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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$55,000,000 (estimated)

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£3,723,123 (UK) (5 August 1994)
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John Landis:  [filmmakers]  Appearances by directors Martha Coolidge, Joe Dante, Arthur Hiller, George Lucas (the park guest that Axel Foley cuts in front of), Peter Medak, Barbet Schroeder, George Schaefer and John Singleton and animator Ray Harryhausen. 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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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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Leavin'
by Raphael Saadiq (as Raphael Wiggins), John Smith, Q-Tip (as J. Davis) & Ali Shaheed Muhammad (as A. Muhammed)
Performed by Tony! Toni! Toné! (as Tony Toni Toné)
Produced by Raphael Saadiq (as Raphael Wiggins)
Courtesy of Wing/Mercury Records
by arrangement with Polygram Special Markets
Contains samples from "If the Papes Come"
as recorded by A Tribe Called Quest
under license from Jive Records
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Why does everyone consider this movie to be so bad?
13 August 2000 | by (Mold,Wales) – See all my reviews

I would just like to say that this is a VERY VERY good movie along with the other 2 Beverley hills cop movies. The 1st 2 are definately far superior to Beverley Hills Cop 3, but never the less this movie is still very good.

The return of Serge is a god move as it brings back plenty of laughs and the use of a theme park is also a very good move as not many films use a hideout which is family orientated.

This film is hilarious and if anyone disagrees then please e-mail me.


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