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Summary Axel Foley, a freewheeling Detroit cop investigating the murder of his friend, finds himself dealing with the very different culture of Beverly Hills.

Beverly Hills Cop

Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 11 Critic Reviews
66
User Score Universal Acclaim Based on 191 User Ratings
8.1
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Summary Axel Foley, a freewheeling Detroit cop investigating the murder of his friend, finds himself dealing with the very different culture of Beverly Hills.

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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 11 Critic Reviews
66
82% Positive
9 Reviews
9% Mixed
1 Review
9% Negative
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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 11 Critic Reviews
66
82% Positive
9 Reviews
9% Mixed
1 Review
9% Negative
1 Review

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User Score
Universal Acclaim Based on 191 User Ratings
8.1
86% Positive
165 Ratings
9% Mixed
18 Ratings
4% Negative
8 Ratings

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Universal Acclaim Based on 191 User Ratings
8.1
86% Positive
165 Ratings
9% Mixed
18 Ratings
4% Negative
8 Ratings

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Production Company Paramount Pictures, Don Simpson/Jerry Bruckheimer Films, Eddie Murphy Productions
Release Date Dec 5, 1984
Duration 1 h 45 m
Rating R
Tagline In Detroit a cop learns to take the heat. In L.A. he learns to keep his cool. [Theatrical Australia]
Golden Globes, USA
2 Nominations
Academy Awards, USA
1 Nomination
Online Film & Television Association
• 2 Wins & 2 Nominations