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In the Army Now (1994)

 -  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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12 August 1994 (USA)  »

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You're in the Army Now  »

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$28,864,707 (USA)
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Trivia

At the time this movie was filmed, actual Water Purification Specialists completed their training course in Fort Lee, Virginia not Fort Sill, Oklahoma. In addition the United States Air Force water purification specialists complete their training course at Sheppard AFB in Wichita Falls which is actually about 30 miles from Ft. Sill, Oklahoma. In addition the Army spends 4 weeks there. See more »

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During the airstrike, two aircraft are show flying in, an F-14 and an F-111 but only the F-111 is shown bombing the scud site. See more »

Quotes

Sgt. Ladd: This is exactly like practice, except this is a real live grenade. You will do exactly as you have been trained.
Bones: Yes, Drill Seargent!
Sgt. Ladd: When I give the command to execute, you will drop the pin and throw the grenade.
Bones: Yes, Drill Seargent!
Sgt. Ladd: Drop the pin, throw the grenade!
Bones: Yes, Drill Seargent!
Sgt. Ladd: Execute.
Bones: [Drops grenade and throws pin]
Sgt. Ladd: Move it!
Bones: Thank you, Drill Seargent, you saved my life. I owe you one.
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Features Return Fire (1994) See more »

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Stars & Stripes Forever
Written by John Philip Sousa (as John P. Sousa)
Courtesy of Associated Production 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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