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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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PG-13 | See all certifications »
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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

Don Cheadle's feature film debut. See more »

Goofs

When Dana Cannon is at the front of the class posing as the instructor on the first night of traffic school, the name "Thomas Jefferson" scribbled on the blackboard behind him changes repeatedly between shots. See more »

Quotes

Dana Cannon: It's like I always say. When the going gets tough, the tough get going in their pants.
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Connections

References Saturday Night Fever (1977) See more »

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Moving Violations
Performed by Nona Hendryx
Written by Bruce Roberts
Courtesy of RCA Records
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Funniest move ever!!!!!!
19 February 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is the funniest movie I have ever seen in my life. I have never laughed so hard at a movie in my life. The movie is so stupid that it is hilarious. The characters are unforgettable and they all fit in well together to make this movie so funny. The jokes in this movie are brilliant and the acting is excellent. This is the most underrated comedy and I recommend it to anyone who wants to have some good laughs. The old lady who can't see and the hypochondriac are probably the funniest characters but Dana is really funny also. I can recite most of this movie cause I have watched it over and over again. This movie is still funny no matter how many times you watch it.


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