Based on the life of Josephine Monaghan, a 19th century pioneer who passed herself off as a man.
Repetitive sequel, in which fast-talking ex-con Murphy and gruff police detective Nolte reluctantly team up again when their lives are threatened by a drug kingpin.
Another 48 Hrs. -- Times may change...but these guys don't! Eddie Murphy (Shrek, Dr. Doolittle) and Nick Nolte (Hotel Rwanda, Cape Fear) are back on the streets in this smash sequel.
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In the Wild West, a woman had only two choices. She could be a wife or she could be a whore... Josephine Monaghan chose to be a man. The harsh, brutal frontier life of the Western United States has been told from myriad, but mainly male, perspectives. This story dramatically straddles both male and female--The Ballad of Little Jo. 1866. Ruby City. A brutal Gold Rush town where the outcast and ambitious have come to seek their fortunes. Into this mining outpost rides Little Jo Monaghan (Suzy Amis), a mysteriously scarred young man. No one knows that Josephine Monaghan, once a wealthy young woman--but now disowned by her family--has adopted the identity of a man to survive in a place that is lethally hostile to an independent woman. Jo lives in constant fear of discovery of her ruse, which is a criminal act in the 19th century. But even if she could reveal the truth, Little Jo no longer believes that she wants to.
In the Wild West, a woman had only two choices. She could be a wife or she could be a whore...Josephine Monaghan chose to be a man.
At the end of a seven-year prison stint, Reggie Hammond gets a visit from an old cop pal who needs his help to dodge a trumped-up manslaughter charge.
Here they go again. Only faster. And tougher. Reggie Hammond (Eddie Murphy) and Jack Cates (Nick Nolte) return in the smash sequel that's "better than the first!" (Pat Collins, WWOR-TV). How much better? For starters, the mob puts a price on Reggie's head. The bus transporting him from the pen flips over about 17 times. His prized Porsche is blown into scrap metal. Creeps in a bar still haven't learned it's dumb to get Reggie mad. And the night is still young. Before these 48 hours are up, Reggie and Jack will turn San Francisco inside out to nail an elusive druglord. The boys are back in town . . . and the action's on the streets. Don't miss it!
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