Detroit cop Axel Foley (Eddie Murphy) is in Beverly Hills for a few days to investigate the murder of an old acquaintance. Axel assumes the suspect is a local tycoon, but no one seems to believe him - including the police. A really good blend of action and comedy. The movie that brought Eddie Murphy to the A-List of actors.
Note: You haven't gone deaf. The sound doesn't start until about 30 seconds into the film.
Starring: Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, John Ashton, Lisa Eilbacher, Ronny Cox, Bronson Pinchot, Paul Reiser.