Beverly Hills Cop

Genre:  Action/Adventure, Comedy
Running Time:  105 min.
Release Date: December 5, 1984
DVD: January 29, 2002

Current rating: Rating: 4.00
based on 6 votes and 4 reviews
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Cast: Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, John Ashton, Lisa Eilbacher, Ronny Cox, Steven Berkoff, James Russo, Jonathan Banks


The heat is on in this fast paced action-comedy about Axel Foley, a street smart Detroit cop tracking down his best friend's killer in Beverly Hills.

Director: Martin Brest
Studio: Paramount Pictures
Producer(s): Mike Moder
Screenplay: Daniel Petrie Jr.

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  • 2 stars "Wise-ass Detroit cop travels to Beverly Hills to investigate a friend's death and continually butts heads with those who don't appreciate his wise-assery. Incredible popular success seems absurd in retrospect. The film just isn't that good."
  • 5 stars "A great example of a GOOD Eddie Murphy Action Comedy (:"
  • 5 stars "Classic Eddie Murphy - very funny!"
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