Major Payne

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"He's looking for a few good men... or a few guys old enough to shave."
  • PG-13
  • 1995
  • 1 hr 35 min
  • 6.3  (31,135)
  • 34

Major Payne considers himself a tough-guy or a solider which to be reckoned. He is floored when he is not considered for a promotion in the service. He is subsequently told that it is his time to go. He pleads with his Commander: surely there must be another military campaign somewhere else. The commanding officer simply tells Payne that there are no campaigns; and he (Payne) has done enough. We next see Payne back in the civilian lifestyle. Here he is naturally unemployed at first. He attempts to become part of the police force; however, his luck runs thin when he becomes too obsessed with a training simulation. He literally goes to town attacking another person playing the role of the bad guy. After his unsuccessful try for the police, an old acquaintance places him in a position as Officer in Charge of a junior ROTC training academy. The school is a private academy located in Virginia. This again is not the best job for Payne. In order to appreciate “Major Payne”, the renter needs to appreciate militaristic-style humor. The plot of this film is one which a good many movie buffs are familiar. The film makes a joke about strict drill instructors that make a practice of putting their naïve recruits to the test. The headmaster of the school, played by William Hickey, infers to Payne that the recruits in the academy are without question naïve. To drive the point home, the recruits are even uniformed in green. The headmaster lives in his own world

Major Payne
Major Payne
Major Payne

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Major Payne considers himself a tough-guy or a solider which to be reckoned. He is floored when he is not considered for a promotion in the service. He is subsequently told that it is his time to go. He pleads with his Commander: surely there must be another military campaign somewhere else. The commanding officer simply tells Payne that there are no campaigns; and he (Payne) has done enough.

We next see Payne back in the civilian lifestyle. Here he is naturally unemployed at first. He attempts to become part of the police force; however, his luck runs thin when he becomes too obsessed with a training simulation. He literally goes to town attacking another person playing the role of the bad guy.

After his unsuccessful try for the police, an old acquaintance places him in a position as Officer in Charge of a junior ROTC training academy. The school is a private academy located in Virginia. This again is not the best job for Payne.

In order to appreciate “Major Payne”, the renter needs to appreciate militaristic-style humor. The plot of this film is one which a good many movie buffs are familiar. The film makes a joke about strict drill instructors that make a practice of putting their naïve recruits to the test. The headmaster of the school, played by William Hickey, infers to Payne that the recruits in the academy are without question naïve. To drive the point home, the recruits are even uniformed in green. The headmaster lives in his own world

Major Payne is a 1995 adventure movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 35 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.3 and a MetaScore of 34.

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  • Release Date
    1995
  • MPAA Rating
    PG-13
  • Runtime
    1 hr 35 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.3  (31,135)
  • Metascore
    34