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?
According to Eddie Murphy
, he was almost fired for not being funny. He said he was not made aware of this until after the movie had wrapped. See more
During the alley fight between Reggie and Jack, Jack swings at Reggie several times, but misses and stumbles amidst the trash cans and garbage up against the brick wall of the building. Jack then takes another swing at Reggie with his left hand. However, one frame later, Reggie is shown being hit by Jack's right fist. See more
This is a police matter and I'm looking for an Indian named Billy Bear. I know everyone in here wants to cooperate with me...
[a guy runs and Cates tackles him
Hey that's not even necessary, alright man? I got the situation in hand.
[fake southern drawl
Some of us citizens are behind you all the way, officer.
Spoofed in Loaded Weapon 1
By Winston Sharples
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