Ratings

MetaCritic Rating 48%
TMDB Rating 6.4
IMDB Rating 6.5
RottenTomatoes Rating 48%

Financials

Revenue: $299,965,036

Budget: $28,000,000

Profit: + $271,965,036


Movie Details

Tag Line: The Heat's Back On!

Status: Released

Average Rating: 6

Release Date: May 18, 1987

Rating: R

Run Time: 1h 43m

Original Language: English

Website: Link

Production Countries: United States of America

Production Companies: Eddie Murphy Productions , Paramount , Don Simpson/Jerry Bruckheimer Films


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Synopsis

Axel heads for the land of sunshine and palm trees to find out who shot police Captain Andrew Bogomil. Thanks to a couple of old friends, Axel's investigation uncovers a series of robberies masterminded by a heartless weapons kingpin—and the chase is on.


Main Cast

Eddie Murphy

Eddie Murphy

Det. Axel Foley

Age : 59 | Popularity : 46%

Judge Reinhold

Judge Reinhold

Det. William 'Billy' Rosewood

Age : 63 | Popularity : 16%

John Ashton

John Ashton

Det. Sgt. John Taggart

Age : 73 | Popularity : 5%

Ronny Cox

Ronny Cox

Capt./Chief Andrew Bogomil

Age : 82 | Popularity : 18%

Paul Reiser

Paul Reiser

Det. Jeffrey Friedman

Age : 63 | Popularity : 15%

Gilbert R. Hill

Gilbert R. Hill

Insp. Douglas Todd

Age : 84 | Popularity : 3%

Brigitte Nielsen

Brigitte Nielsen

Karla Fry

Age : 57 | Popularity : 19%

Dean Stockwell

Dean Stockwell

Charles 'Chip' Cain

Age : 84 | Popularity : 8%


Crew

Department Role Name
Production Producer
Jerry Bruckheimer
Jerry Bruckheimer
Don Simpson
Don Simpson
Casting
Bonnie Timmermann
Bonnie Timmermann
Executive Producer
Robert D. Wachs
Robert D. Wachs
Richard Tienken
Richard Tienken
Location Manager
Jack English
Jack English
Editing Editor
Chris Lebenzon
Chris Lebenzon
Billy Weber
Billy Weber
Michael Tronick
Michael Tronick
Writing Characters
Danilo Bach
Danilo Bach
Daniel Petrie Jr.
Daniel Petrie Jr.
Story
Eddie Murphy
Eddie Murphy
Robert D. Wachs
Robert D. Wachs
Screenplay
Larry Ferguson
Larry Ferguson
Warren Skaaren
Warren Skaaren
Art Art Direction
James J. Murakami
James J. Murakami
Set Decoration
John H. Anderson
John H. Anderson
Assistant Art Director
Cate Bangs
Cate Bangs
Production Design
Ken Davis
Ken Davis
Sound Original Music Composer
Harold Faltermeyer
Harold Faltermeyer
Directing Director
Tony Scott
Tony Scott
Script Supervisor
Betty A. Griffin
Betty A. Griffin
Camera Director of Photography
Jeffrey L. Kimball
Jeffrey L. Kimball
Visual Effects Visual Effects
Steve Grumette
Steve Grumette
Costume & Make-Up Costume Supervisor
Bobbie Read
Bobbie Read
James W. Tyson
James W. Tyson
Crew Special Effects Coordinator
Tom Ryba
Tom Ryba
Department Role Name

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