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Another 48 Hrs. (1990)

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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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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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biker | prison | cop | tough guy | money | See All (130) »

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Here they go again. Only faster. And tougher. See more »


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Release Date:

8 June 1990 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$38,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$80,820,000 (USA)
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The original workprint of the movie was 145 minutes long. It was cut by either Walter Hill or Paramount studio down to 120 minutes, and week before its summer theatrical release additional 25 minutes were cut out by Paramount making a final theatrical version 95 minutes long. Frank McRae's reprisal of his role from the original 48 Hrs. (1982) was entirely cut except for a brief, uncredited shot of him in the background of one scene in the police station. Brion James, also returning from the original, saw his role severely cut down as well to create a faster-paced action-comedy. Also removed was a scene which was partially shown in the theatrical trailer in which Jack explains to Reggie that he has a deadline to track down the Iceman; as such, there is no mention of '48 hours' anywhere in the final film. There are no plans to release a Director's Cut of the film. See more »

Goofs

During close-up of sax musician, when Reggie and Jack are entering the bar - legs of cameraman and his assistant are visible. See more »

Quotes

Reggie: When you've been in prison as long as I have, you remember every story about pussy you ever heard.
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Soundtracks

I JUST CAN'T LET IT END
By Lamont Dozier
Performed by Curio
Produced by Stewart Levine
Curio performs courtesy of Motown Record Company L.P.
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Half-sequel, half-remake
10 May 2005 | by (Houston) – See all my reviews

I agree with most of the past commentators. This film is a half-sequel, half-remake. So many elements were simply copied from the original film. I'm sure the filmmakers considered this homage, but it comes off as a lack of ideas. And we won't even go into the monumental plot holes. Gigantic plot holes. Brobdingnagian plot holes. And while I hadn't previously noted the enormous amount of glass breaking, until reading the comments, yes, I'd have to say they made it more or less a motif of the film. Murphy and Nolte did reasonably well resurrecting their respective characters, and there were some truly funny moments, and truly snappy repartee. But it's not enough to save this one. If you liked the original film (and who didn't) you should probably see this one, just don't have high expectations for it.


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