The Best Military Comedies of the 1950s

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Mister Roberts

1955    John Ford, Mervyn LeRoy    Not Rated

Based-on-Theatre    Comedy    Ensemble Film

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Operation Petticoat

1959    Blake Edwards    Not Rated

Comedy    Military Comedy    Romance

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The Great War

1959    Mario Monicelli    Not Rated

Comedy    Commedia all’italiana    Foreign Language Film

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Carry On Sergeant

1958    Gerald Thomas    Not Rated

Comedy    Military Comedy    Parody/Spoof

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Jumping Jacks

1952    Norman Taurog    Not Rated

Comedy    Military Comedy    Odd Couple Film

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The Sad Sack

1957    George Marshall    Not Rated

Based-on-Comics    Comedy    Military Comedy

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Kiss Them for Me

1957    Stanley Donen    Not Rated

Comedy Drama    Drama    Farce

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The West Point Story

1950    Roy Del Ruth    Not Rated

Comedy    Military Comedy    Musical

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The Good Soldier Švejk

1955    Jirí Trnka    Not Rated

Animation    Black Comedy    Foreign Language Film

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Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys!

1958    Leo McCarey    Not Rated

Comedy    Military Comedy

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Dobrý voják Svejk

1957    Karel Steklý    Not Rated

Comedy    Military Comedy    Political Satire

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Operation Bullshine

1959    Gilbert Gunn    Not Rated

Comedy    Military Comedy

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Fearless Fagan

1952    Stanley Donen    Not Rated

Animal Picture    Comedy    Military Comedy

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I kongens klæ'r

1954    Poul Bang    Not Rated

Comedy    Crime    Crime Comedy

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Don't Go Near the Water

1957    Charles Walters    Not Rated

Adventure    Adventure Comedy    Comedy

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Bowery Battalion

1951    William Beaudine    Not Rated

Action    Action Comedy    Comedy

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Off Limits

1953    George Marshall    Not Rated

Comedy    Military Comedy    Sports Comedy

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Operation Mad Ball

1957    Richard Quine    Not Rated

Comedy    Military Comedy    War

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The Private War of Major Benson

1955    Jerry Hopper    Not Rated

Comedy    Military Comedy    Romance

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