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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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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: The desert sun certainly has an adverse effect on chocolate milk.
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Referenced in How I Met Your Mother: Duel Citizenship (2009) See more »

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Jim gave a final good performance but this isn't as good as the other movies.
26 August 2010 | by (Zephyrhills FL) – See all my reviews

I've always have loved Jim Varney's movies. He was a great actor and one of my heroes and he did good with the character of Ernest. I bought this movie on DVD at Downtown Disney and watched it. I thought that Jim gave a good performance and the plot seemed good but it didn't seem as good as the other Ernest films which I think what the problem was with this one was that they edited too much of Jim's scenes in this movie because I think during the production of this one was when he was starting to get sick with the cancer. Some of the movie was funny and it was pretty cool to see John R. Cherry III act as Ernest's buddy Ben but all in all it just didn't seem to fit the other Ernest movies in my opinion but Jim Varney did a good job playing Ernest one last time. R.I.P. JIM VARNEY 1949-2000! MY HERO!


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