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Beverly Hills Cop II -- 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.
Beverly Hills Cop II -- 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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Release Date:
20 May 1987 (USA) See more »
The Heat's Back On! See more »
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. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Nominated for Oscar. Another 6 wins & 1 nomination See more »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Eddie Murphy ... Axel Foley

Judge Reinhold ... Billy Rosewood

Jürgen Prochnow ... Maxwell Dent

Ronny Cox ... Andrew Bogomil

John Ashton ... John Taggart

Brigitte Nielsen ... Karla Fry

Allen Garfield ... Harold Lutz

Dean Stockwell ... Chip Cain

Paul Reiser ... Jeffrey Friedman

Gilbert R. Hill ... Inspector Todd (as Gil Hill)

Paul Guilfoyle ... Nikos Thomopolis
Robert Ridgely ... Mayor Egan
Brian Edward O'Connor ... Biddle (as Brian O'Connor)

Alice Adair ... Jan Bogomil

Eugene Butler ... May

Glenn Withrow ... Willie

Stephen Liska ... Chauffeur

Gilbert Gottfried ... Sidney Bernstein

Tom Bower ... Russ Fielding

Valerie Wildman ... Gun Club Receptionist

Hugh M. Hefner ... Himself
Carrie Leigh ... Herself

Frank Pesce ... Carlotta (as Frank J. Pesce)
Vic Manni ... Rap Singing Guard
Sheri Levinsky ... Waitress
Uncle Ray Murphy ... Uncle Ray (as Ray Murphy Sr.)

Todd Susman ... Foreman

Chris Rock ... Parking Valet
Susan Lentini ... Receptionist at Hef's
Anthony D'Andrea ... Granby

Robert Pastorelli ... Vinnie
Kopi Sotiropulos ... Barkeep
Richard Tienken ... Mr. Anderson

Teal Roberts ... Stripper

Peggy McIntaggart ... Stripper (as Peggy Sands)

Larry Carroll ... T.V. Reporter

Gary Carlos Cervantes ... Mendoza (as Carlos Cervantes)
Michael DeMarlo ... Doorman at Adriano's
Dana Gladstone ... Francesco
Richmond Harrison ... Construction Worker
Darryl Henriques ... Maitre d' at 385

John Hostetter ... Stiles

Tommy 'Tiny' Lister ... Orvis (as Tom 'Tiny' Lister Jr.)
Ed Pansullo ... Ailey

Rudy Ramos ... Ignacio

Ritch Shydner ... Guard at Hef's
John Lisbon Wood ... Bobby Morgan
Carl Bringas ... Body Guard

Joe Duquette ... Body Guard
Michael Hehr ... Body Guard

Sam Sako ... Body Guard
Michael Francis Kelly ... Guard at Gate (as Michael F. Kelly)

William Lamar ... Thug
Christopher R. Adams ... Thug

Danny Nero ... Thug
Devin Bartlett ... Thug
Dayna O'Brien ... Girl at Club
Eugene Mounts ... Policeman
Everett Sherman Jr. ... Man at Street Corner
Catrin Cole ... Vinnie's Girl

Ola Ray ... Playboy Playmate
Alana Soares ... Playboy Playmate
Venice Kong ... Playboy Playmate
Luann Lee ... Playboy Playmate

Rebecca Ferratti ... Playboy Playmate
Kymberly Paige ... Playboy Playmate
Kymberly Herrin ... Playboy Playmate
Leilani Soares ... Playboy Model
Anne Lammot ... Playboy Model
Pamela Santini ... Playboy Model
Sarah Quick ... Playboy Model
Marlenne Kingsland ... Playboy Model
Monet Swann ... Playboy Model
Natalie Smith ... Playboy Model
Kari Whitman ... Playboy Model
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Eddy Donno ... Armored Van Chase Sedan Driver (uncredited)
Danielle Ross ... (uncredited)
Larry Turk ... Detroit Bartender (uncredited)

Sydney Urshan ... Man with Wine Bottle (uncredited)

Bryon Weiss ... LAPD Officer (uncredited)

