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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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In Detroit, Axel Foley leads a raid on a chop shop. When they go in, the people inside start shooting at them. Foley's boss, Inspector Todd, joins them. Someone shoots Todd and before dying Todd tells Foley to get him. Foley tries to catch him but some Feds stop him. They don't tell him why they're letting him get away. Based on things the shooters left behind, leads Foley to believe that the shooters have ties to an amusement park in Beverly Hills. So Foely goes there and asks his old friend, Billy Rosewood who's been promoted to a "prestigious position" for help. He meets Billy's new partner, Jon Flint. He asks if they know anyone at the amusement park and Flint tells him he knows the head of security, Ellis DeWald. Foley goes to the park and after a little misadventure, he meets DeWald and recognizes him as the man who killed Todd. But everybody including Flint tells Foley DeWald is a good guy. But Axel knows he's the one. He would be approached a park employee who tries to help ... Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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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)

Opening Weekend:

$15,276,000 (USA) (30 May 1994)

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$42,610,000 (USA)
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Trivia

One idea for the film came from Brandon Tartikoff who suggested a crossover film, with Paul Hogan as Crocodile Dundee, but the idea was rejected by Eddie Murphy. See more »

Goofs

During the scene with the 'Spider' attraction, several factors are incorrect. First, Foley appears to casually open the door to his cabin on the attraction to begin his rescue. When properly closed, these can only be opened from the outside. Also, when the loose cabin falls, it shatters as if it's made from thin wood. In actuality, these cabins are made of steel and fiberglass. They would likely crack, but the chances of them shattering on impact are slim. Finally, safety restrictions only allow the ride to be operated in one direction without a maintenance key engaged. Even the unrealistic short at the control booth would not allow the attraction to change directions mid-cycle. 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 film
26 November 2010 | by (Zephyrhills FL) – See all my reviews

I thought Beverly Hills Cop III was a good film and Murphy gave a good performance as Axel Foley in it but I was rather disappointment with the absent of John Taggert. Hector Elizondo gave a good performance as Detective Flint but his character just didn't seem to fit up there with Taggert. Alan Young I thought gave a good performance as Uncle Dave the park owner and I loved the cameo by Robert B. Sherman in the bar but I think the film would of been better and liked by more people if Taggert came back and maybe they had more cop comedy in it They kinda turned this movie into a kid comedy like film than a cop film. All in all a good movie and great action I give Beverly Hills Cop III an 8 out of 10.


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