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In the Army Now (1994)

PG | | Comedy, War | 12 August 1994 (USA)
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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.

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Bones and Jack are two guys with very little going right in their lives. The two decide to join the Army as part of the water purification team and eventually find themselves on the front lines in the conflict between the northern African countries of Chad and Libya. The two men, along with a few companions, have it upon themselves to save the day in combat, something they know little about. Written by Anonymous

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Sleep tight, America! The safety of the free world rests in his hands!

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Comedy | War

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Rated PG for some war action, mild language and comic sensuality | See all certifications »

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You're in the Army Now  »

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$28,864,707 (USA)
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The video game Bones is playing in the opening sequence is "Return Fire" for the 3DO. See more »

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When Jack pours the group's first glass of purified water, the glass of water changes between shots. See more »

Quotes

Bones: I've seen lots of camel toes before, but never on a camel!
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Referenced in Pauly Shore Is Dead (2003) See more »

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World of Swirl
Written by Billy Gibbons
Performed by ZZ Top
Courtesy of the RCA Records Label of BMG Music
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It's sweet
11 December 2000 | by (California) – See all my reviews

I really don't understand why everyone puts down Pauly Shore. I've loved him since I saw him on MTV. I used to have some of his standup on tape and that was some funny s**t. I think he's a really funny guy and a great screen presence.

In the Army Now is a super funny movie, mostly due to Pauly, but Andy Dick, Lori Petty and David Allen Grier are great also. It's difficult for me to put my finger on why I like this movie so much, but watching it makes me feel good, and that's all I care about.


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