Directed by
Tony Scott 
Writing credits
Danilo Bach (characters) and
Daniel Petrie Jr. (characters)

Eddie Murphy (story) &
Robert D. Wachs (story)

Larry Ferguson (screenplay) and
Warren Skaaren (screenplay)

David Giler  uncredited
Dennis Klein  uncredited

Produced by
Jerry Bruckheimer .... producer
Don Simpson .... producer
Richard Tienken .... executive producer
Robert D. Wachs .... executive producer
Original Music by
Harold Faltermeyer (music score by)
Cinematography by
Jeffrey L. Kimball (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Chris Lebenzon 
Michael Tronick 
Billy Weber 
Casting by
Bonnie Timmermann 
Production Design by
Ken Davis 
Art Direction by
James J. Murakami 
Set Decoration by
John H. Anderson  (as John Anderson)
Makeup Department
Stephen Abrums .... makeup artist (as Steve Abrums)
Eddie M. Barron .... additional hair stylist (as Eddie Barron)
Mario Gonzales .... additional makeup artist
Dorothea Long .... hair stylist
Ellen Wong .... additional makeup artist
Production Management
Fred C. Caruso .... unit production manager (as Fred Caruso)
Art Seidel .... unit production manager (as Arthur Seidel)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Michael Amundson .... additional second assistant director
Peter Bogart .... first assistant director
Hope R. Goodwin .... second assistant director (as Hope Goodwin)
Adele Simmons .... dga trainee
Art Department
Henry Alberti .... set designer
Cate Bangs .... assistant art director
Mike Blaze .... property master
James Ecker .... production painter
Mark Fabus .... set designer
Mike Higelmire .... leadperson
Larry Johnson .... assistant property master
David F. Klassen .... set designer (as David Klassen)
Sherman Labby .... illustrator
Richard Landau .... greens person
Mark Lawrence .... construction foreman
Tommy Tomlinson .... property master
William Apperson .... construction foreman (uncredited)
Gary Clark .... head paint foreman (uncredited)
Michael W. Moore .... prop maker (uncredited)
Brieann Rich .... construction medic (uncredited)
Nicholas Rich .... construction medic (uncredited)
Mark Sparks .... propmaker lead foreperson (uncredited)
Sound Department
Pamela Bentkowski .... supervising foley editor
Irene Bowers .... assistant sound editor
Dick Darling .... adr editor
Juno J. Ellis .... supervising adr editor
Julia Evershade .... sound editor
John P. Fasal .... sound effects recordist (as John Paul Fasal)
Daniel F. Finnerty .... assistant sound editor
Bruce Fortune .... foley editor
Victor Grodecki .... sound editor
Judee Gustafson .... assistant sound editor
Cecelia Hall .... supervising sound editor
Kimberly Harris .... sound editor
Frank Howard .... sound editor
Joseph A. Ippolito .... foley editor (as Joey Ippolito)
William B. Kaplan .... sound mixer
Rick Kline .... sound re-recording mixer
Steve Klinghoffer .... utility sound technician
Paul Lestz .... apprentice sound editor
Barbara McBane .... sound editor
Donald O. Mitchell .... sound re-recording mixer
Martin Nicholson .... sound editor (as Marty Nicholson)
Kevin O'Connell .... sound re-recording mixer
Earl Sampson .... boom operator (as Earl F. Sampson)
George Watters II .... supervising sound editor
Marshall Winn .... sound editor
Ed Golya .... adr mixer (uncredited)
Greg Orloff .... foley mixer (uncredited)
John Roesch .... foley artist (uncredited)
Carolyn Tapp .... foley recordist (uncredited)
Special Effects by
David Blitstein .... assistant special effects (as Dave Blitstein)
Johnny Borgese .... assistant special effects
Tom Ryba .... special effects coordinator
Tom Tokunaga .... assistant special effects
Gary McLarty .... stunt coordinator
Alan Oliney .... stunt coordinator
Christopher R. Adams .... stunts (uncredited)
John Ashby .... stunts (uncredited)
Joni Avery .... stunts (uncredited)
William H. Burton Jr. .... stunts (uncredited)
Eddy Donno .... stunt double: Policeman (uncredited)
Eddy Donno .... stunts (uncredited)
Danny Epper .... stunts (uncredited)
Richard Epper .... stunts (uncredited)
Dean Raphael Ferrandini .... stunt double: Ronny Cox (uncredited)
Dean Raphael Ferrandini .... stunts (uncredited)
Glory Fioramonti .... stunts (uncredited)
Jack Gill .... stunts (uncredited)
Diane Kay Grant .... stunt double: Brigitte Nielsen (uncredited)
Diane Kay Grant .... stunts (uncredited)
Michael Hehr .... stunts (uncredited)
Steve Kelso .... stunts (uncredited)
Gary McLarty .... stunts (uncredited)
Alan Oliney .... stunt double: Eddie Murphy (uncredited)
Alan Oliney .... stunts (uncredited)
Charlie Picerni .... stunts (uncredited)
Chad Randall .... stunts (uncredited)
Spiro Razatos .... stunts (uncredited)
Walter Robles .... stunt double: Policeman (uncredited)
Scott Wilder .... stunts (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Mike Benson .... camera operator (as Michael A. Benson)
Jay Davis .... second company grip
Dan Delgado .... assistant chief lighting technician
Charles Mills .... camera operator (as Charles E. Mills)
