4K Ultra HD + Blu-Ray + Digital  |  Paramount  | 1984 |  105 mins |  Rated R  | December 1, 2020

Director:  Martin Brest

Starring:  Eddie MurphyJudge ReinholdJohn AshtonLisa EilbacherRonny Cox

66 %


Codec: HEVC / H.265 (61.20 Mbps)
Resolution: Native 4K (2160p)
HDR: Dolby Vision, HDR10
Aspect ratio: 1.78:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.85:1


English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
German: Dolby Digital 2.0
French: Dolby Digital 2.0
Music: Dolby Digital 5.1

| Film Synopsis |

Join Eddie Murphy on an unforgettable comic quest to the New World.  As an African prince, it’s time for him to find a princess…and the mission leads him and his most loyal friend (Arsenio Hall) to Queens, New York.  In disguise as an impoverished immigrant, the pampered prince quickly finds himself a new job, new friends, new digs, new enemies and lots of trouble. 

| Video |

Beverly Hills Cop's new 2160p/Dolby Vision UHD presentation. clarity gains a nice boost allowing for lifelike facial features, skin tones. Black levels are deep and inky with great shadows

| Audio |

The audio for this release sounds like the exact same DTS-HD MA 5.1 mix Dialogue is fine, center-focused and clear.

| Special Features |

4K Ultra HD:

  • Audio Commentary

  • Deleted Scenes

  • Behind the Scenes: 1984 Interviews

  • BHC Mixtape '84

  • Theatrical Trailer



  • Audio Commentary

  • Isolated Score Track

  • Deleted Scenes

  • Behind the Scenes: 1984 Interviews

  • Beverly Hills Cop -- The Phenomenon Begins

  • A Glimpse Into the Casting Process

  • The Music of Beverly Hills Cop

  • Location Map

  • Theatrical Trailer

  • BHC Mixtape '84

| Overall Reaction |

Paramount Pictures delivers a terrific 4K UHD Blu-ray release with a native 4K Dolby Vision transfer that looks great and offers several notable improvements

Summary (out of 5)

Film:  4.5   Video:  5.0    Audio:  5.0    Extras:  4.0    Overall:  4.5