The Breakdown of Beverly Hills Cop


Eddie Murphy had already turned into a movie star with 48 Hrs. but with Beverly Hills Cop he rocketed up to being the biggest box office star of the 1980s. It is hard to explain in modern times, where there isn't the same focus on star power, the rabid popularity of Eddie Murphy. Beverly Hills Cop was a mega-hit thanks to Eddie Murphy, and it turned him into the most in-demand star. It would be like if the MCU was an actual living person.

There is a lot to discuss in this movie and its impact is more than just the presence of Eddie Murphy. We dig deep into what works, if it is action or comedy, the strength of the other performances, the direction of Martin Brest and the lasting influence of the movie

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