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Beverly Hills Cop II Trivia

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Trivia, fun facts and more for the 1987 Action / Adventure movie starring Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, Ronny Cox et al.
Contributed by: C.T. Warren
Actor Bronson Pinchot was originally slated to reprise the role of Serge, but wasn't willing to let his sitcom "Perfect Strangers" go on hiatus (as Bronson tells it, the filmmakers may have gotten the series cancelled entirely to sign him, but he found that unacceptable and refused to appear). He did play Serge again in Beverly Hills Cop 3, a year after "Perfect Strangers" ended its run.
An enormous amount of the comedy was improvised.
Axel (Eddie Murphy) introduces himself at the gun club as "Richard James", the name of Murphy's musician friend who produced his 1986 album.
Billy Rosewood has posters in his apartment of "Rambo: First Blood Part 2" (1985) and "Cobra" (1986), both starring Sylvester Stallone. Stallone's then-wife Brigitte Nielsen appears in the film as Karla Fry and Stallone was the original choice to play the lead. "Beverly Hills Cop" (1984).
The cement truck Billy drives has a sticker saying DS/JB Construction Company. DS and JB stand for the film's producers, Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer.
Chris Rock made his film debut in this movie as the parking valet at the Playboy Mansion.
Hugh Hefner makes a cameo as himself.
Contributed by: Peter Beary
If you watch the end credits all the way through, there's a credit for a guy named Dick Ritchie -- the name of a memorable character played by Michael Rappaport in another Tony Scott flick, "True Romance" (which was written by Quentin Tarantino)
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