MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 1,921 this week

Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol (1987)

 -  Comedy | Crime  -  3 April 1987 (USA)
4.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.7/10 from 27,433 users  
Reviews: 59 user | 17 critic

The misfit Police Academy (1984) graduates now are assigned to train a group of civilian volunteers to fight crime once again plaguing the streets.

Director:

Writers:

(characters), (characters), 3 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $3.99 on Amazon Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

Leonard Nimoy: 1931-2015

Best known for his work on "Star Trek," actor and director Leonard Nimoy died on Friday in Los Angeles. Read our full story on his varied career, and view our memorial photo gallery.

Related News

'21 Jump Street': 25 Questions
| Moviefone
Film Junk Podcast Episode #304: Buried
| FilmJunk

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 44 titles
created 25 Jan 2012
 
a list of 40 titles
created 28 Feb 2012
 
a list of 28 titles
created 07 Aug 2012
 
a list of 42 titles
created 04 Feb 2013
 
a list of 36 titles
created 8 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol (1987)

Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol (1987) on IMDb 4.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol.

User Polls

1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

The alumni of Commandant Lassard's Police Academy (1984) return to the school to train new recruits and prevent its closure.

Director: Jerry Paris
Stars: Steve Guttenberg, Bubba Smith, David Graf
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

The old Commandant Lassard, leader of the Police Academy (1984), goes to Florida to receive an award. In the city arrives also the cynic Captain Harris who wants to take Lassard's job. ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Myerson
Stars: Bubba Smith, David Graf, Michael Winslow
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

When a new gang moves into town it's up to the screwball police team to stop them.

Director: Jerry Paris
Stars: Steve Guttenberg, Bubba Smith, David Graf
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

Those bumbling cadets take to the streets when three inept goons successfully orchestrate a metropolitan crime wave.

Director: Peter Bonerz
Stars: Bubba Smith, David Graf, Michael Winslow
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.1/10 X  

The Russian government hires the veterans of the Police Academy (1984) to help deal with the Mafia.

Director: Alan Metter
Stars: G.W. Bailey, George Gaynes, Michael Winslow
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A group of good-hearted but incompetent misfits enter the police academy, but the instructors there are not going to put up with their pranks.

Director: Hugh Wilson
Stars: Steve Guttenberg, G.W. Bailey, Kim Cattrall
Documentary | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  
Director: Abdulrahman Algharabally
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Lieutenant Drebin discovers that his ex-girlfriend's new beau is involved in a plot to kidnap a scientist who advocates solar energy.

Director: David Zucker
Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, George Kennedy
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

There is a brand new class of screw-ups at the Police Academy (1984). They face danger and try not to let their stupidity get in the way as they fight crime, often without even knowing it.

Stars: Matthew Borlenghi, Rod Crawford, Toby Proctor
Documentary | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  
Stars: Paul Maslansky, George Gaynes, Michael Winslow
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Marion Ramsey ...
Lance Kinsey ...
...
...
Zed
...
...
...
...
Edit

Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

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 »

Genres:

Comedy | Crime

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

3 April 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Academia de Polícia 4: A Patrulha do Cidadão  »

Box Office

Gross:

$28,061,343 (USA)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

There are a couple of references to Warner Brothers production executive Bruce Berman. There is an announcement heard in the hospital, paging "Dr. Berman". Also, Mrs. Feldman is a resident of the "Berman Retirement Home", as displayed on the building's entrance sign. Due to Bruce's friendship with Police Academy creator Paul Maslansky, Berman would later go on to be announced as executive producer for the eighth film in the franchise temporarily, when Warner Brothers and Village Roadshow were still involved. See more »

Goofs

The stadium they lift Proctor into is clearly being constructed on the outside, but he is lifted into a full stadium as a game is about to start. See more »

Quotes

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!
See more »

Connections

Follows Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

The Star-Spangled Banner
(uncredited)
Music by John Stafford Smith
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
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.


5 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
HOW HOT IS THE COP GIRL ZED FALLS IN LOVE WITH!! drummer_muso23
Ridiculous Ninja Scene CptBenjaminMartin
Funny Scenes eschwartz80
Can Anyone Send Me the Song Let's Go to Heaven in My Car? belair31-1
song with zed and the cop girl? ms2lm
basket ball scene cross_moteur

Contribute to This Page