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Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)

R  |   |  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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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:

$153,665,036 (USA)
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The only film in the trilogy that was shot on 2.35:1 aspect ratio whereas the first and third one where shot on 1.85:1. See more »

Goofs

During the shoot-out in the oil field, Billy opens/extends the LAW (Light Anti-Tank Weapon) twice. See more »

Quotes

[Rosewood runs a red light]
Sergeant Taggart: It's red!
Billy Rosewood: It's green!
[He hits another car]
Billy Rosewood: Oh, yeah, it was red. Okay.
Axel Foley: It was yellow!
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In Deep
By Charlie Sexton & Scott Wilk
Performed by Charlie Sexton
Produced by Keith Forsey
Courtesy of MCA
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It is okay, but it is disappointing
25 September 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Beverly Hills Cop is a classic, but this one while not awful was a disappointment in comparison. The set pieces are spectacular, Eddie Murphy and Judge Reinhold are good together and individually, Jurgen Prochnov and Brigitte Nielson suitably ham it up, the film is assuredly directed and it moves briskly. However, what is missing is a good enough story and a decent script. The story is sadly quite predictable, and the script is also unfunny and lacking sorely in wit. The soundtrack isn't as memorable either and while flashy some of the production values make little impact. Overall, it is okay but in comparison to the wonderful original it is lacking. 5/10 Bethany Cox


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