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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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Comedy | Crime

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Police Academy IV  »

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$28,061,343 (USA)
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Trivia

The last Police Academy movie to feature The "Blue Oyster" Bar. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 17 mins) As Tackleberry jumps out of the biplane onto the balloon he is wearing a parachute. In the next scene, as he rappels down the balloon, it is gone. See more »

Quotes

Cmndt. Eric Lassard: What is the most frustrating thing about police work?
Tackleberry: Not being able to carry hand grenades, sir.
Lt. Debbie Callahan: Separate locker rooms, sir.
Mahoney: Icky blue uniforms.
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Connections

Referenced in The Simpsons: Friends and Family (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Marines' Hymn
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Music by Jacques Offenbach from "Geneviève de Brabant"
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Best sequel and at least it was better then part 3
5 December 2002 | by See all my reviews

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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