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Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)

 -  Action | Comedy | Crime  -  20 May 1987 (USA)
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Axel Foley returns to Beverly Hills to help Taggart and Rosewood investigate Chief Bogamil's near-fatal shooting and the series of "alphabet crimes" associated with it.

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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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20 May 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Un detective suelto en Hollywood II  »

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$28,000,000 (estimated)

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$153,665,036 (USA)
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In the "Making of" featurette, director Tony Scott describes this sequel as a cross between the first movie and 48 Hrs. (1982), which also starred Eddie Murphy. See more »

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When Axel and friends are shot at from a Camaro when they come out of the nightclub, the shooters drive two different types of Camaros in different scenes. See more »

Quotes

Sergeant Taggart: [after being ordered to Lutz's office to explain Rosewood's call to the FBI] Can't keep God waiting.
Capt.: I don't want to hear that kind of talk, Sergeant.
Sergeant Taggart: Oh come on, Andy! He's fired every cop who used to work for the old chief! The three of us is all that's left!
Capt.: [curtly] He's still head of this department, Sergeant.
Sergeant Taggart: [softly] Yes, sir.
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Followed by Beverly Hills Cop III (1994) See more »

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I Can't Stand It
By David Allen Jones & Harold Payne
Performed by Sue Ann
Produced by Howie Rice
Courtesy of MCA Records
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Same again
5 May 2006 | by (London, England) – 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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