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John Lennon stars in his first film performance in this hilariously surreal collage of battle footage and one-liners lampooning the absurdity of the war. Michael Crawford also stars. The feature has been remastered for this DVD release with supervision from Richard Lester (Director), and John Victor-Smith (Editor). Now you can bring home John Lennon's only non-Beatles performance in a feature film.
I admit I bought this to add to my John Lennon memorabilia. If you pay attention to the dialogue and like Monty Python humor you will enjoy this movie.Published 3 months ago by Pat Engesser
Definitely not enough Lennon to suit my needs but the movie is quite different ( in an odd strange way ). A must have for any true Lennon or Beatle fan.Published 17 months ago by Gizmoe
"How I Won The War" satirizes the idiocy of war and all films of the war genre. Although this film does not have the pointed-impact of "All Quiet On The Western... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Edward J. Moriarty
Pathetic attempt at satire. Incomprehensible dialogue. At total mess of a movie. A few Brits might be able to enjoy it but I think even they would need to be stonedPublished 18 months ago by edstrelow do not buy This app does not open videos on Kindle Fire. The developer is lying and should not be allowed in the store.
How I Won The War is a great addition to any Beatles movie collection. It a good movie because this movie is made after the Beatles last concert in Candlestick Park in San... Read morePublished on April 24, 2013 by Redfox
My brother has been trying to get this movie to play on an American DVD for years. Now he has it and loves it (more so that he's a Lennon fan, not so much that it's a great... Read morePublished on March 5, 2013 by Debra A. Bitting
I even bought the book this movie was based on. I was not interested in entertainment values (soul mulch) as in an idea; American GREATNESS IS LARGELY AN EXCUSE FOR STILL MOPPING... Read morePublished on February 19, 2013 by Bruce P. Barten
how I won the war is a funny movie,with John Lennon[Beatles]and Michael Crawford[frank Spencer]making fun of army life.I don't know ..its not Monty pythonPublished on April 10, 2012 by Samuel Scullion
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Thank you for this and your other posts about this "HIWTW" DVD-R nonsense. I was planning to buy this until I saw your comments (I had somehow overlooked the mention of the DVD-R aspect). I went to Amazon UK to see if perhaps there was a different edition available there. It... Read More
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