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Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol (1987)
 5.0
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Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A new batch of recruits arrives at Police Academy, this time a group of civilian volunteers who have joined Commandant Lassard's new Citizens on Patrol program. Although the community relations project has strong governmental support, a disgusted Captain Harris is determined to see it fail.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, idiotic, funny, cult film, awful, harsh, entertaining
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: prank, crime, police investigation, crimes, heist, heroes, misfit, partners, officers and cadets, campaign, urban, fighting crime, master criminal, chaos, law enforcement, buddies, disorder, nothing goes right, anti heroes, goofy hero, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, cons and scams, power relations, police chief ...
Time: 80s, 20th century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, funny and cult film films with plots about crimes, disorder, chase, police investigation, crime, destiny and partners mostly in Comedy, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol: Police Academy (1984), Dragnet (1987), Starsky & Hutch (2004), Tough Guys (1986), Cotton Comes to Harlem (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.7
 105K
Police Academy (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: New rules enforced by the Lady Mayoress mean that sex, weight, height and intelligence need no longer be a factor for joining the Police Force. This opens the floodgates for all and sundry to enter the Police Academy, much to the chagrin of the ...
Style: funny, humorous, light, idiotic, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police academy, goofy hero, officers and cadets, rookie, instructor, parody, chase, police, anti heroes, disorder, academy, recruit ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, israel, los angeles
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100%
Police Academy 6: City Under Siege (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Our favourite police men are called together to deal with a gang who rob banks and jewelers. Using their various talents as well as their extraordinary luck, the crooks stand no chance against our men and women wearing blue..
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: gang, prank, mayor, crime, police investigation, campaign, law enforcement, dishonesty, partners, disorder, fighting crime, master criminal ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Police Academy misfits travel to Miami, Florida for their academy's commanding officer, Lassard, to receive a prestigious lifetime award pending his retirement, which takes a turn involving a group of jewel thieves after their stolen loot ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: golf, prank, crime, police investigation, running out of air, crimes, goofy hero, cons and scams, save the day, partners against crime, officers and cadets, hostages ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Officer Carey Mahoney and his cohorts have finally graduated from the Police Academy and are about to hit the streets on their first assignment. Question is, are they ready to do battle with a band of graffiti-tagging terrorists? Time will tell, but ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, cult film, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gang, police academy, crime, police investigation, urban, misfit, officers and cadets, crimes, nothing goes right, partners against crime, cons and scams, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Police Academy: Mission to Moscow (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The Russians need help in dealing with the Mafia and so they seek help with the veterans of the Police Academy. They head off to Moscow, in order to find evidence against Konstantin Konali, who marketed a computer game that everyone in the world is ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, semi serious, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mafia, undercover, police academy, police investigation, chase, farce, gangsters, crime, video game, power relations, campaign, drug dealing ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Police Academy 3: Back in Training (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When police funding is cut, the Governor announces he must close one of the academies. To make it fair, the two police academies must compete against each other to stay in operation. Mauser persuades two officers in Lassard's academy to better ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: academy, prank, competition, chase, chaos, chases and races, officers and cadets, partners against crime, crimes, nothing goes right, gang, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Frank Drebin is persuaded out of retirement to go undercover in a state prison. There he is to find out what top terrorist, Rocco, has planned for when he escapes. Frank's wife, Jane, is desperate for a baby.. this adds to Frank's ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, suspense, cult film ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night
Plot: parody, terrorism, undercover, race against time, danger, save the day, master criminal, crime, crimes, goofy hero, law enforcement, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.0
 30K
Dragnet (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: LAPD Sgt. Joe Friday -- the equally straight-laced nephew of the famous police sergeant of the same name -- is paired up with a young, freewheeling detective named Pep Streebeck. After investigating some strange robberies at the local zoo and the ...
