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Police Academy: The Series (1997)
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Police Academy: The Series (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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 film's cast made occasional guest appearances. The series was written by Paul Maslansky and produced by James Margellos and Gary M. Goodman. Music by Ari Wise and Jim Guttridge
Style: humorous, exciting, rough, realistic, suspenseful, not serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: police, police academy, misfit, partners, officers and cadets, anti hero, farce, chaos, law enforcement, disorder, prank, academy, anti heroes, goofy hero, partners against crime, workplace situations, power relations, silly humor, based on movie, policewoman, commander, police officer, police sergeant
Time: 90s, 1990s

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Most similar movies to Police Academy: The Series

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, not serious and semi serious films and TV series with plots about disorder, crimes, law enforcement, partners, silly humor, crime and police mostly in Comedy, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Police Academy: The Series: The Thin Blue Line (1995), Police Squad! (1982), Reno 911! (2003), Operation Good Guys (1997), Martial Law (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Thin Blue Line (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Thin Blue Line is a British sitcom starring Rowan Atkinson set in a police station that ran for two series on the BBC from 1995 to 1996. It was written by Ben Elton.
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, realistic, sitcom ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police station, police, sergeant, goofy hero, partners against crime, incompetent police, working undercover, workplace, nothing goes right, crimes, crime, british humour ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, europe, britain
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Police Squad! (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Police Squad! is a television comedy series first broadcast in 1982, created by David Zucker, Jim Abrahams and Jerry Zucker, and starring Leslie Nielsen. A spoof of police procedurals, the series featured Zucker, Abrahams and Zucker's usual ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: parody, police detective, farce, satire, police, private detective, partners against crime, danger, heroes, mystery, crime, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Reno 911! (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Reno 911! is an American comedy television series on Comedy Central that ran from 2003 to 2009. It is a mockumentary-style parody of law enforcement documentary shows, specifically COPS, with comic actors playing the police officers. Most of the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, sitcom, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, police officer, policewoman, improv, police station, incompetent police, escapades, farce, law enforcement, crimes, workplace, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, semi serious, not serious, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: farce, mafia, undercover, police academy, commander, police investigation, chase, gangsters, crime, crimes, video game, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, realistic, not serious, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: gang, prank, master criminal, mayor, farce, crimes, crime, police investigation, goofy hero, tough law enforcer, misfit, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: prank, crime, crimes, farce, police investigation, buddies, fighting crime, heroes, law enforcement, partners, heist, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Operation Good Guys (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Operation Good Guys is a British mockumentary, a fly-on-the-wall documentary series about an elite police unit's bid to snare one of Britain's most powerful crime lords. It was first screened on BBC Two from 1997 - 2000. Blurring the line ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, not serious, realistic, surreal ...
Plot: disorder, accountant, law enforcement, police investigation, crimes, undercover, workplace, silly humor, incompetent police, police detective, working undercover, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Martial Law (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Martial Law is an American/Canadian crime drama that aired on CBS from 1998 to 2000, and was created by Carlton Cuse. The title character, Sammo Law, portrayed by Sammo Hung, was a Chinese law officer and martial arts expert who came to Los Angeles ...
Style: realistic, humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police detective, partners, interracial friendship, police, crimes, tough law enforcer, police investigation, law enforcement, fish out of water, partners against crime, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Torrente 3: The Protector (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A popular and beautiful politician plans to expose the evil-doings of a multinational corporation. Hoping to silence her, the corporation's top executives decide to hire the most incompetent detective they can find to act as her bodyguard.
Style: exciting, humorous, realistic, not serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, partners against crime, heroes, crimes, racism, partners, chases and races, buddies, escapades, gang, gangsters, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Common Law (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Common Law is an American comedy-drama television series, which ran on USA Network from May 11 to August 10, 2012, and stars Michael Ealy and Warren Kole as two Los Angeles Police Department detectives who can't stand each other and are ordered ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, misfit partners, police detective, partners, law enforcement, coworker, workplace, verbal byplay, bonding, crimes, couples therapy, therapist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, hostage, crimes, crime, farce, police investigation, partners, nothing goes right, chases and races, reluctant partners, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: miami, usa, florida, miami beach
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Taxi Brooklyn (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Caitlin "Cat" Sullivan is an NYPD detective working in Brooklyn. After her driving privileges are suspended, she relies on Leo Romba, a highly skilled Brooklyn cab driver from France. Leo becomes Cat's driver and a consultant on her ...
Style: not serious, exciting, realistic, humorous
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: female detective, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime, fighting crime, chase, odd couple, car chase, crimes, murder investigation, disorder, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Wrong Cops (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Russia, USA, Belgium, Angola, Portugal
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A group of bad cops look to dispose of a body that one of them accidentally shot.
