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Military Academy (2007)
"Kein Bund fürs Leben" (original title)

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Basti, doesn't want to go to the Bundeswehr and writes a denial. But as his mate who fancies Basti's girlfriend "forgets" to send the denial Basti is taken in by the Bundeswehr- What seemed to be a nightmare soon becomes a funny adventure.

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Cast

Credited cast:
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Sebastian 'Basti' Lämmle
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Thorsten Schleifer
Oona-Devi Liebich ...
Unteroffizier Jana Rothe
Axel Stein ...
Ufo
Jan Henrik Stahlberg ...
Oberfeldwebel Keller
Christian Sengewald ...
Justus von Bülow
Till Trenkel ...
Uwe 'Zonko' Zonkowitz
Ronald Nitschke ...
Major Hauptmann
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Nefzat Akinci
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Gregory Ridgeley
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Norman
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Michael Brandner ...
Musterungsarzt
Michael Dorn
Jean-Luc Julien ...
US Soldier (voice)
Sonya Kraus ...
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Basti, doesn't want to go to the Bundeswehr and writes a denial. But as his mate who fancies Basti's girlfriend "forgets" to send the denial Basti is taken in by the Bundeswehr- What seemed to be a nightmare soon becomes a funny adventure.

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Die Stube 54 - Bundeswehrkomödie  »

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When Schleifer enters the girls' accommodation, you can see that there's a long corridor both ways. But when Schleifer and Basti leave the room through the windows, they immediately reach a corner at the building. See more »

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Spoofs Spartacus (1960) See more »

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Soleado
Written by Ciro Dammicco
Performed by Franz Dinda, Christian Sengewald, Florian Lukas, Ronald Nitschke and Axel Stein.
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3 September 2007 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

This is one typical German comedy movie. Some losers are called for military service and after committing any possible mistake they could find are caught in the need to win a manouver against the superior American army.

Of course the plot is kind of superficial, the character's development is simple and the humor is not challenging either. But no matter what there are a lot of good jokes and I was laughing almost the entire movie.

Also don't expect this to reflect a correct image of the usual military service in Germany. This is nowhere near reality but since the movie doesn't raise this claim anywhere..who cares?

So after all I say: Great movie to send your intelligence on vacation, catch a few friends and few beers and just have a good time.


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