Left for dead with his wife killed in their house, Detective Mason Storm must make a speedy recovery, expose those behind the murder, and take his revenge.

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Andy Stewart (as Kelly Le Brock)
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Senator Vernon Trent (as Bill Sadler)
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Nick DeMauro ...
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James Valero
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Mason Storm, a 'do 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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The star of Above the Law is back. Now...Steven Seagal is hard to kill. See more »


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9 February 1990 (USA)  »

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Seven Year Storm  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

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$47,410,000 (USA)
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Trivia

Theatrical trailer shows three deleted scenes; Trent saying "He's toast, do you understand" to his men, Storm saying "Take that to the bank" line (after he kills Trent in alternate ending) and parts of original ending which had Storm, Andy and Sonny at a funeral for O'Malley. See more »

Goofs

After the fight scene at the friend's home, you see Mason driving the Jeep through the field/grass. In one shot he is driving with Andy is in the passenger seat, yet in a shot right before they hit the wooden archway it's possible to see a man on your left (the passenger seat) and a blonde woman n the right. Clearly neither are 'Steven Segal' or Kelly LeBrock. See more »

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[first lines]
Mason Storm: Come on. Let's go, guys. I'm missin' the Oscars.
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Written and Performed by Chuck Mangione
Courtesy of A&M Records
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A Steven Seagal Film That Actually Works.
3 July 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"Hard to Kill" is bar-none the best Steven Seagal film by a cosmic mile. That is not saying that this is a masterpiece, but it works pretty well due to some really evil bad guys (led by William Sadler) and the fact that Seagal's character is legitimately out for revenge. Seagal is a cop who has just learned that Sadler, an ambitious lawyer with political aspirations, is involved with shady cops and high-class crime syndicates. This information will lead to an attempt on Seagal's life which will kill his wife, cause their young son to just barely escape death and cause Seagal to go into a coma himself. Of course he awakes some eight years later and his only motivation is to bring all those involved to justice. Works well due to Seagal's performance more than anything else. 3.5 out of 5 stars.


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