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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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Initially, the plot for this film would've concerned Foley, Rosewood, and Taggart (John Ashton) going to London to rescue Capt. Bogomil (Ronny Cox) who was being held hostage by terrorists during a International Police Convention. However, numerous problems such as scripting issues and the budget, caused pre-production to drag out the point that both John Aston and Ronny Cox had to drop out due to obligations to other pending film projects. 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: Hey.
Mrs. Todd: I understand that you were with him at the end.
Axel: Yeah, his last words were about you.
Mrs. Todd: That does not sound like my Douglas, Axel. Try again.
Axel: Actually his last words were 'Axel are you on a coffee break, go and get that son of a bitch.' Those were his last words.
Mrs. Todd: That sounds like my Douglas.
Axel: Yeah, sounds like a good idea, too.
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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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