Michael J. Fox and James Woods team up for this hilarious action-adventure from director John Badham. Nick Lang (Fox) is a popular movie star who joins forces with Moss, a tough New York detective (Woods), in order to break out of his "nice guy" screen image. On the trail of a ruthless serial killer, the last thing Moss needs is a pampered Hollywood sidekick.

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The Hard Way (1991)

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Action/Comedy/Crime · 1h 51m · 3/8/1991

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There's only one way these two are going to get along... the Hard Way.

Description

Michael J. Fox and James Woods team up for this hilarious action-adventure from director John Badham. Nick Lang (Fox) is a popular movie star who joins forces with Moss, a tough New York detective (Woods), in order to break out of his "nice guy" screen image. On the trail of a ruthless serial killer, the last thing Moss needs is a pampered Hollywood sidekick.

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Company

Universal Pictures

Revenue

$65,595,485
Cast
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Michael J. Fox

Nick Lang / Ray Casanov
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James Woods

Detective Lt. John Moss, NYPD
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Stephen Lang

Party Crasher
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Annabella Sciorra

Susan
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John Capodice

Detective Grainy, NYPD
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Luis Guzmán

Detective Benny Pooley, NYPD
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LL Cool J

Detective Billy, NYPD
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Mary Mara

Detective China, NYPD
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Delroy Lindo

Captain Brix, NYPD
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Conrad Roberts

Witherspoon, Gun Dealer
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Penny Marshall

Angie, Nick's Agent
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Christina Ricci

Bonnie
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George Cheung

Drug Dealer
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Frank Geraci

Newsman
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Sophie Maletsky

Pizza Waitress
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Lewis Black

Banker
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Rand Foerster

Banker
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Anderson Matthews

Banker
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Kathy Najimy

Lang's Girl Friday
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Mos Def

Dead Romeos (as Dante Smith)
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Bill Cobbs

Raggedy Man
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Dwayne McClary

Dead Romeos
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Sharrieff Pugh

Dead Romeos
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Anthony Thomas

Dead Romeos
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Howard 'Stick' Baines

Dead Romeos
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Shawn McLean

Dead Romeos
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Curtis McClarin

Dead Romeos (as Curtis L. McClarin)
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Keenan Leung

Asian Gang Leader
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Reno

Diner Waitress
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Jack Gindi

Ticket Taker
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John Costelloe

Fake Dead Guy / Cop
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Leif Riddell

Head Mugger
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Johnny Sanchez

Mugger
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Joseph Tripi

Mugger (credit only)
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Karen Lynn Gorney

Woman in Subway
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Janet Sarno

Continental Representative
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Holly Kuespert

Smoking Gun Girl
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John Ring

Homeboy Cop
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Michael Jeffrey Woods

Cop
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William Truesdale

Witherspoon's Bodyguard
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Mark Woodcock

Clothing Salesman
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Ed Setrakian

Chief Villain
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David Sosna

Billy the Frog Dog Vendor
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Adore O'Hara

Dead Entertainer
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Michael Badalucco

Pizza Man
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Jordanna Freedman

Moviegoer
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Merrill Witten

Scared Subway Woman
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Fracaswell Hyman

Wino
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Mario Bosco

Boy in Theater
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Bryant Gumbel

Himself - on TV
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Jan Speck

Frank, TV Reporter
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George G. Colucci

Theatre Goer (uncredited)
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Anibal O. Lleras

Detective (uncredited)
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Isabella Martinez Wall

Billy's girlfriend (uncredited)
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Kariim Ratcliff

Movie Goer (uncredited)
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Charles Scorsese

Senior Citizen (uncredited)
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Frank Stellato

Subway yuppie (uncredited)
Crew
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John Badham

Director
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Lem Dobbs

Writer
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Michael Kozoll

Writer
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Disc Releases
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The Hard Way

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

10/6/2020

Disc Title Front Cover

The Hard Way

(DVD)

11/17/1998

Disc Title Front Cover

The Hard Way

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

11/17/1998

Disc Title Front Cover

The Hard Way

(DVD)

5/15/2007

Disc Title Front Cover

The Hard Way

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

3/2/2010

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