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Police Academy

Police Academy
Police Academy
What an Institution!
Starring Steve Guttenberg, Kim Cattrall, G.W. Bailey, Bubba Smith, Donovan Scott and George Gaynes, «Police Academy» (also known as "Police Academy: What an Institution!", "Scuola di polizia", "Police Academy - Dümmer als die Polizei erlaubt") is a Comedy/Crime film directed by Hugh Wilson, and written by Neal Israel, Pat Proft, and Hugh Wilson, released in the USA on March 23 of 1984.
Directed by
Hugh Wilson

Screenplay
Neal Israel
Pat Proft and Hugh Wilson

Producer
Paul Maslansky

Due to a shortage of police officers, the newly elected mayor of an unnamed American city has announced a policy requiring the police department to accept all willing recruits, effectively abolishing fitness requirements, educational levels and medical standards. Not everyone in the police force is happy about the new changes.

Carey Mahoney (Steve Guttenberg) is an easygoing man who has repeatedly gotten himself in trouble with the law when standing up to arrogance. Mahoney is forced to join the [...]

Who is the director of "Police Academy"?

Hugh Wilson is an American actor, writer, screenwriter, director, and producer.

Wilson was 40 years old when "Police Academy" was released in 1984.

Hugh Wilson has directed movies such as "Burglar", released in 1987, "Rustlers' Rhapsody"(1985), "The First Wives Club"(1996), "Dudley Do-Right"(1999), "Guarding Tess"(1994), and "Blast from the Past"(1999).

G.W. Bailey and Hugh Wilson have also been associated in "Rustlers' Rhapsody", released in 1985 playing Peter, "Burglar"(1987) portraying Ray Kirschman.

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What was the release date of "Police Academy"?

"Police Academy" was first released in the United States on Friday, March 23, 1984. Also released on Friday, March 23, 1984 have been "Le Bal" (dir. Ettore Scola) and "Racing with the Moon" (dir. Richard Benjamin)

Release date for the United States:
  • Friday, March 23, 1984
Release date for the United Kingdom:
  • Friday, May 04, 1984

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Cast

 
Steve Guttenberg
...as Cadet Carey Mahoney
Kim Cattrall
...as Cadet Karen Thompson
G.W. Bailey
...as Lt. Thaddeus Harris
Bubba Smith
...as Cadet Moses Hightower
Donovan Scott
...as Cadet Leslie Barbara
George Gaynes
...as Cmndt. Eric Lassard

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Quotes

Captain Harris
 
Not funny, you idiot!
 

Cadet Moses Hightower  (Bubba Smith)
 
FOOLS! To think they can kill the brother, of Badula!
 

Cadet Eugene Tackleberry  (David Graf)
 
Drop that stereo before I blow your goddamn nuts off, asshole.
 


Technical Details

Genres:Comedy / Crime
Release date:
United States United States    March, 23, 1984  
United Kingdom United Kingdom    May, 04, 1984  
France France    September, 05, 1984  
Germany Germany    September, 14, 1984  
Italy Italy    August, 08, 1984  
Australia Australia    April, 19, 1984  
Japan Japan    October, 27, 1984  
Sound mix:Mono
Soundtrack:SHE'S IN MY CORNER - Performed by 'Jack Mack ' and The Heart Attack Written by 'Max Carl' and 'Andrew Kastner'
I'M GONNA BE SOMEBODY - Performed by 'Jack Mack ' and The Heart Attack Written by 'Max Carl' and 'Andrew Kastner'
RELAX - Performed by Frankie Goes to Hollywood Courtesy of ZTT/Island Records
MAGIC MOMENTS - Performed by 'Jon Joyce' and Amanda Bennett
TRUE LOVIN' WOMAN - Performed by 'Jack Mack ' and The Heart Attack Live recording by Westwood One Mobile Recording
THE BOYS COME TO TOWN - Performed by 'Earlene Bentley' Courtesy of Record Shack Records
EL BIMBO - Performed by Jean-Marc Dompierre and his orchestra Courtesy of Arthur Young Enterprises, Inc.
WILL YOU LOVE ME TOMORROW - Performed by 'The Shirelles' Courtesy of K-Tel Entertainment, Inc.
CRAZY CHRIS - Performed by 'Dave Brubeck' Courtesy of Fantasy Records
PARTY - Performed by 'Jack Mack ' and The Heart Attack Written by 'Max Carl' and 'Andrew Kastner'
Tagline:"The new police recruits. Call them slobs. Call them jerks. Call them gross. - Just don't call them when you're in trouble."
"What an Institution!"
Also known as:
Germany

"Police Academy - Dümmer als die Polizei erlaubt"

United Kingdom

"Police Academy: What an Institution!"

Italy

"Scuola di polizia"

Country:United States United States
Language:English
Filming location:
CanadaBrampton, Ontario
Runtime:1h 36min (96min)
Certifications:
United States United States    R
United Kingdom United Kingdom    15
Canada Canada    14A
Germany Germany    16
Australia Australia    M



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police academy
release date:March 23, 1984
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