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Another 48 Hrs. (1990)

R  |   |  Action, Comedy, Crime  |  8 June 1990 (USA)
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Jack Cates once again enlists the aid of ex-con Reggie Hammond--this time, to take down The Iceman, a ruthless drug lord operating in the San Francisco bay area.

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Malcolm Price
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Amy Smith (as Tisha Campbell)
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Girl Bartender
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Storyline

For the past four years, San Francisco cop Jack Cates has been after an unidentified drug kingpin who calls himself the "Ice Man". At the Hunter's Point Raceway, Jack confronts Tyrone Burroughs and Arthur Brock. Jack kills Brock in self defense, but Burroughs escapes, and Jack is in danger of going to prison because Brock's gun can't be found. Jack finds a picture that proves that the Ice Man has put a price on the head of Reggie Hammond, who is scheduled to be released from prison on the next day. Jack tries to convince Reggie to help him clear his name and find the Ice Man, but Reggie says he won't help unless Jack gives Reggie the $500,000 that Jack has been holding on to for Reggie. Jack refuses to give Reggie the money unless Reggie helps him. After the bus that is transporting Reggie away from the prison is forced to crash by two bikers and Jack gets shot by the same two bikers, Jack forces Reggie to help him by having the hospital release Reggie into his custody. Reggie ... Written by Todd Baldridge

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The Boys Are Back In Town See more »


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8 June 1990 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$38,000,000 (estimated)

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$80,820,000 (USA)
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Trivia

The "The Boys Are Back In Town" phrase was used as the main movie tagline for this movie. Similarly, the promotional blurb for the first film, 48 Hrs. (1982), started with the "The Boys Are Back In Town" wording. This was also the name of a song written specifically for that film. The track was never released when that movie came out and was never available on CD until the year 2000. For this sequel, though the original song was heard at the end of the film, the track wasn't included on this sequel's album either. See more »

Goofs

The cable car seen in the street scenes before and after the shoot out at the Chinese hotel is clearly a fake body on a rubber-tired trailer. Shots seen in silhouette reveal just a two simple axles underneath rather the four axles and complicated undercarriage of a cable car. One shot from the rear shows the cable car body on a trailer, complete with a California motor vehicle license. See more »

Quotes

Reggie Hammond: Look, Jack, I gave you the money in good faith, you told me I could fucking trust you and now after all this shit I can't get my money?
Jack: Well, you finally got the picture, convict.
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Features Bodacious Ta' Ta's (1985) See more »

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CAJUN PANTHER
By Ron Young, Tom Morris, Lauren Molinare, Jimmy Hayne and Fidel Paniagua
Performed by Little Caesar
Courtesy of Geffen Records
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Murphy and Nolte are Still Great Together
15 May 2009 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

When I was little and saw the first 48 Hours, I thought Eddie Murphy looked pretty scrawny in that suit and that, upon seeing the sequel, he looked a lot more fashionable. Then I realized he was wearing the same suit throughout this movie (I guess he was in a lot better shape). Other than considering this film to be a fairly entertaining rehash of the first, I guess that's my review.

Although I must mention that if someone were to fire a Desert Eagle handgun as close to their face as Andrew Divoff does in the final act of this film, he would probably burn his cheek and deafen himself... but I guess that's just part of Walter Hill's bombastic direction.


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