The Wackiest Ship In The Army

  • 1961
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Comedy, War

Without Jack Lemmon's engaging performance there would be little to recommend in this standard service comedy; with it THE WACKIEST SHIP IN THE ARMY is diverting if unexceptional entertainment. During WW II, Lt. Rip Crandall (Lemmon) is given command of the USS Echo, a run-down ship with the archetypal inexperienced, motley crew, then assigned to deliver...read more

(Movie Clip) New Orleans
American military club in Australia, 1943, Lt. Crandall (Jack Lemmon) killing time before he can turn down his assignment, his eager aide Ens. Hanson (more…)
(Movie Clip) First Command
Joining the opening narration, introducing Jack Lemmon (as Lt. Crandall) and later Ricky Nelson (as Ens. Hanson), from the service comedy The Wackiest (more…)

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Without Jack Lemmon's engaging performance there would be little to recommend in this standard service comedy; with it THE WACKIEST SHIP IN THE ARMY is diverting if unexceptional entertainment. During WW II, Lt. Rip Crandall (Lemmon) is given command of th… (more)

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