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In the Army Now (1994)

PG | | Comedy, War | 12 August 1994 (USA)
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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Rated PG for some war action, mild language and comic sensuality | See all certifications »

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According to an interview, the scar on the back of Pauly Shore's neck, which can be seen when he first encounters the female drill sergeant, occurred during filming when a shell casing from one of the firearms ejected and landed on his neck, burning him. See more »

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The snake encountered at the oasis appears to be an Indochinese spitting cobra (Naja siamensis), which is not native to Africa. See more »

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Jack: It's the ocean! it's the ocean!
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Is Pauley Shore Dead?
9 October 2006 | by See all my reviews

Whatever happened to Pauley Shore? I guess he's still around but you didn't hear much from him after this movie, which was a decent success. It was a surprisingly-good lightweight comedy with a bunch of likable goofs and weirdos from Glendale, California, and their adventures after they join the Army Reserves.

The language was pretty tame in here but there were a lot of sexual innuendos, too many for a PG rating but not surprising in a modern-day comedy. That comedy overall is good with some laugh-out-loud scenes.

Also, as with many films, the ending gets carried away. It was really dumb, but for most of this movie it was entertaining enough to certainly recommend if you need a laugh.


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