Dec 05, 1984 · After the murder of his childhood friend in front of his eyes, the slick Detroit detective, Axel Foley, heads to sunny Beverly Hills, on a one-man mission to ferret out the killer and bring him to justice.
- Martin Brest
- 3 min
Beverly Hills Cop is a 1984 American buddy cop action comedy-drama film directed by Martin Brest, written by Daniel Petrie Jr. and starring Eddie Murphy as Axel Foley, a street-smart Detroit cop who visits Beverly Hills, California to solve the murder of his best friend.
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Aaron Foley, a police officer on the rise, tries to escape from under the shadow of his father's legacy in Detroit by busting the rich and famous of Beverly Hills. Plot Summary | Add Synopsis
- Barry Sonnenfeld
Beverly Hills Cop is a series of American action comedy films and an unaired television pilot based on characters created by Daniel Petrie, Jr. and Danilo Bach. The films star Eddie Murphy as Axel Foley, a street-smart Detroit cop who travels to Beverly Hills, California to investigate a crime, even though it is out of his jurisdiction.
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- $110 million
- Characters created by Danilo Bach and Daniel Petrie, Jr.
Nov 14, 2019 · Beverly Hills Cop began in 1984 when the original film, directed then by Martin Brest, hit theaters. Tony Scott helmed the 1987 sequel, and John Landis stepped in for the third installment,...
- Nick Romano
- 5 min
May 20, 1987 · Three years after the events in Beverly Hills Cop (1984), the street-wise Detroit detective, Axel Foley, invades the posh city once more, after the assassination attempt on Captain Andrew Bogomil.
- Tony Scott
Tough-talking Detroit cop Axel Foley heads to the rarified world of Beverly Hills in his beat-up Chevy Nova to investigate a friend's murder, but soon realizes he's stumbled onto something much more complicated. Bungling rookie detective, Billy Rosewood joins the fish-out-of-water Axel and shows him the West Los Angeles ropes. Released: 1984-11-29
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