Check out these Beverly Hills Cop photos and it's easy to see Eddie Murphy was born to be Alex Foley.

Beverly Hills Cop Poster

Beverly Hills Cop Poster

The Beverly Hills Cop poster. Eddie Murphy stars in this 1980s smash hit.
Alex Foley became a character icon in Hollywood history with Beverly Hills Cop. Eddie Murphy became a superstar with the role.

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Beverly Hills Cop Quotes

This is the cleanest and nicest police car I've ever been in in my life. This thing's nicer than my apartment.

Axel Foley

Axel Foley: If something happens to her...
Victor Maitland: Hmmm...? I'm all ears.
Axel Foley: I'll kill you.
Victor Maitland: Really? That would be a neat trick.