R | | Comedy, War
Two friends who are dissatisfied with their jobs decide to join the army for a bit of fun.
In the final homecoming scene at the airport, although it is not mentioned, Cpl. Tyson (listed in credits as Stillman's Aide) has been promoted and is wearing the three stripes of a sergeant.
I'm Captain Hollister, Special Operations Group. Who are you?
John Winger: I'm Major Dodge.
Captain Hollister: Captain DeSoto.
John Winger: Pleasure to meet you, Hollister. Heard a lot about you.
Captain Hollister: Well, I never heard any of you. And you're not on my roster.
John Winger: That's just the way we like to keep ...
After the platoon arrives in Italy, stage lights can be seen in the barrack window's reflection.
Four actors with the first name "John", are listed back -to-back in the final credits: John Candy, John Larroquette, John Voldstad and John Diehl.
For the extended DVD release, the German version was completely redubbed.
English, Russian, Polish
$6,130,197 (USA) (28 June 1981)