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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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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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Les zéros de conduite  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,469,488, 21 April 1985, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$10,600,000
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Robert Conrad accepted the role of Police Chief in this film because he regretted not taking the role of Commandant Lassard in Police Academy (1984), which was co-written by Neal Israel. See more »

Goofs

The bench that the person in the duck costume falls on is clearly made of foam. See more »

Quotes

Dana Cannon: [coming into classroom as if he were the instructor] All right people, settle down, take your seats, thank you...
[to kid wearing red shirt]
Dana Cannon: That means you too, Red.
[to black man with dredlocks]
Dana Cannon: Hey man, I've got all your albums, you're the greatest! All right, everybody stand up, please! Everybody up, c'mon!
[to Wink Barnes, who refuses]
Dana Cannon: You! In the back! You waiting for a special invitation?
Wink Barnes: [leaning back in his chair] You talkin' to me?
Dana Cannon: Yes, you too! Uppity-up-up-up!
[he rises]
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References Scarface (1983) See more »

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Dana and Amy's Theme
Written by Chris Boardman
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Hilarious!!!!!
13 May 2005 | by See all my reviews

One of the funniest movies i've ever seen. Laugh out loud funny.

The only way you wouldn't enjoy this movie is if you're some stuck up elitist prick who only likes movies with subtitles or lame crap that the Oscar's usually gush over.

If you actually have a sense of humor you will bust a gut while watching this movie, especially the big chase scene at the end.

Decent Cast with Jennifer Tilly, Stacy Keech, Sally Kellerman, Fred Willard and starring Bill Murray's brother!

Great 80's flick, if i had to compare it to another movie, i'd say Mark Harmon's 80's flick Summer School is kinda similar.


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