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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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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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Action | Comedy

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

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Gyagyások serege  »

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$31,190,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

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$4,368,453 (USA) (16 May 1997)
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Tim Curry's line of "Hello boy!" is often used in various representations of Peter Pan. Curry himself played Hook in Fox's Peter Pan and the Pirates for 46 episodes! See more »

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When Parker poses as Castro, McHale asks the officer for his clothes. The man puts his cigar in his mouth and does it again in the next shot. See more »

Quotes

Capt. Wallace B. Binghampton: Did we wake you up?
Willie: No sir, we've been up since the crack of noon.
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The House Is Rockin'
Written by Stevie Ray Vaughan, Doyle Bramhall
Performed by The Brian Setzer Orchestra (as Brian Setzer Orchestra)
Courtesy of Interscope Records
By arrangement with Universal Music Special Markets
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stop over analyzing
4 January 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The acting isn't the best and the story line is pretty stupid but it's a fun movie. Don't over analyze it because it's supposed to be a funny and retarded movie.

Why else would Tom Arnold be in it? lol

If you are a serious or uptight person who only appreciates high budget awarded winning films than don't bother watching it. On the other hand, if you are like me and enjoy watching all types of movies from low budget yet entertaining disasters to box office hits than you would probably enjoy this movie.

I love Tim Curry as Vladikov. He is a great actor and always does extremely funny roles.

I love this movie.It was extremely cheesy but it is so entertaining. When ever I want a good laugh this is one of the films I watch.


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