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Another 48 Hrs. -- Times may change...but these guys don't! Eddie Murphy (Shrek, Dr. Doolittle) and Nick Nolte (Hotel Rwanda, Cape Fear) are back on the streets in this smash sequel.
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Release Date:
8 June 1990 (USA) See more »
Here they go again. Only faster. And tougher. See more »
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. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Eddie Murphy ... Reggie Hammond

Nick Nolte ... Jack Cates

Brion James ... Ben Kehoe

Kevin Tighe ... Blake Wilson

Ed O'Ross ... Frank Cruise

David Anthony Marshall ... Willie Hickok

Andrew Divoff ... Richard 'Cherry' Ganz

Bernie Casey ... Kirkland Smith

Brent Jennings ... Tyrone Burroughs
Ted Markland ... Malcolm Price

Tisha Campbell-Martin ... Amy Smith (as Tisha Campbell)
Felice Orlandi ... Warden
Edward Walsh ... Detective Joe Stevens

Page Leong ... Angel Lee

Cathy Haase ... Girl Bartender

Dennis Hayden ... Barroom Tough

Kelly L. Goodman ... Diner Waitress

Hoke Howell ... Desert Bartender
Yana Nirvana ... CHP Officer

Ken Medlock ... CHP Officer
John Del Regno ... Mechanic

Joel Weiss ... Pit Man
Oz Tortora ... Lawyer
John Bluto ... Review Board Chairman

Jason Ronard ... Prison Guard Ronard

Stafford Morgan ... Prison Guard Morgan
Bill Dunnam ... Prison Guard Dunnam
Thornton Simmons ... Prison Clerk

Allan Graf ... Bus Driver

Nancy Everhard ... Female Doctor

Mark Phelan ... Doctor

Biff Yeager ... County Sheriff
John H. Evans ... County Sheriff
Rick Cicetti ... Traffic Cop
Laurie Morrison ... Pickpocket
David Efron ... Barroom Fighter
Rex Pierson ... Barroom Fighter
Michael Anthony Williams ... Bar Band (as Michael Williams)
Rodney Shelton ... Bar Band
Jake Hunter ... Bar Band
Ray Fuller ... Bar Band
Del Atkins ... Bar Band
David McLaurin ... Bar Band
Judy Lea ... Second Bartender
Dawn Robinson ... Restroom Girl (as Dawn Tshombe)
Gigi ... Restroom Girl
Nanci Rogers ... Restroom Girl
Deborah Atkinson ... Restroom Girl

Karen Huie ... King Mei Clerk
Benjamin Lum ... King Mei Clerk

George Cheung ... Hotel Guest

Dana Lee ... Arguing Man
Richard Lee-Sung ... Arguing Man

Kitten Natividad ... Girl in Movie
Jerome Holmes ... Morgue Attendant
Victor Brandt ... District Attorney
Edgar Small ... Judge

Russ McCubbin ... Doorman
Linda Cox ... Female Elevator Operator

Deirdre Fitzpatrick ... Birdcage Waitress
Lauren Grey ... Birdcage Waitress

Nicole Rubio ... Birdcage Waitress (as Nicole Cummins)
Alisa Christensen ... Birdcage Showgirl
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Frank McRae ... Haden (uncredited)
Shauna O'Brien ... Waitress (uncredited)

Dean Rader-Duval ... Pitman (uncredited)

Directed by
Walter Hill 
Writing credits
Roger Spottiswoode (characters) and
Walter Hill (characters) &
Larry Gross (characters) and
Steven E. de Souza (characters)

Eddie Murphy (story) (as Fred Braughton)

John Fasano (screenplay) &
Jeb Stuart (screenplay) and
Larry Gross (screenplay)

