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Neil Middlemiss

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Without Eddie Murphy, Beverly Hills Cop could have been dull; a routine mixture of car chases and plucky detective work buoyed by a fish out of water premise. Fortunately, Murphy was cast and despite the lesser immediate sequel and an entirely forgettable third entry in the series, Beverly Hills Cop remains an iconic accomplishment in popular American cinema, and still good fun to watch.



Beverly Hills Cop (1984)



Released: 05 Dec 1984
Rated: R
Runtime: 105 min




Director: Martin Brest
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller



Cast: Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, John Ashton, Lisa Eilbacher
Writer(s): Daniel Petrie Jr. (screenplay by), Danilo Bach (story by), Daniel Petrie Jr. (story by)



Plot: A freewheeling Detroit cop pursuing a murder investigation finds himself dealing with the very different culture of Beverly...

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Dave Moritz

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Can not wait for the follow up to be available on 4K blu-ray!

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Jeffrey D

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Just watched it. I thought it looked really good in some places, and a little soft in others (not very sharp contrasts). Likely due to film stock, I suppose.
 

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