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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Neal Israel (characters) &
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Release Date:
26 August 1994 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Kicking buttski. Making you laughski. The Academy is backski! See more »
Plot:
The Russian government hires the veterans of the Police Academy (1984) to help deal with the Mafia. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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A serious drama about mental illness See more (101 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

George Gaynes ... Commandant Lassard

Michael Winslow ... Sgt. Jones

David Graf ... Sgt. Tackleberry

Leslie Easterbrook ... Capt. Callahan

G.W. Bailey ... Capt. Harris

Christopher Lee ... Commandant Rakov

Ron Perlman ... Constantine Konali

Claire Forlani ... Katrina

Charlie Schlatter ... Cadet Connors
Richard Israel ... Adam Sharp

Gregg Berger ... Lt. Talinsky
Vladimir Dolinskiy ... Bellboy

Pamela Guest ... Anchor Person

Stuart Nisbet ... Anchor Person (as Stuart Nissbet)

David St. James ... News Director
Valeriy Yaremenko ... Mikhail (as Valery Yaramenko)
Vadim Dolgachov ... Leonid
Robert Iannaccone ... Training Sergeant (as Bob Iannaccone)
Carolyn Kelson ... Mary
Nikolai Pastukhov ... Patriarch
Olga Anokhina ... Russian Mother
Sergei Danilevich ... Lecturer (as Sergey Danilevitch)
Alexander Skorokhod ... Yeltsin

Sasha Peter Mikail Maslansky ... Cadet (as Sasha Maslansky)
Oleg Groonevitch ... Russian Police Cadet
Igor Semenkov ... Russian Police Cadet
Andrei Vishnyakov ... Russian Police Cadet
Konstantin Denakhin ... Motorcycle Cop
Sergei Reusenko ... Serge (as Sergey Reusenko)
Aleksandr Tyutin ... Boris (as Alexander Tiutin)
Aleksandr Peskov ... Hitman (as Alexander Peskov)
Mariya Vinogradova ... Old Lady in Gorky Park (as Maria Vinogradova)
Andrei Annensky ... Little Russian Boy with Bike
Zaven Martirosian ... Ringmaster
Julius LeFlore ... Piano Player
Pavel Sanikov ... Conductor
Dimitri Chernigovsky ... Dapper Man
Willie Golovko ... Mafia Thug / Mafia Hood (as Villie Golovko)
Amanda LeFlore ... Buxom Assistant
Michael Bolotin ... Rakov's Guard
Vladimir Salnikov ... Rakov's Guard
Andrei Bolotin ... Rakov's Guard
Vladimir Goryushin ... Russian Father (as Vladimir Goriushin)
Platon Gorushin ... Russian Son
Nastia Gorushina ... Russian Daughter
Pavel Ostroukhov ... Priest in Cemetery (as Pavel Ostrouktov)
Natalya Pozdnyakova ... Katrina's Replacement Translator (as Natalia Pozdniakova)
Yakov Dyrda ... Mafia Hood
Min Dabashinskas ... Mafia Hood
Aleksandr Volkov ... Bodyguard (as Sasha Volkov)
Yury Sysoyev ... Bodyguard (as Yuri Sysoev)
The Chernievsky Group ... Circus Acrobats
Zemskovi ... Circus Acrobat
Elena Vorobieva ... Circus Rope-Climber
Alexander Diamandi ... Circus Clown
Yuri Yermachenkov ... Circus Clown
Michel Clerte ... BMX Championship Bike Team
Michel Lavandet ... BMX Championship Bike Team
Olivier Prosper ... BMX Championship Bike Team
Olivier Renard ... BMX Championship Bike Team
Svetlana ... Prima Ballerina
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Lonnie Burr ... Gay Moscovite (uncredited)
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Directed by
Alan Metter 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Neal Israel (characters) &
Pat Proft (characters)

Randolph Davis (written by) and
Michele S. Chodos (written by)

Produced by
Suzanne Lore .... associate producer
Paul Maslansky .... producer
Leonid Vereshchagin .... producer: Russia (as Leonid Vereschagin)
Donald L. West .... co-producer
 
