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
John Vogel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
When a tough cop has a cool convict as a partner and 48 hrs to catch a killer, a lot of funny things can happen in . . . 48 HRS. [Australia Theatrical]
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Did You Know?
The movie during the late 1970s was originally designed as a vehicle for Clint Eastwood
as the cop and Richard Pryor
as the con. Around this time, Eastwood wanted to play a criminal and turned down the film and went and starred as a convict in Escape from Alcatraz
(1979). The picture then went into turnaround for a time and didn't go back into development for another couple of years. See more
When Reggie takes the knife from the redneck, he closes it and places it on the bar with his right hand before breaking the glasses and being told where Billy Bear's girlfriend lives. When he turns around and talks to the people in the club, the knife is clearly still on the bar. He then walks out to the street where he takes it from his back left pocket and gives it to Cates. See more
You know speaking of moaning, my stomach is starting to growl. We better go get something to eat.
We eat when I say we eat!
Now that's bullshit, that's the last straw, all right? I want some food now. If you don't like it, you can take me to the penitentiary and kiss my hungry black ass goodbye all right? You took me out here, you've been treating me like shit when we first left and I want some food in a nice place, nice atmosphere with some good people and...
Okay, hold it. I'm ...
Spoofed in Last Action Hero
LOVE SONGS ARE FOR CRAZIES
Written and recording produced by Kevin O'Neal
Performed by The Bus Boys
(as The Busboys) featuring Michael D. Jones, Steven G. Felix,
(as Gustav O. Loundermon), Vic Johnson
(as Victor L. Johnson),
, Kevin O'Neal
(as Kevin A. O'Neal) and Brian O'Neal
(as Brian E. O'Neal)
The Busboys Music supervised by Ira Newborn See more