PG | | Comedy
Sgt. Bilko is a well-liked conman in charge of the army base's motor pool, developing a hover tank and unofficially of gambling etc. One man hates Bilko and he's coming to inspect the base for possible closure.
Star Phil Hartman used to regularly impersonate Paul Ford who was the original Colonel John T. Hall on television Sgt. Bilko skits, and even used the impression during his Saturday Night Live (1975) audition. Despite that, he was deemed too young looking to play Colonel Hall in this cinema movie, Col. Hall was in the end cast with actor-comedian Dan Aykroyd.
Luis Clemente. This guy is smart, very smart, he has an IQ.
When Bilko is playing craps in Vegas, several times he shakes the dice with both hands, holds them away from the table, and then throws them. This would never be permitted in a real casino.
"The filmmakers gratefully acknowledge the total lack of cooperation from the United States Army."
$8,110,080 31 March 1996