Beverly Hills Cop
Tough-talking Detroit cop Axel Foley heads to the rarified world of Beverly Hills in his beat-up Chevy Nova to investigate a friend's murder. But soon, he realizes he's stumbled onto something much more complicated.
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- Martin Brest
- This movie is
- DVD and Blu-ray
- 1985 Golden Globe Awards
- Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy) nominee
- Best Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy) nominee
- Top 100 Laughs
- 1985 Academy Award®
- Best Writing Original Screenplay nominee
RRestricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.
Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1Subtitles
NoLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 5.1, English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround, French: Dolby Digital 2.0 StereoOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access; audio commentary by director Martin Brest; new restrospective cast & crew interviews; casting featurette; trailer; location map; photo gallery.
English, French, Spanish (Neutral), Portuguese, English SDHClosed captioned
NoLanguage and sound
English: DTS 5.1 HD, English: Dolby Digital 5.1, English: Dolby Digital 2.0 SurroundOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access; director's commentary; trailer.
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Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that this movie features young comedian Eddie Murphy at the height of his fast-talking and foulmouthed power. Much of what makes the film funny is his use of obscene or at least inappropriate language in a multitude of situations. While he is a cop, his character, Axel Foley, uses the "ends justify the means" approach to police work, and almost every scene involves him lying to various people in order to pursue his goal. Violence is not pervasive, but when it appears, it's rendered realistically -- fistfights leave marks and gunshots produce blood and/or death. Sex is not a major factor in the film, but there is a scene that takes place in a strip club that does feature female nudity.
- Sexual Content
- Female frontal nudity briefly featured in strip club scene.
- Realistic hand-to-hand combat and gun-fighting.
- Very strong language.
- Social Behavior
- The hero is an honest cop, but he disregards procedure.
- Not applicable
- Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol
- Hero drinks lightly.
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it