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Police Academy 3: Back in Training (1986)

PG | | Comedy | 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

According to Ed Nelson's autobiography, after filming the boat chase shots featuring the Governor's stunt double, it was discovered that the footage showed the stunt double's curly hair, which did not match Ed's straight hair in close-ups. The stunt double's shots had to be re-filmed entirely, with Ed taking the stunt double's place. See more »

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(at around 1h 17 mins) George R. Robertson's character is listed in the end credits as Chief Hurst, though in the movie he is referred to as Commissioner Hurst. See more »

Quotes

Sgt. Larvelle Jones: [speaking as though he is an actor in a Japanese martial-arts film being overdubbed in English by moving his mouth when not speaking] At this time... I would like to introduce... to all of you... my instructor... the man who taught me... how to fight.
[throws a straight punch, then continues the same way]
Sgt. Larvelle Jones: Please welcome... if you will... Sgt. John Turney.
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Luv Got Me Dancen On My Kneez
Written by Coati Mundi (as Andy Hernandez)
Performed by Kid Creole and The Coconuts (as Kid Creole & The Coconuts)
Courtesy of Sire Records
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Pretty funny!
27 July 2001 | by See all my reviews

I saw POLICE ACADEMY 3: BACK IN TRAINING on cable one night and I have to say for a second sequel, POLICE ACADEMY 3: BACK IN TRAINING is pretty funny. It's not quite as funny as the first two POLICE ACADEMY movies, but is pretty close. It's kind of like the first POLICE ACADEMY except with a different set of people being trained to be cops. The characters are hilarious and so is the movie.


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