Original Australian One Sheet movie poster Drew Struzan Art. Police Academy salutes the men, women and borderline cases who protect the public from people very much like themselves. A comic success story for over a decade, it begat six sequels and both animated and live-action TV series. New recruits include sound-effects wiz Larvelle Jones (Michael Winslow), florist Moses Hightower (Bubba Smith), shy Laverne Hooks (Marion Ramsey) and gun buff Eugene Tackleberry (David Graf). Instructors Harris (G.W. Bailey) and Callahan (Leslie Easterbrook) aim to wash these turkeys out before they graduate. As directed by Hugh Wilson (The First Wives Club), they and stars Steve Guttenberg and Kim Cattrall make some police farce .