R | | Action, Comedy, Crime
A freewheeling Detroit cop pursuing a murder investigation finds himself dealing with the very different culture of Beverly Hills.
This is the first of seven Eddie Murphy movies in a row to open at #1 at the box office.
Jenny Summers: So?
Axel Foley: You know what this stuff is used for?
Jenny Summers: Yeah, some people filter hot water through it and drink it.
Axel Foley: Yeah, I'm gonna take this home and filter hot water through it and drink it in the morning.
During cigarette truck chase, a wire attaching the plate to the truck's hood, from the crash with a vegetable truck, is clearly visible.
Scott Murphy's character of Det. Owensby is misspelled as Det. Owenby in the credits.
Also shown on TV in an alternate "less explicit" language version.
$15,214,805 (USA) (9 December 1984)
See what the IMDb editors are excited to watch in November, check out our guide to horror, streaming shows, superheroes, and more.