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Major Payne (1995)

PG-13 | | Adventure, Comedy | 24 March 1995 (USA)
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Major Benson Winifred Payne is being discharged from the Marines. Payne is a killin' machine, but the wars of the world are no longer fought on the battlefield. A career Marine, he has no ... See full summary »

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Col. Braggart
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Major Benson Winifred Payne is being discharged from the Marines. Payne is a killin' machine, but the wars of the world are no longer fought on the battlefield. A career Marine, he has no idea what to do as a civilian, so his commander finds him a job - commanding officer of a local school's JROTC program, a bunch or ragtag losers with no hope. Using such teaching tools as live grenades and real bullets, Payne starts to instill the corp with some hope. But when Payne is recalled to fight in Bosnia, will he leave the corp that has just started to believe in him, or will he find out that killin' ain't much of a livin'? Written by Michael Silva <silvamd@cleo.bc.edu>

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He's looking for a few good men... or a few guys old enough to shave.

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Adventure | Comedy

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Rated PG-13 for some crude humor and behavior | See all certifications »

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24 March 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Auf Kriegsfuß mit Major Payne  »

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$29,412,050 (USA)
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Trivia

Major Payne quotes 9 separate rhymes which are:
  • Love my barracks night and day, Won't complain That's where I'll stay


  • Got no worry, got no stress! 'Cause we feel good in a dress.


  • Major Payne's a major diss. He makes us squat when we piss.


  • Got no worries, got no care. I'm just a bald headed son of a bitch without hair.


  • One! Don't you feel dumb. Two! Look at you.


  • Hey Dunn you missed all the fun. Fe-Fi-Fo-Fum. What beanstalk you fall from?


  • Don't push the "maybes", baby.


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Goofs

When the cadet in the lunch room passes out, he (and all the cadets) are wearing blue/grey uniforms. When they awaken the cadet in the next scene outside, they are all wearing camouflage. See more »

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Major Payne: Ain't no need for name-callin'!
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References Cool Hand Luke (1967) See more »

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Bad To The Bone
Written and performed by George Thorogood
Courtesy of EMI Records
under license from CEMA Special Markets
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Seriously Funny
20 January 2004 | by See all my reviews

This was a truly fun movie. Being x-military myself I thought this was a great movie. I laughed all the way through from start to finish. The shooting of the bogyman through the closet door was priceless. The story of the "Little Engine That Could" was great. I hope that a sequel will be made where they have the blind guy and his Seeing Eye dog. That will be funny stuff.


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