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Ernest in the Army (1998)

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Ernest joins the Army reserves so he can drive the bigrigs, but ends up being sent into combat!

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Pvt. Ernest P. Worrell / Army Captain / Arab on Quicksand
Hayley Tyson ...
David Müller ...
Col. Bradley Pierre Gullet (as David Muller)
Christo Davids ...
Jeffrey Pillars ...
Gen. Rodney Lincoln (as Jeff Pillars)
Duke Ernsberger ...
Ivan Lucas ...
John R. Cherry III ...
St. Ben Kovsky, aka 'Sarge' (as John Cherry)
Peter Butler ...
Farouk Valley-Omar ...
Kibee (as Farouk Valley Omar)
Josh Cherry ...
Amanda Wilson ...
Tony Hawes ...
Gavin Barfield ...
David Trengrove ...
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Ernest P. Worrell is now in the military as a soldier. Once he begins, him and his team investigates a dictator who was responsible for the wars in the nearly village. Suddenly, Ernest finds a lost boy and has to keep him safe until his father recovers. Written by Bash

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America's Hero is Finally Back in Camp!

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Rated PG for mild innuendo and comic action | See all certifications »

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24 February 1998 (USA)  »

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Ernest Vai ao Exército  »

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Jim Varney's final appearance as Ernest P. Worrell. See more »

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Ernest P. Worrell: Poisoned barbed wire. A feeble attempt to frighten lesser minds.
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References Ernest Goes to Jail (1990) See more »

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Ernest joins the Army... and the Army will never be the same!
24 September 1999 | by (London) – See all my reviews

Ten hut! Jim Varney is one of the finest comedic actors of this (or any other) generation. And not since 'Ernest Rides Again' have his gifts been as prevalent as they are in 'Ernest in the Army.' In it, Ernest plays a bumbling recruit who ends up on the front lines. The movie's biting social criticisms and dead-on satire of the 'military code' makes one laugh and think at the same time. EITA is another coup for Varney and director John Cherry, who need not be ashamed for never directing anything but Ernest movies. Don't miss this gem.


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