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25th June 1981
1h 46m
Ivan Reitman
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Stripes is a Romantic Comedy film released on 25th June 1981; Ivan Reitman directed the film which stars Dennis Quaid, Bill Murray, and John Candy. The film was a box office success, earning a profit of $75,300,000 on its budget.


Two friends who are dissatisfied with their jobs decide to join the army for a bit of fun, but they get a lot more than they bargained for.

Film Settings

Cast (39)

Dennis Quaid's profile
Dennis Quaid
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 26
Bill Murray in Stripes (1981)
Bill Murray John Winger
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 30
John Candy's profile
John Candy Dewey 'Ox' Oxberger
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 30
Harold Ramis's profile
Harold Ramis
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 36
Bill Paxton's profile
Bill Paxton
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 25
Judge Reinhold's profile
Judge Reinhold
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 23
P.J. Soles's profile
P.J. Soles
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 30
Sean Young's profile
Sean Young
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 21
John Diehl's profile
John Diehl
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 30
Joe Flaherty's profile
Joe Flaherty
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 39
Warren Oates's profile
Warren Oates
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 52
John Larroquette's profile
John Larroquette
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 33
Dave Thomas's profile
Dave Thomas
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 31
Timothy Busfield's profile
Timothy Busfield
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 23
William Lucking's profile
William Lucking
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 39
Michael Flynn's profile
Michael Flynn
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 33
Robert J. Wilke's profile
Robert J. Wilke
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 66
Fran Ryan's profile
Fran Ryan
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 64
Lance LeGault's profile
Lance LeGault
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 45
Lois Hamilton's profile
Lois Hamilton
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 37
Susan Mechsner
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 19
Gene Scherer
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 43
Roberta Leighton's profile
Roberta Leighton
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 27


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Production Companies

Stripes Stats

Cast Age

Estimated Ages At Time of Filming

3% 13-19
15% 20-29
28% 30-39
5% 40-49
3% 50-59
5% 60-69
41% Unknown

Cast Genders

Who Is Most Represented

31% Female
69% Male

Good/Bad Characters

More Heroes of Villains?

100% Neutral/Unknown

Character Types

What Characters Feature

3% Army Recruit
97% Unknown

Stripes FAQ

When was Stripes released?

Stripes was released 43 years ago, on Thursday June 25th, 1981.

Who plays the lead role(s) in Stripes?

The lead role is played by Bill Murray in the role of John Winger.

How much did Stripes cost to make?

The budget was $10,000,000.

How much money did Stripes make?

The worldwide revenue was $85,300,000.

Is Stripes on Netflix?

No, Stripes is not currently available on Netflix in the United States

Is Stripes on Amazon Prime?

No, Stripes is not currently available on Amazon Prime in the United States

Is Stripes on Disney Plus?

No, Stripes is not currently available on Disney+ in the United States