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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 »

Parents Guide:

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Details

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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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Zed (Bobcat Goldthwait) and Sweetchuck (Tim Kazurinsky) are shown to generally hate each other throughout this and the following two movies. In real life Goldthwait and Kazurinsky are good friends. See more »

Goofs

When Hooks apprehends Zed at the foot of the steps, Mahoney calls to her and she turns to her left to acknowledge him. However, when we return to the point of view from the top, she is standing the opposite way around and looking to her right. See more »

Quotes

[after seeing his cat pooped in the cereal]
Sgt. Vinnie: Oh I'm sorry, would you like some?
Mahoney: [shocked] I'm on a diet.
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Alternate Versions

There is also an additional scene in network TV versions where Tackleberry and Kirkland arrive at the zoo after all the action happens and get mad for being late. This is a reference to the first film, where Tackleberry missed all the action following the riot. See more »

Connections

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Soundtracks

Johnny Get The Handcuffs
Performed, Written & Produced by Moon Martin
Published by Rockslam Music & Bug Music
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Best Of The 7 Films
8 September 2002 | by markealeswhiteSee all my reviews

I Have seen all of these film except number 7. And this one is gotta be the funnist. Great Jokes in the film make this one the funnist films ever to date. The Bit in the Gay bar is funny as hell. When Hightower is eyed up by all the men after kick the heck out of a Gang Who Start a Fight.


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