A suspended cop and his girlfriend blackmail an electronics expert into helping them break into the safe of the girlfriend's boss, a corrupt city councilman who's on the local mob's payroll.

Director:

Writer:

Reviews

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Open House (1987)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

Someone is killing off nubile real estate agents. A psychologist doing a therapy talk show begins getting calls from the perpetrator, and cooperates with the police to try and stop him. ... See full summary »

Director: Jag Mundhra
Stars: Joseph Bottoms, Adrienne Barbeau, Rudy Ramos
Maneater (TV Movie 2007)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

A tiger is loose on a small town and only a young boy, a sheriff and the hunter to destroy the beast.

Director: Gary Yates
Stars: Gary Busey, Ian D. Clark, Ty Wood
Adventure | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A U.S. Air Force colonel convinces the Allies during World War II that a daylight bombing raid of Germany will bring a quick end to the war.

Director: Boris Sagal
Stars: Christopher George, Laraine Stephens, J.D. Cannon
Liar's Edge (1992)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

A child is traumatized when his father, a stuntman, dies in an attempt to go over Niagara Falls. Later, his mother meets and marries a truck driver, and things seem to be going OK. Then the... See full summary »

Director: Ron Oliver
Stars: Nicholas Shields, Shannon Tweed, David Keith
Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

When Bud McCall is framed for a drugs charge he ends up in prison and he must prove his innocence by testifying against his former police partner to put him and his gang behind bars for good.

Director: Tony Zarindast
Stars: Ted Prior, Angelyne, Vincent Barbi
Lonely Hearts (1991)
Drama | Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Alma, a lonely woman, falls for the conman who steals her money after seducing her. Frank doesn't want Alma around him, but he cannot do anything about the situation in case she goes to the... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Lane
Stars: Eric Roberts, Beverly D'Angelo, Joanna Cassidy
Freefall (1994)
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

Wildlife photographer Katy is sent to Africa by her fiance Dex, the CEO of the international company that publishes the magazine she works for, to take photos of a rare bird of prey ... See full summary »

Director: John Irvin
Stars: Eric Roberts, Jeff Fahey, Pamela Gidley
Sensation (1994)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Lila a college student discovers a latent ability to see into the past. When a professor hires her for some psychological tests she becomes the target of the killer of the woman she sees in... See full summary »

Director: Brian Grant
Stars: Eric Roberts, Kari Wuhrer, Ron Perlman
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

A research project on sexual response leads two doctors into an affair where their deepest passions and darkest fantasies are revealed.

Director: Kristine Peterson
Stars: Marc Singer, Lisa Pescia, Mary Crosby
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

A distraught husband kidnaps the judge who freed his wife's killers on insufficient evidence. He gives him seven hours to find evidence that will put them away, or he'll kill his wife.

Director: Beau Bridges
Stars: Beau Bridges, Ron Leibman, Julianne Phillips
Born Killer (1989)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Two deranged and homicidal escaped convicts terrorize a group of survivalists engaged in a paint-ball war.

Director: Kimberley Casey
Stars: Ty Hardin, Ted Prior, Fritz Matthews
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Brought back from a doomed space mission, an army of giant rats develop a big appetite for Los Angeles residents.

Director: Jeff Leroy
Stars: Randal Malone, Tasha Tacosa, Ford Austin
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Councilwoman Vincet
Nicholas Cascone ...
Councilman Polone
...
Hamilton Nichols
Heather Cummings ...
Reporter
...
Reporter
...
David Matthews
Lee Wessof ...
Leandro
...
Luis Gisors
...
Lisa Kantrell
...
Jonah Mantz
...
Psycho Killer
Katherine Cortez ...
Det. Escobedo
...
Shotgun cop
...
Capt. Bering
Greg Kuper ...
Gisors' bodyguard
Edit

Storyline

A suspended cop and his girlfriend blackmail an electronics expert into helping them break into the safe of the girlfriend's boss, a corrupt city councilman who's on the local mob's payroll. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

...it can kill you.


Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

23 November 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Golpe Final  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

In the scene where Mantz and Chandler are in the car, and Mantz is talking to Chandler, who is driving, Mantz's mouth never moves for a portion of the conversation. See more »

Quotes

Jonah Mantz: Experience... you can't beat it. That's the hard truth.
See more »

Connections

References In the Line of Fire (1993) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Not terribly involving, despite some big shootouts in the beginning
10 February 2008 | by (Upstate New York) – See all my reviews

Starts off with a large amount of violence, but then turns into a heist and series of double- crosses. There's a sex scene that isn't even softcore (bra stays on), but another where it is (bra comes off).

Beyond that, what is there to say? I wasn't motivated enough to even stay in the room the whole time it was playing, getting some chores done around the apartment, while I could hear at least some of the dialogue. There's plenty of other movies to watch with similar plots that are made much better, so why waste your time with this one unless you're a particular fan of any of the actors in the movie?

The Hard Truth is in the movie, experience, but even that doesn't count for everything. The Hard Truth is also that the movie isn't all that good.


1 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss The Hard Truth (1994) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?