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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

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, Bruce would later go on to be announced as executive producer for the eighth film in the franchise temporarily, when Warner Brothers & Village Roadshow were still involved. See more »

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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 »

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Zed: People just don't understand me.
Laura: Maybe if you talk slower...
Zed: No, I mean who I am. Man, now I gotta worry about my diction too?
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Follows Police Academy (1984) See more »

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Music by John Stafford Smith
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Adult gags and Juvenile gags do not mix.
2 October 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This is a hard Academy movie to define. The humour is generally more smutty, keeping up the standards of the original, yet it also has awful gags about people slipping on skateboards and pidgeons secreting on policemen's shoulders. There are also jokes about farting, a sure sign of desperation. On the plus side, we see the return of G.W.Bailey as Captain Harris. That's about it on the plus side. The whole film looks rushed and is mostly set at night or on grey skied days that make it look awful. Not a pleasant film to watch. However, the public, including myself, flocked to see it. But, hey, you don't know what you're gonna get until you have paid your admission.


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