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Hard to Kill (1990)

R  |   |  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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Senator Vernon Trent (as Bill Sadler)
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Sonny Storm
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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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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)

Gross:

$47,410,000 (USA)
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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

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 »

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Lt. Kevin O'Malley: Let me tell you something, Sonny... one day when this is all over, you, me, and your pop are going to rent us a fishing boat, and catch us the biggest fish that ever swam the seas. And I'm not talking goldfish, either.
Sonny Storm: The last time I went fishing with Pop, we caught an old tire.
Lt. Kevin O'Malley: [laughs] Not this time, Sonny. We're going to get us a big fat tuna.
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Cielito Lindo
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Written by Quirino Mendoza (as Quirino Mendoza y Cortés)
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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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