R | | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A criminal subculture operates among U.S. soldiers stationed in West Germany just before the fall of the Berlin wall.
The scene in the parking lot where Elwood is tasking Knoll with getting the food for the big cook, was filmed in the parking lot of the US Army Karlsruhe Shopping Center, part of Smiley Barracks and Paul Revere Village housing complex, which had ... ...
So how come they assigned you here?
Knoll: I put in for it. My fiancée is here on base, so we arranged for a transfer together.
Ray Elwood: Oh, how sweet. Who's she?
Knoll: Margolis, Carol-Anne. Private First Class.
Ray Elwood: You call her by her last name? What do you do, salute in ...
When the tank runs over the Volkswagen Beetle, you can see the cable holding it down so it doesn't get pushed along (it's painted to blend in with the road)
The end credits include the citation: 'The red cross emblem is an international symbol of neutral protection during armed conflicts, and its use is restricted by law. The purposes for which the red cross emblem is used by the characters in this film are clearly improper. The filmmakers wish to stress their support for proper use of the emblem, which has saved millions of lives throughout the world'.
£113,664 (UK) (20 July 2003)
$353,743 (USA) (28 September 2003)