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Todd Erwin

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Sony brings Stripes to 4K as part of the film’s 40th anniversary, including it as part of the 6-film Columbia Classics 4K Ultra-HD Collection, Volume 2.



Stripes (1981)



Released: 26 Jun 1981
Rated: R
Runtime: 106 min




Director: Ivan Reitman
Genre: Comedy, War



Cast: Bill Murray, John Candy, Harold Ramis
Writer(s): Len Blum, Daniel Goldberg, Harold Ramis



Plot: Two friends who are dissatisfied with their jobs decide to join the army for a bit of fun.



IMDB rating: 6.9
MetaScore: 68





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Studio: Sony
Distributed By: N/A
Video Resolution: 2160p HEVC w/HDR



Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
Audio: Dolby Atmos, English 7.1 Dolby TrueHD, English 2.0 DTS-HDMA, English 5.1...

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Thanks for the review Todd! I really enjoy this film as a once in a while watch, and felt the last Blu-ray transfer I watched left a lot to be desired.
 

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Watched this for the first time in possibly twenty years the other night and enjoyed it a lot.
Having seen it in original release and one or two video incarnations, my reaction has always been that the film peaks once basic training ends, and the mission that follows has a lot fewer laughs at the expense of action and drags the movie down a little. Knowing it was coming, the final act this time seemed to me to be better integrated than I had previously remembered.
 

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Watched this for the first time in possibly twenty years the other night and enjoyed it a lot.
Having seen it in original release and one or two video incarnations, my reaction has always been that the film peaks once basic training ends, and the mission that follows has a lot fewer laughs at the expense of action and drags the movie down a little. Knowing it was coming, the final act this time seemed to me to be better integrated than I had previously remembered.

I haven't watched this film in that time frame as well. It's not a film I greatly enjoy for the exact reasons you state. It seems like the first part of the film has a few laughs but gets substantially dragged down thereafter.

However, I am well aware this film has a huge following.
 

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Awesome review, Todd. You can conclude from my enduring signature line below, I'm all in on this one. Finally have something to thank Sony for. It's about time!
 

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