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Guy X (2005)

 -  Comedy | War  -  14 October 2005 (UK)
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A black comedy set in 1979, about a soldier mistakenly posted to an Arctic military base.

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A black comedy set in 1979, about a soldier mistakenly posted to an Arctic military base.

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Rated R for language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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While guarding the ammo dump, the rifles carried are clearly shown to be M16A2s. The US Army officially adopted the M16A2 as the general issue infantry rifle in 1985. While in service before this, it did not exist in any form of this shape in 1979. They would have been using one of several earlier rifles or SMGs instead. See more »

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Composed by Walter Jacobs and Lonnie Carter
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It ain't no M.A.S.H!
4 August 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is an interesting military comedy about a G.I. (Jason Biggs) who is misassigned to Greenland instead of Hawaii. What is even worse, it that he is supposed to be a Public Information Officer, and the CO (Jeremy Northam) wants a newspaper.

Being that I have been on remote bases (Hofn Iceland) and have also produced a base newspaper as an extra duty, it was of interest to me. The cinematography was outstanding, although it was actually Iceland in the film, not Greenland.

Biggs (American Pie), Northam (Gosford Park, Happy Texas), and Natascha McElhone (Solaris, Ronin) all gave good performance that kept you interested, but not completely satisfied. Biggs certainly enhanced his credibility as an actor in this film.

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