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McHale's Navy (1997)

PG | | Action, Comedy | 18 April 1997 (USA)
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Retired Lieutenant Commander Quinton McHale spends his days puttering around the Caribbean in the old PT-73 selling homebrew, ice cream, and swimsuit calendars. He's brought out of ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Lt. Cmdr. Quinton McHale
... Capt. Wallace B. Binghampton
... Lt. Penelope Carpenter
... Ensign Charles Parker
... Maj. Vladikov
... Cobra
... Virgil
... Happy
... Gruber
... Christy
Henry Cho ... Willie
Anthony Jesse Cruz ... Roberto Valenzuela
Honorato Magaloni ... Castro
Guillermo Ríos ... Jose
Eduardo López Rojas ... Gonzales (as Eduardo Lopez Rojas)
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Retired Lieutenant Commander Quinton McHale spends his days puttering around the Caribbean in the old PT-73 selling homebrew, ice cream, and swimsuit calendars. He's brought out of retirement when his old nemesis turned the second best terrorist in the world, Major Vladikov, takes over the island of San Moreno and starts building a nuclear launch silo on it. With help from his old crew and hindrances from Captain Wallace B. Binghampton, who sank a cruise liner a while back, McHale tries to put Vladikov out of business. Written by Jeff Cross <blackjac_1998@yahoo.com>

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Dare to rock the boat. See more »

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Action | Comedy

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Rated PG for action/violence, mild language and innuendos | See all certifications »

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18 April 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Gyagyások serege  »

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$31,190,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,128,565, 20 April 1997, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$4,529,843, 25 May 1997
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McHale wears a cap showing the "USS Alaska" in the final chase scene. The USS Alaska has been several ships. During WWII the Alaska was a heavy cruiser. At the time of the movie it is an Ohio class ballistic missile submarine commissioned in 1986 and currently in service. See more »

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McHale's dress uniform is missing his Command at Sea Pin. Command at Sea Pin is wore by Navy officers who are in command of a sea going vessel See more »

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Lt. Cmdr. Quinton McHale: What a dick!
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References The Love Boat (1977) See more »

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Rockin' on The Real
Written by Richard Rudolph (as Richard Rudolph), Michael Sembello
Performed by BoBo Yama who appears courtesy of BelloRu Productions
Courtesy of Rudolph Productions
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stop over analyzing
4 January 2009 | by See all my reviews

The acting isn't the best and the story line is pretty stupid but it's a fun movie. Don't over analyze it because it's supposed to be a funny and retarded movie.

Why else would Tom Arnold be in it? lol

If you are a serious or uptight person who only appreciates high budget awarded winning films than don't bother watching it. On the other hand, if you are like me and enjoy watching all types of movies from low budget yet entertaining disasters to box office hits than you would probably enjoy this movie.

I love Tim Curry as Vladikov. He is a great actor and always does extremely funny roles.

I love this movie.It was extremely cheesy but it is so entertaining. When ever I want a good laugh this is one of the films I watch.


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