Number Ones: Black Films That Debuted at the Top of the Box Office

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Beverly Hills Cop (1984)

This classic comedy not only trounced the competition when it opened on December 7, 1984, making a worldwide star out of Eddie Murphy, it became the highest-grossing film of the year with $234 million in total ticket sales and spawned two sequels.


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