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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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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)  »

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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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Axel introduces himself at the gun club as "Richard James". This is a nod to Rick James, Eddie Murphy's musician friend who produced his 1986 album. See more »

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During the first jewelry robbery they force an employee to lock the front door, then after the robbery Karla Fry walks right out the door without unlocking it. See more »

Quotes

[Axel sees Rosewood with a huge pistol]
Axel Foley: Yo, man! What's that for?
Billy Rosewood: After the shootout at the club, I figured I needed more firepower.
Axel Foley: Yo man, we gotta talk, seriously. Who do you think you are, Clint Eastwood? Dirty Rosewood?
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All Revved Up
By Giorgio Moroder & Tom Whitlock
Performed by Jermaine Jackson
Produced by Giorgio Moroder
Courtesy of Arista Records
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Very good sequel
6 May 2001 | by See all my reviews

"Beverly Hills Cop II" is the entertaining sequel to the 1984 smash hit. Of course, this sequel can't top the original, but it's still pretty good. Eddie Murphy returns as Axel Foley and returns to Beverly Hills to help avenge the attack of a friend. This movie isn't as fresh as the original movie, but I found myself laughing alot throughout. Plus, the action scenes are well done. Judge Reinhold, John Ashton, Ronny Cox, and Paul Reiser all reprise their roles from the first film along with Murphy. "Beverly Hills Cop II" is a movie that's loud and noisy at times, but it's funny and entertaining. And it's much better than the disappointing third movie in the series, "Beverly Hills Cop III".

*** (out of four)


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