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Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach (1988)

 -  Comedy | Crime  -  18 March 1988 (USA)
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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 »

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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. Harris wants to place himself in a favourable light in front of the high military hierarchy but, at the airport, Lassard exchanges his bag with another one... Written by Tognacci Sebastiano <seblog@maya.dei.unipd.it>

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Hold everything! The cadets are dropping in on Miami Beach for an all new adventure. See more »

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Academia de Polícia 5: Missão em Miami  »

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While filming the alligator wrestling scene in the Florida Everglades, Bubba Smith was scared that a real alligator might attack him underwater while wrestling the fake alligator. As soon as director Alan Myerson yelled "cut", Bubba got out of the water immediately. Smith also stated how he struggled while trying to swim G.W. Bailey to shore, as Bailey's dead weight nearly caused Bubba to drown. See more »

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One of the exterior shots reveal that the plane is an L-1011 which is similar to a DC-10 except the engine on the the tail is directly above and attached to the rear main cabin, and parallel to to the top of the fuselage whereas on a DC-10 the engine is part of the tail assembly but not attached to the rear part of the cabin and sits at about a 20 degree angle. See more »

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Capt. Thaddeus Harris: Proctor! Where is Proctor?
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Followed by Police Academy 6: City Under Siege (1989) See more »

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That's enough! No more PA for me.
27 January 2007 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

The first "Police Academy" movie was good. The second one was interesting. The third and fourth were forgettable. But this one is abysmal. Note to the producers: this is suppose to be funny. There's a few scenes that merit a smile, but the movie is generally boring. Great to see Harris and Lessard, but I miss Mahoney and Sweetchuck. Thank God it's got a short running time. And thank God I got it for free at my local library. This is it for me folks, I'll stop at the 5th installment of the series and leave the rest to those who want to waste their time. Seen at home, in Toronto, on January 21st, 2007.

54/100 (BOMB)


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