Private Benjamin Poster

Release Date: June 15th, 2009

DVD Release Date: October 29th, 1997

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

Production Co: Warner Bros.

Keywords: Amusing, Transformation, Deception, 1980s, Marriage, Witty, Soldier, Revenge, Love interest, Temptation


Nominated Actress in a Leading Role
Nominated Actress in a Supporting Role
Nominated Writing (Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen)
Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical