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48 Hours (1983)

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2 out of 10 A Marriage made it heaven
Caroline from Dublin, 25 Aug 2010
"A married couple are well suited when both partners usually feel the need for a quarrel at the same time". If this is true Murphy and Nolte would no doubt be dancing the funky chicken on their 75th wedding anniversary. Few laughs worth watching if nothing is on the Box.
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0 out of 10 Truly, truly bad
Maggie from Mayo, 07 Jan 2008
Warning!!! Made in the early 1980s. Lots of Big Hair, cardboard acting and the worst script delivered in the most wooden way possible. The only film I've seen worse than this was The Postman.
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3 out of 10 Eddie Murphy
Susan from Kilkenny, 01 Oct 2007
What can I say? Seen it a hundred times and wonder why I ever watch it again but I do and still enjoy these two numb skulls.
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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 roughedged 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...

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