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48 Hrs. (8-Dec-1982)

Director: Walter Hill

Writers: Roger Spottiswoode; Walter Hill; Larry Gross; Steven E. de Souza

Music Composed by: James Horner

Producers: Lawrence Gordon; Joel Silver

Keywords: Action/Comedy

Hard-drinking loutish cop Jack Gates very reluctantly takes temporary custody of Reggie Hammond (who still has 6 months remaining on his prison term) for 48 hours to track down a pair of cop killers. Everyone is after the proceeds of their last job together, though Gates doesn't realize this at first. Film debut of Eddie Murphy. A quintessential cop-buddy movie, amazing chemistry between Murphy and Nick Nolte.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Jonathan Banks
31-Jan-1947   Frank McPike on Wiseguy
Denise Crosby
24-Nov-1957   Tasha Yar on Star Trek
Brion James
20-Feb-1945 7-Aug-1999 Leon the replicant in Blade Runner
David Patrick Kelly
23-Jan-1951   The Warriors
Sonny Landham
11-Feb-1941   Billy Bear in 48 Hrs.
Frank McRae
3-Jun-1942   48 Hrs.
Chris Mulkey
3-May-1948   Bakersfield, P.D.
Eddie Murphy
3-Apr-1961   Beverly Hills Cop
Nick Nolte
8-Feb-1941   48 Hours
Annette O'Toole
1-Apr-1952   Martha Kent on Smallville
Ola Ray
26-Aug-1960   With Michael Jackson in Thriller, Playmate
James Remar
31-Dec-1953   The Warriors


Nick Nolte   ...   Jack Cates
Eddie Murphy   ...   Reggie Hammond
Annette O'Toole   ...   Elaine
Frank McRae   ...   Haden
James Remar   ...   Ganz
David Patrick Kelly   ...   Luther
Sonny Landham   ...   Billy Bear
Brion James   ...   Kehoe
Kerry Sherman   ...   Rosalie
Jonathan Banks   ...   Algren
James Keane   ...   Vanzant
Tara King   ...   Frizzy
Greta Blackburn   ...   Lisa
Margot Rose   ...   Casey
Denise Crosby   ...   Sally
Olivia M. Brown   ...   Candy
Todd Allen   ...   Young Cop
Bill Dearth   ...   Thin Cop
Ned Dowd   ...   Big Cop
Jim Haynie   ...   Old Cop
Jack Thibeau   ...   Detective
Jon St. Elwood   ...   Plainclothes Man
Clare Nono   ...   Ruth
Sandy Martin   ...   Policewoman
Matt Landers   ...   Bob
Peter Jason   ...   Cowboy Bartender
Bill Cross   ...   First Cop
Chris Mulkey   ...   Second Cop
James Marcelino   ...   Parking Lot Attendant
Bennie Dobbins   ...   Road Gang Guard
Walter Scott   ...   Road Gang Guard
W. T. Zacha   ...   Road Gang Guard
Begoņa Plaza   ...   Indian Hooker
Loyd Catlett   ...   Prison Guard
B. G. Fisher   ...   Prison Guard
Reid Cruickshanks   ...   Prison Guard
R. D. Call   ...   Duty Sergeant
Brenda Venus   ...   Hooker
Gloria E. Gifford   ...   Hooker
Nick Dimitri   ...   Torchy's Patron
John Dennis Johnston   ...   Torchy's Patron
Rock A. Walker   ...   Torchy's Patron
Dave Moordigian   ...   Gas Station Attendant
J. Wesley Huston   ...   Security Guard
Gary Pettinger   ...   Cop with Gun
Marquerita Wallace   ...   Bar Girl
Angela Robinson   ...   Bar Girl
Jack Lightsy   ...   Bartender
John Hauk   ...   Henry Wong
Bob Yanez   ...   Interrogator
Clint Smith   ...   Leroy
Luis Contreras   ...   Gang Member
Suzanne M. Regard   ...   Cowgirl Dancer
Ola Ray   ...   Vroman's Dancer
Bjaye Turner   ...   Vroman's Dancer


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