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Major Movie Star (2008)

PG-13  |   |  Adventure, Comedy, Drama  |  7 November 2008 (Bulgaria)
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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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The Few. The Proud. The Blonde. See more »

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Adventure | Comedy | Drama | War

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content including references, and some drug material | See all certifications »
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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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Spoofs Apocalypse Now (1979) See more »

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Back At My Place
Written by Wade Tonken and Scott P. Schreer
Published by Freeplaymusic(BMI)
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Predictable, easygoing comedy
29 May 2009 | by See all my reviews

I have to admit that I was drawn to "Major Movie Star" AKA "Private Valentine" mostly for the chance of seeing Jessica Simpson's fit body in a military uniform. The film itself is a predictable but painless affair. There are the expected "fish out of water" gags, the expected "rivalries that turn to friendships", and the expected "life lessons". Few of the gags show any notable wit. The film also feels prolonged, and is less raunchy than I would have preferred (some catfights are teased....but never occur). Jessica Simpson is probably one of the best things in the film. She often looks radiant, and has a million dollar smile. Of course she's basically playing herself, so no great acting stretches there! In the supporting cast, two women stand out: Olesya Rulin, who makes her nerdy character genuinely likable, and Cheri Oteri, as the toughest of the new recruits (she was actually a former sergeant who left the army but regretted it). For a comedy that's so predictable and tame, this one passes the time easily enough. ** out of 4.


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