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Police Academy 3: Back in Training ()


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The alumni of Commandant Lassard's Police Academy (1984) return to the school to train new recruits and prevent its closure.

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Sgt. Mahoney
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Sgt. Hightower
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Sgt. Tackleberry
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Sgt. Jones
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Sgt. Hooks
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Lt. Callahan
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Comdt. Mauser
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Cadet Sweetchuck
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Cadet Zed
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Comdt. Lassard
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Cadet Adams
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Sgt. Copeland
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Sgt. Blanks (as Brant Van Hoffman)
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Sgt. Fackler
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Governor Neilson
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Cadet Fackler
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Lt. Proctor
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Cadet Nogata
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Cadet Kirkland
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Chief Hurst
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The Hooker
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Cadet Hedges
R. Christopher Thomas ...
Cadet Baxter #1
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Cadet Baxter #2 (as David Elliott)
Arthur Batanides ...
Mr. Kirkland
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Mr. Bellows
Rita Tuckett ...
Ms. Tyler
Chas Lawther ...
Mr. Delaney
Lyn Jackson ...
Ms. Click
Mary Ann Coles ...
Mrs. Hurst
Sam Stone ...
Cabbie
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Line-Up Room Victim
Bruce Pirie ...
Line-Up Room Cop
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Axe Murderer
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Tommy (as Teddy Abner)
Susan DeRyck ...
Basketball Player
Marcia Watkins ...
Sarah
Pam Hyatt ...
Sarah's Mother
Fran Gebhard ...
Woman at Cafe
Les Nirenberg ...
Man with Cigar
Gloria Summers ...
Maid
Fred Livingstone ...
Elderly Man
Gladys O'Connor ...
Woman at Phone Booth
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Hotel Manager
Gary Flanagan ...
Bartender
Pierre Berube ...
Boy on Bicycle
Peter Colvey ...
Gang Member #1
Alex Pauljuk ...
Gang Member #2
Tye Tyukodi ...
Purse Snatcher (as Anton Tyukodi)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Karate Instructor (uncredited)
Lorenzo Gaspar ...
Police cadet (uncredited)
Paul Maslansky ...
Man #4 in Police Line-up (uncredited)
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Priest in Police Line-up (uncredited)
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Robber (uncredited)

Directed by

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Jerry Paris

Written by

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Neal Israel ... (characters creator) &
Pat Proft ... (characters creator)
 
Gene Quintano ... (written by)
 
Barry W. Blaustein ... (characters) (uncredited)
 
David Sheffield ... (characters) (uncredited)

Produced by

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Paul Maslansky ... producer
Donald L. West ... associate producer (as Donald West)

Music by

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Robert Folk ... (uncredited)

Cinematography by

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Robert Saad ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Bud Molin

Editorial Department

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Donah Bassett ... negative cutter
Kelly G. Crawford ... assistant film editor
Stephen R. Myers ... assistant film editor (as Stephen Myers)
Ben Williams ... assistant film editor

Casting By

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Pamela Basker
Fern Champion

Production Design by

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Trevor Williams

Art Direction by

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Rhiley Fuller
Dennis Davenport ... (uncredited)

Set Decoration by

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Sean Kirby

Costume Design by

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Aleida MacDonald

Makeup Department

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Ken Brooke ... makeup artist
Albert Paradis ... hair stylist

Production Management

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Suzanne Lore ... unit production manager
Jack Roe ... production manager: second unit, United States

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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M. James Arnett ... second unit director
Bill Bannerman ... third assistant director
Rocco Gismondi ... second assistant director
Bob Roe ... second assistant director: second unit, United States
Jack Roe ... first assistant director: second unit, United States
David A. Starke ... assistant director: second unit (as David Starke)
Michael Zenon ... first assistant director

Art Department

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Tory Bellingham ... set dresser
John 'Frenchie' Berger ... property master (as John Berger)
Willi Holst ... scenic artist
Paul Theodore ... construction supervisor
Dan Wladyka ... assistant property master
Serge Genitempo ... stand-by painter (uncredited)
Adrian Hardy ... set dresser (uncredited)
Drew Struzan ... poster artist (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Gail Clark Burch ... adr editor (as Gail Clark)
Michael Jiron ... re-recording mixer
Dale Johnston ... supervising sound editor
David Lee ... production sound mixer
Allen L. Stone ... re-recording mixer (as Allen Stone)
Steve Switzer ... boom operator
Richard Weaver ... re-recording mixer
Dan Harville ... post-production sound designer (uncredited)
John Motyer ... sound assistant (uncredited)
Tom Ruff ... post-production sound mixer (uncredited)
Clancy T. Troutman ... sound editor (uncredited)

Special Effects by

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Arthur Langevin ... special effects technician
Eric Roberts ... special effects
Cliff Wenger ... special effects coordinator

