Metascore
48

Mixed or average reviews - based on 11 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 11
  2. Negative: 4 out of 11
  1. Reviewed by: David Sterritt
    Mar 19, 2013
    38
    The combination of caveman dialogue, overcooked action, and anything-for-an-effect performances is maddeningly crude even by cop-movie standards. [22 May 1987, p.23]
  2. Reviewed by: Sheila Benson
    Mar 19, 2013
    30
    It's hard to believe that the group who came up with the hard, clean edges of "Top Gun," sleek and unfeeling though it may have been, could make a picture as crude, as muddled, as destructo-Derbyish as this one. If Beverly Hills Cop II is its opening salvo, this is going to be a long, smoggy summer. [20 May 1987]
  3. Reviewed by: Staff [Not Credited]
    Mar 19, 2013
    30
    Beverly Hills Cop II is a noisy, numbing, unimaginative, heartless remake of the original film...Murphy keeps things entertainingly afloat with his sassiness, raunchy one-liners, take-charge brazenness and innate irreverence.
  4. Reviewed by: Roger Ebert
    Mar 19, 2013
    25
    Part 2 seems even more like a Stallone vehicle than the first movie. I'm not even sure it's intended as a comedy. It's filled wall to wall with the kind of routine action and violence that Hollywood extrudes by the yard and shrink-wraps to order.
User Score
6.6

Generally favorable reviews- based on 11 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 2
  2. Negative: 0 out of 2
  1. Sep 24, 2013
    5
    Cop II isn't as good as the original, but Eddie Murphy proves that the series still has some juice left in it with his performance that is equally funny as that of the first one. Full Review »
  2. Jun 25, 2013
    6
    I just watched this movie this afternoon, and i thought to myself: Well, it's not great, but its not bad either". It has its own share of laughter and action, and it is overall a pleasant movie. Full Review »