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Police Academy 6: City Under Siege (1989)

 -  Comedy | Crime  -  10 March 1989 (USA)
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Those bumbling cadets take to the streets when three inept goons successfully orchestrate a metropolitan crime wave.

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A string of business robberies have taken place in the city's Wilson Heights neighborhood, all done by the same three crooks. Captain Thaddeus Harris is no longer in the same precinct with a certain group of cops that he doesn't like. That's why Harris is so happy to be in the Wilson Heights precinct. But then The Mayor tells Harris that business in the city is plummeting because of the robberies. Since there appears to be a leak in Harris's precinct, the Governor has sent in a team to stop the Wilson Heights gang. Much to Harris's dismay, the team is led by Commandant Eric Lassard, so Harris knows who the team members are -- exactly the cops that he doesn't like. The team members are Nick Lassard, Moses Hightower, Eugene Tackleberry, Larvell Jones, Debbie Callahan, Laverne Hooks, and Douglas Fackler. The stakes are raised when Commandant Lassard is accused of being the mastermind behind the robberies, and the team must clear his name. Written by Todd Baldridge

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robbery | commandant | city | police | mayor | See more »

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The Grads are going undercover in the city to unmask the mastermind of crime. See more »

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Comedy | Crime

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10 March 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Academia de Polícia 6: Cidade Sitiada  »

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$11,567,217 (USA)
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The street map on the wall inside the squad room is that of the city of Detroit, Michigan. See more »

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In the first briefing scene, Hightower rigs a wooden chair in front of him so that it breaks when Harris sits on it. The chair is seen to completely collapse. Then when we cut to Hightower again, the chair is intact in front of him. It cuts to a wide shot and the chair is broken again. See more »

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Ox: Knock, knock!
Sergeant Moses Hightower: Who's there?
Ox: Buu!
Sergeant Moses Hightower: Buu, who?
Ox: Quit crying! This will be over in a moment!
[Hightower lets go of Ox]
Sergeant Moses Hightower: Fighting is one thing, but bad jokes is where I draw the line!
[Hightower hits Ox and knocks him out]
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References Hot Stuff (1979) See more »

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Jingle Bells
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Written by James Pierpont
Hummed by Lance Kinsey
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Lame-brained comedy
26 November 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Police Academy 6: City Under Siege (1989) D: Peter Bonerz. Bubba Smith, David Graf, Michael Winslow, Leslie Easterbrook, Marion Ramsey, Lance Kinsey, Matt McCoy, Bruce Mahler, G.W. Bailey. Lame-brained comedy about inept criminals who start a crime wave that befuddles our `beloved' police cadets. Not laugh-out-loud funny at any level; however, Kenneth Mars is funny as the tremendously incompetent mayor. Bailey's misadventures (the highlights of the movie, which isn't saying much) dominate the first half but for some reason are shoved off the screen for much of the 2nd half. All in all, not as bad as everyone says but certainly not worth more than a single viewing (if that). RATING: 4 out of 10. Rated PG for strong language and slapstick violence.


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