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Hard to Kill (1990)

 -  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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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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coma | hospital | nurse | senator | 1990s | See more »

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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  »

Box Office

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$47,410,000 (USA)
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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

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 »

Quotes

[O'Malley and Hulland mistakenly believe that Mason Storm is dead]
Lt. Kevin O'Malley: That was the most unstoppable son of a bitch I ever knew.
Capt. Dan Hulland: Yeah, well... he got stopped tonight.
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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


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