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The Best Military Comedies Of All Time

List Rules
Any film from any genre which could be classified as a military comedy.
Sometimes a serious subject needs a little comedy...
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  • Stripes
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    Bill Murray, Harold Ramis, Warren Oates
    • Released: 1981
    • Directed by: Ivan Reitman
  • MASH
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    Robert Duvall, Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould
    • Released: 1970
    • Directed by: Robert Altman
  • Down Periscope
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    Kelsey Grammer, William H. Macy, Lauren Holly
    • Released: 1996
    • Directed by: David S. Ward
  • Kelly's Heroes
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    Clint Eastwood, Telly Savalas, Don Rickles
    • Released: 1970
    • Directed by: Brian G. Hutton
  • Good Morning, Vietnam
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    Robin Williams, Forest Whitaker, Tung Thanh Tran
    • Released: 1987
    • Directed by: Barry Levinson
  • Major Payne
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    Damon Wayans, Michael Ironside, William Hickey
    • Released: 1995
    • Directed by: Nick Castle
  • Operation Petticoat
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    Cary Grant, Tony Curtis, Dina Merrill
    • Released: 1959
    • Directed by: Blake Edwards
  • Mister Roberts
    8
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    Henry Fonda, Jack Lemmon, James Cagney
    • Released: 1955
    • Directed by: John Ford, Mervyn LeRoy
  • Tropic Thunder
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    Tom Cruise, Robert Downey Jr., Matthew McConaughey
    • Released: 2008
    • Directed by: Ben Stiller
  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
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    • Released: 1964
    • Directed by: Stanley Kubrick
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  • Father Goose
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    Cary Grant, Leslie Caron, Trevor Howard
    • Released: 1964
    • Directed by: Ralph Nelson
  • Hot Shots!
    12
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    Charlie Sheen, Kristy Swanson, Cary Elwes
    • Released: 1991
    • Directed by: Jim Abrahams
  • Forrest Gump
    13
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    Tom Hanks, Sally Field, Robin Wright
    • Released: 1994
    • Directed by: Robert Zemeckis
  • Sgt. Bilko
    14
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    Steve Martin, Dan Aykroyd, Phil Hartman
    • Released: 1996
    • Directed by: Jonathan Lynn
  • Renaissance Man
    15
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    Danny DeVito, Ed Begley, Jr.
    • Released: 1994
    • Directed by: Penny Marshall
  • Catch-22
    16
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    Alan Arkin, Martin Balsam, Richard Benjamin
    • Released: 1970
    • Directed by: Mike Nichols
  • The Great Dictator
    17
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    Charlie Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Jack Oakie
    • Released: 1940
    • Directed by: Charlie Chaplin
  • Buck Privates
    18
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    Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, The Andrews Sisters
    • Released: 1941
    • Directed by: Arthur Lubin
  • Biloxi Blues
    19
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    Matthew Broderick, David Schwimmer, Penelope Ann Miller
    • Released: 1988
    • Directed by: Mike Nichols
  • Hot Shots! Part Deux
    20
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    Charlie Sheen, Lloyd Bridges, Miguel Ferrer
    • Released: 1993
    • Directed by: Jim Abrahams
  • I Was a Male War Bride
    21
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    Cary Grant, Ann Sheridan, Marion Marshall
    • Released: 1949
    • Directed by: Howard Hawks
  • 1941
    22
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    John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Lorraine Gary
    • Released: 1979
    • Directed by: Steven Spielberg
  • The Last Detail
    23
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    Jack Nicholson, Otis Young, Randy Quaid
    • Released: 1973
    • Directed by: Hal Ashby
  • Operation Dumbo Drop
    24
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    Danny Glover, Ray Liotta, Denis Leary
    • Released: 1995
    • Directed by: Simon Wincer
  • Private Benjamin
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    Goldie Hawn, Eileen Brennan, Armand Assante
    • Released: 1980
    • Directed by: Howard Zieff