Pat Proft

Biography: Credited with co-writing Police Academy in 1984 and again with the 2007 remake, pat proft has been making funnies since Dick Van Dyke's variety show "Van Dyke and Company" in 1976.

He was also credited for character developement in all of the police academy movies.

Pat Proft is also credited with:
The Naked Gun Series
Hot Shots 1 & Duex
High School High
And Scary Movie 3 & 4
Among many others.

While frequently working with the Zucker Brothers, he also penned the script for a great comedy called Brain Donors, a remake of the Groucho Brothers “A Night At The Opera” starring John Tuturro, Mel Smith and Bob Nelson.
Pat Proft can easily be credited with some of the greatest laughs in comedic history.

Pat Proft's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 40
Highest Metascore: 76 The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!
Lowest Metascore: 11 Scary Movie 5
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 20
  2. Negative: 10 out of 20
20 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
11 Scary Movie 5 Apr 12, 2013 Writer / Written By 2.7
40 Scary Movie 4 Apr 14, 2006 Screenplay 5.8
49 Scary Movie 3 Oct 24, 2003 Written By 6.9
18 Mr. Magoo Dec 25, 1997 Written By tbd
33 High School High Oct 25, 1996 Written By 7.4
11 Police Academy: Mission to Moscow Aug 26, 1994 Characters tbd
63 Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult Mar 18, 1994 Written By 8.2
44 Brain Donors Apr 17, 1992 Screenplay tbd
61 Hot Shots! Jul 31, 1991 Executive Producer / Written By 6.9
65 The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear Jun 28, 1991 Written By 8.1
16 Police Academy 6: City Under Siege Mar 10, 1989 Characters tbd
76 The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! Dec 2, 1988 Written By 8.6
18 Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach Mar 18, 1988 Characters Creator tbd
26 Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol Apr 3, 1987 Characters tbd
33 Police Academy 3: Back in Training Mar 21, 1986 Characters Creator tbd
71 Real Genius Aug 7, 1985 Screenplay / Story tbd
24 Moving Violations Apr 19, 1985 Executive Producer / Screenplay tbd
39 Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment Mar 29, 1985 Characters Created By 6.6
56 Bachelor Party Jun 29, 1984 Screenplay 5.6
41 Police Academy Mar 23, 1984 Screenplay / Story 7.3