Police Academy 3: Back in Training
Police Academy 3: Back in Training (1986)

The third in the slapstick Police Academy series finds many of the titular school's original graduates returning in order to help save their beloved, if painfully inept, institution. To that end, they band together with the new recruits… More

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: March 21, 1986
DVD Release Date: April 6, 2004
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Critic Score: 40% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Vincent Canby
New York Times

It's perfectly serviceable.

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Martin Scribbs
Low IQ Canadian

Deadly-dull pacing and overuse of old gags ruin Police Academy 3, the first of the franchise to come anywhere near 'enjoyable.'

Steve Crum

More of same slap-shtick w/familiar cast of goofballs.

Greg Muskewitz

The franchise hasn't changed, but that means the humor is still amiably the same, too.

TV Guide

You can argue quality, you can argue taste, but you can't argue the phenomenal success of these cheaply made joke-fests.

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Flixster Audience Score: 39% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
Third times a charm as we head back to the Police Academy for more training with yet more new recruits. Yep once again the best of the boys in blue are called… More
Wahida K
Police Academy! Dümmer als die Polize erlaubt
Aj V
The third Police Academy movie, and I'm still liking it! Why? It's still funny, has all the same actors, and the story's not bad. If you liked… More
Tsubaki Sanjuro
On my defense, i was sick on bed these days. Two stars just for Leslie Easterbrook's boobs.
Luke Baldock
Part three brings back some of the old and also promotes incidental characters to bigger parts. Zed, Sweetchuck, Fackler's Wife, Tackelberry's brother… More
Derek Daniels
A fairly solid sequel that goes back to training, but doesn't become a rehash of the first film. Another thing...Goodbye, Mauser! It was nice knowing you.

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