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Major Payne (1995)

A recently discharged Major, finds himself commanding a group of mismatched Cadets.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Lt. Col. Stone
Scott Bigelow ...
Huge Biker
Joseph Blaire ...
Cadet Bryan (as Joda Blare-Hershman)
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Peyton Chesson-Fohl ...
Stephen Coleman ...
Mark Conway ...
Police Sergeant
David DeHart ...
Wellington Cadet Captain
Joshua Todd Diveley ...
New Cadet
Robert Faraoni Jr. ...
Smart Ass Soldier
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Lt. Wiseman
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Ross Bickell ...
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 Corps with some hope. But when Payne is recalled to fight in Bosnia, will he leave the Corps 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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Rated PG-13 for some crude humor and behavior | See all certifications »

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24 March 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Майор Пейн  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,011,225, 26 March 1995, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$29,412,050
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Trivia

Filmed at the same location as the 1991 film "Toy Soldiers". See more »

Goofs

In the courtyard cut scene, after Payne throws the grenade on the obstacle course, you can see the cadets in their dresses before they are ever put in dresses by Payne. See more »

Quotes

Kevin 'Tiger' Dunn: Major Payne! I have to go to the bathroom.
Major Payne: You hold it, turd!
Kevin 'Tiger' Dunn: I can't!
Major Payne: You hold it or else I'll break it off and kick it around on the ground!
[Later]
Kevin 'Tiger' Dunn: Major Payne!
Major Payne: What, boy? WHAT? WHAT? WHAT?
Kevin 'Tiger' Dunn: I had an accident.
[He had peed down the front of his pants]
Major Payne: You nasty little worm. Go change your Huggies, boy!
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Referenced in Your Studio and You (1995) See more »

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Pop That Coochie
Written by Luther Campbell (as L. Campbell), Mr. Mixx (as D. Hobbs), Brother Marquis (as M. Ross), Fresh Kid Ice (as C. Wong Won)
Performed by 2 Live Crew
Courtesy of Luke Records, Inc.
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This one's a keeper...
22 January 2006 | by See all my reviews

Very rarely do I see a movie that makes me laugh out loud, much less one that makes me REALLY want to buy it. This was one of those rare times. This is the kind of movie that you tell your friends they just HAVE to see, and HAVE to buy to watch over and over.

I was an ROTC student in high school, and while it's not even remotely as melodramatic as this movie, the drill team scene at the end brought back fond memories (yup, we really did cool drills like that)...

Damon Wayans is just...damn, he's funny. The one-liners he delivers, and the way he delivers them, is too much. I'd love to see the blooper reel. If the movie was that funny, the bloopers would probably make you pee on yourself.

It's funny, funny, funny.


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