Original Australian Mini Daybill movie poster. Beverly Hills Cop 3 is a 1994 American action-comedy film starring Eddie Murphy and directed by John Landis, who had previously worked with Murphy on Trading Places and Coming to America. It is the third and was originally the final film in the Beverly Hills Cop trilogy. Judge Reinhold returns to star but a number of cameo appearances by well-known film personalities appear including Robert B. Sherman, Arthur Hiller, John Singleton, Joe Dante, special effects legend Ray Harryhausen, and George Lucas as a ride patron. Beverly Hills Cop 3 was released on May 25, 1994 and grossed $42 million in the United States, and over $77 million in the foreign box office.