The film's disappointing box-office performance was responsible for destroying the relationship between Paramount and superproducers Don Simpson
and Jerry Bruckheimer
. After the film under-performed in the summer of 1990, the studio angrily responded in two ways. They insisted on an impossible lowball budget for a planned third edition of the Beverly Hills Cop franchise, and asked Simpson and Bruckheimer to give Paramount $9 million of their earnings for this movie back to defray losses. The producers responded by telling Paramount they were done working there, and the studio terminated their contract, which led to them taking a new production deal with Disney via Hollywood Studios. See more
[Cole is cursing on the radio after a bad pit stop
Hold it while we're on the air.
I come into the pits, I was in first place, now I am in third with two laps to go!
Cole, you're in third place, that's a respectable position. Now when they slow down for turn four, I want you to pass them on the outside.
Harry, you told me nobody passes on the outside in turn four!
Well now, I'm telling you different. If you go to the outside, you can hold it.
He's gonna end up in the wall Harry!
Cole, the pace ...
Break Through the Barrier
Written by Andre Cymone
and Gardner Cole
Performed by Tina Turner
Produced by Andre Cymone
Tina Turner courtesy of Capitol Records, Inc. See more