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Hard Way (1991) (Ws)
Hard Way
Actors: Michael J. Fox, James Woods, Stephen Lang, Annabella Sciorra, John Capodice
Director: John Badham
Genres: Action & Adventure, Comedy, Mystery & Suspense
R     1998     1hr 51min

Its action-packed laughs as a tinseltown actor hits the rough new york city streets to research his next role. Studio: Uni Dist Corp. (mca) Release Date: 09/28/2004 Starring: Michael J. Fox James Woods Run time: 111 mi...  more »


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Actors: Michael J. Fox, James Woods, Stephen Lang, Annabella Sciorra, John Capodice
Director: John Badham
Creators: D.J. Caruso, Keith Rubinstein, Peter R. McIntosh, Rob Cohen, Daniel Pyne, Lem Dobbs, Michael Kozoll
Genres: Action & Adventure, Comedy, Mystery & Suspense
Sub-Genres: Crime, Comedy, Mystery & Suspense
Studio: Universal Studios
Format: DVD - Color,Widescreen,Anamorphic - Closed-captioned
DVD Release Date: 11/17/1998
Original Release Date: 03/08/1991
Theatrical Release Date: 03/08/1991
Release Year: 1998
Run Time: 1hr 51min
Screens: Color,Widescreen,Anamorphic
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 4
MPAA Rating: R (Restricted)
Languages: English, French
Subtitles: English, Spanish

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Movie Reviews

The Hard Way
Kelly | Littleton, Colorado | 03/26/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Nick Lang is a very popular actor starring in big blockbuster films, but he is not happy with his success, there is a role he covets, and is willing to do whatever it takes to get it. After seeing Lt. John Moss in an interview, Nick is convinced that if he spent time with him the role would be his. Using his considerable tinsletown clout, he arranges to be his temporary partner. Moss is angry about his new "assignment" taking him away from his big case of the Party Crasher. This guy has attached himself to Moss by calling him before he commits his next crime. Moss is determined to ditch Nick Lang, so he can concentrate on what is really important.

As these two men spend time together, the inadvertently learn life lessons from each other that help them in ways they couldn't imagine. I really liked this movie! I have always been a huge James Woods fan, and Michael J Fox was surprisingly good.
They were fun to watch!
JediMack | VALRICO, FL USA | 06/20/2003
(4 out of 5 stars)

"I am a james woods fan and a big MJF fan so i just made to enjoy this one. Rent it first to make sure you agree, cause I am the only one in the family that cares for this movie."
This movie's an excellent bad influence
JediMack | 05/22/1999
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Action is action, but the thing that makes this movie worth one's time is the dialogue. If your tongue is getting dull, this film makes a wonderful whetstone. It is not really either star's best work, but scenes from it are among the first images that come to my mind at mention of Woods or Fox. DVD technology is a major asset, because it brings the experience as close as it can be to sitting in the theater -- which is, really, the way films are designed to be enjoyed."
High-energy action-comedy, great fun film for a Friday night
JediMack | 05/22/1999
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I've always thought of The Hard Way as more of an action-packed comedy than an action-adventure film. The humor hinges on the dialogue, not unlike the comedy of films like Arsenic & Old Lace -- though the vocabulary of this dialogue is not suitable for the young, naive, or terribly reserved. Mixed with the punch lines, there is quite a punch of action -- which is visual and exciting. If looking for literary storytelling or heavy drama,I'd look elsewhere, but this film is fast, fun, and very entertaining, without a downbeat."