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Weekend Warriors (1986)

In 1961, with war looming in Berlin, an Air National Guard unit of actors, journalists and studio personnel is up for military academy consideration.

Director:

Bert Convy

Writers:

Bruce Belland (story and screenplay), Roy M. Rogosin (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chris Lemmon ... Vince Tucker
Lloyd Bridges ... Col. Archer
Vic Tayback ... Sgt. Burdge
Graham Jarvis ... Congressman Balljoy
Brian Bradley Brian Bradley ... Seacomb
Alan Campbell Alan Campbell ... Duckworth
Marty Cohen Marty Cohen ... Decola
Daniel Greene ... McCracken
Art Kimbro Art Kimbro ... Izzy
Matt McCoy ... Ames
Jeff Meyer Jeff Meyer ... Dawson
Frank Mugavero Frank Mugavero ... Barker
Juney Smith ... Ain't
Tom Villard ... Seblinsky
Camille Saviola ... Betty Beep
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Storyline

In 1961, with war looming in Berlin, an Air National Guard unit of actors, journalists and studio personnel is up for military academy consideration.

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Taglines:

The Platoon That Loves To Party!

Genres:

Action | Comedy | Music

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Goofs

Throughout the movie, the characters call Burdge "sergeant" or "sarge". Burdge is a Chief Master Sgt (E-9) and should have been called either "Chief" or "Chief Burdge" as Air Force protocol dictates. No officer or enlisted person would ever refer to a Chief as "sarge" or "sergeant" See more »

Quotes

Decola: This woman has twin sons and they've got mouths like sailors. They're always swearin', always swearin'. She can't take it anymore. One night she says to her husband, "If these kids swear one more time... I'm gonna punch 'em out". He says, "Hey, go ahead and do what you're gonna do, they're your kids." So the next morning, the two twins come down for breakfast. She says to the first twin, "What'd you want for breakfast?" Kid says, "Umm... I'll have some fucking pancakes". BOOM! She hits him. He ...
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Soundtracks

Tossin' and Turnin'
Composed by Malou Rene and Ritchie Adams
Performed by Bobby Lewis
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Laugh your prop off
5 June 2002 | by axrauppSee all my reviews

I saw this while in a Taiwan hotel and had to phone down to the desk for the name.

This is pretty much a typical comedy romp through the Air Force Reserves, similar to Police Academy, and it is funny. A great party movie, this film has a lot of great gags.

It's not the greatest film ever to be produced, but it's simple and fun.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

October 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hollywood Air Force See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$351,623

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$351,623
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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