Axel F tops the Netflix film charts on July 4th

Axel Foley is back in action! 40 years later Beverly Hills Cop hit theaters and made Eddie Murphy a household name, and now Netflix has brought the popular Detroit detective back out of retirement for another adventure. Beverly Hills Cop: Axel Fthe fourth film in the action comedy series, debuted on Netflix on Wednesday morning. The anticipation for the sequel was obviously great, because film fans immediately Axel F the number one movie on Netflix.

The Thursday edition of the Netflix Top 10 Movies list contains Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F in first place in the overall rankings, which should not be too much of a surprise. Murphy is still a big star and the previous Beverly Hills Cop Films were huge box office hits.

Even though Thursday, July 4th is a holiday, Beverly Hills Cop Fans have taken the time to sit down and watch the long-awaited return of Axel Foley.

Below is a full breakdown of Thursday’s Netflix top 10 movies!

1. Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F


Eddie Murphy as Axel Foley in Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F

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“Forty years after his unforgettable first case in Beverly Hills, Detroit cop Axel Foley returns to do what he does best: solve crimes and create chaos.”

2. A family affair


Nicole Kidman and Zac Efron in “A Family Affair”.

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“Nicole Kidman and Zac Efron are 'absurdly sexy together' (Daily Beast) in this romantic comedy about a vain movie star who falls in love with his assistant's widowed mother.”



“Humans and orcs clash as the warriors of Draenor arrive through a portal in Azeroth in this fantasy story based on the popular video game.”

4. Minions

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“Travel back in time with Kevin, Stuart and Bob in this prequel and follow the Minions as they try to win the favor of supervillain Scarlet Overkill.”

5. Puzzle

“A series of murders shocks investigators, even though all evidence points to a serial killer who has been dead for years.”

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“Jessica Alba stars as a fierce special forces officer seeking justice after her father's death in this action-packed film with Anthony Michael Hall.”

7. The Super Mario Bros. Movie

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“Two brave plumbers are magically teleported from Brooklyn to the Mushroom Kingdom and join forces with a princess to battle a tyrannical, fire-breathing turtle.”

8. Shrek

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“On a mission to rescue a princess from the clutches of a fire-breathing dragon, the gruff ogre Shrek teams up with an unusual compatriot – a witty donkey.”

9. Home

“An alien outsider named Oh lands on Earth and forms an unlikely friendship with Tip, an adventurous girl on a quest of her own.”

10. The Boss Baby

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“A young boy finds himself at the center of a sinister corporate conspiracy when his parents bring home a baby who only talks about business when they're not there.”