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She's in the Army Now (1981)

Unrated | | Comedy | TV Movie 15 May 1981
Akin to Private Benjamin, this comedy deals with the tough life of female army recruits going through basic training. Through their training they come to realize that there is more to being... See full summary »

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... Pvt. Cass Donner
... Pvt. Rita Jennings
Susan Blanchard ... Pvt. Virginia Marshall
... Pvt. Sylvie Knoll
... Pvt. Yvette Rios
... Sgt Reed
... Sgt. Barnes
... Virgil Knoll (as Robert Peirce)
Barbara Lynn Block ... Joanne
... Nick Donato (as Rocky Bauer)
Douglas Dirkson ... Sgt. King
Damita Jo Freeman ... Tina
Susan Barnes ... Grace
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Akin to Private Benjamin, this comedy deals with the tough life of female army recruits going through basic training. Through their training they come to realize that there is more to being tough than having muscles. Written by Fryingham

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The Army will never be the same!

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ON TOP OF SPAGHETTI
Lyrics by Tom Glazer
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Is this film over yet?
5 October 2002 | by See all my reviews

I can only recommend this to a die-hard Melanie Griffith fan. To anybody else who wants to see female recruits in basic training, go find Private Benjamin (1980) with Goldie Hawn instead. This is a rather boring account of a couple of young women doing seven weeks in an army camp. I've done basic training myself and it wasn't a holiday home like the one they seem to have in the US. Doing push-ups and practicing at a fire range, is that all? If you want a better account of army life, rent Kubrick's Full Metal Jacket (1987).


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