The second sequel to the phenomenally successful BEVERLY HILLS COP, BEVERLY HILLS COP III aims for all-out mainstream comedy and fizzles. What made the first film such a breath of fresh air was its breezy mix of gritty cop conventions and sassy comedy, mostly in the form of star Eddie
Murphy's Axel Foley, a Detroit cop who can't believe
the way business is done in tony Beverly Hills.
The film opens in a Detroit chop shop, where Foley and his colleagues are set to make a bust. But something goes very wrong: while the cops lurk outside, sleekly ruthless Ellis DeWald (Timothy Carhart) and his well-tailored lackeys are wreaking havoc within, and when the bu...