The Americanization of Emily (1964)

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During the build-up to D-Day in 1944, the British found their island hosting many thousands of American soldiers who were "oversexed, overpaid, and over here". That's Charlie Madison exactly; he knows all the angles to make life as smooth and risk-free as possible for himself. But things become complicated when he falls for an English woman, and his commanding officer's nervous breakdown leads to Charlie being sent on a senseless and dangerous mission.

Rotten Tomatoes: Fresh 100% / Audience 81%

Rated Unrated,  1 hr 55 mins

GENRES
Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION
Arthur Hiller
CAST
James Garner  •  Julie Andrews  •  Melvyn Douglas  •  James Coburn

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CAST & CHARACTERS
James Garner Lt. Cmdr. Charles Edward Madison
Julie Andrews Emily Barham
Melvyn Douglas Adm. William Jessup
James Coburn Lt. Cmdr. Paul 'Bus' Cummings
Joyce Grenfell Mrs. Barham
Edward Binns Adm. Thomas Healy
Liz Fraser Sheila
Keenan Wynn Old Sailor
William Windom Capt. Harry Spaulding
Alan Sues Petty Officer Enright
Judy Carne 2nd 'Nameless Broad'
Sharon Tate Beautiful Girl (uncredited)