Beverly Hills Cop

Trivia: Was the highest-grossing R-rated film of all time for nearly twenty years until "The Matrix Reloaded" upseated it on June 3, 2003. In the history of R-rated films, it held the longest record for high grosser (19 years).

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Trivia: The role of Axel Foley originally went to Sylvester Stallone. The producers decided to go with Eddie Murphy though after Stallone wrote in too much action, and they wanted it to be more of a comedy.

Trivia: When Axel checks out of the hotel at the end, the man behind the desk is director Martin Brest.

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Trivia: The gay waiter who gives Foley the bananas is Damon Wayans, in a very early role. Wayans, years later, will portray a gay co-host of a public-access TV program on the early 1990s FOX variety show "In Living Color."

Trivia: Max Weinberg, the drummer for Bruce Springsteen and Conan O'Brien, has an unbilled cameo as one of Victor Maitland's guards.

Revealing mistake: In the scene where Axel throws the art dealer's henchman onto the buffet table, if you watch carefully (or use slow-mo) you can see the stunt double pulling off that manoeuvre. There is also a stunt double being thrown over the table.

More mistakes in Beverly Hills Cop

Axel Foley: Coffee grounds.
Jenny Summers: So?
Axel Foley: You know what this stuff is used for?
Jenny Summers: Yeah, some people filter hot water through it and drink it.
Axel Foley: Yeah, I'm gonna take this home and filter hot water through it and drink it in the morning.

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