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Ted Gehring
Customs Guard Collins Customs Guard Collins   See fewer
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Jim B. Smith
Customs Guard Michaels Customs Guard Michaels   See fewer
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Eldon Quick
Quincy Quincy   See fewer
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Jack Wakefield
Policeman Milton Policeman Milton   See fewer
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Glenn Tucker
Captain Harris Captain Harris   See fewer
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Les Brandt
Sentry Bus Driver Sentry Bus Driver   See fewer
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Rex Fennel
Helicopter Pilot (uncredited) Helicopter Pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Douglas Hare
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6.1 / 10 | 405 votes