The Horizontal Lieutenant

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  • NR
  • 1962
  • 1 hr 30 min
  • 6.1  (343)

A fast-talking American officer, a wily Japanese holdout and a lot of nurses add up to fun and romance for The Horizontal Lieutenant. Honolulu, 1944. With World War II coming to a close, the American military in Hawaii plays softball and chases nurses. But intelligence officer Lt. Merle Wye (Jim Hutton) is tasked with capturing the infamous "Bottletop," a Japanese officer who has evaded capture. Bottletop continues to elude Wyle, until the American officer stages a musical show featuring Japanese prisoners of war, and the holdout cannot pass on the chance to show off his talent.

The Horizontal Lieutenant
The Horizontal Lieutenant

Trailer - 2 min 43 sec

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A fast-talking American officer, a wily Japanese holdout and a lot of nurses add up to fun and romance for The Horizontal Lieutenant. Honolulu, 1944. With World War II coming to a close, the American military in Hawaii plays softball and chases nurses. But intelligence officer Lt. Merle Wye (Jim Hutton) is tasked with capturing the infamous "Bottletop," a Japanese officer who has evaded capture. Bottletop continues to elude Wyle, until the American officer stages a musical show featuring Japanese prisoners of war, and the holdout cannot pass on the chance to show off his talent.

The Horizontal Lieutenant is a 1962 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 30 minutes. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.1.

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  • Release Date
    1962
  • MPAA Rating
    NR
  • Runtime
    1 hr 30 min
  • IMDB Rating
    6.1  (343)