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Moving Violations (1985)

 -  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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What the creators of "Police Academy" did for law enforcement is nothing compared to what they're doing to traffic school! See more »

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Comedy

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PG-13 | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

19 April 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Akademia ruchu  »

Box Office

Gross:

$10,600,000 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In the beginning of the film, where Deputies Halik and Morris ride off into the street on their motorcycles, there are two freeways signs noting "Birch Fwy". These were placards placed over the actual freeway signs, noting Harbor Freeway, in which the Los Angeles Police Department had ordered the placards to be immediately removed after the scenes were filmed. See more »

Goofs

When the plane takes off, the cops on motorcycles are missing from one shot. 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 Taxi Driver (1976) See more »

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I Got You (I Feel Good)
Performed by Arnold McCullen
Written by James Brown
Produced by Bruce Roberts and Miles Goodman
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I LOVED this MOVIE.....
26 January 2001 | by (Chicago, IL) – See all my reviews

I can't tell you how much I enjoyed this movie. I have it on tape and watch it at least 3 times a week. I thought John Murray and the whole cast was hilarious!!! I loved his character--Dana Cannon. I hope I get the chance to meet him one day. It was a great performance of everyone in this funny movie!


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