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McHale's Navy

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Mchale's Navy (Movie - 1997)

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Tom Arnold, Tim Curry, Dean Stockwell

We gave it an F

Casting Steve Martin as Sgt. Bilko in McHale’s Navy was one thing. Casting Tom Arnold as Bilko wannabe Quinton McHale is admitting defeat. And Arnold is hardly the worst thing about this rudderless action comedy, which attempts to outdo its boob-tube origins with a cartoonish terrorist villain (Tim Curry), an equally caricatured CO (Dean Stockwell), and lots of stuff blowing up. But if you’re thinking these former TV characters will look better on the small screen — think again. F

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