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Beverly Hills Cop III (1994)

 -  Action | Comedy | Crime  -  25 May 1994 (USA)
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Axel Foley, while investigating a car theft ring, comes across something much bigger than that: the same men who shot his boss are running a counterfeit money ring out of a theme park in Los Angeles.

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Axle Foley, while investigating a car theft ring, comes across something much bigger than that: the same men who shot his boss are running a counterfeit money ring out of a theme park in Los Angeles. Written by Jason Ihle <jrihl@conncoll.edu>

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25 May 1994 (USA)  »

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$55,000,000 (estimated)

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£3,723,123 (UK) (5 August 1994)
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This is the only "Beverly Hills Cop" movie to not feature a song performed by The Pointer Sisters. Beverly Hills Cop (1984) had their song "Neutron Dance", and Beverly Hills Cop II (1987) had their song "Be There." See more »

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When uncle Dave is shot, the news reporter on the TV in the bar calls Foley "Dave's assassin". Then when they show the video of earlier that day at Wonder World, it says "Axel Foley, Dave's assassin." Dave never dies, so no one could be his assassin. See more »

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Jon Flint: [after an 'incident' at Wonder World, the trio is at a bar talking about Dewald being Todd's murderer] Axel... don't you think that you're mistaken? That Dewald probably juts resembles Todd's killer?
Axel: I made the guy in Detroit. It was Dewald.
Jon Flint: Ellis Dewald is owner of the most private police force in Southern California. He works with us! With the L.A.P.D... hell with the governor's office! Everybody loves him.
Det. Sgt. William 'Billy' Rosewood: He's even getting an award tonight from the National Board of Security Agencies.
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Eddie Murphy's unsatisfying turning point
13 September 2001 | by (Järvenpää, Finland) – See all my reviews

I think "Beverly Hills cop III" was an extremely regrettable turning point in the nice career of one of the most talented and funniest black comedians Hollywood has ever seen - Mr. Eddie Murphy. Before it he used to be funny or at least much funnier. He appeared in the rather enjoyable flicks like "48 Hrs.", "Coming to America", "Another 48 Hrs.", "The Distinguished gentleman", "Boomerang" and of course "Beverly Hills cop I & II" - two beloved movies that'll always be his very best works.

Then someone decided to add part three in the so far terrific "Beverly Hills cop" saga. This time Axel Foley was on the mission of revenge and the comedy was unfortunately replaced by action. Who forgot that most of the glamour behind these movies came directly from the humor? Even though John Landis - the man behind hit comedies like "The Blues Brothers" and "Three Amigos!" - sat in the director's chair the end result just wasn't that funny anymore or at least it was funny very rarely and that's a bad thing if we compare part three to its absolutely hilarious precursors. ...and as it happened, after "Beverly Hills cop III" Eddie Murphy got roles from the movies like "Vampire in Brooklyn" (with only couple of excellent scenes), "Metro" (that apparently wasn't supposed to be funny in the first place), "Doctor Dolittle" (cute little film for kiddies who love furry animals that talk), "Holy man" (interesting but more confusing than amusing) and "Nutty Professor II: The Klumps" (definitely one of his worst movies, waste of his undisputed talents and a model example of a comedy that doesn't make you laugh).

Lately I saw "Life" and surprisingly it was pretty brilliant and alongside with fairly good "Bowfinger" it's the only completely clear exception in this course. What I'm saying is, "Beverly Hills cop III" started it all. Was it all just a coincidence or was it meant to be that Eddie Murphy's best years were in the 80's and early 90's? I can't tell. This is just the way I see things.


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