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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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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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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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19 April 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Akademia ruchu  »

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$10,600,000 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Part of a cycle of American cop comedies that got made after the box-office success of Police Academy (1984). The films include that movie's numerous sequels, Feds (1988), Recruits (1986), Off Beat (1986), Night Patrol (1984), Moving Violations (1985) and Hollywood Vice Squad (1986). 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

Deputy Halik: Before you go home tonight, we'd like to show you a little film on traffic safety called, "Blood Flows Red on the Highway."
Wink Barnes: All right!
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References Scarface (1983) See more »

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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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a classic 80s funny joytrip
13 September 2005 | by (atl) – See all my reviews

I am not sure why this one gets rated so bad and it seems that it never got any publicity, but the movie was good for what it was made to be. It is too absurd to be realistic and that just helps it. I've laughed so many times during it that really, i would recommend it.

Think of it as the naked gun series meets super troopers. It has certain priceless moments such as "the Doc" scenes which are guaranteed to make you fall on the floor.

It is not a serious movie and if you are looking for some deep story line, you won't find it (i feel the need to highlight that). Simple down to earth fun like only the 80s can deliver.

Don't bring popcorn, you might choke on it :)

7/10


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