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Eddie Murphy

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48 Hrs (1982)

  Elevator Pitch The 48 Hours of the title is the length of time during which renegade San Francisco cop Jack Cates can rely on the assistance of bank robber Reggie Hammond who he has had released from prison so that the two can go on the track of Reggie’s former associates who are attempting … Continue reading

Another 48 Hrs (1990)

Elevator Pitch Jack Cates, a renegade detective, is on the track of a major drug dealer, the Iceman, but is under investigation for undue use of force – he has apparently killed an unarmed man. He also comes across details of a possible hit on Reggie Hammond, soon to be released from jail, possibly because … Continue reading

Coming to America (1988)

Duration 1h 56m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screen play Writer/s Script David Sheffield, Barry W Blaustein Writer/s Story Eddie Murphy – although the producers were sued by Art Buchwald who claimed that it was a rehash of a script which had been optioned by Paramount. He won. Director John Landis Starring … Continue reading

Metro (1997)

Duration 1h 57m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Randy Feldman Director Thomas Carter Starring Eddie Murphy, Michael Rapaport, Carmen Ejogo, Michael Wincott Elevator Pitch A San Francisco policeman, who is a top negotiator, chases and captures a violent jewel thief, aided by his new partner a former military sniper. … Continue reading

Meet Dave (2008)

Duration 1h 30m Rating (UK) PG Source of story An original screenplay developed by some guys who usually contribute to an American SF channel. Writer/s Script Rob Greenberg, Bill Corbett Director Brian Robbins Starring Eddie Murphy, Elizabeth Banks, Scott Caan, Ed Helms, Kevin Hart Elevator Pitch An alien planet sends a probe to earth to … Continue reading

The Haunted Mansion

Released 2003 Rating (UK) PG Source of story A Disneyland fairground ride Writer/s script David Berenbaum Director Rob Minkoff Starring Eddie Murphy, Terence Stamp, Nathaniel Parker, Marsha Thomason, Jennifer Tilly, Aree Davis, Marc John Jefferies Elevator Pitch A work obsessed realtor and his wife and kids are on the way to a holiday weekend when … Continue reading

Beverly Hills Cop

Released 1984 Rating 15 in UK (R in US) Director Martin Brest Writer/s Daniel Petrie Jr, Danilo Bach Starring Eddie Murphy, Judge Reingold, John Ashton, Lisa Eilbacher, Ronny Cox, Steven Berkoff Source of story An original but much rewritten and rehandled screenplay Elevator Pitch A undisciplined Detroit detective goes on the hunt for the killers … Continue reading

Daddy Day Care

Released 2003 Rating PG in UK Director Steve Carr Writer/s Geoff Rodkey Starring Eddie Murphy, Jeff Garlin, Steve Zahn, Regina King, Anjelica Huston, Elle Fanning Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch When two executives from a food company lose their jobs, their wives go out to work and they stay home to look … Continue reading

Trading Places

Released 1983 Rating 15 in UK Director John Landis Writer/s Timothy Harris, Herschel Weingrod Starring Dan Akroyd, Eddie Murphy, Don Ameche, Jamie Lee Curtis, Denholm Elliott, Ralph Bellamy, Frank Oz, James Belushi Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch At the whim of a couple of financiers a homeless man and a young businessman … Continue reading

Boomerang

Released 1992 Rating 15 in UK Director Reginald Hudlin Writer/s Eddie Murphy, Barry W Blaustein, David Sheffield Starring Eddie Murphy, Robin Givens, Halle Berry, Grace Jones, Geoffrey Holder, Eartha Kitt, Chris Rock Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch An office Lothario finds his life turned upside down when the ad agency he directs … Continue reading

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