Aaron Pazanti .... first assistant camera
J. Michael Popovich .... dolly grip
Tom Prophet Jr. .... first company grip (as Thomas Prophet Jr.)
Ed Reilly .... assistant chief lighting technician (as Edward Reily)
Ward Russell .... chief lighting technician
Robert Samuels .... second assistant camera (as Robert B. Samuels)
Gregory J. Schmidt .... first assistant camera (as Greg Schmidt)
Marc Staton .... second assistant camera
Larry Sweet .... second company grip
Bruce W. Talamon .... still photographer
Eddie Taylor .... electrical lighting technician
Robert Edesa .... camera operator (uncredited)
William E. Kelley Jr. .... camera operator (uncredited)
Ronald Vidor .... Steadicam operator (uncredited)
Casting Department
Jeff Block .... casting assistant (as Jeffrey Block)
Aleta Chappelle .... casting assistant (as Aleta Wood-Chappelle)
Renee Milliken .... casting assistant
Victoria Thomas .... casting: Los Angeles (as Vickie Thomas)
Franklyn Warren .... extras casting (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Cha Blevins .... wardrobe: women
Fetteroff Colen .... wardrobe: men
Janis Mekaelian .... wardrobe: women (as Janice Mekaelian)
Bobbie Read .... costume supervisor: women
Gary Sampson .... wardrobe: men
James W. Tyson .... costume supervisor: men
Editorial Department
Claudia Finkle .... assistant film editor
Carolyn Fitzgerald .... assistant film editor
Peter Lonsdale .... assistant film editor (as Peter N. Lonsdale)
Craig A. Nelson .... apprentice film editor (as Craig Nelson)
Richard Ritchie .... color timer (as Dick Ritchie)
Darrell Upshaw .... apprentice film editor
Music Department
Bob Badami .... music editor
Kathy Nelson .... music consultant: MCA Records
Anthony Marinelli .... musician (uncredited)
Transportation Department
Michael Antunez .... transportation captain (as Mike Antunez)
Mario Perez .... transportation captain
Leroy Reed .... transportation coordinator
Other crew
Ellen Adolph .... production auditor
Emin Aljuwani .... craft service
Kathryn Anderson .... assistant: Mr. Simpson/Mr. Bruckheimer
Cherie Bailey .... production assistant
Antony Clavet .... personal consultant: Ms. Nielsen (as Anthony Clavet)
Tony Criscione .... assistant production auditor
Dan Curry .... title designer
Kurt Davis .... assistant to producers
Robert Doyle .... assistant location manager
Ron Eisenman .... first aid
Jack English .... location manager
Kenneth H. Frith Jr. .... assistant to producers (as Kenneth Frith Jr.)
Marilyn Gill .... assistant: Mr. Wachs and Mr. Tienken (as Marilyn Gill-Trenkle)
Betty A. Griffin .... script supervisor (as Betty Abbott-Griffin)
Steve Grumette .... computer consultant (as Steve Grummett)
Thomas J. Hageboeck .... police technical advisor (as T.J. Hageboeck)
Monica Harmon .... assistant: Mr. Simpson
Darlene Jackson .... assistant to producers
Tony Kerum .... caterer: Tony's Food Service
Catalaine Knell .... assistant: Mr. Scott
Bruce Lawhead .... location manager
Charlotte Lestern .... production assistant
Patricia Matthews .... assistant: Eddie Murphy Productions
Scott Metcalfe .... production assistant
Susie Mitchell .... production secretary
Ray Murphy Jr. .... assistant to producers
Charlie Murphy .... assistant to producers (as Charles Murphy)
Uncle Ray Murphy .... assistant to producers (as Ray Murphy Sr.)
Ginger Reynolds-Smith .... assistant: Mr. Bruckheimer (as Ginger Reynolds)
David Robertson .... assistant: Mr. Bruckheimer (as David J. Robertson)
Marsha Robertson .... unit publicist
Roger Schweitzer .... computer consultant (as Roger Sweitzer)
Lisa G. Shillingburg .... secretary: Mr. Scott
David Thorne .... assistant: Mr. Simpson
Yvonne Yaconelli .... production office coordinator
Richard Arsenault .... video (uncredited)
Doug Dulmage .... laser effects technician (uncredited)
Greg Ferris .... marketing canada (uncredited)
Joyce Heftel .... relief script supervisor (uncredited)
Deborah Laub .... location manager (uncredited)
David R. Lawson .... medic (uncredited)
Tony Potter .... assistant projectionist (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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Also Known As:
"Beverly Hills Cop 2" - Japan (English title)
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100 min
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Producer Don Simpson was so powerful at the time that he had Paramount remove writer Larry Ferguson from his duties on his screenplay "The Presidio" to rewrite this film.See more »
Factual errors: When Foley is in Rosewood's apartment and calls back to Detroit to get Jeffrey to cover for him, he only dials seven digits, when it would take 10 digits to call out of area code.See more »
[outside the Playboy Mansion]
Billy Rosewood:Sarge? You old bloodhound!
Sergeant Taggart:Billy, isn't this uh...?
Billy Rosewood:Yeah!
Sergeant Taggart:No!
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in There's Nothing Out There (1991)See more »
Better WaySee more »


