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Sgt. Bilko (1996)

PG | | Comedy | 29 March 1996 (USA)
Sgt. Bilko is in charge of the Motor Pool at an Army base. He's also a good-natured con man, providing gambling facilities for the soldiers on base. When an old enemy from his past shows up... See full summary »

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Sgt. Bilko is in charge of the Motor Pool at an Army base. He's also a good-natured con man, providing gambling facilities for the soldiers on base. When an old enemy from his past shows up to inspect his records and steal away his fianceé, Sgt. Bilko has to put his skills to creative use... Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>

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Rated PG for mild thematic elements and some language | See all certifications »

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29 March 1996 (USA)  »

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Sergeant Bilko  »

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$39,000,000 (estimated)

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$30,400,000 (USA)
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Trivia

The actors who played soldiers had real boot camp training by Captain Dale Dye. See more »

Goofs

In the final hover tank test, the shadow cast by the tank sometimes changes within the same shot. Specifically, when you see it come out of the water you can watch it move from the left side of the tank to the right. It obviously has something to do with the low special effects budget. See more »

Quotes

Master Sergeant Ernest G. Bilko: Hey, Paparelli, how are those tickets going for the Meet Stormin' Norman barbeque?
Paparelli: It's a sellout, Sarge.
Master Sergeant Ernest G. Bilko: Did you find a lookalike?
Paparelli: We found one.
Master Sergeant Ernest G. Bilko: Ahh. No wonder they call me a Master Sergeant.
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Crazy Credits

"The filmmakers gratefully acknowledge the total lack of cooperation from the United States Army." See more »


Soundtracks

Sometimes She Forgets
Written by Steve Earle
Performed by Travis Tritt
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records, Inc.
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Can't believe you guys rate this so low....it's FUNNY
4 March 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Yeah, I'm old enough to remember the TV show, and the Bilko character that endeared itself to TV fans, shines through one of the best comedians of this generation.

Nicely done, Steve! The plot? I read some comments criticizing the plot! Huh? This is COMEDY....it's meant to be fun, and in this case, to reminisce a bit. That's all this movie set out to do, and it accomplished it. 10 !


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