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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 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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A crash course in traffic school from the creators of "Police Academy" 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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Actor John Murray's performance is considered to be a mimic of his older brother, Bill Murray's screen-persona from such movies of the era as Meatballs (1979), Caddyshack (1980), and Stripes (1981). See more »

Goofs

Mrs. Houk quickly gets out of the car after the dog licks her face, but the dog suddenly disappears. See more »

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References Scarface (1983) See more »

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A true comedy classic!!!
28 November 1999 | by See all my reviews

Moving Violations is a definite comedy classic. This movie was very well produced in all aspects. The cast is made up of top-notch, but underrated, comedy actors and actresses that will make you remember the film for years. John Murray, like his brothers, certainly will not disappoint you. His outstanding work in this film really makes you think that he would be in more leading roles, but unfortunately he disappeared from the silver and small screens. I recommend this film to anyone who really enjoys well-produced comedy films with solid and clever plots. And Mr. Murray, if you're out there....you really should do more films!


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