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Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment (1985)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Crime  |  29 March 1985 (USA)
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When a new gang moves into town it's up to the screwball police team to stop them.

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Mahoney and friends have graduated from the Police Academy (1984) and are issued with their first assignments. As before, their cheerfulness and devotion to duty outweighs any shortcomings, but are even they ready to do battle with a band graffiti daubing terrorists? Written by Rhino <rhino@blueyonder.co.uk>

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To protect, to serve... and make you laugh. America's funniest crimebusters are back! See more »

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29 March 1985 (USA)  »

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Loca academia de policía 2: Su primera misión  »

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$55,500,000 (USA)
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G.W. Bailey had hoped to return as Lt. Harris, but was passed over in favor of Art Metrano as the antagonist in this film and Part 3. Bailey instead took a job working with director Hugh Wilson on Rustlers' Rhapsody (1985). On a day off, G.W. visited the Police Academy 2 set to film an uncredited cameo in the wedding reception scene. He appears from behind, as the man having his picture taken by the photographer. See more »

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When the two young boys are running from the alley gang, the larger boy breaks character by slowing down to walking pace just before he is out of frame. See more »

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Lt. Mauser: Let me see your piece. Why isn't there any ammo in here?
Officer Hooks: I was afraid it would go off.
Lt. Mauser: Oh, you were afraid it would go off were you? That's one on Hooks
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Performed, Written & Produced by Moon Martin
Published by Rockslam Music & Bug Music
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Better Than The Rest
4 March 2008 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Police Academy 2 Their First Assignment is filled with non stop laughs from start to finish honestly I enjoyed this movie more than it's sequels because after wards it got a bit boring. This time around we see Police Academy graduates Carey Mahoney (Guttenberg) and his friends Jones (Winslow), Hooks (Ramsey), Hightower (Smith), gun loving Tackleberry (Graf), and Fackler (Mahler) assigned to the 16th precinct to help stop a gang led by Zed (Goldthwait) that's terrorizing the neighborhood. Meanwhile Lieutenant Mauser (Metrano) does all he can to prevent the new recruits from succeeding if all fails he'll replace Pete Lassard (Hesseman) the brother of Commadant Lassard (Gaynes) as captain. So the group fights back with slapstick humor and crazy antics, along the way Tackleberry falls in love with fellow officer and also gun lover Kathleen Kirkland (Camp)It was so funny seeing Mahoney get revenge on Mauser by switching the shampoo with epoxy resin made me laugh so hard.


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