While its sequels were formulaic and safe, the first Beverly Hills Cop set out to explore some uncharted territory, and succeeded. A blend of violent action picture and sharp comedy, the film has an excellent director, Martin Brest (Scent of a Woman), who finds some original perspectives on stock scenes (highway chases, police rousts) and hits a gleeful note with Murphy while skewering L.A. culture. Good support from Judge Reinhold and John Ashton as local cops not used to doing things the Detroit way (Murphy's character hails from the Motor City). Paul Reiser has a funny, brief moment at the beginning, and Bronson Pinchot makes a hilarious impression in a great, never-to-be-duplicated scene with the star. --Tom Keogh --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
A Detroit policeman gets a visit from a friend just back from California. When the friend ends up dead the policeman goes on vacation to California to see why/who killed his... Read morePublished 8 months ago by ellison
Beverluly hills cop 1 and 2 are awesome. The 3rd is absolute garbage.Published 8 months ago by RySi
Awesome to see such a classic in perfect Blu-Ray quality, plus delivery was very fastPublished 10 months ago by Adam Trefry
SUPPER QUICK DELIVERY OF PRODUCT ENJOYED THE DVD WITH MY NEPHEWS. QUALITY OF DVD WAS GREAT, EVEN PREOWNED.Published on Oct. 30 2010 by GERLANDO CHIARA
He had already proven himself extremely talented on SNL and in a few movies (48 Hrs and Trading Places) but this was his 1st solo gig. Read morePublished on June 14 2004 by J
Eddie Murphy is so commercial right now that it's hard to even imagine that he was once funny! This movie is hilarious!!! Read morePublished on June 5 2004 by Octavia Holland
When you're only barely awake, it's dull outside, and you've been kept awake for a big chunk of the night, you want to watch a nice, happy, funny film. Read morePublished on June 1 2004 by Meesha