Search results for "Eddie Murphy"


Eddie Murphy Delirious (1983) RT 80% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Feb 2007

Taped live and in concert at Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. in August, 1983, Eddie Murphy: Delirious captures Eddie Murphy's wild and outrageous stand-up comedy act, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Bruce Gowers
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  James Argiro

Eddie Murphy: One Night Only (2012)

Eddie Murphy: One Night Only will pay homage to Murphy's journey from a 15-year-old aspiring comedian, to the record-breaking Raw, which remains the highest grossing stand-up ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • TV movie
DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Arsenio Hall  •  Eddie Murphy  •  Keenen Ivory Wayans  •  Tyler Perry

Harlem Nights (1989) RT 21% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jan 2002

"Sugar" Ray is the owner of an illegal casino, who contend with the pressures of vicious gangster and corrupt policemen who want to see him go out of business. In the world of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Eddie Murphy
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Richard Pryor  •  Redd Foxx  •  Danny Aiello

Trading Places (1983) RT 86% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Sep 2002

A snobbish investor and a wily street con-artist find their positions reversed as part of a bet by two callous millionaires.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Dan Aykroyd  •  Jamie Lee Curtis  •  Denholm Elliott

48 Hrs. (1982)

A hard-nosed cop reluctantly teams up with a wise-cracking criminal temporarily paroled to him, in order to track down a killer.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Walter Hill
CAST:  Nick Nolte  •  Eddie Murphy  •  Annette O'Toole  •  Frank McRae

Another 48 Hrs. (1990) RT 15% / Audience 35%

DVD release: Feb 1999

For the past four years, San Francisco cop Jack Cates has been after an unidentified drug kingpin who calls himself the "Ice Man". Jack finds a picture that proves that the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Walter Hill
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Nick Nolte  •  Brion James  •  Kevin Tighe

Best Defense (1984) RT Audience 13%

DVD release: Jan 2004

Wylie is a lazy engineer. Landry is a Sergeant specialising in Armour. They have never met but their lives become entangled when Landry must take the tank Wylie designed into ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Willard Huyck
CAST:  Dudley Moore  •  Eddie Murphy  •  Kate Capshaw  •  George Dzundza

Beverly Hills Cop (1984) RT 83% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jan 2002

Tough-talking Detroit cop Axel Foley heads to the rarified world of Beverly Hills in his beat-up Chevy Nova to investigate a friend's murder. But soon, he realizes he's ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Martin Brest
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Judge Reinhold  •  John Ashton  •  Lisa Eilbacher

Beverly Hills Cop II (1987) RT 46% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Jan 2002

Detroit cop, Axel Foley 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 ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Judge Reinhold  •  John Ashton  •  Jürgen Prochnow

Beverly Hills Cop III (1994) RT 10% / Audience 35%

DVD release: Jan 2002

Back in sunny southern California and on the trail of two murderers, Axel Foley again teams up with LA cop Billy Rosewood. Soon, they discover that an amusement park is being ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Judge Reinhold  •  Héctor Elizondo  •  George Lucas




Boomerang (1992) RT 40% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Sep 2002

Marcus is a successful advertising executive who woos and beds women almost at will. After a company merger he finds that his new boss, the ravishing Jacqueline, is treating ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Reginald Hudlin
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Robin Givens  •  Halle Berry  •  David Alan Grier

Bowfinger (1999) RT 81% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Jan 2000

On the verge of bankruptcy and desperate for his big break, aspiring filmmaker Bobby Bowfinger concocts a crazy plan to make his ultimate dream movie. Rallying a ragtag team ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Frank Oz
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Eddie Murphy  •  Heather Graham  •  Christine Baranski

Coming to America (1988)

Prince Akeem, heir to the throne of Zamunda, leaves the tropical paradise kingdom in search of his queen. What better place than Queens, New York, to find his bride? Joined by ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Arsenio Hall  •  James Earl Jones  •  John Amos

Daddy Day Care (2003) RT 27% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Sep 2003

Two men get laid off and have to become stay-at-home dads when they can't find jobs, which inspires them to open their own day-care center.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Steve Carr
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Jeff Garlin  •  Steve Zahn  •  Regina King

Dr. Dolittle (1998) RT 43% / Audience 34%

DVD release: Aug 1999

A successful physician and devoted family man, John Dolittle (Eddie Murphy) seems to have the world by the tail, until a long suppressed talent he possessed as a child, the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Betty Thomas
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Ossie Davis  •  Oliver Platt  •  Peter Boyle

Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001) RT 42% / Audience 26%

DVD release: Oct 2001

Dr. John Dolittle the beloved doctor is back, but this time around he plays cupid to bumbling circus bear Archie as he's so smitten by a Pacific Western bear female, Ava. Dr. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Steve Carr
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Kristen Wilson  •  Raven-Symoné  •  Kyla Pratt

Raw (1987)

Eddie Murphy delights, shocks and entertains with dead-on celebrity impersonations, observations on '80s love, sex and marriage, a remembrance of Mom's hamburgers and much more.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Robert Townsend
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Tatyana Ali  •  Billie Allen  •  James Brown III

Holy Man (1998) RT 12% / Audience 24%

DVD release: May 1999

Eddie Murphy stars as an over-the-top television evangelist who finds a way to turn television home shopping into a religious experience, and takes America by storm.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Stephen Herek
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Jeff Goldblum  •  Kelly Preston  •  Robert Loggia

I Spy (2002)

When the Switchblade, the most sophisticated prototype stealth fighter created yet, is stolen from the U.S. government, one of the United States' top spies, Alex Scott, is ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Betty Thomas
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Owen Wilson  •  Famke Janssen  •  Keith Dallas

Life (1999)

Two men in 1930s Mississippi become friends after being sentenced to life in prison together for a crime they did not commit.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Ted Demme
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Martin Lawrence  •  Obba Babatunde  •  Nick Cassavetes