Private Benjamin R

Private Benjamin
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: R
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 50 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: October 28, 1997
  • Originally Released: 1980
  • Label: Warner Home Video
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Snap Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Trailers: Original Theatrical Trailer
  • Interactive Features:
    • Interactive Menus
    • Scene Access
  • Text/Photo Galleries:
    • Production Notes

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Entertainment Reviews:

Fresh81%

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Total Count: 32

Upright60%

AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 35,921
Rating: B+ -- Goldie Hawn gives a charming, Oscar-nominated performance in this lightly feminist service comedy. Full Review
EmanuelLevy.Com
May 1, 2011
[Hawn's] not so gifted that she can carry a heavy load of indifferent material on her own two little shoulders, without considerable sagging. Full Review
Variety
Mar 26, 2009
Within the limitations of the genre, this story of private Benjamin ends up being entertaining at times. It doesn't add anything new, but it brings to us a new and special performance from the brilliant actress Goldie Hawn. [Full Review in Spanish] Full Review
El Pais (Spain)
Aug 16, 2019
Mr. Zieff demonstrates great skill in keeping the gags aloft and in finding new ways by which to free the laughs trapped inside old routines about latrine duty, war games, forced marches and calisthenics. Full Review
New York Times
Aug 31, 2004
Rating: 3/5 -- This is arguably although unfortunately Goldie Hawn's most memorable role. Full Review
Empire Magazine
May 8, 2017
Rating: 4/5 -- Goldie Hawn at the height of her powers.
ColeSmithey.com
Nov 6, 2005
Rating: 2/4 -- The pampered Hawn's reactions to rigorous training exercises, her interactions with her superiors, and a not-quite-successful love affair with French physician Armand Assante while on duty in Europe inspire plenty of laughs. Full Review
TV Guide
May 8, 2017

Product Description:

After the surprise termination of her second marriage, a spoiled Jewish princess joins the Army. Thanks to the doublecrossing recruiter who will do anything to enlist her, she expects her hitch to be a vacation. It's... not.

Plot Synopsis:

After Judy Benjamin's husband dies on their wedding night, the ditzy Jewish American Princess decides to enlist in the army. Of course, she's been misled by an unscrupulous recruiter, and expects a tropical vacation and other niceties. Benjamin instantly receives a reality check during basic training, conducted by the snarling Capt. Doreen Lewis, who revels in cutting the spoiled snob down to size. But as Private Benjamin endures the rigors of the military, she gradually becomes transformed into a disciplined soldier -- and woman.

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  • Additional Credits: Joan Eisenberg (unit publicist).

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  • Sales Rank: 15,126
  • UPC: 085391107521
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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