Style: humorous, funny, satirical, absurd, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: partners, danger, crimes, goofy hero, investigation, parody, working undercover, chase, disguise, police detective, rescue, undercover ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 6.1
 133K
Starsky & Hutch (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Join uptight David Starsky and laid-back Ken "Hutch" Hutchinson as they're paired for the first time as undercover cops. The new partners must overcome their differences to solve an important case with help from street informant Huggy ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, parody, police detective, undercover, informant, crimes, police investigation, fighting crime, reluctant partners, partners against crime, drug dealing, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.2
 6K
Tough Guys (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Harry Doyle (Lancaster) and Archie Lang (Douglas) are two old-time train robbers, who held up a train in 1956 and have been incarcerated for thirty years. After serving their time, they are released from jail and have to adjust to a new life of ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, entertaining, funny ...
Plot: heist, prison, aging, crime, nothing goes right, crimes, partners, odd couple, disorder, stalking, dishonesty, buddies ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
Place: mexico, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Cotton Comes to Harlem (1970)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The Charismatic black nationalist leader Rev Deke O'Malley is trying to sell the people of Harlem a dream. Invest $100 in his company and live in Africa. But cops Gravedigger and Coffin know all about Deke and his fraudulent schemes that take ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, investigation, police investigation, odd couple, dishonesty, law enforcement, partners, master criminal, buddies, tough law enforcer, partners against crime, black cop ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, harlem, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.7
 5K
Wise Guys (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Harry Valentini and Moe Dickstein are both errand boys for the Mob. When they lose $250,000, they are set up to kill each other. But they run off to Atlantic City and comedy follows.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, nothing goes right, hitman, mafia, frame up, buddies, crimes, crime, goofy hero, heist, criminal heroes, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Crime Busters (1977)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Adventure, Crime
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An attempted robbery turns to be an unexpected recruitment when two unemployed men mistakenly break into a police office instead of a store.
Style: not serious, humorous, exciting, entertaining, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, police, criminal heroes, buddies, law enforcement, partners, police investigation, heist, misfit, partners against crime, heroes, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Malibu's Most Wanted (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A senator arranges for his son, a rich white kid who fancies himself black, to be kidnapped by a couple of black actors pretending to be murderers to try and shock him out of his plans to become a rapper.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: street gang, family relations, gang, crime, crimes, partners, disorder, fish out of water, gangsters, hip hop, ghetto, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, south central los angeles, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Cop and a Half (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a pint-sized 8-year-old kid witnesses a murder he offers to help the police, if they make him a cop, too. Saddled with this streetwise sidekick, a hardboiled cop is forced to take his new partner seriously as they race the clock to bring the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, satirical, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, boys' night, pre-teens
Plot: murder, partners against crime, odd couple, witnessing a crime, crimes, police investigation, fighting crime, friendship, undercover, children, police, police shootout ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Another Stakeout (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Chris and Bill are called upon for their excellent surveillance record to stakeout a lakeside home where a Mafia trial witness is believed to be heading or already hiding. Unlike their earlier _Stakeout_, this time they are accompanied by Gina ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: odd couple, police investigation, disorder, fall in love, law enforcement, partners, buddies, boss and employee, witnessing a crime, gangsters, goofy hero, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.2
 4K
Burglar (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Bernice "Bernie" Rhodenbarr is a burglar by trade, and she runs a bookstore as well. Her friend Carl Hefler is a dog groomer. After a successful burglary, it's discovered that a dead body was in the house she burgled. As she's ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, thief, chase, crime, false accusation, who done it, odd couple, nothing goes right, crimes, protagonist as suspect, heist, partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.5
 3K
Feds (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Ellie DeWitt and Janis Zuckermann are admitted to the very strict FBI Training Academy. They get a hard course, in which they learn to deal with guns and to recognise crimes. They also get a physical training. It appears that Ellie is a real ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, melancholic, intense, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fbi, odd couple, academy, law enforcement, partners, police detective, friendship, partners against crime, female protagonist, strong female character, unlikely friendships, police investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Amos & Andrew (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Andrew Sterling (Samuel L. Jackson), a successful black urbanite writer, buys a vacation home on a resort in New England the police mistake him for a burglar. After surrounding his home with armed men, Chief Tolliver (Dabney Coleman) realizes ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, funny, light ...
