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Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol (1987)

 -  Comedy | Crime  -  3 April 1987 (USA)
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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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On land, on sea, or in the air, no place is safe from them! See more »

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3 April 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Academia de Polícia 4: A Patrulha do Cidadão  »

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$28,061,343 (USA)
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Trivia

Kay Hawtrey's second appearance in a Police Academy film. She appears in this movie as the poetess, and also makes an uncredited appearance in the first Police Academy (1984), as the lady who says "Surprise!", after Tackleberry inadvertently shoots up his own farewell party. See more »

Goofs

At the beginning of the movie, we see Harris inadvertently walk into the shower room after speaking with Mahoney. There is an immediate scream of surprise and Harris exits the room drenched. Later on in another scene with Harris, we see that the showers are in individual, unmistakable shower stalls and are a distance from the shower room door. Harris would have (1) recognized this as a shower room and (2) even if he hadn't, there's no shower head directly inside the shower room door to walk under right after entering the room as Harris evidently did. See more »

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Tackleberry: [Hands over gun to Mrs. Feldman] Now remember, that's a 44 Magnum and it's quite a...
[Mrs. Feldman shoots target and the blast catapults her to the lodge]
Tackleberry: ...kick.
Mrs. Feldman: Damn, that was fun!
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Followed by Police Academy: Mission to Moscow (1994) See more »

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Shoot For The Top
Performed by Southern Pacific
Written by Kurt Howell and Harry Maslin
Southern Pacific appears courtesy of Warner Bros. Records
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PA4: Not just another funny movie
7 February 1999 | by (Newnan, GA) – See all my reviews

"Citizens On Patrol", the fourth installment of the Police Academy is again shaped in the same mold as it's follow-ups: the slapstick, the crude humor, and sexual innuendos.

It's too bad that the writers of these movies couldn't think of something different than the same old thing, but what works works!

Kudos again to Michael Winslow and his vocal effects. Also thanks goes to the writers for giving Zed (Bobcat Goldthwait) a new love.


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