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The Taking of Beverly Hills (1991)

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A group of embittered ex-cops use a chemical spill to raid the banks and homes of Beverly Hills.

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Cast

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Boomer Hayes
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Ed Kelvin
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Laura Sage
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Robert Masterson
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Varney (as Lee Ving James)
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Benitez
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Chief Healy
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L.A. Cop at Roadblock
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Mitchell Sage
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Cop / Thief #1 (as Michael Kehoe)
Mark Haining ...
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Cop / Thief #3
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EPA Man
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Coach
Raymond Singer ...
Mr. Tobeason
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Storyline

A chemical spill has caused the occupants of Beverly Hills to be forcibly evacuated. A retiring football player left behind, finds that the toxic gas emulating from the spill is a bogus front for a heist set up by fired police officers out to plunder the city of all its valuables. Finding himself siding with a corrupt cop who was once apart of the plan until he discovered the city's mayor had just been blown away, by one of the chief crooks in charge. Now both on the run with no help in sight...both must do whatever they can to stop these murderous looters. Written by ????

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Boomer Hayes, football's hottest quarterback, is in for the night of his life. Because tonight, Beverly Hills is up for grabs and it's up to Boomer to stop the biggest heist in history. See more »

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Action | Thriller

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Rated R for language, and for some violence | See all certifications »
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11 October 1991 (USA)  »

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The Taking of Beverly Hills  »

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Budget:

$19,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$939,277 (USA)
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Trivia

Orion Pictures was originally set to release the film in the summer of 1991 but they fell into bankruptcy before the film could see the light of day. Columbia Pictures eventually picked the picture up and gave it a small, and brief, run in the fall of 1991. See more »

Quotes

Boomer Hayes: That's enough of this shit! I'm not playing defense anymore!
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Crazy Credits

The first part of the credits scrolls over a scene, showing Boomer coaching kids football. Ed drives up in flashy Sports car wearing expensive casual clothes and sporting shades. Boomer is seen talking to the kids who suddenly rush and chase Ed through the park. See more »

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Referenced in Psych: Death Is in the Air (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Be Thankful For What You Got
Written by William DeVaughn
Performed by Peter Blakeley
Published by Purple Records Distributing Corp., Fun City Music Corp. and Delicious Apple Music Corp.
Produced by Andrew Gold
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Just Terrible
6 December 2001 | by (Chicago) – See all my reviews

This is one of the worst movies I have ever seen. Three things make this movie worth watching; great mullets, Harley Jane Kozak, and lots of explosions. I was actually enthralled by every aspect of this awful production. One would think it was filmed in the early 80's by the cheesy dialogue and generic special effects. Never pay money to watch this! If it is on cable it is worth checking out for a few chuckles.


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