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Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach (1988)

PG | | Comedy, Crime | 18 March 1988 (USA)
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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 »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Hightower
... Tackleberry
... Jones
... Callahan
... Hooks
... Kate
... Proctor
... Nick
... Harris
... Lassard
... Tony
... Hurst
... House
... Mouse
... Mayor of Miami
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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. Harris wants to place himself in a favourable light in front of the high military hierarchy but, at the airport, Lassard exchanges his bag with another one... Written by Tognacci Sebastiano <seblog@maya.dei.unipd.it>

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Captain Harris is about to lose his trouser and his mind in Miami! See more »

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Comedy | Crime

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18 March 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Police Academy V  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,106,661, 20 March 1988

Gross USA:

$4,239,831
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The whereabouts of Mahoney are not addressed in the film. See more »

Goofs

When the characters are playing Frisbee on the beach, Hightower is thrown a lilac coloured Frisbee. The movie then immediately cuts to a shot where he is juggling (almost dropping) a black coloured Frisbee that he has just thrown out of shot. See more »

Quotes

Capt. Thaddeus Harris: Proctor! Where is Proctor?
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Connections

Followed by Police Academy: The Series (1988) See more »

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The Ride of the Valkyries
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Composed by Richard Wagner
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Come on people lighten up, this film is fun.
19 May 2007 | by See all my reviews

There are too many wannabe Siskals, trying to pick every film to death. If you are looking for critical film successes, do not look here. If you are looking for a film that does not take itself seriously, and thereby is fun, then this whole series of films is for you. By the time of this fifth Police Academy film we can view these misfits as old and familiar friends. they each do what they do best. George Gaynes excels as the clueless Eric Lassard, who wanders through life creating chaos in his wake, but always managing to come out on top. He is America's answer to the French Clouseau. Rene Aubejonois is just great as the lead crook in this film. And G.W. Bailey. It takes an actor of rare quality to play the loathed but always accident prone character that he plays. These films are fun, and this one was one of the best.


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