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Police Academy 3: Back in Training (1986)

PG  |   |  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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21 March 1986 (USA)  »

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$43,579,163 (USA)
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When the governor makes his speech about closing one of the academies, note the three people in the audience directly behind him. A little girl, a lady, and a man in a tie. When he says "Isn't that true, Commandant Mauser and Commandant Lassard?", the camera supposedly pans to them (who are seated to his left). The same three audience members are somehow directly behind them too. See more »

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To Save The Old Alma Mater
15 September 2009 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

Police Academy films are a weakness of mine, they are stupid, vapid, idiotic and funny as all hell. I do so love these characters and they are in top form as the goofball graduates from the first Academy come back to save their alma mater.

It seems that budget constraints have forced Governor Ed Nelson to close one of the two Police Academies. The first one is run by clueless Commandant Lassard as played by George Gaynes. The second is a discipline factory run by the nemesis of the graduates from the second Police Academy movie, Sergeant Mauser, played with relish by Art Metrano now a commandant of that Academy.

So a contest is to be held to see which one stays open and our regulars, Steve Guttenberg, Bubba Smith, Michael Winslow, Marion Ramsey, David Graf, and Leslie Esterbrook go back to help the captain they made life hell for as cadets.

When you think about it, are the Police Academy movies any different than the classic Keystone Kops? A lot of the same gags are used and a lot more of them that could never have been got away with back in those days. But the idea is the same, an irreverence for law enforcement in the funniest way.

These are not films to write elegant tomes about, they are films to laugh whatever part of your anatomy off you want.


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