Produced by
D. Constantine Conte .... co-producer
Kenneth H. Frith Jr. .... associate producer
Lawrence Gordon .... producer
Mark Lipsky .... executive producer
Ray Murphy Jr. .... associate producer (as Raymond L. Murphy Jr.)
Ralph S. Singleton .... executive producer
Robert D. Wachs .... producer
Original Music by
James Horner 
Cinematography by
Matthew F. Leonetti (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Donn Aron 
Carmel Davies 
Freeman A. Davies  (as Freeman Davies)
Tim Ryder (documentary segment)
Casting by
Jackie Burch 
Production Design by
Joseph C. Nemec III 
Art Direction by
Gary Wissner 
Set Decoration by
George R. Nelson 
Costume Design by
Dan Moore 
Makeup Department
Bernadine M. Anderson .... makeup artist
Michael Germain .... makeup artist
Robert L. Stevenson .... hair stylist
Peter Tothpal .... hair stylist
Michael F. Blake .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Dale Miller .... hair stylist (uncredited)
Production Management
Ralph S. Singleton .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Mark Cotone .... second second assistant director (as Mark G. Cotone)
James Dyer .... first assistant director (as James R. Dyer)
Arlene Fukai .... dga trainee
Allan Graf .... second unit director (as Allan L. Graf)
Barry K. Thomas .... second assistant director
Robin Winter .... first assistant director: second unit
Don Wilkerson .... second assistant director (uncredited)
Art Department
James Betts .... production painter (as Jim Betts)
Jeff Clark .... set painter
Carey Harris Jr. .... assistant property master
Jack Jennings .... assistant art director (as Jack B. Jennings)
William S. Maxwell III .... lead person
Phil Read .... construction coordinator (as Philip E. Read)
Mike Sasgen .... carpenter
Tom Shaw Jr. .... assistant property master
Christopher Woodworth .... paint foreperson (as Christopher W. Woodworth)
Matty Azzarone .... leadman (uncredited)
Randy L. Childs .... propmaker (uncredited)
Rainer G. Gruetzmacher .... construction foreman (uncredited)
Robert Misetich .... set paint foreman (uncredited)
Carla S. Nemec .... art department production assistant (uncredited)
Sound Department
Carolina Beroza .... assistant sound editor
Noah Blough .... foley editor
Willie D. Burton .... sound mixer
Linda Corbin .... foley mixer
Christine Danelski .... foley editor
Jerry Davis .... adr editor
John Duvall .... foley editor
Arnold Finkelstein .... sound effects recordist
John Fisher .... assistant sound editor
Douglas Greenfield .... stereo sound consultant: Dolby
Robin Harlan .... foley artist
Robert W. Harris .... cable person (as Robert Harris)
Gregg Landaker .... sound re-recording mixer
John A. Larsen .... sound effects editor (as John Larsen)
Marvin E. Lewis .... boom operator
Mark 'Frito' Long .... sound recordist
Harry B. Miller III .... dialogue editor (as Harry Miller)
Michael Minkler .... sound re-recording mixer
Sarah Monat .... foley artist
John Morris .... sound effects editor
Bob Newlan .... sound effects editor
Margie O'Malley .... foley artist
Lauren Palmer .... supervising adr editor
Mark Pappas .... foley editor
Michelle Pleis .... assistant sound editor
Jerry Ross .... supervising sound editor
Nico Salvato .... assistant sound editor (as Monique Salvato)
Corinne Sessarego .... adr editor
Hamilton Sterling .... sound effects editor
Peter Michael Sullivan .... sound effects recordist (as Peter Sullivan)
Linda Symcox .... assistant sound editor
Hugo Weng .... dialogue editor
Jay Wilkinson .... sound effects editor
Linda Yeaney .... assistant sound editor
Rodger Pardee .... sound effects editor (uncredited)
Donald C. Rogers .... technical director of sound (uncredited)
Ron South .... assistant sound editor (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Peter Albiez .... special effects technician (as Pete Albiez)
Kenneth C. Clark .... special effects technician (as Ken Clark)
Mike Edmonson .... special effects technician
Chuck Gaspar .... special effects supervisor
John Cassel .... special effects technician (uncredited)
Mike Edmonson .... pyrotechnician (uncredited)
Scott Forbes .... special effects technician (uncredited)
Bruce Y. Kuroyama .... special effects technician (uncredited)
Mike Reedy .... special effects technician (uncredited)
Richard Stutsman .... special effects foreman (uncredited)
Mike Wever .... special effects technician (uncredited)
Jeffrey A. Wischnack .... special effects technician (uncredited)
Visual Effects by
Robert Arkin .... laser effects
William Arkin .... laser effects
Greg Gosian .... laser effects
Steve Grumette .... computer effects supervisor (uncredited)
John Alden .... stunts
Kenny Bates .... stunts (as Ken Bates)
Charlie Brewer .... stunts
Shane Dixon .... stunts
Greg Wayne Elam .... stunts (as Greg Elam)
Joe Finnegan .... stunts
Allan Graf .... stunt coordinator (as Allan L. Graf)
John Hateley .... stunts
Paul M. Lane .... stunts
Gary McLarty .... stunts
Don Pulford .... stunts
Patricia Tallman .... stunts
Keith Tellez .... stunts
Bruce Paul Barbour .... stunts (uncredited)
Nick Brett .... stunts (uncredited)
Tony Brubaker .... stunts (uncredited)
Harold Burns .... stunts (uncredited)
Phil Chong .... stunts (uncredited)
Diana Cuevas .... stunts (uncredited)
Richard Epper .... stunts (uncredited)
