Beverly Hills Cop
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Other mistake: After the early truck chase, Axel arrives at the police station. He walks through a glass door that reads 'Investigaton Operations Division' which is missing the last 'i' in the first word, exactly as I've typed it here. (00:08:10)

johnrosa

Other mistake: The bit part actor who plays one of Rosewood and Taggart's colleagues on the force is credited as "Owensby" on his desk sign (in the scene where Bogomil is asking where everybody is) and as "Owenby" on the end credits.

Other mistake: When Maitland shoots Axel in his house, he has a large calibre hand gun. The shot was in Axel's right arm, just below the shoulder, apparently straight on, as only one hole is seen. The hole was way too small for the size gun and should have easily penetrated into his lungs making it difficult for Axel to breathe. It also would have damaged the bone in his arm making it impossible for him to use it.

lakedude

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Suggested correction: Depends on the ammo being used. Maitland seems to be firing a .357 Magnum revolver.

stiiggy

Continuity mistake: When the police arrive at Victor's house the guards in the security room decide to run. At this time they are wearing guns in shoulder holsters. When you see them next, running out the door, they are unarmed. You see them again in the van, again with guns and shoulder-holsters.

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Police Chief Hubbard: What's this man doing here?
Axel Foley: Bleeding, sir.

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Chosen answer: Much of Axel Foley's lines were improvised, including this scene, according to the commentary. But many other actors improvised their lines too, most notably Bronson Pinchot. The script was originally written with the intent of Sylvester Stallone playing Axel and as such, the issue of his race wasn't scripted and the director tried to avoid mentioning race in the film. It was Eddie Murphy that would bring it up in improvised lines.

Bishop73

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