The Hard Way Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 7230

Average Rating: 2.6/4

# of Ratings: 29

Theatrical Release Date: 03/08/1991

Language: English

Genre: Action, Comedy

MPAA Rating: R

Director: John Badham

Actors: Michael J. Fox, James Woods, Stephen Lang, Annabella Sciorra, Luis Guzmán, LL Cool J

Plot: A movie star, whose career is floundering, injects himself into the life of a tough New York City police detective, who is after a psychopathic killer.

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Allison - wrote on 06/18/2008

Wow, this practically has everything I want from an action movie. :)

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Fox/Woods carries a fair buddy film

The M.O.W. - wrote on 08/02/2008

"Nick Lang" (Michael J. Fox) is a spoiled actor best known for an action role. He has grown up in front of the camera, and thinks that he won't ever be taken seriously in Hollywood unless he does a "mature" role. Against his agent's (Penny Marshall in a cameo) advice, he competes for an upcoming cop role against Mel Gibson (who is only mentioned in the movie).

As he is watching one of his televisions, he sees a news story about a New York City serial killer nicknamed "The Party Crasher" (Stephen Lang) featuring an on-scene interview with foul-mouthed NYPD "Detective Lt. John Moss" (James Wood). "Lang" immediately becomes fascinated with the police detective and states that is the way he needs to play the character he is competing against Gibson for and tells his agent to make …

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