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12 out of 19 people found the following review useful.
Murphy's back one more time with his classic character and loads of action, 9 December 2005
Author: ma-cortes

In this second film about notorious Detroit detective , the foul-mouth and tough Axel Foley (Edddie Murphy) again returns at Beverly Hills to resolve the responsible for the murder of his chief (Ronny Cox) who has been gunned down by a tall woman (Brigitte Nielsen). He decides to track down and clues lead to alphabet robberies that are masterminded by a weapons kingpin . As always , he's helped by a pair of sympathetics mates (Judge Reinhold and John Ashton) . They'll have to confront evil nasties (Jurgen Prochnow and Dean Stockwell) and hold numerous risks , odds and dangers .

The picture is plenty of action , humor , suspense , tongue in cheek, shoot'em up and is developed in agility and movement and for that reason is amusing . The picture provides fast and furious amusement with spectacular scenes and unstopped-action. Relief comic is in charge of Eddie Murphy as his foul and fast-talking creates most big smiles and causing wreak havoc on the way . Besides his various jokes with the sidekicks steal enormous laughs . For that the picture is a ¨Buddy movie¨ though there's a trio protagonist . Eddie Murphy as streetsmart detective is top-notch, as Axel Foley is his greatest smash-hit and converted him in a top-international-star confirming his position with continued successes in the box office . Fish out water formula used in several films is well narrated and originates enough laughters to satisfy the viewer . The giant Briggite Nielsen -just married to Stallone- is attractive and cold . Friends' couple , Judge Reinhold and John Ashton , are nice and likable . Director Tony Scott stunningly scoring highest marks on action , as the film is correctly made . Motion picture will appeal to action-packed enthusiasts and Eddie Murphy fans.

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