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Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol (1987)

PG | | Comedy, Crime | 3 April 1987 (USA)
The misfit Police Academy (1984) graduates now are assigned to train a group of civilian volunteers to fight crime once again plaguing the streets.

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A new batch of recruits arrives at Police Academy, this time a group of civilian volunteers who have joined Commandant Lassard's new Citizens on Patrol program. Although the community relations project has strong governmental support, a disgusted Captain Harris is determined to see it fail. Written by Kevin Ackley <kackley1@aol.com>

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Take off with the original cast... and some new civilian recruits as they take to the streets and the skies to fight crime. See more »

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3 April 1987 (USA)  »

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Police Academy IV  »

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$28,061,343 (USA)
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Trivia

The football stadium scene was filmed during the pre-game for the 1986 Mazda Gator Bowl in Jacksonville, featuring the Stanford University Cardinal vs the Clemson University Tigers. The logistics of organizing a film shoot in Florida gave Paul Maslansky the inspiration for the following sequel, Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach (1988). See more »

Goofs

(at around 32 mins) When the 44-Magnum goes off while it's in Mrs. Feldman's hands, it doesn't kick upwards like it's supposed to. See more »

Quotes

Captain Harris: What are you looking at, you... peckerhead!
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References Top Gun (1986) See more »

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It's Time To Move
Performed by The S.O.S. Band (as S.O.S. Band)
Produced by Jason Bryant
Written by Rick Boston, Eric Lowen (as Eric Lowen) and Dan Navarro
S.O.S. Band appears courtesy of Tabu Records
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Why so Low?
10 December 2003 | by (Texas, USA) – See all my reviews

Why is this movie rated so low? I admit that it is the fourth in the series and that is getting pretty ridiculous but this one has many memorable moments in it. Also where else can you go see Sharon Stone, David Spade, and a speacial appearance by a young kid at the time named Tony Hawke. No where else can you get so many people in one of their first movies. It is also still highly entertaining and causes me to laugh often. This is where you should stop watching the series however b/c they lose Steve Guttenburg and he is the only reason the series kept on for as long as it did. So don't give this a low score. Help it get out of the lowest 100 where other real horrible films belong.


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