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Jack Lemmon and Ricky Nelson get that sinking feeling when they pilot THE WACKIEST SHIP IN THE ARMYin this hilarious comedy adventure. During World War II, the Army recruits Navy Officer Rip Crandall (Lemmon) to command a battered old Schooner for a top secret mission. Masquerading as a Japanesefishing boat, this nautical nightmare must smuggle a spy through the mine-infested waters of the South Pacific. Unfortunately for Crandall, he has inherited a wild crew of butter-fingered landlubbers, including First Officer Tommy Hanson (Nelson). Can the dedicated Lieutenant whip these comicallyinexperienced gobs into shape in time to carry out their perilous mission? For gales of laughter, take a riotous cruise aboard THE WACKIEST SHIP IN THE ARMY!
I have been looking for this movie for years! It's a great old movie & funny too!Published 21 hours ago by Paul S. Mueller
Not as humorous as I remember from my youth, but entertaining.Published 25 days ago by Paul R Glamm
It was sad that someone felt it necessary to try to make this movie into a comedy. The quality of acting may have appealed more to a previous generation of watchers.Published 1 month ago by R. Elwood
silly and not too over the top, it is equal to many of the movies about ww2 made at the time. a little singing, a moment of possible romance. Read morePublished 2 months ago by will crow