Realizing that his exploits while "on vacation" are likely to get him thrown off the Detroit PD, Axel requests that Bogomil smooth things over with Inspector Todd; when Axel mentions the possibility of setting up shop as a PI in Beverly Hills, Bogomil nervously agrees to wipe the slate clean for him. Brandon T. Jackson was cast as Axel Foley's son. However, Axel convinces Billy to pick up Jenny instead and take her with them to Maitland's warehouse, where a shipment is due to arrive that day. Easily move … After being arrested again, this time after a scuffle with Zack at Maitland's country club, Axel admits to Bogomil that Maitland must be a smuggler. [28], Performed by Harold Faltermeyer (7 seconds), Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy, Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay, Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media, Best Motion Picture Actor - Comedy or Musical, AFI's 100 Years... 100 Heroes and Villains, "Movie Legends Revealed: Sly Stallone as Axel Foley? Beverly Hills Cop (1984) - Yarn is the best way to find video clips by quote. He also played Dennis Kemper in the short-lived NBC sitcom Sara. Sylvester Stallone was originally considered for the part of Foley. It expanded on December 21 into 2,006 theatres. He was chosen by as their 2010 Narrator of the Year. [4] Daniel Petrie, Jr. was brought in to rewrite the script and Paramount loved Petrie's humorous approach to the project, with the lead character now called Axel Elly, from Detroit. Taggart and Billy have a humiliating encounter with Axel that night (when Axel directs the staff at his hotel to send them food to distract them, while he sneaks up behind their undercover Mercury and plugs its tailpipe with bananas, causing it to stall.) Axel F is an electro-pop instrumental song composed by Harold Faltermeyer which first became known in popular culture as the theme song to the 1984 action-comedy film Beverly Hills Cop. As a result, Billy and Taggart do not get along with Axel at first, but the three do begin to develop a mutual respect after they foil a robbery at a striptease bar. Axel asks to investigate Mikey's murder, but Inspector Todd refuses to allow it because of his close ties to Mikey. Axel and Jenny break into the warehouse and discover several bags of cocaine inside a crate. "[4] However, Stallone's ideas were deemed "too expensive" for Paramount to produce and Stallone ultimately pulled out two weeks before filming was to start. I Don't Want To Listen To No Jive-Ass Preacher... Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997) - S06E09 Drama, "- There's gotta be something wrong... - No, no, listen. Eddie Murphy knows exactly what he's doing, and he wins at every turn. In 2008, Pinchot read for the audio version of The Learners, author Chip Kidd's followup to The Cheese Monkeys. He also voiced Max, the fully restored Black 1964 VW Beetle, in the 2009 Volkswagen "Das Auto" campaign. Mikey shows Axel some German bearer bonds and Axel wonders how he got them, but chooses not to question him about it. It was an immediate blockbuster, receiving critical acclaim and earning $234 million at the North American domestic box office, making it the highest-grossing film released in 1984 in the U.S. Young and reckless Detroit Police Department detective Axel Foley's (Eddie Murphy) latest unauthorized sting operation goes sour when two uninformed officers intervene, resulting in a high-speed chase through the city which causes widespread damage. No, listen, okay. According to Christopher Hitchens, the British novelist and poet Kingsley Amis considered the film "a flawless masterpiece. Beverly Hills Cop (1984) - Yarn is the best way to find video clips by quote. Judge Reinhold, John Ashton, Ronny Cox, Lisa Eilbacher, Steven Berkoff and Jonathan Banks appear in supporting roles. On the trail of Mikey's killers, Axel sneaks into one of Maitland's warehouses, where he finds crates full of coffee grounds, which he suspects were used to pack drugs while covering their scent from police dogs. Pinchot recently narrated for Christopher Healy's children's series, The Hero's Guide. All you care about is your stupid hilltop! Mikey did time in prison, but ended up working as a security guard in Beverly Hills, thanks to a mutual friend, Jenny Summers (Lisa Eilbacher). The site's consensus reads, "The buddy cop movie continues its evolution unabated with this Eddie Murphy vehicle that's fast, furious, and funny. His boss, Inspector Douglas Todd (Gilbert R. Hill), reprimands Axel for his behavior and threatens to fire him unless he changes his ways on the force. [4] Screenwriter Danilo Bach was called in to write the screenplay. "[13], Review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes retrospectively collected reviews from 50 critics to give the film a score of 82%, with an average score of 7.16/10. Judge Reinhold, John Ashton, Ronny Cox, Lisa Eilbacher, Steven Berkoff and Jonathan Banks appear in supporting roles. The soundtrack also featured the song "Neutron Dance," performed by the Pointer Sisters, which became a Billboard Top 10 hit, and two Patti LaBelle hits, "New Attitude," which hit the top twenty on the US Billboard Hot 100, and the Grammy-award-winning "Stir It Up. Bronson Alcott Pinchot (born May 20, 1959) is an American actor and voice artist. Axel uses the guise of taking vacation time to head to Beverly Hills to solve the crime alone. [4] With the success of Flashdance (1983), Simpson saw the Beverly Hills film as his next big project. When Bronson Pinchot began auditioning for Broadway roles, he refused to do accents. Judge Reinhold reprised his role for the sequels. [5] Between 2009 and 2014, Pinchot narrated over 100 audiobooks, for which he won a number of awards. He is best known for playing Balki Bartokomous on the ABC sitcom Perfect Strangers (1986–93). The film spawned a franchise with two sequels, Beverly Hills Cop II and Beverly Hills Cop III, both starring Eddie Murphy, in 1987 and 1994, respectively. After three weeks of dismal ratings and poor reviews, The Trouble with Larry was canceled. The second film met with mixed reviews but was a box office success, while the third film was unsuccessful both critically and commercially. Axel invites them to join him for a farewell drink, and they accept. [8], On March 8, 2018, it was announced that Pinchot would play George Hawthorne, the villainous, puritanical principal of Baxter High, who regularly clashes with Sabrina Spellman and her friends in the Netflix series The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. "[9] Richard Schickel of Time magazine wrote that "Eddie Murphy exuded the kind of cheeky, cocky charm that has been missing from the screen since Cagney was a pup, snarling his way out of the ghetto. "[12], John Simon of National Review called Beverly Hills Cop "a truly contemptible film. This first film in the Beverly Hills Cop series shot Murphy to international stardom, won the People's Choice Award for "Favorite Motion Picture" and was nominated for both the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy and Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay in 1985. He also performed in films, such as Risky Business (1983), Beverly Hills Cop (1984), True Romance (1993), Beverly Hills Cop III (1994), "The Langoliers" (1995), It's My Party (1996), Courage Under Fire (1996) and The First Wives Club (1996), as well as on television series, such as Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman and Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.

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