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Police Academy 3: Back in Training Details


In this third installment of the slapstick comedy series about novice police officers with less than dubious abilities, two police academies have to compete with each other in order to stay in business. The state's skinflint governor claims he has less money to spread around, so one of the police training academies is going to be axed. Commandant Lassard (George Gaynes) calls back some of his former recruits to train the new batch of students, hoping to get the edge on the rival academy. Among the newcomers are brassy Cadet Zed (Bobcat Goldthwait), who is a former gang leader, and his roommate Cadet Sweetchuck (Tim Kazurinsky). Sweetchuck is a wimpy noodle whose Clint Eastwood impersonation is one of the film's most honestly funny moments. ~ Eleanor Mannikka, Rovi

  • Release date:March 21, 1986


Steve Guttenberg
as Carey Mahoney
Bubba Smith
as Moses Hightower
David Graf
as Eugene Tackleberry
Michael Winslow
as Larvell Jones
Bruce Mahler
as Sgt. Fackler
Marion Ramsey
as Sgt. Hooks
Leslie Easterbrook
as Lt. Callahan
Art Metrano
as Commandant Mauser
Tim Kazurinsky
as Cadet Sweetchick
Bobcat Goldthwait
as Cadet Zed
George Gaynes
as Commandant Lassard
Shawn Weatherly
as Cadet Adams
Scott Thomson
as Sgt. Copeland
Lance Kinsey
as Lt. Proctor
Brian Tochi
as Cadet Nogata
Debra Scott
as Cadet Fackler
Ed Nelson
as Gov. Neilson
Gloria Summers
as Maid
George R. Robertson
as Chief Hurst
Bruce Pirie
as Line-Up Room Cop
Rita Tuckett
as Mrs. Tyler
Pam Hyatt
as Sarah's Mother
Peter Colvey
as Gang Member
Fran Gebhard
as Woman at Cafe
Doug Lennox
as Axe Murderer
Les Nirenberg
as Man with Cigar
Georgina Spelvin
as The Hooker
Andrew Paris
as Cadet Kirkland
Lyn Jackson
as Mrs. Chick
Colleen Camp
David James Elliott
as Cadet
Chas Lawther
as Mr. Delanny
Gladys O'Connor
as Woman at Phone Booth
Mary Ann Coles
as Mrs. Hurst
Grant Cowan
as Line-Up Room Victim
Brant Van Hoffman
as Sgt. Blanks
Arthur Batanides
as Mr. Kirkland
David Huband
as Chief Hodges
Anton Tyukodi
as Purse Snatcher
Fred Livingstone
as Elderly Man
Marcia Watkins
as Sarah
Pierre Berube
as Boy on Bicycle
Teddy Abner
as Tommy
Sam Stone
as Cabbie
Jack Creley
as Mr. Bellows


Jerry Paris
Paul Maslansky
Gene Quintano
Robert Saad
Andy Hernandez
Robert Folk
Composer (Music Score)
Tena Clark
Bud Molin
Rhiley Fuller
Art Director
Donald West
Associate Producer
Aleida MacDonald
Costume Designer
Howard Brandy
Ken Brooke