The Hard Way (1991)

Closed Capationed Starring: James Woods & Michael J. Fox Director: John Badham  Rated: R: Restricted
The Hard Way (1991)
10% OFF
Rating 4.2
32 ratings
Movie on IMDb
Only 4 copies left
List Price: $14.98
Your Price: $13.48
You Save: $1.50 (10% Off)
Available: Usually ships in 1-3 business days
Item:  MHV 61020434D
Play Trailer

DVD Features:

  • Rated: R
  • Closed captioning available
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 51 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1991
  • Label: Universal Studios
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Single Layer
  • Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen - 2.35
  • Aspect Ratio: Letterbox - 2.35
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 3.0 - English
    • Dolby Digital 3.0 - French
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Film Highlights
    • Trailers: Original Theatrical Trailer
  • Text/Photo Galleries:
    • Production Notes
    • Biographies: Cast & Filmmaker
  • DVD-ROM Features:
    • Weblinks

Performers, Cast and Crew:

Starring &
Performer: , , , , , &
Directed by

Memorable Quotes and Dialog:

"It won awards for that little Scottish fellow."
  - Talent agent Angie (Penny Marshall) to her client Nick Lang (Michael J. Fox) on the success of Irishman Kenneth Branagh's HENRY V
"It's like a movie, it's so real."
  - Nick Lang to John Moss (James Woods)

Entertainment Reviews:

Rolling Stone - 03/21/1991
"...Smart, sassy fun....Live-wire performances..."
Sight and Sound - 05/01/1991
"...A genuinely powerful forward motion...and a rich look..."

Plot Synopsis:

Michael J. Fox and James Woods star in this hilarious action farce. Fox is Nick Lang, a Hollywood superstar trying to break out of his nice guy image who believes he can land a role as a tough cop if he can hangs out with the real thing. Much to the chagrin of maverick NYC cop, John Moss (James Woods) who is assigned the annoying task of baby-sitting his new Hollywood sidekick.

Plot Keywords:

Action | Buddies | Cops | Switching Roles | Theatrical Release

Production Notes:

  • Theatrical release: March 8, 1991.
  • Christina Ricci's appearance in THE HARD WAY was her second feature film role. (Her first role was in 1990's MERMAIDS.)
  • Rap artist LL Cool J's "Mama Said Knock You Out" can be heard in the first club scene of the movie. The rapper plays Billy in the film.

Movie Lovers' Ratings & Reviews:

Customer Rating: Rating 4.2
Based on 32 ratings.
Be the first Movie Lover to write an online review of this product!

Similar Products:

Movie Categories:
Product Groupings:

Product Info:

  • Sales Rank: 76,890
  • UPC: 025192043420
  • Shipping Weight: 0.26/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item

Top ranking DVD: