About

A sheltered young high society woman joins the army on a whim and finds herself in a more difficult situation than she ever expected.

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Directed by

Howard Zieff

Written by

Charles Shyer (Screenplay)
Nancy Meyers (Screenplay)
Harvey Miller (Screenplay)

Runtime

109 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

The Army was no laughing matter until Judy Benjamin joined it.

Cast

Keywords

paris, france army transformation female protagonist us army empowerment strong woman training female empowerment determination female soldier training camp change military training private army cadet army training

Lists

#82 on AFI's 100 years...100 laughs AFI

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role Eileen Brennan

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen

Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role