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Beverly Hills Cop III (1994)

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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One night in Detroit, during a shoot-out at a chop shop, Detroit cop Axel Foley sees his boss, Inspector Douglas Todd, getting killed by a well dressed man. Using his last breath, Inspector Todd tells Axel to get the man who shot him, and Axel says that he will do that. Axel does some looking around, and finds the killer's vehicle at Wonder World, a theme park in Beverly Hills, California. In Beverly Hills, Axel is reunited with his friend Billy Rosewood, who tells Axel that John Taggart is now retired and living in Arizona. Billy is now the deputy director of operations for joint systems interdepartmental operational command (JSIOC). Billy also has a new partner named Jon Flint. Axel checks out Wonder World, which is owned by Dave "Uncle Dave" Thornton. At Wonder World, Axel rescues two kids who are stuck on a ride that broke down, and after this, Axel is taken to see the park's head of security, Ellis DeWald, and Axel recognizes DeWald as Inspector Todd's killer. Jon refuses to ... Written by Todd Baldridge

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Rated R for language and some violence | See all certifications »

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25 May 1994 (USA)  »

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$55,000,000 (estimated)

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$42,610,000 (USA)
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Joe Dante, Kevin Hooks and Robert Townsend were all considered to direct. See more »

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After the daring rescue of the two children from the Spider attraction, Axel jumps to the ground moments before the cabin from the ride breaks away. Immediately upon hitting the ground, you can clearly see he has two large dolls around his neck, not the rescued children. See more »

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Dispatcher: Attention, all cars in the vicinity of Wonder World. Proceed there immediately. We have a 10-19, 10-45, and 12-22 in progress.
Jon Flint: Why am I not surprised?
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Follows Beverly Hills Cop II (1987) See more »

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The Wonderworld Song
by Richard M. Sherman & Robert B. Sherman
Produced by Louis Fagenson & Nile Rodgers
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This is the REAL sequel.
26 April 1999 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

BHC 2 was a disappointment, I was far happier with #3. In the third Cop installment Eddie Murphy brings the character back and manages to make everything fresh again (not an easy thing to do after 2 previous movies as this character). The plot about stolen mint paper was interesting and the return of Serge was a delight. All in all, this is the sequel that people need to see.


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