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Hard to Kill (1990)

 -  Action | Drama | Crime  -  9 February 1990 (USA)
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Mason Storm, a 'go it alone' cop, is gunned down at home. The intruders kill his wife, and think they've killed both Mason and his son too. Mason is secretly taken to a hospital where he ... See full summary »

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Mason Storm, a 'go it alone' cop, is gunned down at home. The intruders kill his wife, and think they've killed both Mason and his son too. Mason is secretly taken to a hospital where he spends several years in a coma. His son meanwhile is growing up thinking his father is dead. When Mason wakes up, everyone is in danger - himself, his son, his best friend, his nurse - but most of all those who arranged for his death Written by Rob Hartill

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coma | hospital | nurse | senator | 1990s | See more »

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Nico's back and this time he's even more harder to kill. See more »


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9 February 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Seven Year Storm  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

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$47,410,000 (USA)
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Craig R. Baxley was offered to direct but passed on it. See more »

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During the gunfight in the house Det. Sgt. Goodhart's rifle jams. In the next scene Mason shoots Det. Sgt. Goodhart. The person being shot is pictured in full frame in the following scene and is obviously the stunt double and not the actor portraying Det. Sgt. Goodhart. See more »

Quotes

[O'Malley and Hulland mistakenly believe that Mason Storm is dead]
Lt. Kevin O'Malley: That was the most unstoppable son of a bitch I ever knew.
Capt. Dan Hulland: Yeah, well... he got stopped tonight.
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Please tell me this was meant as a comedy!
16 May 2001 | by (Bolton, England) – See all my reviews

Hard to kill? He's impossible to kill! Yes thousands of bullets fly about but not one so much as ruffles Mr Segal's hair. (Mind you with all the gel I'm not surprised.) On the other hand his many assailants are all too easy to kill. As the years go by it gets harder to see why Segal was once a hot box office property. His acting is non-existent, every line, be it a quip or a pledge, is delivered in a flat, inflection free monotone. His martial arts skills are no more exceptional than many other screen heroes. His ego is simply enormous The ultra-serious tone of his films, no matter how inane the plots only make them more ridiculous. Kelly Le Brock actually manages to match his woodeness, rendering their scenes together excruciating. The right-wing morals of the film are somewhat basic too. Never more so than the scene where Segal snaps a man's neck in front of his son, only for the kid to run up and give his dad a big hug as if he had just been given a Christmas present. And these are supposed to be the nice guys?


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