MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 1,042 this week

Hard to Kill (1990)

 -  Action | Drama | Crime  -  9 February 1990 (USA)
5.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.7/10 from 18,485 users  
Reviews: 86 user | 38 critic

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 »

Director:

Writer:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 36 titles
created 27 Nov 2011
 
a list of 28 titles
created 08 Oct 2012
 
a list of 23 titles
created 4 months ago
 
a list of 29 titles
created 4 months ago
 
a list of 33 titles
created 3 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Hard to Kill" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Hard to Kill (1990)

Hard to Kill (1990) on IMDb 5.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Hard to Kill.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Adventure | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

Mystical martial artist/environmental agent takes on a ruthless oil corporation.

Director: Steven Seagal
Stars: Steven Seagal, Michael Caine, Joan Chen
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Two cops, played by Seagal and Wayans, are forced to work together to solve a chain of mysterious killings by a killer nicknamed "The Family Man"

Director: John Gray
Stars: Steven Seagal, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Bob Gunton
Under Siege (1992)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A former S.E.A.L., now cook, is the only person who can stop a gang of terrorists when they seize control of a U.S. Navy battleship.

Director: Andrew Davis
Stars: Steven Seagal, Gary Busey, Tommy Lee Jones
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Environmental protection agent Jack Taggart is fighting big business types led by Orin Hanner who are dumping toxic waste somewhere in the Kentucky hills region. They also killed his fellow... See full summary »

Director: Félix Enríquez Alcalá
Stars: Steven Seagal, Kris Kristofferson, Marg Helgenberger
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Casey Ryback hops on a Colorado to LA train to start a vacation with his niece. Early into the trip, terrorists board the train and use it as a mobile HQ to hijack a top secret destructive US satellite.

Director: Geoff Murphy
Stars: Steven Seagal, Eric Bogosian, Everett McGill
The Patriot (1998)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

A respected doctor must race against time to find a cure for a lethal virus, unleashed by a paramilitary militia leader.

Director: Dean Semler
Stars: Steven Seagal, L.Q. Jones, Gailard Sartain
Out for a Kill (Video 2003)
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.2/10 X  

An unsuspecting university professor is an unwitting accomplice in a foiled Chinese cocaine deal. Wrongly imprisoned, he escapes to take his revenge and prove his innocence.

Director: Michael Oblowitz
Stars: Steven Seagal, Michelle Goh, Corey Johnson
Exit Wounds (2001)
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Orin Boyd, a tough cop in an inner-city precinct discovers a web of dirty cops and corruption.

Director: Andrzej Bartkowiak
Stars: Steven Seagal, DMX, Isaiah Washington
The Foreigner (2003)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.2/10 X  

A freelance agent must transport a package for a mysterious employers, leading him into a web of betrayal and deceit

Director: Michael Oblowitz
Stars: Steven Seagal, Harry Van Gorkum, Max Ryan
Into the Sun (2005)
Action | Adventure | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

When a government official is killed, an American operative with experience in the Yakuza culture is brought into investigate.

Director: mink
Stars: Steven Seagal, Takao Ohsawa, Juliette Marquis
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

This movie tells the story of a man who goes undercover in a hi-tech prison to find out information to help prosecute those who killed his wife. While there he stumbles onto a plot involving a death-row inmate and his $200 million stash of gold.

Director: Don Michael Paul
Stars: Morris Chestnut, Steven Seagal, Matt Battaglia
Action | Adventure | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

When terrorists seize control of an airliner, an intelligence analyst accompanies a commando unit for a midair boarding operation.

Director: Stuart Baird
Stars: Kurt Russell, Halle Berry, Steven Seagal
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Andy Stewart (as Kelly Le Brock)
...
Senator Vernon Trent (as Bill Sadler)
Frederick Coffin ...
...
Andrew Bloch ...
...
...
Zachary Rosencrantz ...
Sonny Storm
Lou Beatty Jr. ...
Nick DeMauro ...
Calabrese
Nick Corello ...
James Valero
...
Mikey
Stanley Brock ...
Counterman
Evan James ...
Danny
Edit

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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

coma | hospital | nurse | senator | 1990s | See All (154) »

Taglines:

The star of Above the Law is back. Now...Steven Seagal is hard to kill. See more »


Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

9 February 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Seven Year Storm  »

Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$47,410,000 (USA)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The 17 February 1989 draft of the screenplay credits Steven Pressfield & Ronald Shusett & Steven Seagal as writers. Pressfield & Shusett are not credited in the final film and Seagal only received an acting credit. See more »

Goofs

When Mason finally confronts senator Trent, he leads him to the main room, where he threatens to shoot Trent in the mid section. The gun fires, and from the reaction, Storm fires into the ground. Yet a later wide shot reveals that there is no hole in the floor, and the tiles are perfectly intact. See more »

Quotes

Mason Storm: So, how come you're not watching the Oscars tonight?
Counterman: The Oscars?
Mason Storm: Yeah, the Oscars.
Counterman: I hate the Oscars.
Mason Storm: You're not having a good time, huh?
Counterman: I mean, who needs the goddamn movies anyway? I got a show in here every single night.
Mason Storm: Yeah?
Counterman: You've got horror, sex, freaks, violence. I don't got to pay no four bucks either.
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Rewind This! (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Feels So Good
Written and Performed by Chuck Mangione
Courtesy of A&M Records
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
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


27 of 38 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Things I learned from Hard to Kill SweetJohnson2006
Delete your post... Hard to Kill style! franhgs05
Personal Favorite Scenes/Quotes getsweethair
The real Kill Bill Volume 1... smorris200
Loved his wifes nightgown!! BrissyBrett
UK DVD release scaping
Discuss Hard to Kill (1990) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?