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?
One of a number of Walter Hill
movies that feature a bar / night-club called "Torchy's". See more
When Jack tears out of the gas station, Reggie falls into the back seat. In the next shot, as they round a corner, Reggie is sitting up in the front seat. See more
[Ganz is holding Reggie hostage, using him as a human shield
Hey, cop! Come here! I got something for you!
[Jack comes out
You're not gonna make it.
What are you talkin' about? I got your gun! I got the money! I got everything!
Take aim, man, and blow his fucking brains out!
Bullshit! He ain't gonna try it! Right, cop?
[Jack shoots Ganz, throwing him off Reggie
Are you crazy, man? I was just bluffing!
Written and recordings produced by Brian O'Neal See more