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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.

Director:

Walter Hill

Writers:

Roger Spottiswoode (characters), Walter Hill (characters) | 6 more credits »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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 Edward Walsh ... Detective Joe Stevens
Page Leong ... Angel Lee
Cathy Haase ... 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 »


Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Cantonese

Release Date:

8 June 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Und wieder 48 Stunden See more »

Filming Locations:

USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$38,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$19,475,559, 10 June 1990

Gross USA:

$80,818,974

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$153,518,974
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Stereo (4 channels)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Star Eddie Murphy actually wrote the story using the fictitious name Fred Braughton for story credit. 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

[while Jack is being beaten up by barroom toughts, Reggie fires a gun into the air. Everyone stops, and Jack collapses to the floor]
Reggie Hammond: All right, knock this shit off! I HAVE BEEN HAVING A VERY BAD DAY! I just got out of jail this morning! Already I've been shot at, I was on a bus that flipped over seventeen times, bitch tried to stab me in the bathroom, and somebody blew up my Porsche! I am in a BAD goddamn mood! Now I usually don't step in on things like this, but this man Jack Cates is gonna ...
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Alternate Versions

Original workprint of Another 48 Hrs. was 145 minutes long. Movie was cut down to 120 minutes by director Walter Hill or Paramount studio for original planned theatrical summer release, but week before it was to be released Paramount cut additional 25 minutes out of the movie making the final theatrical version only about 93 minutes long. In total, about 50 minutes were deleted from original cut of the movie causing many plot holes and continuity mistakes. See more »

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User Reviews

 
not as good as the original but still pretty decent
13 December 2007 | by disdressed12See all my reviews

this sequel to 48 Hours has a much darker tone than the original.it's more violent,with probably even more very strong language.there is a bit less comedy,but the comic bits are a bit funnier than in the first one.the action is thorough the roof in this one.it's much more exciting.i liked the storyline more.it's more developed and a bit more complex.the plot isn't that original,but the movie is well executed.the movie is a bit too formulaic at times though.Eddie Murphy gets to show a little of his impression talent in this one.the dialogue,while pretty good for the most part,is at times overdone and a bit of a stretch.overall,i think this movie is pretty decent,but not quite as good as the first one.for me,Another 48 hours is a 6/10.


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