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Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)

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Axel Foley returns to Beverly Hills to help Taggart and Rosewood investigate Chief Bogomil's near-fatal shooting and the series of "alphabet crimes" associated with it.

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Inspector Todd (as Gil Hill)
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Mayor Egan (as Robert Ridgley)
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Jan Bogomil
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A series of strange robberies brings Axel Foley back to Beverly Hills to help his two fellow cops solve the case. All the familiar faces of the first film are back... Written by Chris Makrozahopoulos <makzax@hotmail.com>

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Axel Foley's back...where he doesn't belong! See more »


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20 May 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Un detective suelto en Hollywood II  »

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Budget:

$28,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$153,665,000

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$146,300,000
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The armed guard (Vic Manni) in the finale that Axel makes rap with him is wearing a classic Mickey Mouse watch. A "hidden Mickey" in a non-Disney film. See more »

Goofs

When the Cadillac backs up in the driveway to let the armored van pass, it clearly drives off afterward at speed. In the next shot, when Billy hits it with the cement truck, the Cadillac is now stopped side-on in the middle of the road. See more »

Quotes

Axel Foley: Hey! Sound the alarm. You got a break-in!
City Deposit Guard: I need authorization.
[Axel and Bill pull their guns and shoot the alarm]
Axel FoleyBilly Rosewood: Authorized!
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Referenced in Chris Rock: Big Ass Jokes (1994) See more »

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36 Lovers
By John Eaton, Melvin Riley, Jr. & Gary Spaniola
Performed by Ready for the World
Produced by Ready for the World
Courtesy of MCA Records
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Same again
5 May 2006 | by See all my reviews

Beverly Hills Cop 2 is pretty much just the same as the original Beverly Hills Cop but without the freshness and originality of the 1st. Murphy is still a perfect Axel Foley and with some good supporting characters such as his foul mouthed chief of police and Detectives Rosewood and Taggart the movie does have it's moments but the rules of diminishing returns still apply.

With a bit more originality in the script and a bit more daring this really could have been great. But for a sequel this isn't to bad just more of the same but not quite as good.

6/10 - Not as good as the original but far superior to the tepid third instalment.


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