Jun 26, 1981 · Directed by Ivan Reitman. With Bill Murray, John Candy, Harold Ramis, Warren Oates. Two friends who are dissatisfied with their jobs decide to join the army for a bit of fun.
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Stripes is a 1981 American war comedy film directed by Ivan Reitman and starring Bill Murray, Harold Ramis, Warren Oates, P. J. Soles, Sean Young, and John Candy. Several actors including John Larroquette, John Diehl, Conrad Dunn, and Judge Reinhold were featured in their first significant film roles.
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Stripes is a classic Bill Murray film that showcases his irreverent humor and brilliant comedic talent. Directed by Ivan Reitman, this ‘80s screwball comedy follows a group of misfits that must ...
John and Russell find basic training a snap: they are arrested twice, have endless run-ins with their drill sergeant (Warren Oates) and get into a big mess at a female mud-wrestling match. They...
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Released June 25th, 1981, 'Stripes' stars Bill Murray, Harold Ramis, Warren Oates, P.J. Soles The R movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 46 min, and received a user score of 66 (out of 100) on TMDb,...
- HAROLD RAMIS AND COLUMBIA PICTURES DID NOT WANT HAROLD RAMIS IN THE MOVIE. With the knowledge that the studio didn’t want him, and more comfortable with writing at that point than with acting, Ramis was reluctant to play Russell.
- BILL MURRAY AND P.J. SOLES DID BOOT CAMP FOR THREE DAYS. Both John Winger and Stella initially planned to wake up at 0500 and jog with real soldiers for two weeks.
- THEY FILMED THE SPATULA SCENE AT 3 A.M. It was improvised by Murray.
- THE DEFENSE DEPARTMENT LIKED THE SCRIPT. So they gave the crew a ton of access, including allowing Ivan Reitman and company to shoot in Fort Knox and letting real troops play extras.
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