Top 4 Police Academy Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Police Academy facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Police Academy film message.

Cadet Barbara misfires and idiotically points the gun towards the cadets. Cadet Tackleberry, the only one who did not seek cover, is a gun nut and knew that the shotgun hadnt been cocked, no round chambered, and therefore couldn't be fired again.
Cadet Barbara misfires and idiotically points the gun towards the cadets. Cadet Tackleberry, the only one who did not seek cover, is a gun nut and knew that the shotgun hadnt been cocked, no round chambered, and therefore couldn't be fired again.

During shooting range scene when Leslie Barbara misfires and turns around , everyone but Teckleberry ducks, because as a weapons expert, he knows the gun isn't gonna fire till it gets pumped

Police Academy Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - There is a billboard seen during the opening sequence just after a store owner goes through countless security measures to lock his store up for the night. The billboard is a nod to the movie Never Give A Sucker An Even Break (1941). Explanation in comments.
    There is a billboard seen during the opening sequence just after a store owner goes through countless security measures to lock his store up for the night. The billboard is a nod to the movie Never Give A Sucker An Even Break (1941). Explanation in comments.

Police Academy Hidden Details

Police Academy poster
Police Academy poster

Police Academy Plot

A group of good-hearted, but incompetent misfits enter the police academy, but the instructors there are not going to put up with their pranks.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Police Academy. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Comedy
Director Hugh Wilson
Stars Steve Guttenberg, Kim Cattrall, G.W. Bailey, Bubba Smith
IMDB score 6.7