EAN-139780800107079   EAN-13 barcode 9780800107079
Product NameStripes [VHS]
CategoryElectronics / Photography: A/V Media: Movie
Amazon.comA Buy on Amazon ~ 6302800412
Price New2.85 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Price Used0.75 US Dollars    (curriencies)
RatingR - Restricted
IMDbIMDb Link     tt0083131
Run Time106 minutes
CastBill Murray, Harold Ramis, John Candy, P.J. Soles, Warren Oates
DirectorIvan Reitman
Run Time106 minutes
BindingVHS Tape
Release Year1981
FormatClosed-captioned, Color, NTSC
Run Time106 minutes
Long DescriptionBill Murray was heading toward a career peak on the back of comedies such as this one from 1981, the second film in his ongoing collaboration with director Ivan Reitman (the two went on to make Ghostbusters). Murray plays a chronic loser who joins the army and fails to find a fan for his ironic sensibilities in his by-the-book sergeant (Warren Oates). When push comes to shove, however, the smirking hero takes charge of his ragtag unit and turns them into fighting machines, albeit to the rhythm of hit songs by Manfred Mann and Sly Stone. The film is occasionally funny, but it mostly plays like any one of a dozen underachieving comedies featuring players from Saturday Night Live and SCTV. --Tom Keogh
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