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G.I. Jane (1997)

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A female Senator succeeds in enrolling a woman into Combined Reconnaissance Team training where everyone expects her to fail.

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... Jordan O'Neill
... Master Chief John James Urgayle
... Lillian DeHaven
... Royce
... Theodore Hayes (as Daniel Von Bargen)
... Chief of Staff
... Instructor Pyro
... Instructor Johns
... Cortez
... McCool
... Flea
... Slovnik
... Wickwire
... Newberry
Stephen Ramsey ... Stamm
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When a crusading chairperson of the military budget committee pressures the would be Navy secretary to begin full gender integration of the service, he offers the chance for a test case for a female trainee in the US Navy's elite SEAL/C.R.T. selection program. LT. Jordan O'Neill is given the assignment, but no one expects her to succeed in an inhumanly punishing regime that has a standard 60% dropout rate for men. However, O'Neill is determined to prove everyone wrong. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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Lieutenant Jordan O'Neil wanted to join in, everybody else what's her to fail See more »

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Action | Drama | War

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Rated R for language and combat violence | See all certifications »

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22 August 1997 (USA)  »

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A Matter of Honor  »

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Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,094,241, 24 August 1997, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$48,169,156

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$97,169,156
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In the bar there are two girls named Thelma and Louise, a reference to Thelma & Louise (1991), also directed by Ridley Scott. See more »

Goofs

At the start of training, the troops are standing at attention (around 18 minutes in) and are given the command "Stand Easy". Before troops can stand easy, they must be standing at ease. See more »

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Master Chief John Urgayle: Sergeant Cortez, however *brief* your stint with this command might be, there are two words you *will* learn to put together: Team-Mate.
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Referenced in Ugly Americans: G.I. Twayne (2011) See more »

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Dimples
Written by John Lee Hooker and James Bracken
Performed by John Lee Hooker
Courtesy of Vee-Jay Ltd. Partnership
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18 May 2002 | by See all my reviews

I ignored this on it's release and caught flashes of it during it's run on HBO, there were some exciting action sequences and amazing glimpses into the hell that SEAL training requires, but somehow I just couldnt put all the pieces together. It didnt make sense.....until now. I finally watched this movie in it's entirety last night and I am hooked. Whether the film misses the target on it's "statement" is not the point. It's just a good flick. Demi Moore pulls off the roll in convincing style and Viggo Mortenson has his best part as the Master Chief of the SEAL training unit. They have this crazy dynamic between themselves that finally unfolds at the ending, leaving you wishing for just a little more. Solid action film with a great support cast and a perfectly despicable villain played to the hilt by Anne Bancroft as a Senator who compromises GI Jane for her own political gain. Well, at least she tries. I think Demi Moore is one of the most underappreciated talents in recent memory. She has this unique combination of hardass determination and sensitivity that is rare. 9/10


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