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
Charlie Schlatter ... Himself
G.W. Bailey ... Himself
Julie Brown ... Herself
Shawn Weatherly ... Herself
Michael Winslow ... Himself
David Graf ... Himself (archive footage)
Brian Tochi ... Himself
Scott Thomson ... Himself
Marion Ramsey ... Herself
Georgina Spelvin ... Herself


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, 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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Did You Know?


Producer of all seven Police Academy movies Paul Maslansky serves as Executive Producer and creative consultant on this documentary. See more »


Features Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol (1987) See more »

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