War is Heck

Military comedies
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MASH (1970)
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The staff of a Korean War field hospital use humor and hijinks to keep their sanity in the face of the horror of war. (116 mins.)
Director: Robert Altman
 
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Catch-22 (1970)
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A man is trying desperately to be certified insane during World War II, so he can stop flying missions. (122 mins.)
Director: Mike Nichols
 
3.
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
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An insane general triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a war room full of politicians and generals frantically try to stop. (95 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
 
4.
The Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming (1966)
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Without hostile intent, a Soviet sub runs aground off New England. Men are sent for a boat, but many villagers go into a tizzy, risking bloodshed. (126 mins.)
Director: Norman Jewison
 
5.
Jackboots on Whitehall (2010)
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A satirical alternative history of World War II where the Nazis seize London and England must band together to prevent a full on invasion. (91 mins.)
 
6.
Stripes (1981)
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Two friends who are dissatisfied with their jobs decide to join the army for a bit of fun. (106 mins.)
Director: Ivan Reitman
 
7.
Private Benjamin (1980)
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A sheltered young high society woman joins the United States Army on a whim and finds herself in a more difficult situation than she ever expected. (109 mins.)
Director: Howard Zieff
 
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Biloxi Blues (1988)
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A group of young recruits go through boot camp during the Second World War in Biloxi Mississippi. From the play by Neil Simon. (106 mins.)
Director: Mike Nichols
 
9.
Renaissance Man (1994)
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A down-on-his-luck businessman desperately takes the only job offered - a teacher in the U.S. Army.... (128 mins.)
Director: Penny Marshall
 
10.
Blackadder Goes Forth (1989 TV Series)
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Stuck in the middle of World War I, Captain Edmund Blackadder does his best to escape the banality of the war. (175 mins.)
 
11.
Air America (1990)
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A young pilot finds himself recruited unwittingly into a covert and corrupt CIA airlift organization operating in Vietnam War Era Laos. (113 mins.)
 
12.
Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)
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An unorthodox and irreverent DJ begins to shake up things when he is assigned to the U.S. Armed Services Radio station in Vietnam. (121 mins.)
Director: Barry Levinson
 
13.
1941 (1979)
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Hysterical Californians prepare for a Japanese invasion in the days after Pearl Harbor. (118 mins.)
 
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Operation Petticoat (1959)
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World War 2 comedy about a submarine commander who finds himself stuck with a decrepit (and pink) sub, a con-man executive officer and a group of army nurses. (124 mins.)
Director: Blake Edwards
 
15.
No Time for Sergeants (1958)
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Will Stockdale is a country bumpkin drafted into the Air Force and too dumb to realize he's driving everyone around him crazy -- no one more than Sgt. King. (119 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
 
16.
F Troop (1965 TV Series)
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The misadventures of the staff and neighbors of a remote US Army outpost in the Wild West. (30 mins.)
 
17.
The Sad Sack (1957)
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Private Meredith Bixby is so out of step in the Army that his six weeks of planned basic training has now stretched to 17 months... (98 mins.)
Director: George Marshall
 
18.
Never Wave at a WAC (1953)
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A divorced socialite decides to join the Army because she hopes it will enable her to see more of her boyfriend... (87 mins.)
 
19.
This Is the Army (1943)
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In WWI dancer Jerry Jones stages an all-soldier show on Broadway, called Yip Yip Yaphank. Wounded in the war... (121 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
20.
The Private Navy of Sgt. O'Farrell (1968)
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Sgt. O'Farrell an Army soldier on an island in the South Pacific during World War II is trying to bring... (92 mins.)
Director: Frank Tashlin
 
21.
The WAC from Walla Walla (1952)
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(83 mins.)
Director: William Witney
 
22.
In the Army Now (1994)
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Two misguided youths join the reserves to make some money for their entrepreneurial dreams. No sooner than they finish basic training are they called up to do their part to save the free world. (91 mins.)
 
23.
At War with the Army (1950)
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Alvin Corwin is low man on the totem pole, and goes from one mishap to another at an army training camp in World War II. (93 mins.)
Director: Hal Walker
 
24.
Fearless Fagan (1952)
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A man brings his devoted pet with him when he is drafted into the army. The pet happens to be an adult lion, named Fearless Fagan. Based on a true story. (79 mins.)
Director: Stanley Donen