Eddie Murphy – American Film Institute
Beverly Hills Cop Film Still - Eddie Murphy

BEVERLY HILLS COP (1984) – AFI Movie Club

A hilarious fish-out-of-water action comedy set against the sun-kissed backdrop of southern California and named by the American Film Institute as one of the funniest films ever made, BEVERLY HILLS COP (1984) was directed by AFI Alum Martin Brest (AFI Class of 1973) and was written by AFI Trustee Emeritus Daniel Petrie Jr. Learn more...
Boomerang Film Still - Eddie Murphy and Robin Givens


The 1992 romantic comedy, BOOMERANG, has an all-star cast that includes Eddie Murphy, Chris Rock, Robin Givens, Grace Jones and a breakthrough performance from AFI Trustee Halle Berry. The film was edited by former AFI Conservatory Discipline Head Michael Jablow.  Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH Where to stream BOOMERANG BOOMERANG - Reelgood GET THE LATEST FROM AFI MOVIE CLUB AFI Movie Club is a global, virtual gathering...
Dreamgirls Film Still - Beyoncé, Anika Noni Rose, and Jennifer Hudson

AFI Movie Club Rewind: DREAMGIRLS

This film was originally selected as an AFI Movie Club pick on July 2,  2020. DREAMGIRLS received an AFI AWARD in 2006 – recognizing it as culturally and artistically representative of the year’s most significant achievements in the art of the moving image Close Close Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH Where to stream DREAMGIRLS...
Coming To American Film Still - Eddie Murphy


In COMING TO AMERICA, the king of comedy in the 1980s – Eddie Murphy – became the Prince of Zamunda looking for love in Queens, NY. AFI Honorary Degree recipient James Earl Jones also stars as Prince Akeem’s father – King Jaffe Joffer. Click Here to Find Out How to Watch COMING TO AMERICA Now…
Shrek Film Still

AFI Movie Club: SHREK

SHREK, produced by AFI honorary degree recipient Jeffery Katzenberg, was honored with an AFI AWARD in 2001, recognizing it as one of the 10 best films of the year. According to the official rationale, the colorful fantasy comedy, “takes an eraser to traditional fairy tale characters and situations. Moving at a fast pace with wit…
Mulan Film Still

AFI Movie Club: MULAN

MULAN is an animated tale of a spirited, young woman who disguises herself as a man to fight in the army in her father’s place. The film began in development when AFI Honorary Degree recipient Jeffrey Katzenberg was Chairman of Walt Disney Studios and was released to critical and commercial acclaim. Click Here to Find Out…