The Second Civil War (1997) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Second Civil War (1997)




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This made-for-cable black comedy centers on Jim Farley, the governor of Idaho in a future United States. Defying the President, Farley decides to shut down the borders of his state to keep new immigrants out. He gets some help from some zealots in militias.

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Beau Bridges
as Gov. Farley
James Coburn
as Jack Buchan
Phil Hartman
as President
Dan Hedaya
as Mel Burgess
Elizabeth Peña
as Christina Fernandez
Denis Leary
as Vinnie Franco
Ron Perlman
as Alan Manieski
Joanna Cassidy
as Helena Newman
Kevin Dunn
as Jimmy Cannon
Brian Keith
as General Buford
Kevin McCarthy
as Chief of Staff
Dick Miller
as Eddie O'Neill
William Schallert
as Secretary of Defense
Jerry Hardin
as Col. McNally
Larry Jenkins
as Kenya Nkomo
Ben Masters
as Matthew Langford
Roger Corman
as Sandy Collins
Rance Howard
as Arnold Toomey Jr.
Anthony Lee
as Steven Kingsley
Andrew Hill Newman
as Chris Vincent
Neil Roberts
as Tony Phillips
Hank Stratton
as Blaine Gorman
Alexandra Wilson
as Caroline Dawes
Scott Atkinson
as Young Militia Man
Belinda Belaski
as Graphic Designer
Eve Brenner
as Elderly Militia Woman
Jordan Bridges
as Farley's Aide
Jennifer Carlson
as NewsNet Assistant
Melissa Chan
as Mary Anne Wong
Florinel Fatulescu
as Romanian Chauffeur
Leah Gale
as White House Reporter
Juan García
as Chauffeur Raul
Chalo Gonzalez
as Old Mexican
Nathaniel Goodman
as Christina's Cameraman
Richard Gross
as Militia Leader
Paul Guyot
as NewsNet Technician No. 3
Stogie Kenyatta
as Firing Squad Officer
Terry Knight
as Boise Reporter
Jim Lau
as Chinese Congressman
Sean Lawlor
as Brendan
Dana Lee
as Chinese Colonel
Ming Lo
as Simultaneous Translator
Shelley Malil
as Congressman Singh
Christine Jane Newman
as Militia Child
Peter Radon
as National Guardsman
Jit Sarkar
as Chauffeur Najib
William Schenker
as Chauffeur Vaclav
Darrel Van Leer
as Mohammed Amin
Jodi Verdu
as NewsNet Technician No. 1
James C. Victor
as Mutinous Sergeant
John Wesley
as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs
Jeffrey Wetzel
as Technical Director
Lily Wong
as Chinese Interpreter
Jamison Yang
as NewsNet Technician No. 2
Richard Yniguez
as Javier Clark
John Zipperer
as Rebellious Soldier
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After the Trump administration, what's unbelievable about a moron in the Oval Office? After the Capitol Insurrection, what's crazy about a Second Civil War?

June 30, 2021 | Full Review…

The news is fleeting and so is politics and that's exactly what's portrayed here.

September 1, 2006 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

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