48 Hours

Lists: Action, Comedy, Action Comedy, Buddy cop, Classics

Brief Synopsis: "A hard-nosed cop reluctantly teams up with a wise-cracking criminal temporarily paroled to him, in order to track down a killer."

Overall Ranking: 1599 (Rank from 1982: # 11)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 0%
Regular 80%
Half-Popped 20%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Jim Carrier83
Rob from GuysFilmQuest77
Cassidy Haynes77
CinemaVisitor Erik65
Dan O'Neill55 - 48 Hrs. is a bit dated and not as funny as you would expect, but features some good action, with a pleasent chemistry from Nolte and Murphy.
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People Involved

  • Nick Nolte (Jack Cates)
  • Eddie Murphy (Reggie Hammond)
  • Annette OToole (Elaine)
  • Frank McRae (Haden)
  • James Remar (Albert Ganz)
  • David Patrick Kelly (Luther)
  • Sonny Landham (Billy Bear)
  • Brion James (Ben Kehoe)
  • Kerry Sherman (Rosalie, Hostage Girl)
  • Jonathan Banks (Algren)
  • James Keane (Vanzant)
  • Tara King (Frizzy, Hotel Desk Clerk)
  • Greta Blackburn (Lisa, Blonde Hooker)
  • Margot Rose (Casey)
  • Denise Crosby (Sally)
  • Walter Hill (Director)