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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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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

Tony Hawk said this was the only job he was ever fired from. Most of the stunt doubles were from the Bones Brigade because their manager, former pro skater Stacy Peralta, worked as a second unit director on the film. As it turned out, Hawk was replaced as a stunt double for David Spade because he was too tall. See more »

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In the television version of the movie, an escaped criminal is thrown from the hood of a police car, and is apprehended by Callahan. Although she applies handcuffs to the criminal in close-up, a wide shot reveals the handcuffs are secured around only one of his wrists, as he is holding the unsecured cuff in his free hand behind his back. See more »

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Sgt. Moses Hightower: Yamma, yamma, yamma, yamma, yahhhhma. Fools! They think they can kill the brother of Medula!
Cadet Tommy 'House' Conklin: I never thought that.
Sgt. Moses Hightower: Oh, if I could reach into the belly of a yak and rip out its heart...
Kyle: That would bring him back to life?
Sgt. Moses Hightower: No, man. I'm hungry!
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Followed by Police Academy: The Series (1997) See more »

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The Star-Spangled Banner
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Music by John Stafford Smith
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Best sequel and at least it was better then part 3
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OK. here we go. This movie has the same feel of the original, which was if i say so myself, a funny movie. this one, is the best sequel and is just as funny. It's pretty much the same thing as all of the sequels but It works, it made me laugh.

The plot is, lassard is making a citizens on patrol program, which is a bunch of citizens are put through training and act like cops or something like that. I suck at remembering plots. It's a police academy sequel, It doesnt need a good plot. Our good friends Harris and Proctor try to ruin them, and some of the citizens in the movie were pretty funny.

This was the best of all of the average to bad sequels the original police academy movie got. If you liked the original or ANY of the sequels you should pick this one up. 7/10


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