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Beverly Hills Cop

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Original title
Beverly Hills Cop
Year
Running time
105 min.
Country
United States United States
Director
Screenwriter
Daniel Petrie Jr., Danilo Bach
Music
Harold Faltermeyer
Cinematography
Bruce Surtees
Cast
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Producer
Paramount Pictures / Eddie Murphy Productions
Genre
Action. Comedy | Cop Movies. Buddy Film
Movie Groups
Beverly Hills Cop
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Synopsis / Plot
Detroit cop Axel Foley (Eddie Murphy) is delighted when he receives a surprise visit from his best friend Mikey Tandino, who lives in California. Not long after Mikey arrives in Detroit, Mikey is killed, right in front of Axel, by a man named Zack. Axel follows Zack to Beverly Hills, California, where Beverly Hills police department Lieutenant Andrew Bogomil assigns Detective Billy Rosewood and Rosewood's partner, Sergeant John Taggart, to keep an eye on Axel. Axel visits his friend Jenny Summers, who works in an art gallery. With Jenny's help, Axel discovers that Zack works for Jenny's boss, Victor Maitland, the man who owns the art gallery. Maitland is a drug kingpin who is using the gallery as a front, and Maitland had Zack kill Mikey after Maitland accused Mikey of stealing some of Maitland's bonds. With the help of Jenny, Billy, and Taggart, Axel does what he can to make sure Maitland and Zack won't kill any more people.
Awards
1984: Nominated for Oscar: Best Original Screenplay
1985: BAFTA: Nominated Best Score
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