• Publication date: November 4, 2009

Beverly Hills Cop

A Detroit cop travels to Beverly Hills in search of his best friend's killer.

Program data

Duration: 100

Production Year: 1984

MBC 2:

November 22, 2012 04:50 (KSA) ~ November 22, 2012 03:50 (CLT)

Detroit natives Axel Foley (Eddie Murphy) and MikeyTandino (James Russo) were childhood friends and former partners in crime.  While Foley abandoned his illegal lifestyle to become a police detective, Tandinobecame a security guard and relocated to Beverly Hills, where he lived alongside his girlfriend, Jenny (Lisa Eilbacher).

When Tandino is murdered during a visit to Detroit, Axel's superiors cite a conflict of interests, and forbid him from investigating.  Nevertheless Foley heads to Los Angeles and discovers that Mikey'semployer, a supposed art dealer, is in actuality a major supplier of cocaine.

Beverly Hills Cop was nominated for an Oscar and a Golden Globe.  It earned $316 million internationally, a whopping 21 times its $7 million budget.

Starring:

  • Eddie Murphy
  • Judge Reinhold
  • John Ashton
  • Lisa Eilbacher
  • Ronny Cox
  • Steven Berkoff

Directed by: Martin Brest

Rating: R