20 Movies Like Police Academy

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Super Troopers

Super Troopers
Super Troopers
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 36%
Metacritic: 48/100
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Runtime: 100 min
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Awards: 1 win
Writer: Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme
Actors: Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan, André Vippolis
Language: English, German, French
Country: United States
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The Super Troopers movie is about a group of misfit Vermont state troopers who engage in pranks and shenanigans while trying to solve a mystery involving a drug smuggling operation on their turf.

Reno 911!: Miami

Reno 911!: Miami
Reno 911!: Miami
Internet Movie Database: 5.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 35%
Metacritic: 47/100
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Runtime: 84 min
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Awards: 1 nomination
Writer: Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon, Kerri Kenney
Actors: Thomas Lennon, Robert Ben Garant, Kerri Kenney
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Reno 911!: Miami” is a comedy film that follows the bumbling police officers of the Reno Sheriff’s Department as they are sent to Miami for a national police convention. Chaos ensues when they stumble upon a terrorist plot and must save the day, all while hilariously attempting to maintain law and order.

The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!
The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 86%
Metacritic: 76/100
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Runtime: 85 min
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Awards: 2 nominations
Writer: Jerry Zucker, Jim Abrahams, David Zucker
Actors: Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, O.J. Simpson
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!” is a comedy film that follows the bumbling detective Frank Drebin as he investigates a plot to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II during her visit to the United States. With his hilariously inept methods, Drebin must stop the conspiracy and save the Queen.

Hot Fuzz

Hot Fuzz
Hot Fuzz
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
Metacritic: 81/100
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Runtime: 121 min
Genre: Action, Comedy, Mystery
Awards: 2 wins & 9 nominations
Writer: Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg
Actors: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Martin Freeman
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, France, United States
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“Hot Fuzz” is a British action-comedy film that follows an overachieving London police officer who is transferred to a seemingly idyllic village, only to uncover a dark secret involving a series of mysterious accidents. As he investigates, he teams up with a bumbling local officer to unravel the truth and bring justice to the town.

Starsky & Hutch

Starsky & Hutch
Starsky & Hutch
Internet Movie Database: 6.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 63%
Metacritic: 55/100
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Runtime: 101 min
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Awards: 3 wins & 11 nominations
Writer: William Blinn, Stevie Long, John O'Brien
Actors: Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Snoop Dogg
Language: English, Korean
Country: United States
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The Starsky & Hutch movie is a comedy action film about two mismatched detectives who team up to take down a drug lord in 1970s California. Together, they navigate through a series of hilarious and dangerous situations while trying to bring justice to their city.

Let’s Be Cops

Let's Be Cops
Let's Be Cops
Internet Movie Database: 6.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 18%
Metacritic: 30/100
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Runtime: 104 min
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Awards: 2 nominations
Writer: Luke Greenfield, Nicholas Thomas
Actors: Jake Johnson, Damon Wayans Jr., Rob Riggle
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States
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“Let’s Be Cops” is a comedy film about two friends who dress up as police officers for a costume party but end up being mistaken for real cops, leading them into a series of hilarious and dangerous situations as they embrace their new roles.

Cop Out

Cop Out
Cop Out
Internet Movie Database: 5.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 18%
Metacritic: 31/100
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Runtime: 107 min
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Awards: 1 nomination
Writer: Robb Cullen, Mark Cullen
Actors: Bruce Willis, Tracy Morgan, Juan Carlos Hernández
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States
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“Cop Out” is a buddy cop comedy film about two NYPD detectives who embark on a wild adventure to recover a stolen baseball card, encountering various obstacles and eccentric characters along the way. As they navigate through the criminal underworld, their partnership is tested and they learn valuable lessons about trust and friendship.

21 Jump Street

21 Jump Street
21 Jump Street
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 85%
Metacritic: 69/100
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Runtime: 109 min
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Awards: 11 wins & 21 nominations
Writer: Michael Bacall, Jonah Hill, Patrick Hasburgh
Actors: Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube
Language: English
Country: United States
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“21 Jump Street” is a comedy film about two young police officers who are sent undercover as high school students to investigate and dismantle a drug ring. As they navigate the challenges of teenage life, they must balance their mission with the pressures of fitting in and maintaining their cover.

22 Jump Street

22 Jump Street
22 Jump Street
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 84%
Metacritic: 71/100
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Runtime: 112 min
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Awards: 7 wins & 25 nominations
Writer: Michael Bacall, Oren Uziel, Rodney Rothman
Actors: Channing Tatum, Jonah Hill, Ice Cube
Language: English, Spanish, Ukrainian
Country: United States
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“22 Jump Street” is a comedy film about two undercover police officers who go undercover as college students to investigate a drug ring. As they navigate the challenges of college life, they must also deal with their strained partnership and the pressures of their assignment.

The Other Guys

The Other Guys
The Other Guys
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 79%
Metacritic: 64/100
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Runtime: 107 min
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Awards: 3 wins & 15 nominations
Writer: Adam McKay, Chris Henchy
Actors: Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Derek Jeter
Language: English, Ukrainian
Country: United States
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“The Other Guys” is a comedy film about two mismatched New York City detectives who are forced to step up and solve a high-profile case when the city’s top cops are taken out of action. Hilarity ensues as they navigate their way through the world of crime-fighting, uncovering a conspiracy along the way.

