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Hard to Kill (1990)

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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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Sonny Storm
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Nick DeMauro ...
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James Valero
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Danny
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Storyline

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)  »

Also Known As:

Seven Year Storm  »

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Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$47,410,000 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Was filmed with the title "Seven Year Storm" and publicized in several trade magazines with that name. Warner Bros. decided to re title the finished pic "Hard to Kill" to make it sound more like a slam-bang action film. 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

Punk: I'm gonna cut your fucking heart out!
Mason Storm: Yeah? Well, come and cut my heart out, okay? Come and cut my heart out!
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Referenced in Steven Seagal, la revanche du Catogan (2011) See more »

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The Star-Spangled Banner
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Written by John Stafford Smith and Francis Scott Key
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One of the greatest action movies ever filmed
2 June 1999 | by (Nashville, TN) – See all my reviews

Okay, so Die Hard is arguably the best action movie ever filmed. But Hard to Kill is arguably the second best action movie ever filmed. Steven Seagal's character went through so much anguish, seemingly losing everything he had. And then he beats the holy crap out of his enemies and nails the scum bag politician who was responsible for the whole thing. Nothing like sweet, sweet revenge. Seagal can be cheesy in other movies, but he kicked major butt in "Hard to Kill". You couldn't help but stand up and cheer.


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