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McHale's Navy (1997)

PG | | Action, Comedy | 18 April 1997 (USA)
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 »

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Gonzales (as Eduardo Lopez Rojas)
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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>

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

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Action | Comedy

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

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18 April 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Gyagyások serege  »

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$31,190,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$2,128,565 (USA) (20 April 1997)

Gross:

$4,529,843 (USA) (25 May 1997)
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Trivia

Jason Alexander turned down the role of Ensign Charles Parker, citing displeasure with the script. See more »

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When Vladikov's transmission is interrupted by McHale's comedy show, Vladikov's hair goes back and forth from slicked back to dry. See more »

Quotes

Lt. Penelope Carpenter: You know about the Navy's rules against fraternization among officers.
Lt. Cmdr. Quinton McHale: Well, I guess I'm retired again!
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Performed by The Brian Setzer Orchestra (as Brian Setzer Orchestra)
Courtesy of Hollywood Records, Inc.
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A movie well worth watching
22 March 2004 | by (Glendale, AZ) – See all my reviews

I know most people hate McHale's navy, but I really don't care. I thought it was pretty funny. Tim Curry was really good as the villain, Vladikov (the #2 best terrorist in the world). Bruce Campbell is pretty good. David Allen Grier was, as usual, great as Ens. Charles T. Parker.

I'd never seen the original series, but I'm glad that they had Ernest Borgnine, the original McHale, as Cobra.

And, last, but DEFFINITELY not least, Tom Arnold. I used to watch Roseanne, and always liked his obnoxious humor. It's even better in McHale's Navy. He's got some unique style, that guy.

Well, I've chatted long enough.

PS. Tim Curry and Tom Arnold had both been in an episode of Roseanne.


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