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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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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
Nick DeMauro ...
Nick Corello ...
James Valero
Stanley Brock ...


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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Release Date:

9 February 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Seven Year Storm  »

Box Office


$10,000,000 (estimated)


$47,410,000 (USA)

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Sound Mix:

(4 channels)



Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


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 »


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 »


Mason Storm: [pointing a gun at the thugs in the pool room] How's the action, boys? Mind if I play? I know what you're thinking. If I have this in my hand that I can't play. How's this? Gonna put it away.
[puts away gun]
Mason Storm: Well, somebody hand me a cue.
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Written and Performed by Chuck Mangione
Courtesy of A&M Records
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User Reviews

Steven Seagal is hard to kill
19 December 1999 | by (Froland, Norway) – See all my reviews

Once again, Steven Seagal plays a cop, and this could have been the sequel to Above The Law(his first film). Steven Seagal is Mason Storm, and is gunned down with his family in 1984, after having taped a famous person discussing murder. However, Mason doesn`t die that easily, and he wakes up from his coma 6 years later. He escapes from the hospital, falls in love with his nurse, and begins hunting down the people who killed his family. The storyline in this movie is pretty basic Seagal-stuff: brotherhood, revenge etc. Overall a very entertaining movie, and the fight scenes are well fought by martial-art master Steven Seagal. 8/10

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