Linda Fetters .... stunts (uncredited)
Randy Fife .... stunts (uncredited)
Steve Hart .... stunts (uncredited)
Bob Herron .... stunts (uncredited)
Steve Kelso .... stunt driver (uncredited)
Shawn Patrick Lane .... stunt driver (uncredited)
Debby Porter .... stunts (uncredited)
Pat Romano .... stunt rigger (uncredited)
George A. Sack Jr. .... stunt driver (uncredited)
Anthony G. Schmidt .... stunts (uncredited)
Kym Washington .... stunts (uncredited)
Eddie L. Watkins .... stunts (uncredited)
Webster Whinery .... stunts (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Patric J. Abaravich .... electrician
Jenna Abrahamson-Minardi .... electrician
Pat Blymyer .... chief lighting technician (as Goldie Blymyer)
Bob Fillis .... assistant chief lighting technician (as Robert A. Fillis)
Antonio V. Garrido .... dolly grip (as Tony Garrido)
Lloyd Gowdy .... assistant chief lighting technician
Norman Lang .... electrician
Norman G. Langley .... camera operator
John R. Leonetti .... camera operator
Art Mack .... second company grip
Hal Nelson .... second company grip
Steve Randolph .... camera operator
Charles Saldana .... first company grip
T. Daniel Scaringi .... dolly grip
Baird Steptoe .... first assistant camera
Bruce W. Talamon .... still photographer (as Bruce Talamon)
Stephen J. Ullman .... second assistant camera (as Steve Ullman)
Carl A. Vidnic .... lighting technician
Michael D. Weldon .... first assistant camera (as Mike Weldon)
Scott C. Williman .... rigger
Casting Department
Ferne Cassel .... casting assistant
Felicia Fasano .... casting assistant (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Colby P. Bart .... costume supervisor (as Colby Bart)
Brian Callahan .... costume supervisor
Loring I. Spicer .... costumer
Joey Williams .... costumer
Editorial Department
Carole A. Kenneally .... assistant editor (as Carole Kenneally)
Robert Raring .... color timer (as Bob Raring)
Yôko Seto .... assistant editor (as Yoko Seto)
Donald Freeman .... final colorist (uncredited)
Location Management
Stephen C. Dawson .... location manager
Richard Klotz .... location manager (as Richard Alan Klotz)
John Lehane .... location manager: Northern California
James M. Morris .... location manager
Robert L. Dohan .... assistant location manager (uncredited)
Music Department
Scott Grusin .... music editor
Jim Henrikson .... music editor
Greig McRitchie .... orchestrator
Shawn Murphy .... music scoring mixer
Nigel Rick .... music supervisor
Sandy DeCrescent .... orchestra contractor (uncredited)
James Horner .... conductor (uncredited)
Lonnie Sill .... music supervisor (uncredited)
Transportation Department
Thomas J. Hoke .... transportation coordinator (as Tom Hoke)
Dan Riportella .... transportation captain (as Danny Riportella)
Anthony C. Steere .... transportation co-captain (as Tony Steere)
Gina August .... driver (uncredited)
Steve Bonner .... picture car coordinator (uncredited)
Mitch Friedman .... driver (uncredited)
Dennis Marchant .... picture car mechanic/fabricator (uncredited)
David G. Todd .... transportation (uncredited)
Other crew
Eric Berg .... assistant: Mr. Nolte
Xochi Blymyer .... assistant to producer (as Xochi A. Blymyer)
Stanley Brossette .... unit publicist
Kevin Richard Buxbaum .... production accountant (as Kevin R. Buxbaum)
Caryn E. Campbell .... assistant production coordinator
Jolly Chin .... location department assistant
Fetteroff Colen .... assistant: Mr. Murphy (as Fetteroff Colen III)
Bill Cross .... assistant: Mr. Nolte
Jim D'Amico .... caterer
Desiree DaCosta .... assistant: Mr. Murphy
Carline Davis-Dyer .... script supervisor (as Cariline Davis-Dyer)
Yvonne Bonitto Doggett .... assistant: Mr. Wachs and Mr. Lipsky (as Yvonne Doggett)
Felicia Fasano .... production assistant
Melissa Feinberg .... production assistant (as Melissa A. Feinberg)
Eric Fitzgerald .... title designer
Barbara Harris .... adr group coordinator
Jerome Holmes .... assistant: Mr. Murphy
Keith Kumamoto .... production assistant
H. Travis LeSesane .... production assistant
Christopher Mollo .... assistant: Mr. Gordon
Leroy Murphy .... office manager: Eddie Murphy Productions
Uncle Ray Murphy .... assistant: Mr. Murphy (as Ray Murphy Sr.)
Carla S. Nemec .... production assistant (as Carla Nemec)
Judy K. Powell .... assistant: Mr. Conte (as Judy Powell)
Russ Paul Rahn .... location department assistant
Nigel Rick .... assistant: Mr. Hill
Dawn Robinson .... assistant: Mr. Murphy Jr. and Mr. Frith Jr. (as Dawn Tshombe)
Barbara Rosing Hoke .... production office coordinator: various California locations (as Barbara A. Rosing)
Nancy Rosing .... production office coordinator
Peter H. Saisselin .... accounting assistant (as Peter Saisselin)
Tricey Shapiro .... assistant: Mr. Gordon
Mary-Margaret Smith .... assistant: Mr. Hill
Kellett Tighe .... assistant: Mr. Gordon
Susan Towner .... production auditor
Tyrone S. Walker .... assistant: Mr. Murphy (as Tyrone Lee Walker)
Jack Wood .... coordinating motor officer: LAPD
William M. DeLuca .... mechanic (uncredited)
Tony Didio Jr. .... key armorer (uncredited)
Harry Lu .... armorer (uncredited)
Paul J. Memmi .... translator (uncredited)
John D. Sarviss .... helicopter pilot (uncredited)
Laura Sherman .... location security (uncredited)

