Beverly Hills Cop

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Beverly Hills Cop is a 1984 American action comedy movie directed by Martin Brest, written by Daniel Petrie Jr. and starring Eddie Murphy as Axel Foley, a street-smart Detroit cop who visits Beverly Hills, California to solve the murder of his best friend. Judge Reinhold, John Ashton, Ronny Cox, Lisa Eilbacher, Steven Berkoff and Jonathan Banks appear in supporting roles. This first movie in the Beverly Hills Cop series shot Murphy to international stardom, won the People's Choice Award for "Favorite Motion Picture" and was nominated for both the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy and Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay in 1985. It earned $234 million at the North American domestic box office, making it the highest-grossing film released in 1984 in the U.S.

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Country Premiere
 United States 5 December 1984
 United Kingdom 25 January 1985
 Ireland 25 January 1985
 Sweden 15 February 1985
 Hong Kong 27 February 1985
 Portugal 1 March 1985
 Brazil 8 March 1985
 Denmark 8 March 1985
 Finland 15 March 1985
 France 27 March 1985
 Italy 27 March 1985
 Colombia 28 March 1985
 Spain 29 March 1985
 Taiwan 29 March 1985
 Australia 4 April 1985
 Greece 4 April 1985
 Netherlands 4 April 1985
 West Germany 4 April 1985
 Japan 13 April 1985
 Norway 18 April 1985
 Uruguay 27 April 1985
 Argentina 2 May 1985
 South Korea 28 September 1985
 Turkey November 1985
East Germany East Germany 24 July 1987
 Hungary 12 November 1987