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While driving an old station wagon that he first owned in New York City, Eisner was stopped for speeding on the freeway, and the police officer treated him with condescension due to the condition of his vehicle. Eisner realized how much status in Los Angeles, CA, was driven by materialism, and reportedly exchanged the station wagon for a Mercedes Benz the following day. However, he became dedicated to enshrining the event in a film about a Beverly Hills policeman.
Beverly Hills Cop is the movie that made Eddie Murphy a star. Axel Foley Murphy is a hip, street-smart detective in early s Detroit ; as something of a loose cannonhe's not well respected by Da Chiefbut the other guys on the force love him. One day, an old friend of his visits — then ends up killed by hitmen just outside Axel's apartment. Determined to find out what happened despite being warned away from the case, Axel takes vacation time and follows the killers' trail back to Beverly Hills, California.
Some other things have happened as well. Axel has become, in the mind of the nation if not in his own, the supreme practitioner of inspired back talk, the wise guy against whom all others are measured. To anyone who saw the first film, Eddie Murphy's endlessly resourceful Axel is now no stranger to the ways of Beverly Hills, and no novice at manipulating them to his own comic advantage.
Out of all the iconic characters Eddie Murphy has played, Axel Foley from Beverly Hills Cop is arguably the most hilarious and universally treasured. Until then, we have three hysterical and endlessly quotable movies to rewatch again and again. Here are the 10 Funniest Axel Foley Quotes.
You've never seen Coming to America? I'm shocked by that - since you've seen roughly 1, more movies than I have. I have a lot of holes in my older library
After a relatively unsuccessful second feature film Trading Places -- relative in comparison to his 48 Hours debut, that is, and saved primarily due to John Landis' direction -- Eddie Murphy returned to the "buddy cop"-like story of his first film with what became his signature role, that of Axel Foley in Beverly Hills Cop. With Murphy perfecting the street-smart characterizations of his previous films a type he would play in endless successive filmsand boosted by a soundtrack that spawned several hits, Beverly Hills Cop became the biggest-box-office comedy on record and cemented Murphy as one of the few Saturday Night Live alumni to pursue succesful post- SNL careers. The film began life back inwith an original unpromising story by Don Simpson of an East LA cop getting transferred to Beverly Hills, that he describe as somehow mixing the elements of "Dirty Harry" and "Chinatown. The story went through several changes at the advice of then-Paramount boss Michael Eisner, but after a time the story fell out of active development.
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