Police Academy

Movie review by Brian Costello, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 17+

Sophomoric '80s cop-spoof has profanity, sex, stereotypes.

R 1984 96 minutes

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 9 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 15+

This title has:

Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 14+

A slapstick comedy with cops

I checked this film out over the weekend since I decided to get Netflix again. Although it does contain profanity, the F-word is only used twice. the nudity was only in a couple scenes. I'd say say if the most of the content was toned down a little bit, I'd say it could work for a PG-13 rating. otherwise, I'd say waiting for a TV edited version would be acceptable for family watching.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing

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