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Combat High (1986)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy  -  23 November 1986 (USA)
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Maxwell and Perry are forced in Military School after they've gone too far.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Max Mendelsson
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Perry Barnett (as Wally Ward)
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Maj. Biff Woods
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Sgt. Andrea Pritchett
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Interpreter
Tina Caspary ...
Mary Beth
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Jai
Kevin Haley ...
Kevin
Jesse Welles ...
Mrs. Mendelsson
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General Edward 'Ed' Woods
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Col. Frierick
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Judge Daley
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Mr. Mendelsson
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Col. Felix Long Sr.
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Felix Long, Jr.
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"Police Academy"-style comedy set in a military school. Two errant high-school students are ordered by a judge to spend a year at a prestigious military academy, where one of the cadets finds out who is responsible for a spate of midnight thefts. Written by Mark Lennon

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23 November 1986 (USA)  »

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Combat Academy  »

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Originally called Combat High when it premiered on NBC in 1986. Due to Neal Israel's connection with Police Academy (1984) it was renamed Combat Academy when the film went into syndication. See more »

Goofs

When Maxwell puts the sticker onto the back of the army truck, its almost straight. When it drives away, it's at an angle. See more »

Quotes

Maj. Biff Woods: What are you all doing in my room? And what's this forest is doing in my room?
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Burning Down The House
Written by David Byrne, Chris Frantz, Jerry Harrison and Tina Weymouth
Performed by Kregg Nance
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25 May 2002 | by (England) – See all my reviews

Combat Academy was quite a good film. It was obviously inspired by the funny Police Academy films but to it's credit it didn't try to emulate Police Academy too much; it tried to carve out it's own niche. It was almost as entertaining as the film Stripes (1981) starring Bill Murray.

Keith Gordon and Wallace Langham play two jokers who are sent to the military academy to learn a bit of discipline. At first they seem uninterested in adapting to military life; this leads to some comical scenes. The Russian Army are visiting the Academy to engage in War Games and this too leads to some comical scenes. I won't spoil the end scenes but lessons are learnt by the recruits.

There's quite a few subplots in the movie. George Clooney plays Major Woods who is the son of the commandant of the academy-General Woods. Again,I won't spoil the plot but it is interesting.

All in all, a great film. Highly recommended.


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