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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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Un detective suelto en Hollywood III  »

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$55,000,000 (estimated)

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$42,610,000 (USA)
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Trivia

Aside from Eddie Murphy of course, Judge Reinhold and Gilbert R. Hill are the only actors to appear in all three Beverly Hills Cop movies. See more »

Goofs

When Axel visits Wonder World for the first time and observes the security officer going into the entrance to the Corporate Offices, the first shot of the officer going through the door there is no sign next to the door. When Axel approaches, there is a sign that reads "Corporate Offices" to the left of the door. See more »

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Jon Flint: [on the phone with Axel who is in jail with Billy] You and Billy disturbing the peace?
[sarcastically]
Jon Flint: NO.
[laughs]
Axel: Do me a favor, just make your fuckin' phone call and get us outta here, alright.
Jon Flint: Sure, sure, sure I will. Let's see, now who do I know down there? Let's see...
Axel: Hey, don't fuck with me right now.
Jon Flint: Alright, keep your shirt on. I'll get you guys out. Oh, incidentally I think we found that truck you were looking for.
Axel: Where?
Jon Flint: By the Santa Monica Pier at the beach. I'm headed out there now ...
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Keep the Peace
by Keith Forsey, Mark Younger-Smith, Andrew Farriss & Michael Hutchence
Performed by INXS
Produced by Keith Forsey
Co-Produced by Bill Drescher
INXS performs courtesy of Polygram International Music B.V.
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Weakest of the three
18 November 2001 | by (Leicester, England) – See all my reviews

The third installment in the Beverley Hills Cop trilogy is by far the weakest of the three. The first problem is that there isn't even s starting theme tune. The whole feel of the movie is much more slapstick than the first two and ads a result it feels very superficial. With the first there was a feeling that this could possibly happen in real life, but this film is just too silly. Practically none of the regulars are there: Todd's there but he is killed in the first five minutes, there is no sign of Bogomil, Taggart is briefly mentioned as having retired and Jeffrey's not there either. There is much more killing here, which is another unbelievable element. Have said all that it does have a few funny moments, especially from Serge. It's not the worst film ever made, but it's nowhere near as good as the first two in the series and indeed doesn't even feel like a Beverley Hill Cop movie.


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