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Your Mother Wears Combat Boots (1989)

An overprotective single mother tries to stop her son joining the parachute unit by sending him to the college, fearful that he may end up his life like his father did. He secretly leaves ... See full summary »

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Barry Barnes
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An overprotective single mother tries to stop her son joining the parachute unit by sending him to the college, fearful that he may end up his life like his father did. He secretly leaves the college and joins the army, but the mother finds out and makes a bet with him that if she passes the basic training, he will leave the unit. Written by Mario

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27 March 1989 (USA)  »

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Mom's Army  »

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During the base run, many of those running are actual soldiers. Fort Benning actually had a base run especially for the movie and included many of the units stationed on the base. See more »

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Very funny

As one who spent 23 years in the army and three of those years as a drill sergeant, I found this movie very funny. While women have been in the military for years, none quite like this mother.


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