"Tower Heist" opens today marking Eddie Murphy’s return in a lead comedic role. Here’s our 1985 cover story as a reminder what a monster star he was.  Also, check out our own Ramin Setoodeh’s review of “Tower Heist.”

"I have so much I want to do   in this business," Murphy says. "I want to direct and write and score   and produce — like Chaplin used to do. Nobody does that anymore."

Newsweek January 7, 1985

"Tower Heist" opens today marking Eddie Murphy’s return in a lead comedic role. Here’s our 1985 cover story as a reminder what a monster star he was.  Also, check out our own Ramin Setoodeh’s review of “Tower Heist.”

"I have so much I want to do in this business," Murphy says. "I want to direct and write and score and produce — like Chaplin used to do. Nobody does that anymore."

Newsweek January 7, 1985