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Police Academy: The Series
Original name: Police Academy
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Police Academy: The Series, also known as Police Academy: The Animated Series, is a 1988 American animated television series based on the Police Academy series of films. The show was produced by Ruby-Spears Productions for Warner Bros. Television. It aired weekdays and lasted two seasons for a total of 65 episodes. Some episodes feature a crime boss named Kingpin. His keen intelligence, girth, and stature are very similar to the Marvel Comics character of the same name. Other new characters were added to the show as well. Among them were a group of talking police dogs called the Canine Corps. They were made up of Samson, Lobo, Bonehead, Chilipepper, and Schitzy. The theme song is performed by the Fat Boys who also make an appearance in two episodes as House's Friends: Big Boss, Cool and Mark. While the character of Carey Mahoney did appear in the show, he did not appear in either Police Academy 5: Assignment Miami Beach, Police Academy 6: City Under Siege, and Police Academy: Mission to Moscow.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: fighting crime, urban, nothing goes right, officers and cadets, chaos and mayhem, crimes, law enforcement, police, chaos, power relations, disorder, goofy hero, master criminal, police investigation, academy, police academy, strong man, tall man, blonde woman, motorcycle cop, 2d animation, police captain, police sergeant, sunglasses, police arrest ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
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30 min.
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and funny films and TV series with plots about disorder, police, crimes, law enforcement, goofy hero, police investigation and crime mostly in Comedy, Crime and Family genres. Some movies like Police Academy: The Series: Bonkers (1993), Moonbeam City (2015), Police Squad! (1982), Moving Violations (1985), The Thin Blue Line (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment
Genre: Comedy, Crime
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, funny, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
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    User:   97%
 
Police Academy: Mission to Moscow
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, not serious, realistic, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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    User:   100%
 
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Police Academy 6: City Under Siege
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..
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    User:   88%
 
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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 ...
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Time: 80s, 20th century
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Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach
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 ...
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Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, miami, usa
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    User:   69%
 
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Bonkers
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Duration: 30 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   61%
 
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 128K
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    User:   50%
 
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Duration: 30 min.
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Style: not serious, feel good, humorous
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Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
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The Return of the Pink Panther
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Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
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Time: 20th century, 70s
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System:   36%
    User:   42%
 
Police Academy: The Series
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: humorous, not serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   37%
 
Sledge Hammer!
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Sledge Hammer! is an American satirical police sitcom produced by New World Television that ran for two seasons on ABC from 1986 to 1988. The series was created by Alan Spencer and stars David Rasche as Inspector Sledge Hammer, a preposterous ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police station, buddies, police detective, goofy hero, crime, police, master criminal, parody, odd couple, partners against crime, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
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    User:   37%
 
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Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, absurd ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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System:   34%
    User:   40%
 
 7.2
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Top Cat is a Hanna-Barbera prime time animated television series which ran from November 26, 1961 to April 18, 1962 for a run of 30 episodes on the ABC network. Reruns are played on Cartoon Network's classic animation network Boomerang.
Style: humorous, not serious
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
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Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   34%
    User:   40%
 
Curse of the Pink Panther
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Inspector Clouseau disappears, and the Surete wants the world's second best detective to look for him. However, Clouseau's enemy, Dreyfus, rigs the Surete's computer to select, instead, the world's WORST detective, NYPD Sgt. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, surprise ending
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Time: 80s
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System:   33%
    User:   34%
 
Cop and a Half
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, feel good, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, family outing, pre-teens, teens
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida, usa
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    User:   32%
 
Barney Miller
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Barney Miller is an American situation comedy television series set in a New York City police station in Greenwich Village. The series originally was broadcast from January 23, 1975 to May 20, 1982 on ABC. It was created by Danny Arnold and Theodore ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, intellectual
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Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   32%
    User:   26%
 

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