Live Poll: What is Your Favorite War or Military Comedy?

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While we all know that war is really not funny, it hasn’t prevented filmmakers and writers from creating comedies or comedic drama set in a war or in the military. In fact some these films dramatize certain aspects of war generally not shown in war films. And also, in fact, if used right, the comedy actually intensifies the serious dramatic parts of the war film. Which one of these war comedies is your favorite? No TV shows! Movies only.

If you want to talk about this list, report to duty here. (We will draft anybody).
Note: This was inspired by ElMaruecan’s list Word War Two live poll.
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Posted 4 months ago

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Ed Jones (XLIX)

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My Pick
Mister Roberts (1955)
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Gitte Løyche

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To me, the first that came to mind was M.A.S.H. - and I stay there!
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lots of good choices...at war with the army...operation petticoat...father goose...

and i agree with gitte that mash was the first one that came to my mind as well but...it was really the tv show that made it a comedy...the movie had funny moments but was a very serious film...so....

as much as i love the robert altman movie mash...for comedy my vote goes to buck privates... 
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FYC
Duck Soup
Dr. Strangelove
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Both added.
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I just made the choice harder to by adding one I was originally was going to put on this but forgot, “The Americanization Of Emily@.
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When I was little I liked At War With the Army.  :)
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'Tough choice: Dr. Strangelove, MASH, or Duck Soup.

The intro. is also very good. May I suggest one small edit ('below in bold)?

While we all know that war is really not funny, it hasn’t prevented filmmakers and writers from creating comedies or comedic dramas set in a war or in the military.

Oh, and I love your link-back phrase (If you want to talk about this list, report for duty here.(We will draft anybody)) btw: you always have such good ones. I don't know how you do that. : )
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Edits done. I can’t truly take credit for the link back line because I had just finished watching a scene from “Operation Petticoat” and it stuck in my mind.
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"Is" should preferably start with a capital I in the title:

What Is Your Favorite War or Military Comedy?
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Edit done.
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dgranger,

There are so many great comedy in your poll suggestion that it is hard to choose.

My vote:
Mister Roberts (1955)

For you consideration:
I Was a Male War Bride (1949)
After marrying an American lieutenant with whom he was assigned to work in post-war Germany, a French captain attempts to find a way to accompany her back to the States under the terms of the War Bride Act.
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dgranger,

Thanks for adding I Was a Male War Bride (1949).
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Kelly's Heroes
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Thank you. (Please forgiven the corny puns that are about to come.) My! This one was lighting fast. I’m in shock and awe on how fast it became a poll. I feel like I have been Blitzkrieg-ed!?!?!
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What Is Your Favorite War or Military Comedy?
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