Beverly Hills Cop
A Detroit cop travels to Beverly Hills in search of his best friend's killer.
Production Year: 1984
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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.
- Eddie Murphy
- Judge Reinhold
- John Ashton
- Lisa Eilbacher
- Ronny Cox
- Steven Berkoff
Directed by: Martin Brest