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Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach (1988)

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

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$6,106,661 (USA) (20 March 1988)

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$4,239,831 (USA)
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Trivia

(At around fourteen minutes) In his office, Captain Harris is seen polishing a stuffed armadillo. This is the official state small mammal of Texas, where G.W. Bailey hails from. See more »

Goofs

Harris didn't need to break into the Commissioner's office to get Lassard's file. As Lassard is a police officer, thus a public employee, his personnel file is a public record. All Harris would have to do is ask for it. See more »

Quotes

Capt. Thaddeus Harris: Some dickhead is standing in my sun!
Sgt. Nick Lassard: Oh, Captain Harris! Hey, I didn't see you there. You know, I don't think we've been introduced. My name is Nick...
Capt. Thaddeus Harris: I don't care who you are, buttwipe. Just get out of my sun!
Sgt. Nick Lassard: Buttwipe?
Capt. Thaddeus Harris: Scram, sleazeball!
Sgt. Nick Lassard: Okay, fine.
[Leaves]
Sgt. Nick Lassard: Buttwipe, huh? Never heard that before.
Lt. Proctor: That was great, Sir!
Capt. Thaddeus Harris: Proctor?
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Follows Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol (1987) See more »

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The Ride of the Valkyries
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Composed by Richard Wagner
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2 October 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This film had me in stitches!!! Literally. In my outrage at how awful the film was, I left the cinema early, grumbling and grasping around in the darkened auditorium. I passed a famous golfer who was sitting in my aisle, however I slipped on one of his loose golf balls and tumbled to the floor. The whole cinema audience started laughing! They were pleased that they had gained at least one laugh from their miserable experience. Such a shame that a man breaking his back in real life is funnier than Police Academy 5. I was visited by the golfer some months later, he arrived at my hospital ward. He had brought me some grapes and a copy of Police Academy 7...


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