Stripes (1981)


Director: Ivan Reitman

Writers: Len Blun & Daniel Goldberg and Harold Ramis

I love Bill Murray (who doesn’t) but I actually just saw this for the first time surprisingly.  The first 2/3rds are pretty good, mainly because of Murray, but the last act turns into a bit of a mess.  I thought it was pretty OK overall and for me it got by on the charms of Murray.  But once they complete training and it turns into a kind of kidnap and rescue picture and forgets to be a comedy it kind of loses me.

About Jon Watches Movies

My name is Jon and I live in New Jersey. These are the movies I have watched since January 1, 2011.
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