"Private Benjamin" quotes

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A sheltered young high-society woman joins the United States Army on a whim and finds herself in a trickier situation than she ever expected.

Director: Howard Zieff
Writer: Nancy Meyers, Charles Shyer, Harvey Miller
Production: N/A
Genre: comedy, war
Year: 1980
MetaScore: 59/100
ImdbRating: 6.2
BoxOffice: $69,847,348
Released: 10 Oct 1980
Awards: Nominated for 3 Oscars. 1 win & 6 nominations total

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Judy Benjamin - Goldie Hawn
Capt. Doreen Lewis - Eileen Brennan
Henrí Trémont - Armand Assante
Col. Clay Thornbush - Robert Webber
Teddy Benjamin - Sam Wanamaker
Harriet Benjamin - Barbara Barrie
Pvt. Mary Lou Glass - Mary Kay Place
Sgt. Jim Ballard - Harry Dean Stanton
Yale Goodman - Albert Brooks
Vocalist at Wedding - Estelle Marlov
Bandleader - Everett Covin
Mr. Waxman - Lee Wallace
Photographer - James Dybas
Aunt Kissy - Gretchen Wyler
Aunt Betty - Maxine Stuart
Mrs. Goodman - Lillian Adams
Harvey Goodman - Sandy Weintraub
Stanley Goodman - Tim Haldeman
Limo Passerby - Kopi Sotiropulos
Newscaster - Stu Nahan
Induction Officer - J.P. Bumstead
Sgt. L.C. Ross - Hal Williams
Pvt. Tina Gianelli - Toni Kalem
Pvt. Gloria Moe - Damita Jo Freeman
Pvt. P.J. Soyer - Alston Ahern
Pvt. Wanda Winter - P.J. Soles
Capt. William Wooldridge - Craig T. Nelson
Drill Instructor - James R. Barnett
Red Team Soldier #1 - Ray Oliver
Red Team Soldier #2 - Robin Hoff
Red Team Soldier #3 - Eddie Lewis
Helicopter Pilot - Clay Wright
Slick Guy - Danny Wells
Kim Osaka - Keone Young
Johnny Rourke - George Roberts
Selma Lemish - Helen Baron
Leo Lemish - Paul Marin
Liz Lemish - Mimi Maynard
Mrs. Thornbush - Alice Hirson
Lt. Rahmi - Wil Albert
General Foley - Richard Herd
Gabrielle - Denise Halma
Mrs. Trémont - Lilyan Chauvin
Jean Claude - David Olivier
Mayor - Elie Liardet
Wedding Guest - Shirley Anthony
Wedding Guest - Bill Baker
Wedding Violinist - Stéphane Grappelli
Drill Sgt - Jack Griffin
Young Judy Goodman - Heather Haase
Dancing Guest at wedding - David LeBell
Wedding Guest - Robert Martini
Wedding Guest - Nico Stevens