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Netflix: 30 years after the last opus, the sequel to this cult comedy is a hit

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar Jul5,2024

We've been waiting for the sequel to this cult comic saga from the 1980s for a while now. That's it, it was released this Wednesday, July 3, 2024. However, it did not go through the cinema box because it was directly on Netflix that the public was able to discover this fourth part. A nice blow for the streaming platform sincethe film is at the top of the ranking of the most viewed content of the moment, despite the fact that negative reviews.

Netflix: 30 years after the last opus, the sequel to this cult comedy is a hit

A cult saga returning to Netflix after 30 years of absence

Indeed, if you grew up in the 80s and 90s and the When we talk to you about Axel Foley, you immediately answer: Beverly Hills Cop! It was in 1984 that the public discovered Eddy Murphy in the skin of this Detroit cop who does not have his tongue in his pocket and who is far from being manageable. The actor will play this role in three opuses in total, the last of which was released in cinemas in 1994. After an attempt at adaptation into a series in 2012, thirty years later, Beverly Hills Cop is back but on Netflix.

Netflix: 30 years after the last opus, the sequel to this cult comedy is a hit

At the announcement of the release of this opus entitled; Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F., the craze was certain among the fans. Even if Eddy Murphy, who recently made these two announcements that fans of Shrek had been waiting for a while, admitted having regretted to have played in the third episode of the saga, the actor is back along with several other characters from the original franchise.

Thus, Judge Reinhlf, John Ashton, Paul Reiser and Bronson Pinchot are new to the game and are joined by Kevin Bacon and Joseph Gordon-Levitt.

Eddy Murphy becomes the king of Netflix ahead of Kidman/Efron and Alba

Although the reviews are not positive, the film is certainly nothing exceptional because it uses the codes of the genre and < strong>takes back the ingredients that made the success of the saga to date. know the floodgates and stunts, chases and father-daughter relationships. Everything to appeal to Beverly Hills Cop fans. So much so that the film achieved the feat, just 24 hours after its release, of placing itself at the top of the list. first place in the TOP 10 most viewed films on Netflix. A place that it occupies in France but also in 61 other countries and a presence in the TOP 10 of 93 countries around the world. A great performance because Eddy Murphy surpasses The Underside of the Family, the romantic comedy carried by Nicole Kidman and Zac Efron as well as the action film with Jessica Alba entitled Retaliation.

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my 1-800-268-7116

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