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  • Actors: Bubba Smith, David Graf, Michael Winslow, Leslie Easterbrook, Marion Ramsey
  • Directors: Alan Myerson
  • Writers: Barry W. Blaustein, David Sheffield, Gene Quintano, Neal Israel, Pat Proft
  • Producers: Donald L. West
  • Format: Closed-captioned, Color, Dubbed, Subtitled, NTSC
  • Language: English
  • Subtitles: English, French, Spanish
  • Dubbed: French
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)
  • Studio: Warner Home Video
  • DVD Release Date: April 6, 2004
  • Run Time: 90 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B000190780
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #71,352 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "Police Academy 5 - Assignment Miami Beach" on IMDb

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Editorial Reviews

All hell breaks loose when captain Harris crashes old captain Lassard's award celebration in Miami.

Customer Reviews

PA movies tend to be bad but at least they're sometimes funny.
M164239
Well, I'm not a big friend of P.A.-movies, but when Im was a kid ( I mean younger than now) they used to break som good laughs.
"gastoryrguffa"
It was good, but would have got 5 stars instead of 4 if Steve Guttenberg was in it.
dylan

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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Movie Dude on March 29, 2003
Format: VHS Tape
Some say the first Police Academy was the best in the series. Some say the first two Police Academy movies were the best in the series. However, most people I know have said that Police Academy 5 was the first flop in the series and here are some reasons why. First of all, any sequel in a series of films that is direct to video is most likely not as good as it's previous sequels. Second, Carrey Mahoney (Steve Guttenburg) is very much missed in this movie. Third, G.W. Bailey does not do as good of a job playing Captain Harris in this film as he did in Police Academy 1 & 4. Fourth, I realize that the plots in the Police Academy moives are not supposed to be taken seriously. However, the plot for Police Academy 5 was just not interesting in the least. Sure, it was a good idea to have Police Academy 5 take place in Miami Beach but everything else pretty much fails for the movie. Skip this one if you haven't already seen it and watch Police Academy 6.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful A Kid's Review on October 14, 2005
Format: VHS Tape
I liked the Police Academy movies and I agree with the reviewers who wrote that they though the first four Police Academy movies are the best. This movie was okay and had some amusing scenes but suffered from the loss of Steve Guttenberg as Mahoney.
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The Metropolitan Police Academy comes to Florida in this film. There's a new prankster there,Commandant Eric Lassard's(George Gaynes) nephew Nick(Matt McCoy),who's a Miami Beach cop. I believe Steve Guttenberg chose to film "Three Men And A Baby" instead of doing this sequel. This film has a new star character,Sgt. Moses Hightower(Bubba Smith). Captain Harris(G.W. Bailey) and Lt. Proctor(Lance Kinsey) discover overlooked files late one evening regarding Eric's tenure with the MPA. Eric was slightly over the mandatory retirement age,saddening his colleagues. Eric himself is half-happy because he's been nominated for a Police Officer Of The Decade award at a ceremony in Miami Beach. Eric's retirement is announced following graduation of the MPA's Class of 1988. So Harris does all he can to succeed Eric. Eric takes his "band of misfits",as Harris would call them,to Miami Beach,including new graduate Thomas "House" Conklin,who was a member of the short-lived Citizens On Patrol team in the previous sequel. Harris and Proctor fly to MB as well,separate from Eric ad his gang. Harris and Proctor take a private plane. At the airport upon arriving,the first thing Eric sees is his nephew apprehending a wallet thief. One of Nick's first pranks is,on the beach,he borrows a friend's sunblock and writes the word 'dork' on a sunbathing Harris' bare chest. Harris arises,only to be met with hysterical laughter and comments from other beach patrons. Harris tells the mayor,"I don't mean to insult your city,but the people here are very rude and hostile.". The mayor replies,"I'm sorry to hear that,Captain Dork!". Now for the crime:a trio of thieves break into a museum and remove rare diamonds from a showcase.Read more ›
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6 of 9 people found the following review helpful By Joe Sherry on June 29, 2004
Format: DVD
A film by Alan Myerson
"Police Academy 5" is a disappointment. Sure, it is a Police Academy movie, so we know it is light slapstick humor, but this one is not nearly as good as any of the previous Police Academy movies. This fifth film is subtitled "Assignment Miami Beach" and this means that some of our favorite officers will be returning and heading south to Florida.
I'll try to sum this up as succinctly as possible, as the plot to this movie isn't terribly important (or well done, for that matter). Plot point 1: Captain Harris (G.W. Bailey) is after the job of Commandant Lassard (George Gaynes). Lassard has reached the mandatory retirement age, and Harris is going to make sure that Lassard retires. Meanwhile, Lassard is headed down to Florida to receive the award of "Police Officer of the Decade", and he wants his favorite recruits (now officers) to come with him. This brings Hightower (Bubba Smith), Tackleberry (David Graf), Jones (Michael Winslow), Callahan (Leslie Easterbrook) and the soft-voiced Hooks (Marion Ramsey) to Florida. Meanwhile, there is a robbery of a stash of diamonds from a museum (it seems), and due to a mix up at the airport, Lassard unknowingly switches bags with the thief. The thief will stop at nothing to get the diamonds back. Hilarity is supposed to ensue.
Unfortunately, hilarity does not ensue. For a fan of the Police Academy movies, the fifth installment is somewhat cute and friendly and easy going (perfect for kids, really), but it is lacking some of the heart and humor of the earlier films in the series. This one only has a PG rating, compared to the R of the first film, so it is plain that this has turned into a family friendly series.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Jose Lopez on July 26, 2010
Format: DVD
Yes sequels never compare to the first however I found this movie close to home(literally) and funny,not hilarious.
I like Ruben Rabasa(barely seen in this),where is the japanese guy?
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Not that it matters but Police Academy 5 was not direct to video because I saw it in theaters... The first direct to video movie in the series was "Mission to Moscow" which is the worst movie in the series period.

But anyway this movie isn't bad sure it's the first without Steve G in the driver seat as Carey Mahoney but hey he wanted to move onto other things, and so he went on to do the three men and a baby movies, and then vanished from the face of the earth.

But as for this movie I enjoyed all the Police Academy movies except the Mission to Moscow movie, and yes while part 5 isn't as great as the first 4 movies it does hold up well enough today I saw it not long ago and still enjoyed watching it.

The whole cast was fine in it as usual and the addition of Nick Lassard to the cast was well placed I'd like to see him continue the series as the new Cmndt. Nick Lassard if they couldn't get Steve back I would still like to see more of the Nick Lassard character because he was good in his two movies.

RIP David Graf (1950-2001)
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