Nick Nolte and Eddie Murphy make one of the most unusual and entertaining teams ever in Walter Hill's roller-coaster thriller, 48 Hrs. Nolte is a rough-edged cop after two vicious cop-killers. He can't do it without the help of smooth and dapper Murphy, who is serving time for a half-million dollar robbery. This unlikely partnership trades laughs as often as punches as both pursue their separate goals: Nolte wants the villains; Murphy wants his money and some much-needed female companionship. Watch for Murphy's hilarious scene in a redneck country-western bar-you'll want to see it again and again.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.4 out of 5
61 Ratings
61 Ratings

93% TOMATOMETER

Critics Consensus: Marking an auspicious feature film debut for Eddie Murphy, 48 Hrs. is a briskly paced action comedy that succeeds largely due to the outstanding chemistry between its two leads.

16+ COMMON SENSE

Violence, profanity, racial epithets in dated '80s movie.

Information

Studio
Paramount
Genre
Comedy
Released
Copyright
© 1982 by Paramount Pictures. All Rights Reserved.

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Additional

Danish (Subtitles), Dutch (Subtitles), Finnish (Subtitles), Italian (Subtitles), Norwegian (Subtitles), Portuguese (Subtitles), Russian (Subtitles), Spanish (Subtitles), Traditional Chinese (Subtitles)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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