Cinematography by
Ian Jones (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Dennis M. Hill  (as Dennis Hill)
Suzanne Hines 
 
Casting by
Melissa Skoff 
 
Production Design by
Frederic C. Weiler  (as Frederic Weiler)
 
Art Direction by
Ilia Amoorsky 
 
Set Decoration by
Sergey Shiriaev 
 
Makeup Department
Eta Csabavölgyi .... assistant makeup artist (as Eta Csabavolgyi)
Katalin Elek .... makeup artist
Erzsébet Rácz .... hairstylist (as Erzsebet Racz)
Hedvig Wieder .... assistant hair stylist
 
Production Management
Gyorgy Kuntner .... production manager (as George Kuntner)
Aleksandr Nakhimson .... production manager: Moscow
Donald L. West .... production manager (as Donald West)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Alex Hapsas .... first assistant director
Alexander Yurchikov .... second assistant director
Alexander Zelenkov .... first assistant director: Moscow
 
Art Department
Nikolaeva Galina .... property assistant
Tamara Garanch .... set dresser
Kotlina Nadezhda .... property assistant
Roman Vasiliev .... property master
Morgan Weistling .... poster artist
 
Sound Department
James Bailey .... foley artist
Beau Biggart .... adr mixer
Gonzo Cervantes .... adr editor (as Gonzo)
Joseph D. Citarella .... re-recording mixer (as Joseph Citarella)
Casey J. Crabtree .... foley artist
Bill Fox .... effects editor (as William Fox)
Sam Gemette .... sound editor
Al Gomez .... foley mixer (as Albert Gomez)
Tom Hartig .... boom operator (as Thomas Hartig)
Kerry Malony .... assistant sound editor
Mikhail Milointiev .... cable
Steve Nelson .... sound mixer
Tally Paulos .... adr editor
Dan Thomas .... sound editor (as Daniel Thomas)
Randall K. Tomlin .... sound editor
Artie Torgersen .... sound re-recording mixer (as Arthur Torgersen)
Clancy T. Troutman .... supervising sound editor (as Clancy Troutman)
Mike Virnig .... sound editor (as Michael Virnig)
James G. Williams .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Special Effects by
Michael Clifford .... special effects coordinator
Gene Grigg .... special effects coordinator
Nikolai Nezhaglov .... special effects assistant (as Nicolai Neyaglov)
 
Stunts
Valery Barkhtin .... stunts
Min Dabashinskas .... stunts
Nadya Kaluzina .... stunts
Ben Kojta .... stunts
Julius LeFlore .... stunt coordinator
Yevgeny Petrov .... stunts
Yuri Prilepo .... stunts
Irina Stepanova .... stunts
Yury Sysoyev .... stunts (as Yuri Sysoev)
Sergei Vorobyov .... stunt coordinator: Russia (as Sergey Vorobyev)
Igor Yakovuev .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
A. Antipov .... rigging gaffer (as Alexander Antipov)
Alexander Egorov .... gaffer: Russia
Zsolt Fehér .... second assistant camera (as Zsolt Feher)
Oleg Grinchishin .... best boy (as Oleg Grinuishin)
Lidia Grishina .... stills person
Buda Gulyás .... camera operator (as Buda Gulyas)
I. Kirillov .... key grip (as Igor Kirilov)
Thomas Olah .... second assistant camera
Richard Rees-Jones .... gaffer
Dmitri Shlykov .... best boy (as Dmitry Shlykov)
Péter Sidló .... dolly grip (as Peter Sidlo)
Martin Szecsanov .... first assistant camera
József Takács .... first assistant camera (as Joseph Takacs)
 
