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Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment (1985)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 29 March 1985 (USA)
When a new gang moves into town it's up to the screwball police team to stop them.

Directors:

Jerry Paris, James Signorelli (uncredited)

Writers:

Neal Israel (characters created by), Pat Proft (characters created by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Steve Guttenberg ... Carey Mahoney
Bubba Smith ... Hightower
David Graf ... Tackleberry
Michael Winslow ... Larvell Jones
Bruce Mahler ... Doug Fackler
Marion Ramsey ... Laverne Hooks
Colleen Camp ... Kirkland
Howard Hesseman ... Pete Lassard
Art Metrano ... Lt. Mauser
George Gaynes ... Commandant Lassard
Bobcat Goldthwait ... Zed (as Bob Goldthwait)
Julie Brown ... Chloe
Peter Van Norden ... Vinnie Schtulman
Tim Kazurinsky ... Merchant
Ed Herlihy Ed Herlihy ... Dooley
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Storyline

Mahoney and friends have graduated from the Police Academy (1984) and are issued with their first assignments. As before, their cheerfulness and devotion to duty outweigh any shortcomings, but are they ready to do battle with a band graffiti daubing terrorists? Written by Rhino <rhino@blueyonder.co.uk>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Watch out! They've got to clean up the worst crime district in the world. But that's no problem. They're the worst police force in the universe. See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 March 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Police Academy II See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$7,600,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,675,896, 31 March 1985

Gross USA:

$55,600,000
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Though Tim Kazurinsky is called Sweetchuck in the movie, in the credits his character name is "Merchant". See more »

Goofs

(at around 57 mins) In the Japanese restaurant scene, the teppanyaki chef greets Pete Lassard (Howard Hesseman) by saying "ohayo gosaimasu, ohayo. Good evening." "Ohayo gosaimasu" is Japanese for "good morning." "Ohayo" is a less formal way to say the same thing. See more »

Quotes

Sgt. Vinnie: Hey, would it be OK if I eat real quick?
Mahoney: Yeah, go ahead, go ahead.
Sgt. Vinnie: Aw, thanks. Y'know, next to lunch and dinner, breakfast is the most important meal of the day.
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Alternate Versions

Instead of the movie ending with Tackleberry (David Graf) and Kirkland's (Colleen Camp) wedding, we see Sweetchuck (Tim Kazurinsky) and Zed (Bob Goldthwait) enrolling into the Police Academy and Zed is told by Commandant Lassard (George Gaynes) that he's going to need a haircut, much to Zed's dismay. See more »

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Soundtracks

Temporary Insanity
Performed by The Townsends
Written by Linsey White, Michael Rochelle & Steve Berry
Produced by Mike Piccirillo & Gary Goetzman
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This is a sequel to a Comedy classic that holds up
28 August 2005 | by bocephus-3See all my reviews

Police Academy 2 is a cinematic masterpiece. I was really surprised on how the cast came together to make a very good film. Howard Hessman AKA Dr. Johnny Fever from WKRP in Cininnnati, makes his only appearance in the series as Lasards brother. There chemistry on screen is unmatched and its a shame that they never teamed up again. Tim Kazerinsky plays the role of Sweetchuck, a very complicated man with many unfulfilled dreams. Bobcat Goldwait also makes his first appearance in the film. This film feels good from start to finish.Steve Guttenburg remains in top form as does Bubba Smith, and the late David Graf round out a talented cast.


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