Major Payne Movie Review 1995

Information and Film Reviews for Major Payne the Movie

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When the marines have no more use for killing-machine Major Payne (Wayans), he reluctantly agrees to train the inept junior ROTC cadets at academically challenged Madison Academy. The misfit brigade contains the usual assortment of stock loser-types who follow the predictable "outcasts get even" plot to the letter. Wayans shows flashes of comic genius, but not nearly enough to make up for the one-dimensional characters and indifferent writing. Most of the showcase jokes involve the humiliation and degradation of the kids, always a laugh-riot. Sub-moronic remake of 1955's "The Private War of Major Benson."


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 97 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Teen Angst, Hell High School, School Daze, Adoption & Orphans, Military Comedy, Flatulence, Military School
Dean Lorey, Gary Rosen, Damon Wayans
Damon Wayans, Karyn Parsons, William Hickey, Albert Hall, Steven Martini, Andrew Harrison Leeds, Scott "Bam Bam" Bigelow
Richard Bowen
Nick Castle
Craig Safan
Eric Gold, Michael Rachmil, Damon Wayans, Harry Tatelman, Wife N' Kids, Mark Huffam

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