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      The Rookie

      1959 1h 26m Comedy List
      Reviews 12% Audience Score Fewer than 50 Ratings It's the last day of World War II and Thomas Noonan (Tommy Noonan) is drafted into the army. He is sent to a decommissioned military facility, kept open just for him, where Sgt. Peter Marshall (Pete Marshall) is assigned to administer basic training. While there, Noonan falls for Marshall's fiancée, movie star Lili Marlene (Julie Newmar). But the boys then get sent to Japan, and end up on a deserted island with two Japanese sailors (also Marshall, also Noonan) who don't know the war is over. Read More Read Less

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      Audience Member What the **** were they thinking?!!!!!!!!!!!! Unfunny, and unoriginal. Rated 0.5 out of 5 stars 01/24/23 Full Review Audience Member Funny and original war comedy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/28/23 Full Review kevin w i tried to watch it...but i couldn't, i couldn't. it was like bad perfume in a small elevator: so horrible you can taste it. and i like julie newmar. Rated 0.5 out of 5 stars 03/30/23 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      Synopsis It's the last day of World War II and Thomas Noonan (Tommy Noonan) is drafted into the army. He is sent to a decommissioned military facility, kept open just for him, where Sgt. Peter Marshall (Pete Marshall) is assigned to administer basic training. While there, Noonan falls for Marshall's fiancée, movie star Lili Marlene (Julie Newmar). But the boys then get sent to Japan, and end up on a deserted island with two Japanese sailors (also Marshall, also Noonan) who don't know the war is over.
      Director
      George O'Hanlon
      Producer
      Tommy Noonan
      Screenwriter
      Tommy Noonan, George O'Hanlon
      Production Co
      20th Century Fox
      Genre
      Comedy
      Original Language
      English
      Runtime
      1h 26m