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Police Academy 3: Back in Training (1986)

 -  Comedy | Crime  -  21 March 1986 (USA)
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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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The only Police Academy movie to feature Chief Hurst's wife. See more »

Goofs

During the song by Sgt. Hooks and Lt. Callahan at the Policeman's Ball, the camera alternates between shots of Lassard's cadets having fun while Mauser's cadets stay in their seats and show no emotion. When it goes to a wide shot of the room, you see Mauser's cadets dancing. 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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Revenge of the 80's: Multiple sequels.
9 January 2005 | by (Sacramento, CA) – See all my reviews

Police Academy 3 (1986) The inmates are now running the asylum. Mahony and company are now instructors at the place they once attend. Running out of ideas and funny situations, the film starts to repeat (ad naseum) many of the gags and punchlines from the first two films. While new characters are being added to the series, a few old one decide to leave (for good). If you notice, the bigger the star Steve Guttenberg becomes, the lesser screen time he gets. Oh well.

Slightly recommended. If the producers have thought with their heads instead of their pocket books, they should have put this series to bed instead of dragging it out and running the series until the wheels and the engine fell off.


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