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G.I. Jane (1997)

A female Senator succeeds in enrolling a woman into Combined Reconnaissance Team training where everyone expects her to fail.

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When a crusading chairperson of the military budget committee pressures the would be Navy secretary to begin full gender integration of the service, he offers the chance for a test case for a female trainee in the US Navy's elite SEAL/C.R.T. selection program. LT. Jordan O'Neill is given the assignment, but no one expects her to succeed in an inhumanly punishing regime that has a standard 60% dropout rate for men. However, O'Neill is determined to prove everyone wrong. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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Lieutenant Jordan O'Neil wanted to join in, everybody else what's her to fail See more »

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Action | Drama | War

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Rated R for language and combat violence | See all certifications »

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22 August 1997 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,094,241, 24 August 1997, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$48,169,156

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$97,169,156
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Ridley Scott's brother Tony Scott supplied some footage of submarines left over from his film Crimson Tide (1995). See more »

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The trainees are part of a Combined Reconnaissance Team (CRT); hence, the training is not identical to Navy SEAL training, as it combines elements from all the branches. See more »

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[after O'Neill saves his life in combat]
Master Chief John Urgayle: I'll never live this one down.
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Written by Steve Earle
Produced by Trevor Horn
Performed by The Pretenders
Courtesy of Warner Music U.K. Ltd./
Warner Bros. Records Inc.
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Unbelievable ideological movie
26 June 2000 | by See all my reviews

It's easy to film a star faking the Navy Seal training. The key line of the movie is uttered by Demi Moore when she is beaten to a bloody pulp by Master Chief in training while the rest of the trainees watch. She gets up and spits out "suck my dick" thereby claiming a virtual penis so that she can offer the ultimate insult to Master Chief and become an honorary male to the cheers of the men. At no point does the movie ever deal with the way men would really react to a good looking woman in their midst while undergoing a trial which most of them fail in real life. This is feminist propaganda turned into sensational Hollywood entertainment that belies the truth and turns GI Jane into a another racist she male who can gun down expendable lesser breeds such as Arabs with the best of them on their secret mission to Libya.


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