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#34913 Ranked Movie
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The Ugly American (1963)

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Action & Adventure Drama 19631h 55m

An intelligent, articulate scholar, Harrison MacWhite, survives a hostile Senate confirmation hearing at the hands of conservatives to become ambassador to Sarkan, a southeast Asian country where civil war threatens a tense peace. Despite his knowledge, once he's there, MacWhite sees only a dichotomy between the U.S. and Communism. He can't accept that anti-American sentiment might be a longing for self-determination and nationalism. So, he breaks from his friend Deong, a local opposition leader, ignores a foreman's advice about slowing the building of a road, and tries to muscle ahead. What price must the country and his friends pay for him to get some sense?The Ugly American featuring Marlon Brando and Eiji Okada is not currently available to stream, rent, or buy but you can add it to your want to see list for updates. It's an action & adventure and drama movie with an average IMDb audience rating of 6.6 (2,212 votes) and was well received by critics.

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#5555 Ranked in Action & Adventure Movies

#15816 Ranked in Drama Movies

The Ugly American has an average IMDb audience rating of 6.6 (2,212 votes) and was well received by critics. The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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An intelligent, articulate scholar, Harrison MacWhite, survives a hostile Senate confirmation hearing at the hands of conservatives to become ambassador to Sarkan, a southeast Asian country where civil war threatens a tense peace. Despite his knowledge, once he's there, MacWhite sees only a dichotomy between the U.S. and Communism. He can't accept that anti-American sentiment might be a longing for self-determination and nationalism. So, he breaks from his friend Deong, a local opposition leader, ignores a foreman's advice about slowing the building of a road, and tries to muscle ahead. What price must the country and his friends pay for him to get some sense?

Age rating: N/A
Runtime: 1h 55m

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Related Genres: Action & AdventureDrama
Related Tags: Political
Country of origin: America
Original Release Date: Apr 2, 1963