This Is the Army
Want to See
Not Interested
Rate it ½ star
Rate it 1 star
Rate it 1½ stars
Rate it 2 stars
Rate it 2½ stars
Rate it 3 stars
Rate it 3½ stars
Rate it 4 stars
Rate it 4½ stars
Rate it 5 stars
The splashy, star-studded This is the Army is based on the Irving Berlin Broadway musical of the same name, which in turn was a reworking of Berlin's WW1 "barracks musical" Yip Yip Yaphank. In both instances, the cast was largely comprised of genuine servicemen, many of them either recently returned from fighting or on the verge of heading off to war. The Hollywood-imposed storyline concerns Jerry Jones (George Murphy), a member of the original 1918 Yip Yip Yaphank cast. His showbiz career curtailed by a leg injury, Jerry becomes a producer during the postwar era. When the US… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"It's never less than fascinating, and there's a lot to be said for the kind of weird history lesson movies like this represent."
‑ Tim Brayton, Antagony & Ecstasy
"A great Fourth of July movie, big and bold and proud."
‑ David Cornelius, DVDTalk.com
"As American as apple pie."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
More reviews for This Is the Army on Rotten Tomatoes