Beverly Hills Cop

Film, Thrillers
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Constructed purely to allow Murphy full rein, the movie leads with its strongest card: Murphy as a cop, black, dirty, fast, on a case of stolen Marlboros in Detroit. When he begins unofficially to investigate the death of a friend, the trail leads him to Beverly Hills. The only black comic who doesn't make white audiences feel guilty expertly steps into the gaping holes left specifically for him in the film, but the connecting stuff is just bagatelle. CPea.

Release details

Duration: 105 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Martin Brest
Screenwriter: Daniel Petrie Jr
Cast: John Ashton
Judge Reinhold
Steven Berkoff
Ronny Cox
Lisa Eilbacher
Eddie Murphy