Plot: island, racism, mistaken identity, interracial relations, crimes, crime, bad cop, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, resort, buddies, social differences ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Armed and Dangerous (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dooley, a cop wrongly sacked for corruption, teams up with a useless defence lawyer in their new careers... as security guards. When the two are made fall guys for a robbery at a location they are guarding, the pair begin to investigate corruption ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, witty, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: corruption, heist, crime, friendship, nothing goes right, crimes, witnessing a crime, partners against crime, on the run, odd couple, goofy hero, comedy of errors ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, norway, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
National Lampoon's Gold Diggers (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: National Lampoon's Gold Diggers is a black comedy about two losers in their twenties, Calvin Menhoffer (Will Friedle) and Leonard Smallwood (Chris Owen), who are out to get the good life without working for it. The two young men try to rob two ...
Style: humorous, feel good, dark humor, absurd, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friends, buddies, dishonesty, partners, crimes, cons and scams, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, intrigue, disorder, loss of fortune, criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.0
 30K
K-9 (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The extravagant cop Michael Dooley needs some help to fight a drug dealer who has tried to kill him. A "friend" gives him a dog named Jerry Lee (Officer Lewis), who has been trained to smell drugs. With his help, Dooley sets out to put his ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dog, police dog, german shepherd, police investigation, friends, partners, buddies, crimes, justice, police operation, odd couple, crime ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Who Is Cletis Tout? (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A comedy about a hitman who sees everything in terms of the movies and how mistaken identity is getting in the way of recovering a stash of diamonds that was stolen and subsequently hidden more than 20 years earlier.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, clever, offbeat ...
Plot: heist, mistaken identity, partners, criminal heroes, cons and scams, crime, dishonesty, disorder, hidden identity, crimes, goofy hero, diamond ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Live Free or Die (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: It's not the crime, it's the cover-up. In small-town, hard-scrabble New Hampshire, foul-mouthed all-talk slacker John "Rugged" Rudgate fancies himself a criminal. When a local plumber stares him down at a pub, Rugged vows ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, entertaining, twists and turns ...
Plot: unlikely criminals, cons and scams, small town, crime, nothing goes right, crimes, vengeance, dumb criminal, robbery, twists & turns, police, mentor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new hampshire, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.8
 18K
Quick Change (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: With the aid of his girlfriend, Phyllis Potter, and best friend, Loomis, Grimm enters a Manhattan bank dressed as a clown, creates a hostage situation and executes a flawless robbery. The only thing left for the trio to do is make their getaway out ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, absurd, witty ...
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, bank robbery, friendship, nothing goes right, cons and scams, partners, disorder, buddies, friends, crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Perfect Score (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Six high school seniors decide to break into the Princeton Testing Center so they can steal the answers to their upcoming SAT tests and all get perfect scores.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, heist, cons and scams, school, crime, partners, friends, teenage life, crimes, twists & turns, coming of age, dishonesty ...
Time: 2000s, future, contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An LA detective is murdered because she has microfilm with the recipe to make cocaine cookies. A "Lethal Weapon" style cop team tries to find and stop the fiends before they can dope the nation by distributing their wares via the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, exciting, witty ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: parody, buddies, partners against crime, police, police investigation, cocaine, murder, master criminal, drug dealing, crimes, law enforcement, mad scientist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Moving Violations (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of careless and unlucky drivers are sentenced to attend traffic school to keep their records clean.
Style: twists and turns, witty, humorous, exciting, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: nasa, chase, police, dishonesty, law enforcement, school, car chase, rebellion, urban, misfit, fish out of water, police corruption ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Madigan's Millions (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, Spain, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, heist, disorder, dishonesty, partners, crime gone awry, chase, crimes, goofy hero, track down, crime, money ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Police Academy: The Series (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Police Academy: The Series is a syndicated 1997 television series spin-off from the Police Academy series of films. Michael Winslow was the only actor from the Police Academy films to have a recurring role on the show, although several of the ...
Style: not serious, rough, realistic, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: goofy hero, anti heroes, officers and cadets, partners against crime, partners, disorder, law enforcement, prank, chaos, power relations, academy, misfit ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%