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Moving Violations (1985)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy  |  19 April 1985 (USA)
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The goofy students of a remedial drivers education class find themselves butting heads with their abusive police instructors.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Murray ...
Dana Cannon
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Amy Hopkins
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Deputy Halik
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Scott Greeber
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Wink Barnes
Clara Peller ...
Emma Jean
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Joan Pudillo
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Mrs. Loretta Houk
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Terrence 'Doc' Williams
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Deputy Virginia Morris
Nadine Van der Velde ...
Stephanie McCarty
Ben Mittleman ...
Spencer Popadophalos
Victor Campos ...
Raoul Bienveneda
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Jeff Roth (as Willard Pugh)
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Judge Nedra Henderson
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Storyline

A group of careless and unlucky drivers are sentenced to attend traffic school to keep their records clean. Mistreated by inept and cruel police instructors, a smart-alecky teen leads the group in revenge against their tormentors. Written by Steve Derby <sderby@sdeco.com>

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This movie's been clocked at 55 laughs per minute! See more »

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19 April 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Akademia ruchu  »

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$10,600,000 (USA)
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Trivia

The only major lead role in a feature film for actor John Murray. See more »

Goofs

Dana, when he gets on the bus with the plants. See more »

Quotes

Mrs. Loretta Houk: [after throwing a flare in the trunk of a car and setting it ablaze] Did I do something wrong?
Dana Cannon: Not from where I stand.
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Connections

References Saturday Night Fever (1977) See more »

Soundtracks

I Can't Drive 55
Written and Performed by Sammy Hagar
WB Music Corp. and The Nine Music
Courtesy of Geffen Records
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Hilarious!!!!!
13 May 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

One of the funniest movies i've ever seen. Laugh out loud funny.

The only way you wouldn't enjoy this movie is if you're some stuck up elitist prick who only likes movies with subtitles or lame crap that the Oscar's usually gush over.

If you actually have a sense of humor you will bust a gut while watching this movie, especially the big chase scene at the end.

Decent Cast with Jennifer Tilly, Stacy Keech, Sally Kellerman, Fred Willard and starring Bill Murray's brother!

Great 80's flick, if i had to compare it to another movie, i'd say Mark Harmon's 80's flick Summer School is kinda similar.


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