Major Benson Winifred Payne is being discharged from the Marines. Payne is a killin' machine, but the wars of the world are no longer fought on the battlefield. A career Marine, he has no idea what to do as a civilian, so his commander finds him a job - commanding officer of a local school's JROTC program, a bunch or ragtag losers with no hope. Using such teaching tools as live grenades and real bullets, Payne starts to instill the Corps with some hope. But when Payne is recalled to fight in Bosnia, will he leave the Corps that has just started to believe in him, or will he find out that killin' ain't much of a livin'?
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Welcome to the House of Payne.
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24 March 1995 (USA)
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Opening Weekend USA: $7,011,225,
26 March 1995, Wide Release
Gross USA: $29,412,050
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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The trailer for this movie contains a clip from a deleted scene in which Major Payne, to rouse the cadets for reveille, holds a cigarette lighter under the barracks' sprinkler system. The sprinklers kick in, soaking everybody while Payne struts among the bunks in full rain-gear. "RISE AND SHINE, PUKES!" See more
The cadets should be in Class B attire: army green slacks, black shoes, shirt unbuttoned at the top or with neck tie, and army garrison cap or depending on the time of year, class A which includes all of above with the class A coat rather than wearing their BDU (battle dress uniform). However, it should be noted that many private institutions do not use issue JROTC uniforms, and instead opt to wear a uniform distinctive to their school. See more
Let's go, let's go, giddyup, let's ride!
[Makes whipcrack noise
What happened to knocking first, Dotson?
You assholes don't need to worry about that.
Written by Otis Redding
Performed by Aretha Franklin
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
by arrangement with Warner Special Products See more