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Released Year: 1990
Runtime: 93 minutes
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Directors: Walter Hill
Writers: Roger Spottiswoode, Walter Hill
Casts: Eddie Murphy, Nick Nolte, Brion James, Kevin Tighe, Ed O'Ross, David Anthony Marshall, Andrew Divoff, Bernie Casey, Brent Jennings, Ted Markland, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Felice Orlandi, Edward Walsh, Page Leong, Cathy Haase
IMDB: Another 48 Hrs. (1990) - IMDB

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IMDB Rating: 5.7
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 3.8

Reviews

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Washington Post - Hal Hinson
The movie isn't a disaster, and if you responded to the first one, its memory may carry you over the roughness, the excessive, ugly violence and lack of conviction here. Hill and his stars are merely going through the motions, but the motions are immensely familiar. If you've been there before, then you've been there.
50
Chicago Sun-Times - Roger Ebert
If it does nothing else, Another 48 HRS reminds us that Murphy is a big, genuine talent. Now it's time for him to make a good movie.
50
TV Guide -
It's only too bad nobody lectured the producers about creative cowardice. If someone had, Another 48 Hrs. might have been another good movie instead of just another damned sequel.
40
Empire -
Purposeless waste of director Walter Hill's energies.

Another 48 Hrs. (1990)


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 0,000 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 ...