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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The film's actual title is spelled with two abbreviations "48Hrs.". The "48" is in number form whilst "Hrs" abbreviates for the word "Hours". The actual title also has no space between these separate word abbreviations which in long hand would spell out either as "48 Hours" or "Forty-eight Hours". See more
Reggie is handcuffed when Jack throws him into his car after getting him out of prison. In the next shot, Reggie's left arm is stretched out along the back of the seat and his right arm is hanging out the window. In the following shot, he is handcuffed again. See more
You know, if you let me come over to your place once in a while you could put on a clean shirt in the morning.
What makes you think I got any clean shirts in my place?
Written and recordings produced by Brian O'Neal See more