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48 Hrs.
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48 Hrs. 1982

From Amazon: Before the action-oriented "buddy movie" formula settled into place in the 1980s and 1990s with the Lethal Weapon films, Walter Hill's 48 HRS. presented a much more irreverent and politically incorrect version of the genre. Eddie Murphy made an auspicious film debut alongside veteran Nick Nolte's consummate performance as a worn cop. Murphy plays a convict on a two-day furlough from prison to help capture his former partner (James Remar). The intense animosity between his character and Nolte's impatient detective is rude and violent--albeit in a comic way--and the film's racist and sexist banter is so ubiquitous that some...

Directed By:
No image existsWalter Hill
Nick NolteNick Nolte
Eddie MurphyEddie Murphy
James RemarJames Remar
No image existsAnnette O'Toole
No image existsDavid Patrick Kelly
No image existsSonny Landham
No image existsBrion James
No image existsDenise Crosby
Ned DowdNed Dowd

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48 Hrs. Movie Review by Movie Addict (5/4/2007)

"I've been in prison for three years. My dick gets hard if the wind blows." That's Reggie Hammond (Eddie Murphy). Getting out of prison, even for a weekend, he has only one thing on his mind. It's a running joke throughout the entire movie and one of the things that makes it hilarious.

Now, don't get me wrong. Jack (Nick...

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