Style: dark humor, realistic, humorous, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police corruption, police station, dishonesty, law enforcement, goofy hero, partners, fighting crime, partners against crime, corrupt law enforcer, murder, death, clumsiness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Old School (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Australia
TV show
Story: Ted McCabe, a retired cop, and Lennie Cahill a retired crim, get together to solve crimes, unravel scams and make some cash, while avoiding the wrath of the police and the underworld.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, witty, humorous, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcer criminal relations, partners, crimes, investigation, odd couple, elderly, misfit, fighting crime, misfit partners, disorder, ex-cop, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Troops & Troop-ettes (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Cruchot's police office moves into a new building. They do not only get high tech equipment, but also four young female police officers to educate. All of them scramble to work with them -- and cause pure chaos while being distracted by the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, tense
Audience: family outing
Plot: kidnapping, farce, policewoman, gendarme, comedy of errors, law enforcement, provence, workplace situations, nothing goes right, goofy hero, battle of the sexes, nun ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, saint tropez, french riviera, europe, riviera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Michael Richards Show (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Michael Richards Show is a sitcom that debuted on NBC in 2000. The show starred Michael Richards as reality-challenged but successful private detective Vic Nardozza who gets the job done despite his unconventional methods.
Style: sitcom, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: private detective, investigation, crimes, goofy hero, workplace, nothing goes right, workplace situations, disorder, partners, private investigator, warner bros, television flop ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Car 54, Where Are You? (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Car 54, Where Are You? is an American sitcom that ran on NBC from 1961 to 1963, and was about two New York police officers based at the fictional 53rd precinct in The Bronx. Car 54 was their patrol car. The show was filmed only in black-and-white. ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: police, disorder, friends, superior officer, incompetent police, nothing goes right, partners, odd couple, unlikely partners, law enforcement, goofy hero, partners against crime ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 station, police academy, commander, crimes, crime, farce, police investigation, leadership, goofy hero, buddies, master criminal ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Eagleheart (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Eagleheart is an action-comedy television series that premiered on February 3, 2011, on Adult Swim. Eagleheart is produced by Conan O'Brien's production company, Conaco, and stars Chris Elliott as Chris Monsanto. Eagleheart has been ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cowboy, partners against crime, parody, law enforcement, fighting crime, disorder, rivalry, policewoman, partners, crimes, silly humor, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Troops in New York (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The second installment of Gendarmes series, tells the story of Sergeant Cruchot (Louis De Funes), who, together with his faithful comrades, has been sent to the International Congress of Gendarmerie in N.Y.
Style: humorous, realistic, exciting, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: fish out of water, comedy of errors, law enforcement, goofy hero, nothing goes right, stowaway, track down, misfit, family relations, chase, disorder, gendarme ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, usa, new york, saint tropez, french riviera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Plump Fiction (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Follows the plot of Pulp Fiction, also parodying scenes from other movies
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, clever, witty
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, cons and scams, crime, partners, dishonesty, crimes, clergy, deadly, hitman, disorder, silly humor, psychopath ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: prank, academy, competition, chase, farce, crimes, disorder, contests and competitions, goofy hero, rivalry, partners against crime, gang ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Decker (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: The free world is in danger, and only one man can help. Jack Decker has sworn to defend America from foreign terrorists regardless of which spineless president is in charge. This is Decker: The Series.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: terrorism, save the day, special agents, heroes, goofy hero, danger, law enforcement, parody, silly humor, disorder, secret agents, war on terror ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Brain Donors (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Three manic idiots; a lawyer, cab driver and a handyman team up to run a ballet company to fulfill the will of a millionaire. Stooge-like antics result as the trio try to outwit the rich widow and her scheming big-shot lawyer, who also wants to run ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, absurd, talky ...
Plot: farce, ballet, buddies, nothing goes right, dishonesty, partners, goofy hero, rivalry, misfit, fish out of water, siblings relations, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Knights of Prosperity (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Eugene Gurkin has dreamt of opening his own bar for years, but his dead-end job as a janitor won't even fund a bottle of booze. In a serendipitous moment, he catches an episode of "E! News" and his passion is ignited. Soon Eugene ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, exciting, touching ...
Plot: robbery, misfit, hopes, heist, celebrity culture, friends, crimes, buddies, disorder, unlikely criminals, lifestyle, thief ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Jönsson Gang Gets Gold Fever (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Sickan has a new plan. This time, the gang are going to steal a small computer micro chip which contains...
Style: realistic, semi serious, not serious, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: crime, master criminal, crimes, partners, gang, criminal heroes, dishonesty, farce, cons and scams, heist, disorder, silly humor ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Job (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Job is a single-camera television comedy drama about a New York City police officer named Mike McNeil -- who indulges in adultery, alcohol, cigarettes and prescription drug abuse—and his fellow 'bumbling detective' pals. The show, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sitcom, witty ...
Plot: partners, fighting crime, partners against crime, police investigation, tough law enforcer, dishonesty, crime, crimes, law enforcement, police station, crime investigation, mistress ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Down the Drain (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A dishonest lawyer devises a scheme to rob a bank by recruiting criminals he has represented to do the job for him. When the robbery is completed, he learns that the "loot" from the vault is in fact a microchip containing top-secret ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, humorous, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank, storage unit, dishonesty, crime, law enforcement, crimes, crime gone awry, farce, heist, betrayal, rivalry, disorder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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The District (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The District is a television police drama which aired on CBS from October 7, 2000 to May 1, 2004. The show followed the work and personal life of the chief of Washington, D.C.'s Police Department.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, factual
Plot: fighting crime, workplace situations, price of justice, mayor, honest law enforcer, crimes, leadership, boss and employee, police investigation, police, urban, office ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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: humorous, exciting, not serious, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, police, criminal heroes, heist, friends, police investigation, partners against crime, heroes, buddies, misfit, odd couple, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%