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Beverly Hills Cop Reviews

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August 17, 2017
(PODCAST) Eddie Murphy's Axel Foley is a gay cop out to solve the murder of an ex-lover. 20 years of hindsight shows Axel Foley to be a great gay icon of '80s pop culture.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
December 5, 2016
This lickety-split action comedy is distinguished by the wry, character-conscious direction of Martin Brest, who coaxes a silver-bullet performance from star Eddie Murphy that's practically criminal in its accuracy.
October 25, 2014
By no means great cinema... but it is a great popcorn movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
June 10, 2012
Fast, enjoyable, often witty action-comedy that made Eddie Muprphy the most popular movie star in the country.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
January 29, 2012
Simply put, Beverly Hills Cop is one of the best buddy cop movies ever made.
Full Review | Original Score: 10/10
May 31, 2011
begin charting the legendarily-steep decline of Murphy as a conversation worth having outside the tabloids.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2011
Classic '80s Murphy vehicle; fun but foulmouthed.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
June 6, 2009
Murphy exudes 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.
February 11, 2008
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Full Review | Original Score: 7.5/10
August 7, 2007
It's one of the few star comedies of the early 80s to allot some humor and personality to the minor characters.
August 7, 2007
Brash, crude and very funny.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
August 7, 2007
Expectations that Eddie Murphy's street brand of rebelliousness would devastate staid and glittery Beverly Hills are not entirely met in a film that grows increasingly dramatic.
May 11, 2006
Murphy at his absolute best.
| Original Score: 4/5
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February 9, 2006
The connecting stuff is just bagatelle.
April 9, 2005
Murphy exudes a natural sense of entitlement and superiority that elevates him above the Beverly Hills fops even in his grimy sweatshirt ...
Full ReviewRead More | Original Score: B
October 23, 2004
Eddie Murphy looks like the latest victim of the Star Magic Syndrome, in which it is assumed that a movie will be a hit simply because it stars an enormously talented person.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
September 10, 2003
One of the great popular entertainments of our time, a film that still has a place on the top 40 list of American box-office champs, and continues to look slick and full of energy almost twenty years after opening.
| Original Score: 4/4
May 20, 2003
Mr. Murphy knows exactly what he's doing, and he wins at every turn.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
December 1, 2002
Loud, long, vulgar.
| Original Score: 2/5
September 19, 2002
Eddie Murphy is excellent. I can't imagine anyone else starring in this film.
| Original Score: 4/5
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