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 »
The Russians need help in dealing with the Mafia and so they seek help with the veterans of the Police Academy (1984). They head off to Moscow, in order to find evidence against Konstantine Konali, who marketed a computer game that everyone in the world is playing. With a sequel to the game he wants to put backdoors in all computer systems on which it gets installed, thus providing access to the police and other government systems. Written by
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According to his autobiography, Bubba Smith had initially made a verbal agreement to reprise his role as Hightower. However, Marion Ramsey later called Bubba in tears, uncertain as to why she had not been asked to return. Bubba knew Marion was hurting financially, having already given her a small loan not long before. Bubba said he would see what he could do. When Bubba called the producers to ask if Marion could join the cast, he was told that Hooks could not be written into the script. In defense of Marion, Bubba made the decision to withdraw from the movie. In a peculiar case of life imitating art, this situation mirrors the scene in Police Academy (1984), when Hightower is forced to leave the academy after standing up for Hooks. See more »
(at around 15 mins) The Russian flag on the wall of Aleksander Rakov's office is upside down. See more »
The original Police Academy movie was the best comedy film ever in my opinion. Ten years after it's release we got to see the quite awful Police Academy 7.
It ruins the spirit of a film series when later installments fail to match up to the original. The Police Academy films were brilliant with the exception of Part 4 but even Part 4 was better than this.
For starters, it was too serious. The first six Police Academy films had our heroes battling bumbling foes such as street punks and bumbling diamond thieves. But in this movie the heroes battled the Russian mafia. It didn't seem right.
There were very few laughs in this movie, in fact there were none really. Maybe it would have been better if there had been more laughs and a less serious storyline. Being serious didn't do this film any justice.
I felt real disappointed when I first watched this in 1994 because it got me thinking about how I had sat in a cinema ten years earlier enjoying a really funny movie.
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