A private applies to be a test subject for the military's new chemical weapons program. After many tests he decides to use his knowledge on chemical warfare to rob banks. He will need a partner, though.

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Dusty
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A private applies to be a test subject for the military's new chemical weapons program. After many tests he decides to use his knowledge on chemical warfare to rob banks. He will need a partner, though.

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The most hilarious military farce since M*A*S*H! See more »

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You Can Do It Without the Army
Music by George Barrie
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Original and hysterical history.
18 December 2002 | by (south carolina) – See all my reviews

I disagree with mister Atwood, the movie was blackly funny and I am sure close to someone's home. One of the few things Clinton did well (or at least in his Presidency) was uncover government secrets and reveal them. This was just ahead of its time.

Harry G and Elliot scene where they trying to carry on a conversation while being tested is very funny as well as other scenes.


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