Police Academy 5: Assignment Miami Beach

Police Academy 5: Assignment Miami Beach

Director: Alan Myerson Cast: Matt McCoy, Janet Jones, George Gaynes
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Police Academy 5: Assignment Miami Beach

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 retirement age, much to the pleasure of the devious Capt. Harris (G.W. Bailey), who is still scheming to take over his job. Lassard, Harris, and a handful of the Academy's "distinguished" graduates (including Bubba Smith, Michael Winslow, Leslie Easterbrook, and Marion Ramsey) travel to Miami Beach for a special ceremony to commemorate Lassard's years of service as he leaves the force; however, a luggage mix-up puts the clumsy cops in the middle of a massive illegal arms deal. Police Academy 5: Assignment Miami Beach was the first film in the long-running series that did not star Steve Guttenberg (Bob Goldthwait also left the franchise at this point), but most of the other regulars bravely soldiered on without him.

Product Details

Release Date: 01/18/1994
UPC: 0085391179030
Original Release: 1988
Rating: PG
Source: Warner Home Video

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Matt McCoy Nick
Janet Jones Kate Stratton
George Gaynes Commandant Lassard
G.W. Bailey Capt. Harris
René Auberjonois Tony Stark
Bubba Smith Moses Hightower
David Graf Eugene Tackleberry
Michael Winslow Larvell Jones
Leslie Easterbrook Debbie Callahan
Marion Ramsey Lawrence Hooks
Lance Kinsey Proctor
Tab Thacker House
Pamela Basker Actor
Pam Bogart Harris' Pick-up
Jeff Breslauer News Photographer
Dan Burrows Bob the Janitor
Fern Champion Actor
Toni Crabtree Activities Announcer
Arthur Edwards Thief in Drag
Ruth Farley Airport Information
Don Fitzgerald Commissioner Murdock
Jeff Gillen Thief's Victim
Kathryn Grey Stewardess
Susan Hatfield Mayor's Wife
Richard Jansen Kid with Toy Plane
Tom Kouchalakos Manny
Ed Koynes Dempsey
Jerry Lazarus Sugar
Dana Mare Graduating Policewoman
Julio Oscar Mechoso Shooting-range Cop
A.L. Meet Cigar Smoker
Dee Miller Actor
Nelson Orames Crowd-control Cop
Ruben Rabasa Julian
Angelo Reno Pete
Joni Siani TV Interviewer
Via VanNess Stewardess
Scott Weinger Shark-attack Kid
Larry Block Louis
Archie Hahn Mouse
James Hampton Mayor of Miami
George R. Robertson Hurst
Anthony Correa Alex, the ticket agent

Technical Credits
Alan Myerson Director
Wayne Beauchamp Special Effects
Robert H. Cooper Special Effects
Stephen J. Curwick Screenwriter
Hubert de la Bouillerie Editor
Roy Downey Special Effects
Marty P. Ewing Asst. Director
Robert Folk Score Composer
Jai Galati Costumes/Costume Designer
Gary Hymes Stunts
Don Ivey Set Decoration/Design
Paul Maslansky Co-producer
Jeff Moldovan Stunts
Robert Musco Costumes/Costume Designer
James Pergola Cinematographer
Marie del Russo Makeup
Howard Warren Sound/Sound Designer
Donald West Co-producer
Trevor Williams Production Designer

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Police Academy 5: Assignment Miami Beach 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I can think of very few comedy franchises which could so much as hold a candle to this one. Unfortunately, this particular installment is more of a stumbling block than a success. While master thespians such as Bubba Smith and David Graf attempt(in hilarious fashion) to carry the comedic load, the film is lacking something. Of course that something is the brutal loss of the incomparable Steve Guettenberg and Bobcat Goldthwait. George Gaynes is terrific however, solidifying his career in the annals of entertainment(with this and Punky Brewster to his credit, I dare you to forget his name when debating who is the greatest actor of his generation). G.W. Bailey is as sinister as ever in portraying one of cinema's most heinous villains. I can only hope that this 'classic' lineup can somehow be pried away from their many other projects to reunite one last time and reprise the roles that moved us all.