Entertainment Franchises The Best Police Academy Movies  

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List Rules Vote up the best movies in the Police Academy franchise.

There is no doubt that all these movies are classics or at least memorable but one of them has to be the best of the Police Academy movies. Will it be the film that started it all back in 1984 or maybe one of the follow-ups in the series such as Police Academy 3: Back In Training or Police Academy: Missin to Moscow will make it to the top of the list?

If you've ever asked yourself, how many Police Academy movies are there? Look below to see all the Police Academy films listed with the year they were released so you can watch them chronologically or in order of best to worst.

Your votes will help determine the best movies in the Police Academy series. Vote up your favorites and vote down the Police Academy films you didn't like to ensure the right movie makes it to the top of the list.

Police Academy 3: Back in Trai... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Police Academy Movies
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Police Academy 3: Back in Training is a 1986 comedy film directed by Jerry Paris. It is the third film and the second of the six sequels of the Police Academy film series. Despite receiving generally negative reviews, it is the first film in the series to have a PG rating and all films in the series afterwards received a PG rating as well. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Steve Guttenberg, Bubba Smith, Bobcat Goldthwait, Michael Winslow, Shawn Weatherly, + more

Initial Release: 1986

Directed by: Jerry Paris

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Police Academy 2: Their First ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Police Academy Movies
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Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment is a 1985 comedy film directed by Jerry Paris. It is the first of six sequels in the Police Academy series. Many actors return from the first film to respectively reprise their roles. Steve Guttenberg reprises his role as Mahoney, the class clown; former American football player Bubba Smith returns as the man-mountain Hightower; Marion Ramsey is featured again as Laverne Hooks; David Graf returns as gun-crazy Officer Eugene Tackleberry; Michael Winslow returns as sound effects wizard Officer Larvell Jones, and veteran actor George Gaynes returns as Commandant Eric Lassard. This was the only film in the franchise that does not feature Leslie ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Steve Guttenberg, Jason Hervey, Bubba Smith, Bobcat Goldthwait, Rich Hall, + more

Initial Release: 1985

Directed by: Jerry Paris

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Police Academy 6: City Under S... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Police Academy Movies
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Police Academy 6: City Under Siege is a 1989 comedy film starring Bubba Smith, David Graf and Michael Winslow. It was directed by Peter Bonerz. The film was given a PG rating. This was the last Police Academy sequel to be released in the year immediately following the previous installment of the series. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Allison Mack, Bubba Smith, Michael Winslow, Kenneth Mars, Melvin Glover, + more

Initial Release: 1989

Directed by: Peter Bonerz

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Police Academy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Police Academy Movies
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Police Academy is a 1984 comedy film directed by Hugh Wilson, and starring Steve Guttenberg, Kim Cattrall, and G.W. Bailey. It grossed approximately $146 million worldwide and spawned six more films in the Police Academy series. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Kim Cattrall, Steve Guttenberg, Bubba Smith, Michael Winslow, George Gaynes, + more

Initial Release: 1984

Directed by: Hugh Wilson

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