Another 48 Hrs.

Synopsis: For the past four years, San Francisco cop Jack Cates has been after an unidentified drug kingpin who calls himself the "Ice Man". At the Hunter's Point Raceway, Jack confronts Tyrone Burroughs and Arthur Brock. Jack kills Brock in self defense, but Burroughs escapes, and Jack is in danger of going to prison because Brock's gun can't be found. Jack finds a picture that proves that the Ice Man has put a price on the head of Reggie Hammond, who is scheduled to be released from prison on the next day. Jack tries to convince Reggie to help him clear his name and find the Ice Man, but Reggie says he won't help unless Jack gives Reggie the $500,000 that Jack has been holding on to for Reggie. Jack refuses to give Reggie the money unless Reggie helps him. After the bus that is transporting Reggie away from the prison is forced to crash by two bikers and Jack gets shot by the same two bikers, Jack forces Reggie to help him by having the hospital release Reggie into his custody. Reggie recogniz
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Director(s): Walter Hill
Production: Paramount Home Video
Rotten Tomatoes:
93 min

Do you want to have a beer

while you're waiting?


Can you hear me, mister?.

l'll take the bottle.

Howdy, boys. What can l do you for?.

- Brewskies.

- You got it.

There you go.

- How many?.

- Just one.

- Another cop?

- No, he's a friend of yours.

You're gonna like this job.

He was in my brother's gang.

First he dropped a dime on him...

..then he ratted him to the cop

that blew him away.

- l'll go in. You want a coke?

- Yeah, diet.

We're on Simmons Road

off Route 1 4.

l need wants and warrants

on motorcycle registrations.

California. 6D84S9.

Second plate...

- Tom.

- How're you doing? Nice to see you.

Willie Hickock, right here.

Cherry Ganz, officer.

Do l know you guys?

- Who are you calling, friend?

- l wasn't calling anybody.

- Somehow l don't believe you.

- Oh, God, no!

$100,000. 50,000 now.

lceman is a generous guy.

l don't like hundreds.

What kind of sh*t is this?

This is the guy. The balance is due

when he's dusted. We want him dead.

Yeah, whatever. No problem.

Police! Freeze!

Move apart. l don't want anybody

to get hurt here, so move slow.


Here come the cops,

get the hell out of here!

- You really toasted that guy.

- l just shot him. l didn't toast him!

Calm down. We'll find the gun.

We've got to do this together.

l checked the guy's locker.

He works at the track.

sunglasses and some keys.

- We still haven't found his gun.

- Sh*t!

Cates took down one of the locals.

A slug hit one of the gas pumps.

He burned the bad guy to a crisp.

Jack claims it was a righteous shoot.

Man, l hate these lAD scumbags.

Blake Wilson, lnternal Affairs.

l'm always running into you, Jack.

Give us a minute, fellas.

- What did you do now?.

- l was on a stakeout.

- l was real close to nailing...

- Close? The lceman, right?

l'm getting real close.

l'll nail these guys.

Every case you can't solve

you pin on the lceman.

The biggest dealer in the Bay Area.

No prints, no description.

You're the only cop

who believes he exists.

l'll let you in on a secret.

There is no lceman.

Let's get back to the cold facts.

What the hell happened here?

l saw an exchange. l moved in.

He had a piece. He shot. l shot back.

- You got the bad guy's gun?

- lt's got to be in the ashes.

- Cruise, what have you got?

- Some burnt metal off the pump.

- No gun?

- No, no gun.

A cop is a guy, and a guy

sometimes steps on his dick.

Do you think maybe

you were pushing too hard?

Did you step on your dick?.

He had a piece.

He shot. l shot back.

Have the lab boys go over every inch

of this place. lf there's a gun, l want it.

- See you around, Jack.

- Yeah.

Reggie Hammond.

You must be

a real dangerous convict.

- You made me miss, cop.

- You're looking good, Reggie.

l ain't seen you in years.

We were friends.

- l'm sorry. l've been busy.

- Me, too.

What are you doing here?

You even got a new haircut.

Times change.

- You lost a couple of pounds.

- l quit drinking.

Have you come to tell me

my sentence got increased?

No, you're still getting out tomorrow,

and we've got a little job to do.

When l get out of here,

give me my money and walk away.

l played that cop sh*t once,

and it don't work.

lf you don't help me, l'm not ever

gonna give you your money back.

- You're f***ing with me?

- No.

l gave you that money in good faith.

l trusted you.

- Now you're telling me l can't have it?

- Now you've got the picture, convict.

- You screwed up, Hammond.

- lt was self-defence.

l served two years for a crime l did.

l never denied that.

But l've just done five years

for a robbery l didn't do.

Murderers do less time than me.

You can spend your remaining time

in isolation. Open up.


You don't have to

put on the red light

Those days are over, you don't

have to sell your body to the night



Tequila. The bottle.

- Do you guys want anything?

- Whisky. Put it in a glass.

Mr Price, the man is distressed.

That mess in the desert makes him

wonder if your boys can finish the job.

Not to worry.

Real pros? Not from where l'm sitting.

Don't get the heat all jacked up

when you're doing a job.

lf you want to be an outlaw,

there ain't no rules.

- ls that your philosophy?.

- We're the only real Americans left.

We believe in freedom.

We live the way folks used to.

Before big cities, lawyers, computers

with your names in them. Free!

The rest of you

are just a bunch of f***ing slaves.

That's real interesting, Mr Price.

Maybe you should run for office.

l'm supposed to tell you

to take precautions.

Your backup

got barbecued at a racetrack.

- You know what to do with that?

- No problem here, friend.

- l used to be a Marine.

- l guess that figures.

lf you have any trouble, come to me.

You know the number.

Hey, come here.

You got the wrong girl.

l don't do that.

Come on.

My friend and l just came into town.

We're looking for a whore that works

here. Her name's Angel.

She's dancing up in North Beach.

- How about you?

- l'm getting tired of this. Let go!

- l'll call the cops.

- Go ahead, call them.

Let's hit the road, boys.

Come on, Cherry.

ln the matter of the shooting

at Hunter's Point Raceway

of the suspect Arthur Brock,

resident of San Francisco,

the review board has carefully

examined evidence and testimony

and determined that the officer

in question, lnspector Jack Cates,

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John Fasano

John Michael Fasano (August 24, 1961 – July 19, 2014) was an American screenwriter, film producer and director.In the length of his career, Fasano directed six films, produced twenty more, and wrote screenplays for at least eighteen others. Fasano spent much of his career working as a script doctor, working on numerous well-known blockbuster films including Tombstone, Die Hard with a Vengeance, and Judge Dredd. With novelist Roni Keller, he also wrote the book Evie and the Golem, published in 2011. A weapons expert, Fasano was a frequent writing contributor to such authoritative magazines as Combat Tactics, and American Handgunner. Fasano was also a prolific Halloween mask designer. more…

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