48 Hrs.

48 Hrs. (1982)

One cop. One con. No mercy.

  • Genre: Thriller, Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
  • Release Date: 1982-12-07
  • User Rating: 6.6/10 from 1373 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 36min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Paramount
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Walter Hill
star 6.7/10
From 1,373 Ratings


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

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  • Nick Nolte

    as Jack Cates
  • Eddie Murphy

    as Reggie Hammond
  • Annette O'Toole

    as Elaine
  • Frank McRae

    as Haden
  • James Remar

    as Albert Ganz
  • David Patrick Kelly

    as Luther
  • Sonny Landham

    as Billy Bear
  • Brion James

    as Ben Kehoe
  • Kerry Sherman

    as Rosalie, Hostage Girl
  • Jonathan Banks

    as Algren
  • James Keane

    as Vanzant
  • Tara King

    as Frizzy, Hotel Desk Clerk
  • Greta Blackburn

    as Lisa, Blonde Hooker
  • Margot Rose

    as Casey
  • Denise Crosby

    as Sally
  • Olivia Brown

    as Candy
  • Todd Allen

    as Young Cop
  • Bill Dearth

    as Thin Cop
  • Ned Dowd

    as Big Cop
  • Jim Haynie

    as Old Cop
  • Jack Thibeau

    as Detective
  • Jon St. Elwood

    as Plainclothes Man
  • Clare Torao

    as Ruth
  • Sandy Martin

    as Policewoman
  • Matt Landers

    as Bob
  • Peter Jason

    as Cowboy Bartender
  • Bill Cross

    as First Cop
  • Chris Mulkey

    as Second Cop
  • Marcelino Sánchez

    as Parking Lot Attendant
  • Bennie E. Dobbins

    as Road Gang Guard
  • Walter Scott

    as Road Gang Guard
  • W.T. Zacha

    as Road Gang Guard
  • Loyd Catlett

    as Prison Guard
  • B. G. Fisher

    as Prison Guard
  • Reid Cruickshanks

    as Prison Guard
  • R. D. Call

    as Duty Sergeant
  • Brenda Venus

    as Hooker
  • Gloria Gifford

    as Hooker
  • Nick Dimitri

    as Torchy's Patron
  • John Dennis Johnston

    as Torchy's Patron
  • Rock A. Walker

    as Torchy's Patron
  • Dave Moordigian

    as Gas Station Attendant
  • J. Wesley Huston

    as Security Guard
  • Gary Pettinger

    as Cop with Gun
  • Marquerita Wallace

    as Bar Girl
  • Angela Robinson Witherspoon

    as Bar Girl
  • Jack Lightsy

    as Bartender
  • John Hauk

    as Henry Wong
  • Bob Yanez

    as Interrogator
  • Clint Smith

    as Leroy
  • Luis Contreras

    as Gang Member
  • Suzanne M. Regard

    as Cowgirl Dancer
  • Ola Ray

    as Vroman's Dancer
  • Bjaye Turner

    as Vroman's Dancer
  • Begonya Plaza

    as Indian Hooker
Sound Mark A. Mangini ADR Editor
Sound Richard L. Anderson Supervising Sound Effects Editor
Editing Billy Weber Editor
Crew Vince Deadrick Jr. Stunt Double
Production Joel Silver Producer
Production Lawrence Gordon Producer
Art John Vallone Production Design
Directing Walter Hill Director
Writing Walter Hill Writer
Writing Roger Spottiswoode Writer
Writing Larry Gross Writer
Writing Steven E. de Souza Writer
Camera Ric Waite Director of Photography
Sound James Horner Original Music Composer
Production Judith Holstra Casting
Editing Freeman A. Davies Editor
Editing Mark Warner Editor
Costume & Make-Up Marilyn Vance Costume Design
Crew Bruce Paul Barbour Stunts
Crew Conrad E. Palmisano Stunt Driver
Art Richard C. Goddard Set Decoration
Crew Tony Brubaker Stunts
Crew Walter Scott Stunts
Crew Terry Leonard Stunt Double
Production D. Constantine Conte Executive Producer
Crew Nick Dimitri Stunts
Sound John Dunn Sound Editor
Crew Larry Holt Stunts
Sound Stephen Hunter Flick Supervising Sound Effects Editor
Crew Bennie E. Dobbins Stunt Coordinator
Lighting Carl Boles Gaffer
Costume & Make-Up Edouard F. Henriques Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Michael Germain Makeup Artist
Sound Gregg Landaker Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Rick Kline Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Donald O. Mitchell Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Teri E. Dorman Sound Editor
Crew Joseph P. Mercurio Special Effects
Crew John Sherrod Stunt Double
Costume & Make-Up Dagmar Loesch Hairstylist
Crew Jerry Brutsche Stunts
Sound Tim Mangini Sound Editor
Crew Billy C. Chandler Stunts