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>
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?
The band at Vroman's is "The Busboys", who in real life would open up for Eddie Murphy
s comedy concerts. During breaks in filming, Murphy would join the band for a musical number and ham it up. 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
[Shaking down a redneck, Reggie pulls a wad of money from his pocket
Man, you loaded here. What the fuck's this?
Bullshit! You're too fuckin' stupid to have a job!
Referenced in Angel: Dead End
Written and recordings produced by Brian O'Neal See more