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Stripes Movie

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Summary

A classic 80’s movie; John Winger is a man who finds himself at the bottom of his life. Now, he thinks that he has found the answer to all his problems: the US Army.

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Plot

At the beginning of Stripes we have John Winger, a man who loses everything: his job, his girlfriend and a sense of purpose. Suddenly, a solution appears in front of him: to join the US Army in order to obtain a job and meet girls.

However, he is not alone in the movie Stripes. He will manage to convince his friend, Russell Ziskey to join him in his crazy scheme. After all, what do they have to lose

Cast

John Winger - Bill Murray
Russell Ziskey - Harold Ramis
Sgt. Hulka - Warren Oates
Stella Hansen - P.J. Soles
Louise Cooper - Sean Young

Trivia

The original name for the film Stripes was “Cheech and Chong Join the Army.”

Stripes was the last film in which actor Robert J. Wilke appeared.

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80's Film Facts:

The Movie Stripes was released to theatres on 06/26/1981 by Sony, and grossed $85,300,000 at the box office in the US.


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