Stunts

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Réal Andrews ... stunts (as Real Andrews)
Marco Bianco ... stunts
Shane Cardwell ... stunts
Carl Ciarfalio ... stunts
Peter Cox ... stunts
Phil Culotta ... stunts
Rick Forsayeth ... stunts
Johnny Goar ... stunts (as John Goar)
Romo Gorrara ... stunts
Ted Hanlan ... stunts
Ed Hellier ... stunts
Jeff Imada ... stunts
Debbie Kirby ... stunts
Dennis Lundin ... stunts (as Denis Christensen)
Gene Mack ... stunts
Cotton Mather ... stunts
Terry McGauran ... stunts
Peter McKernan ... stunts (as Peter J. McKernan)
Dwayne McLean ... stunts
Jean-Guy Normand ... stunts (as Jean Guy Normand)
Alan Oliney ... stunt coordinator / stunts
Branko Racki ... stunts
Alison Reid ... stunts (as Allison Reid)
Angie Reno ... stunts (as Angelo Reno)
David Rigby ... stunts
Wink Roberts ... stunts
Sheila Rutanen ... stunts
Paul Rutledge ... stunts
T.J. Scott ... stunts
Brad Southworth ... stunts
Colin Steadman ... stunts
John Stoneham Sr. ... stunts (as John Stoneham)
Linda May Stricklin ... stunts
Steve W. Stricklin ... stunts
Charles A. Tamburro ... stunts (as Chuck Tamburro)
Chris Tyler ... stunts
Tye Tyukodi ... stunts
Jefferson Wagner ... stunts (as Zuma Jay)
Tony Young ... stunts
Dick Ziker ... stunts
Steve Lucescu ... stunts (uncredited)
Randy Morton ... stunt performer (uncredited)
Jim Tuck ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Angelo Colavecchia ... second assistant camera (as Angelo Colavechia)
Tony Eldridge ... best boy
Henri Fiks ... camera operator: second unit
Ron Gillham ... key grip
Ángel González ... camera operator (as Angel Gonzales)
Glen Goodchild ... best boy
Manfred Guthe ... additional photographer: second unit (as Fred Guthe)
Chris Holmes ... gaffer
Gordon Langevin ... camera operator: second unit (as Gord Langevin)
Rexford L. Metz ... camera operator: second unit, United States (as Rex Metz)
Neil Seale ... camera operator
Kerry Smart ... first assistant camera
David Whittaker ... still photographer
Michael Douglas Middleton ... still photographer (uncredited)

Casting Department

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Maria Armstrong ... casting: Canada
Ross Clydesdale ... casting: Canada
Mark Holub ... casting associate
Peter Lavender ... extras casting: Canada
Sue Swan ... casting coordinator (as Sue Swann)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Mary McCready ... costumer

Location Management

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Michael Brownstone ... location manager

Music Department

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Michael Boddicker ... musician: synthesizer
Tena Clark ... musical supervisor
Don Davis ... additional orchestrator
Robert Fernandez ... scoring mixer (as Bobby Fernandez)
Kathy Kurasch ... composer: additional music
Kenneth Wannberg ... music editor
Lauren Wood ... composer: additional music
John Beal ... composer: trailer (uncredited)
Tom Boyd ... musician: oboe soloist (uncredited)
David Chackler ... music supervisor (uncredited)
George Doering ... musician (uncredited)
James Thatcher ... musician: French horn (uncredited)

Transportation Department

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Stuart Hughes ... transportation coordinator
Greg O'Hara ... driver captain

Other crew

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Benita Allen ... assistant to producer
Toni Blay ... production secretary
Howard Brandy ... unit publicist
Marty Epp ... paramedic
Jean Frenette ... karate expert
Dolores Morris ... assistant: Mr. Paris
Terri Mueller-Armitage ... assistant: Mr. Maslansky (as Teri Mueller)
Robert Petrovicz ... production assistant
Alexandra Raffe ... production coordinator (as Alexandra Raffé)
Wendie Siford ... production accountant
Elaine Yarish ... script supervisor
Charles A. Tamburro ... aerial coordinator/pilot (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

When police funding is cut, the Governor announces he must close one of the academies. To make it fair, the two police academies must compete against each other to stay in operation. Mauser persuades two officers in Lassard's academy to better his odds, but things don't quite turn out as expected... Written by Mark J. Popp

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Taglines The Law EnFARCEment Saga Continues! See more »
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Also Known As
  • Police Academy III (United States)
  • Police Academy 3: instructeurs de choc (France)
  • Police Academy 3 - ...und keiner kann sie bremsen (Germany)
  • Boja academia de policia 3 (Spain, Catalan title)
  • Loca academia de policía 3: De Vuelta a la Escuela (Spain)
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Runtime
  • 83 min
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Box Office

Opening Weekend United States $9,049,586, 23 Mar 1986

Did You Know?

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Trivia According to an interview on The Howard Stern Radio Show (1998), Bobcat Goldthwait negotiated a deal to return for six hundred thousand dollars. Goldthwait then told producers they should pay Tim Kazurinsky the same amount. The request was successful. See more »
Goofs (at around 1h 13 mins) When Proctor and Mauser are trying to get back into the overturned boat, you can see the top of a crew member's head on the backside of the boat holding the boat for them. See more »
Movie Connections Edited from Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment (1985). See more »
Soundtracks Team Thing See more »
Quotes Lieutenant Debbie Callahan: You had impressive moves for a cadet.
Cadet Nogata: Thank you. You see, it's a matter of the mind being mightier than the bosom.
Lieutenant Debbie Callahan: Interesting theory.
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