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Another 48 Hours" - Philippines (English title)
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93 min
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Dolby Stereo (4 channels)
Argentina:16 | Australia:M | Canada:PA (Manitoba) | Canada:R (Nova Scotia/Ontario) | Finland:K-16 | France:Tous publics | Germany:16 (re-rating) (2012) | Germany:18 (original rating) (1990) | Iceland:16 | Ireland:18 | Netherlands:12 | Norway:18 | Portugal:M/16 | Singapore:PG (cut) | South Korea:18 | Sweden:15 | UK:18 | USA:R (Certificate #30193) | West Germany:16 (theatrical rating) (cut)
Filming Locations:

Did You Know?

Nick Nolte appears heavier in the role than usual because when shooting started, he was still carrying the weight he gained for Q & A (1990).See more »
Factual errors: Reggie and Jack are talking to Angel in the backseat of a police car and then open the doors and get out. But rear doors on police cars can only be opened from the outside.See more »
Reggie Hammond:They blew up my car! They blew up my *car*!
Jack:It's a damn shame.
Reggie Hammond:They blew up my car and all you have to say is it's a damn shame?
Jack:No car, no money, you're having a bad day!
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Movie Connections:
References Extreme Prejudice (1987)See more »


What does the Chinese woman yell at Cates from the bottom of the stairs during the hotel shoot-out?
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16 out of 20 people found the following review useful.
Mind the word: another!, 3 February 2002
Author: The Godfather (ken_vandenbussche) from Antwerp, Belgium

It's a good thing that director Walter Hill has waited 8 years before making a sequel of the original "48 hrs." If he had released this film immediately after the first one, it would have become a flop. The reason is because both films are very much alike. "Another 48 hrs." hasn't got anything new to offer; it's an almost exact copy of the first one. And that's precisely why they waited so long before making this sequel.

Nothing really changed actually. There's Nick Nolte who plays the same cigarette-smoking and alcohol-addicted tough-guy cop forced to team together with Eddy Murphy who takes up his part as the noisy, bad-mouth and know-it-all convict-character again. Just like in the first film, it's the chemistry between these two actors that makes "Another 48 hrs." really worth-watching. And just like in the first film, the only decent acting comes from Nick Nolte and Eddy Murphy while the rest of the cast is merely below average. Once more the action scenes are great to watch. This is a good thing, because it makes you forget about the weak script. The dialogues are funny, but they're overloaded again with harsh language. Some might find this annoying; I honestly thought it became funny after a while.

The ending is pretty weak and predictable, but on the whole "Another 48 hrs." is almost as good as its predecessor and good waste of time; not money.

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