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Old 05-23-04, 04:14 AM
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Eddie Murphy, will he ever do another movie worth a crap?

I vote no A "clean" Eddie is an unfunny Eddie.
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I have found many of Eddie's movies funny over the last few years.
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Shrek 2 was a good use of Eddie in a non crude manner.
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Not until his kids are all over 18.....but by then he will have become Bill Cosby.(not that the great and powerful Cos is unfunnny - he is still hilarious - but he makes crap films)
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Originally posted by Jackskeleton
Shrek 2 was a good use of Eddie in a non crude manner.
Shrek too.

Other than that, Bowfinger (1999) was the last one I liked.....
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Yep, great in the Shreks and Bowfingers, but that's about it in the last 15 years or so.
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He just did one that came out last weekend.
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I don't want him to say any filth flarn filth flarn filth
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Murphy is hilarious, but where's the incentive to stop making family films?

The DOLITTLEs and DADDY DAY CARE did big money, while his I SPY and SHOWTIME failed to attract audiences.

Until his family film output starts drying up, I wouldn't expect him to stop anytime soon.
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I agree his live action movies of late have not been good, but his work for the Shrek movies as Donkey have been great and hysterically funny.
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I enjoyed Showtime, Bowfinger, and really liked The Nutty Professor.
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Re: Eddie Murphy, will he ever do another movie worth a crap?

Originally posted by Canadian Bacon
I vote no A "clean" Eddie is an unfunny Eddie.
I agree, he has taken the deniro route of just "collecting" now.....makes sense though, they were both in a movie together..................showtime
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His next film is Daddy Day Camp. Guess that won't make many very happy.
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His next film is Daddy Day Camp. Guess that won't make many very happy.
That's the final straw. I'm moving on.
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He is awesome in Shrek 1/2. I enjoyed him in haunted mansion for what it was worth. I miss the Coming to America, BHC, Golden Child/Raw/etc age of Eddie. Oh well, I guess those days are over. Which is cool, he had his time and now he can let some other young comedians take over.
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Which is cool, he had his time and now he can let some other young comedians take over.
Exactly. Let's give Charlie Murphy the good roles that Eddie Murphy doesn't want.
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Eddie said on Oprah (yeah I was channel surfing!!) that he did not miss his "stand-up" comedy days that much. He said he wanted to focus on his wife and kids; nothing wrong with that but boy do I miss the "Delirious" and "Raw" days!!
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Originally posted by Darkfriend
Eddie said on Oprah (yeah I was channel surfing!!) that he did not miss his "stand-up" comedy days that much. He said he wanted to focus on his wife and kids; nothing wrong with that but boy do I miss the "Delirious" and "Raw" days!!
I'm still waiting for those to be on DVD so I can ditch my VHS copies.

I happened to like Daddy Day Care.
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I doubt Murphy will return to his old comic days. While I do miss that Eddie Murphy, it's not like his talent isn't still relevant. While many of his movies are a miss, there's no doubt that even in family movies Murphy can be extremely entertaining and is still very talented. granted...I wish he'd pick better projects.
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I would have to say no. I miss the days of Beverly Hills Cop. I still love that movie.

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