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Private Benjamin

R| 1 hr. 49 min.

Plot Summary
A Jewish-American princess, Judy Benjamin (Goldie Hawn), is devastated when her husband (Albert Brooks) drops dead on their wedding night. While she grieves a duplicitous recruiter for the Women's Army Corps convinces her to enlist. Judy thinks her enlistment is like a vacation but Captain Lewis (Eileen Brennan) quickly dashes her hopes of an easy time. As Judy goes through basic training like any other grunt, she becomes a good soldier and develops a sense of self-esteem.

Cast: Goldie Hawn , Eileen Brennan , Armand Assante , Robert Webber , Sam Wanamaker , Barbara Barrie , Mary Kay Place , Harry Dean Stanton

Director: Howard Zieff

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures

Private Benjamin (1980)

Release Date: June 15th, 2009|1 hr. 49 min.

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The 'Private Benjamin' Remake Just Got a Whole Lot Better

Posted by
Kelly Woo on May 7, 2014

Hollywood's determination to remake every hit movie from the past continues on. This time, it's eyeing "Private Benjamin," the 1980 movie that made Goldie Hawn famous. The Wrap reports that "Pitch ...

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