Oddball cop and tough guy, Jack Cates is the only survivor of a cop shooting and in hunting down the murderer collects Reggie Hammond from jail for 48 hours. Hammond is oddly motivated to help. The killer is searching for his stash of cash. Cates and Hammond who have the Black-white, cop-crook thing to work out make surprisingly good partners as they navigate through the city looking for their suspect. Written by
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The boys are back in town. Nick Nolte is a cop. Eddie Murphy is a convict. They couldn't have liked each other less. They couldn't have needed each other more. And the last place they ever expected to be is on the same side. Even for... 48 HRS
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Did You Know?
Because of the violent shoot-out in the hotel lobby sequence, according to the book "Walter Hill: Last Man Standing" (2004) by Patrick McGilligan
, Walter Hill
was told he would never work for Paramount again. Hill did though, as he directed Another 48 Hrs.
(1990) for Paramount. See more
When Billy Bear is driving the truck in the opening scene the license plate is barely attached. When we see the truck moments later, it is attached securely. See more
[In Chinatown, Jack and Reggie start arguing
This sucks! A maniac gets ahold of my gun and runs all over the streets killin' people with it. So, instead of bein' where I oughta be, home in bed with my gal givin' her the high hard one, I'm out here doin' THIS shit: roamin' around the streets with an overdressed, charcoal-colored loser like you.
Look, man, if you don't like it, why don't you just leave? I can take care of Ganz by myself, all right?
Heh, don't make me laugh. You can't take care of...
Referenced in All Night Gaming
By Brian O'Neal
Performed by The Bus Boys
(as The Busboys)
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