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Another 48 Hrs. (1990)

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At times, Another 48 Hrs. seems less like a sequel to than a parody of the first 48 Hrs., especially when Nick Nolte, repeating his role from the earlier film, begins commenting on the cliched absurdity of the goings on. This time, Nolte risks life, limb and career as he obsessively tries to bring an elusive master criminal known as "The Iceman" to justice. Eddie Murphy, who stole the show in the first 48 Hrs. as the wheeler-dealer convict who becomes Nolte's reluctant partner, is brought into

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Action & Adventure, Comedy

Feb 16, 1999

Paramount Home Video

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You know how sometimes, in a dream, you'll see these familiar scenes and faces floating in and out of focus, but you're not sure how they connect? Another 48 HRS is a movie that feels the same way.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times
Chicago Sun-Times
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Hill and his stars are merely going through the motions, but the motions are immensely familiar.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: Washington Post
Washington Post
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Not a career high for anyone involved, rarely has 90-odd minutes felt more like 48 hours.

October 19, 2012 Full Review Source: Film4 | Comment (1)
Film4

From start to finish, the picture is barely alive, staggering through a cardboard obstacle course while waving around a few guns and breasts to keep the audience awake.

June 19, 2010 Full Review Source: BrianOrndorf.com
BrianOrndorf.com

Tough, taut direction by action auteur Walter Hill makes this a much better sequel than its reputation.

October 6, 2005
Fantastica Daily

Who the hell cares? Take back the first 48.

October 22, 2003
New Times

On it's own it's entertaining. As a sequel, it's dissapointing.

September 18, 2002
Moviehole

Color-by-numbers sequel that copies the action while forgetting the comedy.

July 26, 2002
eFilmCritic.com

A sequel in the worst sense.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: Deseret News, Salt Lake City
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

Audience Reviews for Another 48 Hrs.

Really, it's the same caliber as the first, I actually think this one flows better and has more interesting bad guys. Sure, it's basically a very standard sequel but it's just a lot of fun and has characters that are so interesting. It's a really solid buddy cop movie, anyone who loves the genre will definitely like this.
July 6, 2010
ythelastman89

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It's faster, funnier and more action-packed than the first. An endlessly enjoyable sequel. Better than the first. Nick Nolte and Eddie Murphy are still a great team. Hard-hitting, fast, furious and relentlessly funny. What a great and fun ride. An explosive and suspenseful action-packed comedy loaded with great stunts and body-slamming laughs. The boys are back in town and this time their packing more heat.
March 1, 2010
allan913

Super Reviewer

Not a good tag team.
March 2, 2008
Chiefilms
Lenny Muggsy

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good sequel to a great action comedy
January 25, 2007
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