Police Story

Police Story
Police Story
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 78/100
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Runtime: 100 min
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Awards: 2 wins & 5 nominations
Writer: Jackie Chan, Edward Tang
Actors: Jackie Chan, Maggie Cheung, Brigitte Lin
Language: Cantonese
Country: Hong Kong
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Police Story is an action-packed film about a virtuous police officer who goes up against a powerful criminal organization to protect a key witness, leading to thrilling car chases, intense fight scenes, and explosive stunts.

Beverly Hills Cop

Beverly Hills Cop
Beverly Hills Cop
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 83%
Metacritic: 66/100
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Runtime: 105 min
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 5 wins & 7 nominations total
Writer: Daniel Petrie Jr., Danilo Bach
Actors: Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, John Ashton
Language: English
Country: United States
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Beverly Hills Cop is a comedy-action film about a Detroit detective named Axel Foley who travels to Beverly Hills to solve the murder of his best friend and ends up uncovering a major smuggling operation.

National Lampoon’s Loaded Weapon 1

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“National Lampoon’s Loaded Weapon 1” is a comedy film that parodies buddy cop movies. It follows two detectives as they investigate a series of crimes, encountering various absurd and humorous situations along the way.

The Heat

The Heat
The Heat
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 66%
Metacritic: 60/100
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Runtime: 117 min
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Awards: 7 wins & 16 nominations
Writer: Katie Dippold
Actors: Sandra Bullock, Michael McDonald, Melissa McCarthy
Language: English, Spanish, Bulgarian
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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“The Heat” is a comedy film about an uptight FBI special agent and a foul-mouthed Boston police detective who team up to take down a ruthless drug lord, despite their clashing personalities and unconventional methods.

Ride Along

Ride Along
Ride Along
Internet Movie Database: 6.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 17%
Metacritic: 41/100
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Runtime: 99 min
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Awards: 1 win & 7 nominations
Writer: Greg Coolidge, Jason Mantzoukas, Phil Hay
Actors: Ice Cube, Kevin Hart, Tika Sumpter
Language: English, Ukrainian
Country: United States
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“Ride Along” is a comedy film about a high school security guard who goes on a ride-along with his girlfriend’s tough cop brother in order to prove himself worthy of marrying her. During the ride-along, they stumble upon a dangerous criminal operation and must work together to survive and solve the case.

Showtime

Showtime
Showtime
Internet Movie Database: 5.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 25%
Metacritic: 32/100
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Runtime: 95 min
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Awards: 1 win & 6 nominations
Writer: Jorge Saralegui, Keith Sharon, Alfred Gough
Actors: Robert De Niro, Eddie Murphy, Rene Russo
Language: English
Country: United States, Australia
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The Showtime movie is a thriller about a journalist who uncovers a dangerous conspiracy while investigating a high-profile murder. As she delves deeper into the case, she becomes a target and must fight to expose the truth before it’s too late.

The Watch

The Watch
The Watch
Internet Movie Database: 5.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 16%
Metacritic: 36/100
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Runtime: 102 min
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Awards: 2 nominations
Writer: Jared Stern, Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg
Actors: Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Watch” is a science fiction comedy film about a group of suburban neighbors who form a neighborhood watch group to uncover a hidden alien invasion in their town. As they investigate, they encounter various comedic and action-packed situations while trying to save the world.

The Brothers Grimsby

The Brothers Grimsby
The Brothers Grimsby
Internet Movie Database: 6.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 36%
Metacritic: 44/100
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Runtime: 83 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: 3 nominations
Writer: Sacha Baron Cohen, Phil Johnston, Peter Baynham
Actors: Sacha Baron Cohen, Mark Strong, Rebel Wilson
Language: English, Ukrainian
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“The Brothers Grimsby” is a comedy film about a dimwitted English football hooligan who teams up with his long-lost spy brother to save the world from a global terrorist plot. The movie combines action, humor, and absurdity as the brothers embark on a wild and unpredictable adventure.

The Nice Guys

The Nice Guys
The Nice Guys
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
Metacritic: 70/100
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Runtime: 116 min
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Awards: 9 wins & 34 nominations
Writer: Shane Black, Anthony Bagarozzi
Actors: Russell Crowe, Ryan Gosling, Angourie Rice
Language: English, German
Country: United States
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“The Nice Guys” is a comedy-crime film set in 1970s Los Angeles, where a private eye and a hired enforcer team up to investigate the apparent suicide of a porn star, uncovering a conspiracy that leads them into a dangerous web of corruption and murder.

Central Intelligence

Central Intelligence
Central Intelligence
Internet Movie Database: 6.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 71%
Metacritic: 52/100
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Runtime: 107 min
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Awards: 2 wins & 8 nominations
Writer: Ike Barinholtz, David Stassen, Rawson Marshall Thurber
Actors: Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Danielle Nicolet
Language: English
Country: United States, China
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The Central Intelligence movie follows an accountant who is unexpectedly thrust into the world of espionage when he reconnects with a former high school classmate, now a CIA agent, and together they embark on a mission to save the world from a dangerous threat.

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