AFI: 1/8/20

M*A*S*H: Donald Sutherland, Tom Skerritt, and Elliott Gould star as three army surgeons during the Korean War. Tough, highly skilled, and dedicated, they adopt a hilarious, lunatic attitude as an antidote to the tragedies of their Mobile Army Surgical Hospital, and in the process infuriate Army bureaucrats.

Robert Duvall, Gary Burghoff, and Sally Kellerman co-star as a sanctimonious Major, an other-worldly corporal, and a self-righteous yet lusty nurse. Winner of the Palm d'Or at the 1970 Cannes Film Festival, this influential film was the inspiration for the television series.