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Lawrence Bassoff (written by)
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Release Date:
1988 (Peru) See more »
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Tagline:
72 Hours of liberty to forget everything the navy taught them
Plot:
Three rookie sailors who have just completed basic training are out on their first weekend pass. As they hit one bar after another, they soon forget everything the Navy ever taught them. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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D.W. Brown ... Paul Fricker
Peter Ellenstein ... Lester Gidley

Patrick Houser ... Webster Adams

Chip McAllister ... Bunker Hill
Pamela Kay Davis ... Tina Wells (as Pamela G. Kay)

Hilary Shepard ... Cindy Hazard (as Hilary Shapiro)

Graem McGavin ... Tawny Ryatt
Daureen Collodel ... Heidi Henderson
Annette Sinclair ... Maxine

Grand L. Bush ... Bertram
Sara Costa ... Tuesday Del Mundo
Valerie McIntosh ... Etta
Cheryl Song ... Chop Suzi
Peter Bailey-Britton ... Henri
Teddy Wilson ... Nat (as Theodore Wilson)
Bunny Summers ... Sadie

Phil Hartman ... Joe Chicago
Tony DeLia ... Tony Twan

Lynne Marie Stewart ... Sookie Lane (as Lynne Stewart)
John Graves ... Chainsaw Comedian
Mona Charles ... Roberta

Debra Christofferson ... Candy (as Debbie Christoffersen)
Joan Dykman ... Pickles
Kirk Calloway ... Squeenie

Henry G. Sanders ... Officer Henry

Anthony Pena ... Officer Anthony (as Anthony Penya)
Jacqueline Jacobs ... Shady Lady
Ashley St. Jon ... Xylene B-12
Helen Crookes ... Party Hearty Dancer (as Helen E. Crookes)
Juliet Laurel ... Party Hearty Dancer
Nancy Smawley ... Party Hearty Dancer (as Nancy Smalley)
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Directed by
Lawrence Bassoff 
 
Writing credits
Lawrence Bassoff (written by)

Mark Tenser  story (uncredited)

Produced by
Michael D. Castle .... co-producer
Marilyn Jacobs Tenser .... producer
Mark Tenser .... executive producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
John Baer 
 
Cinematography by
Bryan England (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Harry B. Miller III 
 
Casting by
Tom Stockfisch 
 
Art Direction by
Ivo Cristante  (as Ivo G. Cristante)
 
Set Decoration by
Julie Kaye Fanton  (as Julie Kaye Towery)
 
Costume Design by
Ellen Shanahan  (as Ellen Rome Shanahan)
 
Makeup Department
Christa Reusch .... assistant makeup artist
Windy Tamkin .... makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Dan Dugan .... first assistant director
Steven J. Wolfe .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Randy Dusay .... set assistant
Budd Lewis .... storyboard artist
Mark Luine .... assistant property master
Tom O'Brien .... set carpenter
Ben Parsons .... construction coordinator
Randy Ser .... property master
Sarah Burdick Stone .... graphic artist (as Sarah Burdick)
Brian E. West .... set assistant
 
Sound Department
Rick Kline .... sound re-recording mixer
Robert J. Litt .... sound re-recording mixer
Patrushkha Mierzwa .... boom operator
Rodger Pardee .... sound editor
Elliot Tyson .... sound re-recording mixer
Mark Ulano .... sound mixer
David Wild .... sound editor
Jay Wilkinson .... sound editor
 
Stunts
John Sistrunk .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Anthony J. Bledsoe .... first assistant camera
Richard Crommett .... electrician
Glen Enzen .... generator operator (as Glenn Enzen)
Tony Friedkin .... still photographer
Scott Kaye .... best boy electrician
Frank Krejsa .... grip
William Manning .... key grip (as William T. Manning)
Paul McIlvaine .... second assistant camera
Alan Rich .... best boy grip
James R. Tynes .... gaffer (as Jim Tynes)
Jack Wallner .... electrician
Gregory Peters .... electrician (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Judy Chaikin .... comedian casting
Marie Maldonado .... casting associate
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Gayle Galli .... assistant wardrobe
 
Editorial Department
David Fechtor .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Patrice Aliño .... choreographer
Marc S. Fischer .... production auditor
Veronica Flynn .... script supervisor
Christopher Gaw .... production assistant
Mark Karen .... production assistant
Stephen Lillis .... location manager
Daniel Marc .... production assistant
Lynette Prucha .... production coordinator
Bill Schultz .... production assistant
Anne Schumacher .... aerobics coordinator
Kaori Terri Takakuwa .... production secretary
Gabriella Young .... extras coordinator (as Gabriella B. Young)
 

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Runtime:
88 min
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Certification:
Iceland:12 | Portugal:M/12 | UK:18 (video rating) | USA:R

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Trivia:
The Battleship shown on the DVD menu is the U.S.S. Wisconsin (BB-64).See more »
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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
An Understated Charm, 8 August 2011
Author: BloodTheTelepathicDog from north dakota

This isn't that good of a movie but it has a mysterious charm working for it that I can't quite put my finger on. I don't know, but I think it has something to do with the camaraderie of the four sailors. As a military veteran, I found the friendships fun and engaging. Where else can four completely different guys strike up such a bond outside of the military?

This film focuses on four sailors fresh from boot camp who have a weekend pass in LA before they head their separate ways, various specialized schools. LA is the former haunt of Spencer and Bunker Hill (Chip McAllester) who have dames from their past they're eager to meet while nerd Lester has a phone number of his commander's niece and Fricker (D.W. Brown) has a spot lined up at a prestigious LA comedy club. They each have their missions but Lester's is the only one that proves fruitful, however, each sailor finds romance in the arms of a woman they weren't expecting.

STORY: $$ (The story really is a letdown. It really isn't the story as much as the filler that hinders the viewing experience. The director gives FAR too much time to dance choreography, tossing in some lame mime shows, aerobics workouts and a spandex-clad dance climax. However, despite the emphasis on dancing, the love story of Bunker Hill and his aerobics instructor sustains interest as does Spencer's fling with college chum Hilary Shepard, who doesn't quite live up to his fantasy--she's too Hollywood for his tastes. Fricker's lead up to his comedy routine could have used some work as could Lester's set-up with the commander's niece (Graem McGavin).

ACTING: $$$ (For a 1980s comedy that featured a bunch of lesser names, the acting wasn't that bad. D.W. Brown and Chip McAllester shine. You'll feel for Brown's Fricker whose main ambition is to be a great standup comic but he just doesn't have it. His failure, however, leads to a romance with the cute Daureen Collodel, who, just like Fricker, was a bomb on the stage at the comedy club. McAllester is solid as Bunker Hill who returns to his old stomping grounds--and all black neighborhood--with his three white sailor chums. Some ethnic jokes ensue. Hilary Shepard gives a quality performance as Spencer's object of lust who cares for nothing but her own image. She gives the best line in the film when she agrees to bed Spencer but only under her rules--mechanical appliance necessary. She tells Spencers that conventional sex went out with bell bottom pants. Graem McGavin gives a sensitive performance as the sheepish girl that Lester dates).

NUDITY: $$$$ (There are your typical strip club nude scenes supplied by "actresses" early in the film as the sailors first destination is eats and titillation. Later on Hilary "The Body" Shepard disrobes for a bath but gets rebuked by Spencer. Buxom little Graem McGavin isn't as obliging in this film as she was in MY TUTOR).

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