Casting Department
Tammy Rosen .... casting assistant: Los Angeles
Olga Yazykova .... casting assistant: Moscow
Larisa Isaeva .... additional casting (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Natalya Dzyubenko .... costume designer: Moscow (as Natalia Dzubenko)
Marina Kudriavtseva .... assistant costume designer
Ernest Misko .... wardrobe: Los Angeles
Maria Yuresko .... wardrobe supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Mark Eggenweiler .... first assistant editor
John Finklea .... assistant editor
David Orr .... color timer
Kimberly L. Sewell .... assistant editor
Bill Strouse .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Douglas M. Lackey .... music editor (as Doug Lacky)
Steve Sykes .... score mixer
Steve Sykes .... score recordist
James Thatcher .... musician: french horn
Tom Boyd .... musician: oboe soloist (uncredited)
George Doering .... musician (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Gabriel .... transportation manager
Chuck Rowley .... transportation coordinator
Alexander Zamchuk .... transportation manager
 
Other crew
Boris Baranovsky .... choreographer
Howard Brandy .... unit publicist
Konstatin Churnassov .... staff assistant: set
Alexander Delvig .... location manager
Kate Egorova .... staff assistant: office
Anatoly Ermolin .... location manager
Terri Ferraro .... assistant: Mr. Maslansky
Eugeny Galinsky .... location manager
Dmitry Iordanidi .... staff assistant: office
Géza Jánossy .... caterer (as Geza Janossy)
Aleksey Karpushin .... location manager (as Alexey Karpushin)
Sasha Peter Mikail Maslansky .... production associate (as Sasha Maslansky)
Pavel Minailov .... staff assistant: set
Kirill Minkovetsky .... administrator: Russia
Joan Murphy .... production accountant
Dmitry Neganov .... staff assistant: office
Alexander Popov .... magic tricks
Alexey Rudensky .... location manager
Natalia Shahnazarova .... location manager
Victor Shishkin .... circus advisor
Sheila Wilson .... script supervisor
Linda Zechowy .... production secretary
Alina Gulyaeva .... interpreter (uncredited)
Jim Jaffe .... product placement (uncredited)
Sophia Lansky .... additional voices (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Ruben Herrlich .... special thanks: Propaganda Film
Rene Nicolas .... special thanks: French Cycling Federation
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Police Academy 7: Mission to Moscow" - Australia (TV title), USA (alternative title)
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MPAA:
Rated PG for comic sensuality
Runtime:
83 min
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Series creator Paul Maslansky is of Russian descent. He'd wanted to shoot a Police Academy film in Russia since producing The Russia House (1990).See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: In the beginning of the movie, the male reporter plays "The Game" on a GameBoy console with no power and no cartridge. All subsequent consoles have cartridges.See more »
Quotes:
Airport P.A. Announcer:The red zone is for communist parking only!See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in I Want Candy (2007)See more »
Soundtrack:
Am I Blue?See more »

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44 out of 56 people found the following review useful.
A serious drama about mental illness, 17 December 2001

Imagine having your testicles ripped off by a Grizzly and you're half way to appreciating how painful an experience this movie is. Whatever you thought about the previous Police Academy movies (and I'm not particularly fond of any of them) they at least fitted in to the genre of comedy. This one creates it's own sub-genre: the anti-comedy. There's not a single joke in the entire film that makes any sense, and this is partly due to the fact that the script reads as though it was translated from English into Russian and then back again. And I'm not trying to insult the Russians. They get a hard enough time in the movie. If the makers of this film are to be believed, the Russian people are a humourless bunch, and so you imagine that the producers thought that a film with absolutely no humour in it would go down a storm with Moscow audiences. Now, I've never seen a Russian comedy, but I think it's safe to bet that they're better than this.

In one scene, a character batters a hole in a hotel room door using an ice bucket stuck to his head. I don't know why, and it's typical of this film that you're never quite sure what it is you're supposed to be laughing at. The jokes just rattle on and on like this making no sense whatsoever.

If you were to convince yourself that what you were actually watching was a serious drama about the mental illness of a high-ranking police officer lost in Moscow, you might get some perverse pleasure out of this. On the video packet, though, the distributors assure us that it's a comedy, so you can't even give the film the benefit of the doubt.

It's interesting to note that after the Police Academy team's adventure in Moscow, the authorities saw fit to let them back into their own country, where they went on to make Police Academy : The Series which is, believe it or not, even worse than this.

Best to watch this drunk. And with the television switched off.

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