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Police Academy 3: Back in Training (1986)

PG | | Comedy, Crime | 21 March 1986 (USA)
The alumni of Commandant Lassard's Police Academy (1984) return to the school to train new recruits and prevent its closure.

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When police funding is cut, the Governor announces he must close one of the academies. To make it fair, the two police academies must compete against each other to stay in operation. Mauser persuades two officers in Lassard's academy to better his odds, but things don't quite turn out as expected... Written by Mark J. Popp <mjpopp@spots.ab.ca>

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$43,579,163 (USA)
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Trivia

It took Leslie Easterbrook (Callahan) four hours just to learn how to start one of the jet skis for the final chase scene. See more »

Goofs

(at around 51 mins) In the ball scene when Copeland puts his hand in the punch bowl and stains Mrs Hurst's dress if you play in slow motion you can see the stain is already there. See more »

Quotes

Sgt. Laverne Hooks: Oops, I've got the wrong keys. I'll be right back.
Cadet Zed: Hey, that's no problem.
[Zed hotwires the police cruiser while Sgt Hooks looks on in horror]
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Connections

Followed by Police Academy: The Series (1988) See more »

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This Is What Love's All About
Written by Tena Clark and Lorenzo Pryor
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Great for a Sunday afternoon...
7 February 1999 | by (Newnan, GA) – See all my reviews

In this sequel, the same slapsticks that have been used in the first two movies are apparent and that's what makes it fun to watch. Michael Winslow, who plays Jones, has once again entertained me with his vocal prowess. Also Hooks' (Marion Ramsey) timidness is easily shrouded by her tough side always saying "Don't move, dirtbag!"

Steve Guttenberg (Mahoney) didn't need to stretch his role for this one. It is still fun to watch after 13 years of it's initial release. One of a perfect movies to watch on a lazy Sunday afternoon.


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