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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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Andy Stewart (as Kelly Le Brock)
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Senator Vernon Trent (as Bill Sadler)
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Sonny Storm
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James Valero
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Storyline

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 | revenge | 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  »

Box Office

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$47,410,000 (USA)
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Trivia

While Senator Vernon Trent is making a live appearance, a billboard of Do the Right Thing (1989) can be seen in the background. See more »

Goofs

Despite the fact that it has been hidden behind a wall for seven years, when Mason retrieves his camera from his old house, there is not a speck of dust on the camera, and it looks almost brand new. See more »

Quotes

Capt. Dan Hulland: [to a detective] You know how they said Storm was superhuman. You know why? He was jacked up on coke the whole time.
[O'Malley overhears Hulland, and angrily confronts him]
Lt. Kevin O'Malley: Let me tell you something. That was the cleanest man I ever knew. He had more honor and guts than this whole department put together. If I ever hear you talk that puke again, I'll lose my shield to put you where you belong.
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The Star-Spangled Banner
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No-Brainer But Satisfying
7 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Looking for a no-brainer that is fun to watch, the standard-but-effective revenge film? Well, this is it.

As usual, everything is played to the hilt, meaning the bad guys couldn't be much worse. They not only kill hero Steven Seagal's wife and kid but are crude and use profanity in every sentence. They are the low-life scums in every sense of the word. The only problem is one of them is a U.S. Senator and nobody - nobody - this crude would ever be in high-class position like that....only in Hollywood where, since the '60s, authority figures are almost always shown to be the enemy.

Segal's real-life wife, Kelly LeBrock, plays a nurse in here, nursing her Buddhist he-man back to health after the thugs had left him for dead in the aforementioned family killing. The rest is simply Segal's road to recovery and for revenge against those punks...but it's an interesting road, enough to fill the bill if you're in a revenge-seeking mood


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