What an Institution: The Story of Police Academy 

A feature length documentary on the legacy of Police Academy (1984) and its sequels. The Police Academy movies were a mainstay in the comedy genre of the 1980s and early 1990s, spawning six sequels and two television series.


Gary Smart

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Credited cast, sorted by IMDb STARmeter:
Steve Guttenberg ... Himself
Leslie Easterbrook ... Herself
Rene Auberjonois ... Himself
Bobcat Goldthwait ... Himself
Matt McCoy ... Himself
G.W. Bailey ... Himself
Scott Thomson ... Himself
Julie Brown ... Herself
Charlie Schlatter ... Himself
Shawn Weatherly ... Herself
David Graf ... Himself (archive footage)
Michael Winslow ... Himself
Brian Tochi ... Himself
Marion Ramsey ... Herself
Donovan Scott ... Himself


Now after thirty years, the cast and crew of the Police Academy (1984) movies join forces with the makers of RoboDoc: The Creation of Robocop (2019), Pennywise: The Story of 'IT' and You're So Cool, Brewster! The Story of Fright Night (2016) to bring you 'What an Institution: The Story of Police Academy.' Written by Cult Screenings UK Ltd.

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£23,617 GBP was raised for the project by more than one hundred backers via Indiegogo. See more »


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