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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 <>

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Release Date:

29 March 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Loca academia de policía 2: Su primera misión  »

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$55,500,000 (USA)

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At one point, Schtulman says "we do what Baretta would do". Art Metrano (Mauser) guest starred on 4 episodes of Baretta (1975). Howard Hesseman (Pete), Sandy Ward (Sistrunk), Gerrit Graham (Ace from Police Academy 6) and George Gaynes' wife Allyn Ann McLerie each made a guest appearance on Baretta also. See more »


Around the middle of the movie when Officer Jones is fighting in the "Bruce Lee" scene, the clerk unloading the produce from the truck is seen sitting in an upright position when the camera is focused on him, but is seen in a slouching position when he is in the background of the fight scene. See more »


Sergeant Proctor: Hightower!
Officer Moses Hightower: Yo!
Lt. Mauser: Yo?
Officer Moses Hightower: Yo, sir!
Lt. Mauser: Yo, sir... You must be from the south! That's "Yes, sir." You got foot patrol.
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Tamer, yet still fun to watch!
12 October 2007 | by (WILMINGTON, NC) – See all my reviews

The crew of the first "PA" movie are back! Carey Mahoney(Steve Guttenberg), Moses Hightower(Bubba Smith), Eugene Tackleberry(David Graf, 1950-2001), Laverne Hooks(Marion Ramsey), Larvelle Jones(Michael Winslow), and all the others from the original. This one is really of the hook. It got some great scenes here I really like. Tackleberry mentions his sex life to the others, so when he's partner with a female officer, you see what I mean. However, each one of them have a flair for guns. That's a great start there. Then there's a scene where Jones goes kung fu cinema on the bad guys. If you thought his sound effects on the first on was something, the fight scene is really something to remember by. Then there's a person in the department who is worse than Harris(G.W. Bailey), it's Mauser(Art Merano). The gang got him good when Jones switched the shampoo with the epoxy, and they have him leaving the shower, exposed. The real challenge is when they took out the gang who are running rampant all over the city. It's a surprise when they got Zeb(Bob "Bobcat" Goldwait) to join the force, and BIGFOOT as the honeymoon vehicle? What a hoot! I liked the movie very well. 4 out of 5 stars!

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