Nick Nolte and Eddie Murphy make one of the most unusual and entertainin g teams ever in Walter Hill's rollercoaster 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 serv ing time for a half-mi llion dollar robbery. This unlikely partnership trades laughs as often a s punches as both pursue their separat e goals: Nolte wants the villains ; Murphy wants his money and some much-needed female companionship. Toge ther they take this adventu re to hilarious extremes!