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Beverly Hills Cop III (1994)

R  |   |  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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$55,000,000 (estimated)

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£3,723,123 (UK) (5 August 1994)
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Among the rejected ideas for "Beverly Hills Cop III" included a Robert Towne screenplay idea (one in which Axel Foley has to deal with his celebrity cop status), a scenario teaming Eddie Murphy with Sean Connery as a Scotland Yard detective, and another Axel Foley-in-London idea where his Scotland Yard counterpart would have been played by John Cleese. The last story would have involved a British gangster loosely based on the real-life Kray brothers, who was captured in Detroit and transported to London by Paul Reiser's Jeffrey, and Axel would have gone overseas after the gangster's henchmen broke him out of custody and murdered Jeffrey. This concept was scrapped because producers Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer decided it was too close to the storyline of the Michael Douglas' film Black Rain (1989). See more »

Goofs

When Foley first sees the room where the counterfeit money is being printed, De Wald sees his full body reflection in the mirror. But clearly the mirror is not at such an angle to see Foley's full body, maybe just his feet. See more »

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Axel: Billy, you got a fifty dollar bill?
Det. Sgt. William 'Billy' Rosewood: When do I get it back?
Axel: Man, gimme fifty dollars!
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The Place Where You Belong
by Carl Martin, Trey Lorenz, Darnell Van Rensalier, Marc Gay & Garfield Bright
Performed by Shai
Produced by Carl 'Groove' Martin, Darnell Van Rensalier, Marc Gay & Garfield Bright
Shai performs courtesy of Gasoline Alley J.V.
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Good but pales in comparison to its predecessors
28 October 2002 | by (Las Vegas, Nevada) – See all my reviews

Eddie Murphy's third outing as Detroit police detective Axel Foley who seems to have made more of a crime fighting contribution to Beverly Hills still generates some power in the series but the first two films are naturally the better ones. The film inexplicably removes the John Taggart (John Ashton) and Andrew Bogomil (Ronny Cox) characters from the series and adds a shallow new character named John Flint (Hector Elizondo). Fortunately, Billy Rosewood (Judge Reinhold) is still around and he still manages to be a perfect foil for Foley. Foley's third case in Beverly Hills is a little improbable but the action scenes help to make up for the plot which has to do with Foley matching wits with a corrupt head of security (Timothy Carhart) at a popular Beverly Hills amusement park called WonderWorld (a creation of Paramount Parks). The park character costumes and designs are nice and colorful and Theresa Randle helps to pick things up as a potential love interest for Foley but the film doesn't give Murphy very many funny lines and that is a disappointment if one wants to label this film as a comedy. The action is as usual great but Murphy is reknowned as a comedy star and the lack of laughs here prevent this from being a perfect series. Still, it's a very good series.


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