A chemical spill has caused the occupants of Beverly Hills to be forcibly evacuated. A retiring football player left behind, finds that the toxic gas emulating from the spill is a bogus front for a heist set up by fired police officers out to plunder the city of all its valuables. Finding himself siding with a corrupt cop who was once apart of the plan until he discovered the city's mayor had just been blown away, by one of the chief crooks in charge. Now both on the run with no help in sight...both must do whatever they can to stop these murderous looters.Written by
This is the second consecutive film that stuntman Branscome Richmond that was filmed the same year (1989) in which he played one of the main villains. The other was the Steven Seagal thriller, Hard To Kill in which he played a crooked LAPD Detective as he a former Beverly Hills Cop in this film. He also sports the same mullet hairstyle as he did in that film as well. See more »
With the many location changes throughout the film, Beverly Hills is not that flat nor does it have that many wide roads in the neighborhoods. See more »
You lame son-of-a-BITCH! SAY SOMETHING!
Did you see that throw I made today?
I hate football!
[Throws a rock at Beitez's head, killing him]
Well, I really... hate guys... who don't like football.
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The first part of the credits scrolls over a scene, showing Boomer coaching kids football. Ed drives up in flashy Sports car wearing expensive casual clothes and sporting shades. Boomer is seen talking to the kids who suddenly rush and chase Ed through the park. See more »
If you love high octane B Movies, then this one's for you. It's a relentlessly paced onslaught of huge explosions and action that never let's up. It's also highly absurd and totally ridiculous, which is what makes it so great! You really have to suspend all disbelief and just check your brain at the door because common sense was not a factor when writing the scrip. It's dumb, but also so much fun. It wears it's early 90's vibe on it's sleeve (mullets!), and easily one of the most enjoyable Die Hard knockoff's out there, not to mention on a visual level, it looks fantastic. Yea it may be unintentionally hilarious because of how absurd it is, or how totally ridiculous scenario's are what drive the film forward, but again, it rules because stuff get's blown up on a minute to minute basis and it's kind of hilarious, awesome, and ridiculous all at the same time. I had such a blast with this, and I hope you will too. Just check your brain at the door.
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