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Sgt. Bilko (1996)

 -  Comedy  -  29 March 1996 (USA)
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This movie is a remake of the hit series which starred, Phil Silvers as Sgt. Bilko. In this movie, Bilko runs the motor pool and has all sorts of scams going on like gambling, renting out ... See full summary »

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This movie is a remake of the hit series which starred, Phil Silvers as Sgt. Bilko. In this movie, Bilko runs the motor pool and has all sorts of scams going on like gambling, renting out military vehicles, and so on, which are all violations. However, his commanding officer, Colonel Hall overlooks them, cause he is more concerned about his future, cause a lot of bases are being closed, and the inspector, Major Thorn was on the verge of doing that. But when he heard that Bilko was on the base, he turned into a mad dog. It seems that Thorn was a "thorn" in Bilko's side many years ago but through a series of misunderstandings, Thorn was accused of carrying out or being the brains behind one of Bilko's schemes, he would be sent to Greenland and his career has not gone as he hoped it would and now wants revenge on Bilko. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.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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Budget:

$39,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

£1,003,400 (UK) (19 April 1996)
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Trivia

The "super control fire elevator" board is actually a 2400 baud internal modem without the mounting brace. See more »

Goofs

The Fort Baxter radio station's call sign is allowed to start with a W, even though Kansas is west of the Mississippi, because the boundary line was once farther west and stations did not have to be renamed when it was moved. WIBW and WREN are real-life stations in Topeka, Kansas. See more »

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Major Thorn: [Oster and Monday have been investigating Bilko] Nothing? You found nothing?
Lt. Monday: Every ounce of my training tells me he's hiding something.
Lt. Oster: It seems like every time we're about to get our hands on something...
Lt. Monday: It dissolves.
Major Thorn: I know. It's like trying to nail Jell-O to the wall!
Lt. Monday: No... it's like watching a magician.
Lt. Oster: He's got you watching his left hand...
Lt. Monday: And his right hand keeps pulling rabbits.
Major Thorn: Well, then lets tie his hands.
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"The filmmakers gratefully acknowledge the total lack of cooperation from the United States Army." See more »

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Referenced in Blue Murder: Crisis Management (2007) See more »

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Bad Habits
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Performed by David Lee Roth
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Very Funny Movie
10 July 2001 | by (Pennsylvania) – See all my reviews

I thought that this movie was very funny, though somewhat on the pointless side. Good choice of actors, and the music was fairly good, and i'm not sure why i didn't hear about it until last year. The acting was exceptional, and the plot also exceptional, and i say that overall i think that it was a good movie, worthy of being watched more then once.


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