Cast of cartoon misfits is still basically intact and if Police Academy 3 has any charm it's in the good-natured dopeyness of these people. No bones about it, these people are there to laugh at.

Cast of cartoon misfits is still basically intact and if Police Academy 3 has any charm it’s in the good-natured dopeyness of these people. No bones about it, these people are there to laugh at.

Leading the charge for the third time is Steve Guttenberg turning in another likable boy-next-door performance. His role, however, as the cute straight man seems a bit abbreviated, with the comic burden spread out among the cast. New additions Tim Kazurinsky and Bobcat Goldhwait as cadets are only intermittently amusing.

Plot has something to do with one of the two rival police academies being shut down by the penny-pinching governor (Ed Nelson). Bad guys led by Commandant Mauser (Art Metrano) try to sabotage the forces of virtue led by Commandant Lassard (George Gaynes).

Police Academy 3 - Back in Training

Production

Warner. Director Jerry Paris; Producer Paul Maslansky; Screenplay Gene Quintano; Camera Robert Saad; Editor Bud Molin; Music Robert Folk; Art Director Trevor Williams

Crew

(Color) Available on VHS, DVD. Extract of a review from 1986. Running time: 82 MIN.

With

Steve Guttenberg Bubba Smith David Graf Michael Winslow Marion Ramsey Leslie Easterbrook
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