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Director:
Writer (WGA):
Steven McKay (written by)
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Release Date:
9 February 1990 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
The star of Above the Law is back. Now...Steven Seagal is hard to kill. See more »
Plot:
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... See more » | Full synopsis »
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In 1990, Steven Seagal is gonna kill Bill... Sadler See more (86 total) »

Cast

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Steven Seagal ... Mason Storm

Kelly LeBrock ... Andy Stewart (as Kelly Le Brock)

William Sadler ... Senator Vernon Trent (as Bill Sadler)
Frederick Coffin ... Lt. Kevin O'Malley

Bonnie Burroughs ... Felicia Storm

Andrew Bloch ... Capt. Dan Hulland

Branscombe Richmond ... Max Quentero

Charles Boswell ... Jack Axel
Zachary Rosencrantz ... Sonny Storm
Lou Beatty Jr. ... Carl Becker
Nick DeMauro ... Calabrese
Nick Corello ... James Valero

Justin De Rosa ... Mikey
Stanley Brock ... Counterman

Evan James ... Danny
Tomas Trujillo ... Shotgun Punk

Robert LaSardo ... Punk
Haruo Matsuoka ... Punk

Craig Dunn ... Punk

Tony Perez ... Detective #1
Steve Jones ... E.R. Doctor
Francesca P. Roberts ... Martha Coe

James DiStefano ... Nolan

Dean Norris ... Det. Sgt. Goodhart
Michael Fosberg ... Team Leader Doctor

Buddy Joe Hooker ... Russ
Jerry Dunphy ... Newscaster
Barbara Townsend ... Henrietta Wade

Carlos Gómez ... Neighbor
Christian Duffy ... Joe Bear
Andrea Stein ... Housewife
Eddie Frias ... Youth

Michael Adler ... Desk Clerk
Geoffrey Bara ... Sonny, Age 5
Kent Turnipseed ... Hans
Janet Zappala ... Newscaster

Ernie Lively ... Commander
Frank H. Conn ... Van Driver
Philip Weyland ... Dr. Weyland
Shari Hueffmeir ... Sheri
Linda Klein ... Nurse
Gary McLarty ... Shotgun Man
James Thompson ... Bad Guy #2 (as Jim Thompson)
Tom Muzila ... Muzila
Catherine Quinn ... Amtrak Lady
Richard Kwong ... Man #2
Osama Joseph Sabbagh ... Parking Attendant
Richard Wakasa ... Asian Driver

Al Goto ... Chinese Clever Man
Bernie Bielawski ... Taxi Driver
Julia Stormson ... Girl in Hot Tub
Jack Eiseman ... Cop #1
Mickey McMeel ... Cop #2 (as Michael McMeel)
Jim Kindelon ... S.W.A.T. Cop
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Ruben Avitia ... Punk (uncredited)

Liam Ferguson ... Deli Owner (uncredited)

Geraldo Rivera ... Himself (uncredited)
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Directed by
Bruce Malmuth 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Steven McKay (written by)

Produced by
Gary Adelson .... producer
Steven McKay .... associate producer
Michael I. Rachmil .... executive producer (as Michael Rachmil)
Lee Rich .... executive producer
Jonathan Sheinberg .... co-producer (as Jon Sheinberg)
Joel Simon .... producer
Bill Todman Jr. .... producer
 
Original Music by
David Michael Frank 
 
Cinematography by
Matthew F. Leonetti (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
John F. Link 
 
Casting by
Glenn Daniels 
 
Production Design by
Robb Wilson King 
 
Art Direction by
Louis M. Mann  (as Louis Mann)
 
Set Decoration by
Martin Price 
 
Makeup Department
Anthony Esposito .... hair stylist
Alan Fama .... makeup artist (as Al Fama)
Alan Friedman .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Steve Barnett .... unit production manager (as Stephen J. Barnett)
Joel Chernoff .... executive in charge of production (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Marsha Scarbrough .... second assistant director
Randy Suhr .... second second assistant director
Douglas E. Wise .... first assistant director (as Douglas Wise)
Tena Psyche Yatroussis .... second assistant director (as Tena Yatroussis)
Daniel R. Suhart .... second second assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Kevin Conlin .... construction coordinator
Michael A. Contreraz .... labor foreman
Lance Lombardo .... lead man
Mike Rutgard .... assistant property master
Sal Sommatino .... property master
Frank White .... labor foreman
Jeffery J. Jenkins .... painter (uncredited)
Dean B. Katz .... set dresser (uncredited)
B.J. Smith .... construction medic (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Glenn E. Anderson .... production sound mixer (as Glenn Anderson)
Wayne Artman .... sound re-recording mixer (as Wayne L. Artman)
Jim Borgardt .... adr editor (as James A. Borgardt)
Virginia Cook-McGowan .... sound editor
Tom E. Dahl .... sound re-recording mixer
Jay Dranch .... sound editor
Robert G. Henderson .... supervising sound editor (as Robert Henderson)
Joseph A. Ippolito .... sound editor (as Joseph Ippolito)
Frank Jones .... sound re-recording mixer (as Frank W. Jones)
Lionel LaVallee .... boom operator (as Lionel Lavalee)
Alan Robert Murray .... supervising sound editor (as Alan Murray)
Michelle Pleis .... assistant sound editor
Hank Salerno .... supervising adr editor
James Simcik .... adr editor
Brooke Henderson Ward .... assistant sound editor (as Brooke Henderson-Ward)
Rosemarie Wheeler .... assistant adr editor
Marshall Winn .... sound editor
Bub Asman .... sound effects editor (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Russel Hessey .... special effects (as Russell Hessey)
 
