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Moving Violations (1985)

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

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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
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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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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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19 April 1985 (USA)  »

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Loca academia de conductores  »

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$10,600,000 (USA)
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Second of two back-to-back comedies for the 20th Century Fox studio that Neal Israel directed in consecutive years. The first had been Bachelor Party (1984) in 1984. See more »

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

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Amy Hopkins: I work at NASA, I am a rocket scientist.
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References The Sound of Music (1965) See more »

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Dana and Amy's Theme
Written by Chris Boardman
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Just Plain Fun
30 April 1999 | by (Texas) – See all my reviews

Very hilarious! It's the only film I've ever known to have my mom laughing every 2 minutes less] while she watched. She was laughing so much, I had to stop what I was doing and go and see what was all the hubbub about. Even though it didn't receive great reviews, it's really entertaining. I like Dana's line after the car/bigrig collision -- "When the going gets tough, the tough gets going in their pants." Thanks :).


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