Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends.  Jones' van from the original television series, on loan from the Dad's Army Museum, was used in the film. The formula from the TV show worked just as well on the big screen and with the bigger budget it's lovely to see people walking around Walmington-on-Sea. Dad's Army is a BBC sitcom about the British militia called the Home Guard during the Second World War. Please be respectful when making a comment and adhere to our Community Guidelines. Movies. It is the summer of 1944, and the invasion of Normandy is approaching. Directed by Oliver Parker, set in 1944, after the events depicted in the television series. While accompanying the platoon on a patrol, designated Top Secret by the British Army, Winters discovers the Dover base is intended to deceive German air reconnaissance, part of the (real) Operation Bodyguard. Other parts like when Mainwaring, Wilson and Frazer are stranded on the raft are classic. , Last edited on 26 September 2020, at 17:56, "UK Weekend Box Office 5th February 2016 - 7th February 2016", "Pictured: Ian Lavender plays cameo role in new Dad's Army film", "Dad's Army star Frank Williams: It was extraordinary playing scenes with the characters again", "Dad's Army film: First photos of Catherine Zeta Jones, Toby Jones and Bill Nighy released", "Gambon and Courtenay to star in Dad's Army film", "Bradford youngsters step back in time to join star-studded cast in new Dad's Army film", "Dad's Army review: Mainwaring's men are back. Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Mark Gatiss, Sarah Lancashire, Alison Steadman and Annette Crosbie will also appear in as-yet-unspecified roles. One of their first encounters in Rome leaves Hengist being mistaken for a fighter, and gets drafted into the Royal Guard to protect Caesar. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. He joins the frigate Venus, and adventures through Spanish waters, mutinee... See full summary ». Arkwright's ... See full summary », Long running BBC comedy show consisting of sketches and humourous musical routines involving the large Ronnie Barker and the small Ronnie Corbett. How similar are the new Dad's Army cast to the TV originals? And better than ever", "Dad's Army review: who don't you think you are kidding? The only thing I can criticise it for is the sometimes obvious lack of input from the TV shows creators and writers, Jimmy Perry and David Croft. It allows our most engaged readers to debate the big issues, share their own experiences, discuss real-world solutions, and more. Release Calendar DVD & Blu-ray Releases Top Rated Movies Most Popular Movies Browse Movies by Genre Top Box Office Showtimes & Tickets Showtimes & Tickets In Theaters Coming Soon Coming Soon Movie News India Movie Spotlight. The officious captain of a seaside town's home guard platoon tries to maintain the reputation and morale of his troops as the Second World War draws to a close. The real life of Colombian drug lord, Griselda Blanco, who reportedly masterminded more than 200 murders. Are you sure you want to mark this comment as inappropriate? You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. Directed by Oliver Parker, set in 1944, after the events depicted in the television series. But while the new Dad's Army is celebratory in tone, not all the gags or comic-strip plotlines honour the spirit of the series, which could be subtle and poignant, too. Captain Mainwaring believes Rose and arrests Wilson. Dad's Army is a 1971 British war comedy film and the first film adaptation of the BBC television sitcom Dad's Army.Directed by Norman Cohen, it was filmed between series three and four and was based upon material from the early episodes of the television series.