Stunts
Clarke Coleman .... stunts
Buddy Joe Hooker .... stunt coordinator
Gregory J. Barnett .... stunts (uncredited)
K. Lee Johnson .... stunt performer (uncredited)
Monty Jordan .... stunt driver (uncredited)
Gene LeBell .... stunts (uncredited)
Pat Romano .... stunt rigger (uncredited)
Joseph Michael Roth .... stunts (uncredited)
Gayle Sherman .... stunt double (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Pat Blymyer .... gaffer
Bob Fillis .... assistant chief lighting technician
Antonio V. Garrido .... key grip (as Tony Garrido)
John R. Leonetti .... camera operator (as John Leonetti)
Christine M. Loss .... still photographer (as Christine Loss)
David L. Merrill .... dolly grip (as David Merrill)
Stephen J. Ullman .... second assistant camera (as Steve Ullman)
Michael D. Weldon .... first assistant camera (as Mike Weldon)
Carl Boles .... gaffer (uncredited)
Mike Bonnaud .... lamp operator (uncredited)
Bill Sheehan .... assistant camera (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Glenn Daniels .... casting
Ruth Lambert .... casting assistant
Douglas Wright .... casting coordinator (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Robert Iannaccone .... costume supervisor (as Bob Iannaccone)
Jeffrey La Joie .... costumer
Peggy Pemberton .... costume supervisor
Jack Spangler .... costumer
 
Editorial Department
Donah Bassett .... negative cutter
Jeff Gullo .... apprentice editor
Mark Stevens .... assistant film editor
 
Music Department
Mick Guzauski .... music score mixing
John La Salandra .... music editor (as John Lasalandra)
Virginia S. Ellsworth .... music editor (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Don Arnold .... transportation captain (as Don Arnold Sr.)
Tim Hill .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
Janis Benjamin .... production secretary (as Janice Banjamin)
Martin Cooper .... technical advisor (as Martin Cooper M.D.)
Sonny P. Filippini .... script supervisor (as Sonny Fillippini)
Laureen Majeske .... assistant production secretary
Andy Marx .... unit publicist
Anne Prager .... assistant: Mr. Seagal
Catherine Quinn .... assistant: Mr. Malmuth
Heather Reid .... production assistant
Richard Rosenberg .... location manager
Steven Seagal .... martial arts choreographer
Marjorie Sowsy .... assistant: Mr. Todman
Robin Vail .... assistant: Mr. Rachmil
Ron Weber .... craft service
Dianah Wynter .... assistant: Mr. Malmuth (as Diane Wynter)
Ray Zimmerman .... production accountant
Claire Baker .... script supervisor: second unit (uncredited)
 

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Runtime:
96 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Australia:R | Canada:18A | Canada:16+ (Quebec) | Finland:K-18 | Finland:K-16 (cut) | France:-12 | Germany:BPjM Restricted | Iceland:16 | Netherlands:16 | New Zealand:R16 | Norway:(Banned) (1990-2003) (cinema release) | Norway:18 (video premiere) (1990) | Portugal:M/16 | Singapore:M18 | South Korea:15 (theatrical rating) | South Korea:18 (video rating) | Sweden:15 | UK:18 (cut) | USA:R | West Germany:18

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Steven Seagal and Kelly LeBrock were married at that time.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: When O'Malley gets up from behind the cab after getting shot once and attacks the bad guys with the tire iron, his jacket flies open and the blood squib is clearly visible under his shirt.See more »
Quotes:
[Kevin O'Malley and Sonny Storm encounter Nolan and Quentero at the train station]
Nolan:What are you doing, you taking a trip somewhere?
Lt. Kevin O'Malley:[pretends that Sonny is his son] Yeah... yeah, me and my kid are visiting my mother in New Mexico.
Nolan:Oh, that's your son, huh? It's funny, you know he doesn't look much like you. Does he, Quentero? As a matter of fact, I think that I've seen his ugly face before.
Max Quentero:Kind of looks like Mason Storm.
Nolan:Yeah.
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Rewind This! (2013)See more »
Soundtrack:
Cielito LindoSee more »

FAQ

What are the differences between the old BBFC 18 Versions and the Uncut Version?
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18 out of 26 people found the following review useful.
In 1990, Steven Seagal is gonna kill Bill... Sadler, 17 April 2005
Author: AwesomeWolf from Australia

Wow. The Seagal movies just keep on coming. Right after I commented on 'Out For Justice', I caught the horrible 'Out for a Kill' on pay TV, and then 'Hard to Kill' came on after that on free-to-air. With any luck, the most awesome of all Seagal's movies - 'Under Siege' - will be on sometime soon, but for now, 'Hard to Kill' was rather awesome.

Seagal plays Mason Storm, a cop investigating links between some mobsters, crooked cops, and crooked politician, and suddenly everything turns into a 'Kill Bill' prototype: The bad guys kill Storm's family, and leave him for dead. After waking up from a seven-year coma, Storm sets out for vengeance.

'Hard to Kill' is an entertaining action movie. The amount of limb-snapping may be lower than usual for a Seagal movie, but the fight scenes are good. An added bonus is the fact that 'Hard to Kill' features some of Seagal's best lines and moments ("I'm gonna take you to the bank, Senator Trent. To the blood bank!"). The hide and seek scene has got to be the best scene Seagal has ever filmed.

'Hard to Kill' rates as one of my favourite Seagal movies, and certainly much better than anything he's done lately. Seagal fans should get a kick out of this - 7/10

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