Beverly Hills Cop

Beverly Hills Cop
  • 1984
  • US
  • 1h 45min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Martin Brest
  • Cast: Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, John Ashton, Lisa Eilbacher, Ronny Cox, Steven Berkoff, James Russo, Stephen Elliott, Paul Reiser
  • UK release: 25 January 1985

A downtown, streetwise Chicago cop is out of his element but never out of his depth investigating a friend's murder in upmarket Los Angeles. Murphy reigns supreme in this well paced slice of entertainment made in the days before his ego swamped the substance of his film vehicles.

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Martin Scorsese turned down Beverly Hills Cop

3 Feb 2020

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Martin Scorsese turned down the chance to direct 'Beverly Hills Cop'. The legendary filmmaker was given the chance to make the 1984 film, which starred Eddie Murphy as Detroit Police Detective Axel Foley, but he decided against helming the action-comedy…

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