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When fluffy, bubble gum movie star Megan Valentine suddenly finds herself broke and humiliated in the public eye, she wanders from the wreckage of a car accident and witlessly enlists in the U.S. Army hoping in vain that it will change her life.

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When fluffy, bubble gum movie star Megan Valentine suddenly finds herself broke and humiliated in the public eye, she wanders from the wreckage of a car accident and witlessly enlists in the U.S. Army hoping in vain that it will change her life.

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content including references, and some drug material | See all certifications »
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7 November 2008 (Bulgaria)  »

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Private Valentine: Blonde & Dangerous  »

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Was a #1 hit at the box office in Russia. See more »

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Valentine is shown making up her bunk with proper corners. Later her bunk is shown messed up again, while all the other bunks are made up properly. See more »

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References Driving Miss Daisy (1989) See more »

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Meant To Fly
Written by Gaby Moreno, Michael Maida, Chantal Kreviazuk
Performed by Gaby Moreno
Published by Sony/ATV Harmony/Silverlight Music Publishing(ASCAP),Sony/ATV Tunes LLC(ASCAP)o/b/o Sony/ATV Music Publishing Canada/Under Zenith Music Inc.(SOCAN),S
ony/ATV Tunes LLC(ASCAP)o/b/o Sony/ATV Music Publishing Canada/ Neverwouldathot Music(SOCAN)
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24 February 2010 | by (Richardson, TX) – See all my reviews

OK, I'll admit, I found myself thinking of "Private Benjamin" with Goldie Hawn when I saw this movie on the shelf at Blockbuster. I rented it on a whim, though, with a free coupon, and I'm glad I did. I thought the movie was really hilarious. Jessica Simpson's character is a spoiled movie actress who suddenly finds herself down on her luck when her movie bombs, her boyfriend turns out to be gay, and her accountant has been robbing her blind. The last straw comes when she crashes her car, and she winds up in front of an army recruitment office. She joins on a whim, expecting star treatment, and gets far from it. She winds up getting a real wakeup call, including the usual "sabotage scene" and distrust parts throughout. You might like this movie if you like the stars and comedy movies. I did. It features the motif of a character maturing, and she does.

** 1/2 out of ****


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