Stripes

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"The story of a man who wanted to keep the world safe for democracy...and meet girls."
  • R
  • 1981
  • 1 hr 46 min
  • 6.9  (65,762)
  • 68

This movie starts with the character John Winger losing his job, girlfriend, apartment and his car all in one day. He convinces his friend Russell Ziskey to join him at the Army Recruiting Office, and they were quickly off to basic training. Through the loss of their bumbling drill sergeant, this team of misfits manages to overcome and persevere. Through all of the hilarity that Murray has to offer, the story sends them on a mission to organize themselves for graduation ceremonies. Showing up in the nick of time, the non-uniformed troop performs a perfect performance for the crowd and the pleasure of the General. He is so pleased with the fortitude of the troop that he sends them on a mission to Italy, where they continue to carry on their non-military style of getting things done. However, this group of misfits once again puts themselves into unfortunate but hilarious situations and eventually ends up crossing borders into the wrong country. Having to escape their captors and make it back to the United States alive, it takes all of the troop working together to get them out of their predicament.

Stripes
Stripes (Clean Trailer)
Stripes (Clean Trailer)

Trailer - 2 min 8 sec

Stripes
Stripes

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Description
This movie starts with the character John Winger losing his job, girlfriend, apartment and his car all in one day. He convinces his friend Russell Ziskey to join him at the Army Recruiting Office, and they were quickly off to basic training. Through the loss of their bumbling drill sergeant, this team of misfits manages to overcome and persevere. Through all of the hilarity that Murray has to offer, the story sends them on a mission to organize themselves for graduation ceremonies. Showing up in the nick of time, the non-uniformed troop performs a perfect performance for the crowd and the pleasure of the General. He is so pleased with the fortitude of the troop that he sends them on a mission to Italy, where they continue to carry on their non-military style of getting things done.

However, this group of misfits once again puts themselves into unfortunate but hilarious situations and eventually ends up crossing borders into the wrong country. Having to escape their captors and make it back to the United States alive, it takes all of the troop working together to get them out of their predicament.

Stripes is a 1981 action movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 46 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.9 and a MetaScore of 68.

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  • Release Date
    1981
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 46 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.9  (65,762)
  • Metascore
    68