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Stripes
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Harold Ramis Harold Ramis
Russell
Warren Oates Warren Oates
Sgt. Hulka
P.J. Soles P.J. Soles
Stella
Sean Young Sean Young
Louise
John Larroquette John Larroquette
Capt. Stillman
John Voldstad John Voldstad
Stillman's Aide


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Len Blum Len Blum
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Eminently quotable "bloke movie"

6 years, 1 month ago at Oct 13 5:13
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"C'mon, it's Czechoslovakia. We zip in, we pick 'em up, we zip right out again. We're not going to Moscow. It's Czechoslovakia. It's like going into Wisconsin."

For fans of Bill Murray's brand of smartass humour (seen in Ghostbusters, Caddyshack, etc), Stripes is a must-watch. Additionally, if you're a fan of classic '80s comedies, you cannot afford to miss Stripes. Hell, if you hav... read more

A good movie

5 years, 5 months ago at Jun 22 11:55
3 votes
Since it is a classic comedy, I had some rather high expectations and it was indeed pretty good but it was still nothing mind-blowing. It is something I noticed witg those 80's classic comedies such as 'The Jerk', 'Animal House', 'Plane, trains and Automobiles', 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off' or 'Fast Times at Ridgemont High'. Everybody says they are awesome and hilarious but when I watch them, even t... read more
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Thanks to a run of bad luck and go-nowhere jobs, John convinces Russell to join the army so they can get in shape, likening it to a health spa. Once in boot camp, wiseguy John tangles with his by-the-book Sgt. and becomes the unofficial leader for his platoon, made up mostly of other misfits and assorted losers. After somehow making it through graduation, they are given a special assignment but, thanks to John's romantic interest in a pretty MPO, the other men wind up behind the Iron Curtain until John, Russell, their dates and Sgt. Hulka make a daring rescue attempt in explosive style.
Release date: 26 June 1981
UPC: 043396791695
Tags: Comedy (25), Military (11), War (9), 1980s (9), 1981 (7), Action (6), Cold War (4), Army (3), Guy Movie (2), Mud (2), Wager (1), Falling From Height (1), Luggage (1), Action (6) (1), Rescue (1), Bus Station (1), Top Secret (1), Nudity (1), Rated R (1), Mud Wrestling (1)
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