MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 303 this week

Night Patrol (1984)

 -  Comedy  -  16 November 1984 (USA)
4.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.6/10 from 830 users  
Reviews: 31 user | 10 critic

A hapless police officer is transferred to the night shift even as he clandestinely pursues a career as a stand up comedian.

Director:

Writers:

(original screenplay), (original screenplay), 2 more credits »
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 32 titles
created 31 Aug 2011
 
a list of 160 titles
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 43 titles
created 7 months ago
 
a list of 160 titles
created 4 months ago
 
a list of 145 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Night Patrol (1984)

Night Patrol (1984) on IMDb 4.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Night Patrol.

User Polls

1 win. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Officer Sue Perman
...
Officer Kent Lane
Jaye P. Morgan ...
Kate Parker
...
Doctor Ziegler
...
Captain Lewis
Murray Langston ...
Officer Melvin White / The Unknown Comic
...
Rape Victim
...
Peeping Tom (as Sidney Lassick)
Kent Perkins ...
Tex
Lori Sutton ...
Edith Hutton
Roxanne Cybelle ...
Kicking Girl
Joe Battaglia ...
Bum
Mik One ...
Press Agent
Alex Folks ...
Leroy's Bartender
Patrie Allen ...
Officer Judy
Edit

Storyline

Melvin is a pathetic loser of a motorcycle cop who gets demoted to working the night shift as a punishment for his constant screw-ups. During his off-duty time, however, Melvin turns to his secret obsession: comedy. He puts a paper bag over his head and performs in front of audiences as "The Unknown Comic". Unable to balance his two lives, he seeks psychiatric help to try and resolve who he really wants to be. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

They're making America safe...barely See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

16 November 1984 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Night Patrol  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(video)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Though he plays the lead central character, comedian Murray Langston is sixth billed in the cast. See more »

Goofs

When Kent helps Melvin up to the hand dryer in the men's room to dry his pants they turn the dryer on. A man walks in the men's room, the scene cuts back to Kent and Melvin the dryer is off. See more »

Quotes

Officer Sue Perman: You can talk about my tits or my ass, but don't call me dumb.
See more »

Crazy Credits

All the credits are in French. See more »

Connections

References Welcome Back, Kotter (1975) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Jackie Kong comedy masterpiece

I truly think that Jackie Kong deserve to be honored for having accomplished such a great piece of cinema that is Night Patrol. He chose one of the greatest actress of all-time, Linda Blair to do one of the main attraction. And the main attraction she is! Look at her and tell me you're not jacked like hell! She is amazing. Love this film! One of the greatest of all-time!

Long live Night Patrol


7 of 11 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Everyone involved in making this movie should be ashamed of themselves davbot
How cool would a remake to this be? santo316-1
is this the one coverdale43
Theme Music elchicho25
Don't care, great movie bujinbudoka
Kasper on Roswell Roswell4kc-1
Discuss Night Patrol (1984) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?