Police Academy 5: Assignment Miami Beach
Police Academy 5: Assignment Miami Beach (1988)

America's most inept law enforcement team mixes business with pleasure as they head to sunny Florida in this comedy. The aging and often-confused head of the Police Academy, Commandant Lassard (George Gaynes), has reached mandatory… More

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: March 18, 1988
DVD Release Date: April 6, 2004
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Variety Staff

Miami field trip only brings a pastel backdrop to the insipid infighting of the boobs in blue.

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TV Guide

It's exactly what you would expect it to be.

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Time Out

It's business as usual: fart jokes.

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Martin Scribbs
Low IQ Canadian

Surprisingly close to good, surprisingly close to fun, and the best Police Academy movie, No. 5 still reeks of desperation.

Rita Kempley
Washington Post

The real culprit is producer Paul Maslansky, the creator of the Academy films, clearly a man who can never be stopped, not even by a SWAT team of movie critics with blood in their eyes.

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Flixster Audience Score: 33% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
Fifth times a charm? well actually this film does get back on track somewhat after the terrible fourth. The first Academy film without Guttenberg as the wet ass… More
Luke Baldock
Choosing plot over simply adding in numerous characters proves to be the downfall of the Police Academy series. Without Guttenberg there's no clear anchor… More
Mike S
Not-so-fun in the sun. Being the fourth sequel in the series, it's not surprising this lacks the ingredients that made the first few films so funny. The… More
Wahida K
Hold everything! The cadets are dropping in on Miami Beach.
Aj V
This was the worst Police Academy movie I've seen so far. Moving the setting of a series to Miami is usually a bad sign, I guess. Still it did have a… More
Jason Owens
After a wave of sequels that seemed to get progressively worse with each one, this one picked the series back up and is probably the best of the sequels, IMO.

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