MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 594 this week

McHale's Navy (1997)

 -  Action | Comedy  -  18 April 1997 (USA)
4.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.3/10 from 5,121 users  
Reviews: 36 user | 20 critic

Retired Lieutenant Commander Quinton McHale spends his days puttering around the Caribbean in the old PT-73 selling homebrew, ice cream, and swimsuit calendars. He's brought out of ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(story), (story), 1 more credit »
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

Alpha House Premieres Today

All ten episodes of the second season of "Alpha House" are available starting today. Watch them now, only on Prime Instant Video.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 27 titles
created 10 Feb 2012
 
a list of 34 titles
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 32 titles
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 39 titles
created 9 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "McHale's Navy" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: McHale's Navy (1997)

McHale's Navy (1997) on IMDb 4.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of McHale's Navy.

User Polls

1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Lt. Cmdr. Tom Dodge is assigned as Captain to the USS Stingray, an old diesel driven submarine that has seen better days. With a crew that consists only of weird guys (and a gal), he's ... See full summary »

Director: David S. Ward
Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Lauren Holly, Rob Schneider
Menno's Mind (1997)
Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Menno is a computer programmer at The Resort, an enormous funhouse where people can live out their fantasies in virtual reality. Feeding their personal data into a software program called ... See full summary »

Director: Jon Kroll
Stars: Billy Campbell, Stephanie Romanov, Corbin Bernsen
The Ice Rink (1998)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A film director tries to cope with his frantic producer, too-amorous actors, and a disaster-prone crew as he rushes to get his deeply symbolic hockey movie "Dolores" done in time for the ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Philippe Toussaint
Stars: Tom Novembre, Mireille Perrier, Dolores Chaplin
Running Time (1997)
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Running Time was filmed in black and white, in real time, and seemingly takes place in one continuous, fluid shot. It's a little like Hitchcock's "Rope," but it's on location! Carl, an ... See full summary »

Director: Josh Becker
Stars: Bruce Campbell, Jeremy Roberts, Anita Barone
Icebreaker (2000)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

At the the Killington ski resort something has gone awry. Evil terrorists led by the sinister Greig have taken the resort hostage with a stolen nuclear device. It's up to Ski Patrol bum Matt Foster to save the day... and his fiancé.

Director: David Giancola
Stars: Sean Astin, Bruce Campbell, Stacy Keach
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Reclusive vampires lounge in a lonely American town. They wear sun cream to protect themselves. A descendant of Van Helsing arrives with hilarious consequences.

Director: Anthony Hickox
Stars: David Carradine, Morgan Brittany, Bruce Campbell
Touch the Top of the World (TV Movie 2006)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The story of the first blind man ever to reach the top of Mount Everest.

Director: Peter Winther
Stars: Peter Facinelli, Jack Knight, Dawson Dunbar
Comedy | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

The crew of PT-73 are in trouble again when Ensign Parker is mistaken for a pilot and gets shanghied into the Air Force.

Director: Edward Montagne
Stars: Joe Flynn, Tim Conway, Bob Hastings
Going Back (1984)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

In 1964 two high school friends, Brice and Cleveland leave their suburban neighborhood in Michigan to spend the summer in the countryside before going off to college. They are befriended by... See full summary »

Director: Ron Teachworth
Stars: Bruce Campbell, Christopher Howe, Perry Mallette
Missing Links (TV Movie 1997)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Missing Links has been recorded as a pilot based on the mega hit movie Tin Cup starring Kevin Costner. This TV show stars Bruce Campbell as Ray, seen as the best golf player never to make ... See full summary »

Stars: Bruce Campbell, Louis Mandylor
Assault on Dome 4 (TV Movie 1996)
Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Low-budget Die Hard clone in which mad terrorist Alex Windham takes over a small scientific community on another planet and forces Dome 4's inhabitants to build him some bombs. Windham is ... See full summary »

Director: Gilbert Po
Stars: Joseph Culp, Bruce Campbell, Jocelyn Seagrave
Drugs (Video 2003)
Comedy | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

"Drugs", the second and long anticipated film in the "Sex, Drugs & Natalie Portman" film trilogy, follows the story of Ashley, an ex-nerd pill-popping virgin from Seattle. With hopeful news... See full summary »

Director: Chad Peter
Stars: Shayna Lanzo, Curtis Ellzey, Jeff Cowan
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
Lt. Penelope Carpenter
...
...
Maj. Vladikov
...
Cobra
...
...
Danton Stone ...
...
Henry Cho ...
Anthony Jesse Cruz ...
Roberto Valenzuela
Honorato Magaloni ...
Castro
Guillermo Ríos ...
Jose
Eduardo López Rojas ...
Gonzales (as Eduardo Lopez Rojas)
Edit

Storyline

Retired Lieutenant Commander Quinton McHale spends his days puttering around the Caribbean in the old PT-73 selling homebrew, ice cream, and swimsuit calendars. He's brought out of retirement when his old nemesis turned the second best terrorist in the world, Major Vladikov, takes over the island of San Moreno and starts building a nuclear launch silo on it. With help from his old crew and hindrances from Captain Wallace B. Binghampton, who sank a cruise liner a while back, McHale tries to put Vladikov out of business. Written by Jeff Cross <blackjac_1998@yahoo.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

He's Under Siege and Out-of-Control. See more »

Genres:

Action | Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for action/violence, mild language and innuendos | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

18 April 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Gyagyások serege  »

Box Office

Budget:

$31,190,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$2,128,565 (USA) (18 April 1997)

Gross:

$4,368,453 (USA) (16 May 1997)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

According to his book "If Chins Could Kill: Confessions of a B-Movie Actor", Bruce Campbell mentioned that McHale's crew were rarely given specific instructions in many scenes other than to follow Tom Arnold around. He and French Stewart were not given any direction at all for their sequence in the talent show, so they scripted out a vaudeville act using Naval and nautical terms all by themselves. Despite this, most of their sequence ended up playing in the background while the camera focused on Arnold and Debra Messing. See more »

Goofs

Virgil puts his cigar in his mouth before catching the ice cream from McHale, but in the next shot the cigar is in his hand. See more »

Quotes

Lt. Penelope Carpenter: Captain, with all due respect: Are you NUTS?
See more »

Connections

Follows Alcoa Premiere: Seven Against the Sea (1962) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Another TV show that was made into a movie that sucked!!avoid this movie!!OK for families if it's your kind of family film!!
10 October 1999 | by (VACAVILLE,CA,USA) – See all my reviews

This movie is based on the TV show by the same name . It has bad acting , bad plot , basically the whole movie needs some major help !!It was one of my least favorite movies on the big screen!!Overall, it is OK for families because it's rated PG!!If you like Tom Arnold a lot , you might like this move!!Otherwise this movie just plain sucked!!!Even the Brady Bunch movies were better than this stuff!!!Watch only if you are a fan of the TV show or of the movies main stars!!!


5 of 11 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Are You Kidding Me? marcus2minion
Worst Movie Ever? KaiserClub
Snow Shoes? budt3
Michael Winslow as Ensign Parker kbstn
Discuss McHale's Navy (1997) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?