Although dumbbell slapstick dates back to the Silent Era, the vulgar species of such comedies first drew big box-office dividends with the seminal ANIMAL HOUSE. Humor on the level of food fights came into its own with additional National Lampoon entries, with the REVENGE OF THE NERDS
flicks, and with those contemporary Keystone Kops, the Police Academy recruits. Since all these revisited series have run out of steam, this sorry sequel is only recommended for aging nostalgists.
Their superiors recruit the Academy squad for a cooperative mission to help Muscovite cops. Endeavoring to clip the wings of elusive Russkie mobster Konstantin Konali (Ron Perlman) and his...