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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Eddie Murphy
Judge Reinhold
Hector Elizondo
Theresa Randle
Directors
John Landis
Screenwriters
Steven E de Souza
Running Time
104 minutes

Beverley Hills Cop III
Third and thankfully finally outing for Murphy as the wisecrackin' cop.


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Plot
In the last part of the trilogy Axl Foley is out to find the killer of his boss. After predictably teaming up with his regular partner (Reinhold), they follow him to Wonder World where they discover he and his lackeys have been hiding out. Cue lots of gunfights and explosions.


Verdict
It's now become Hollywood gospel that if a high concept film is reasonably successful, then make a sequel and if that raises any interest at all, then, hey why not try one more. It's a shame that here the studios just don't know when to stop with this episode ruining the name of what was once an enjoyable franchise.


Reviewed by Kim Newman

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