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Hardball (1997)

Video  -  Action | Drama  -  15 May 2001 (USA)
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JERSEY BELLINI and his girlfriend B.B. are in the kind of business that can really strain a relationship... See full synopsis »

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Jersey
Lisa Howard ...
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Wald
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Carlos
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Santos (as Harvey Gold)
Pablo Coffey ...
Theodore Tyler
Reese McBeth ...
Chili
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Fiona
Claire Riley ...
Lt. Ortega
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Wasser (as Gary Chalk)
Dale Wilson ...
Chuck Ramsey
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Bass
Wayne Knechcel ...
Vassone
Jim Johnston ...
Desk Sergeant
Harvey Dumansky ...
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JERSEY BELLINI and his girlfriend B.B. are in the kind of business that can really strain a relationship... See full synopsis »

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It's open season on the bad guys. See more »

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Bounty Hunters 2: Hardball  »

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Pure Escapism, Very Enjoyable
12 July 2003 | by (Baltimore, Md.) – See all my reviews

Okay, I admit that I love low-brow films. I don't want to think about what the Director is trying to do. The story is not to be taken seriously and concerns a male and female bounty hunters being pursued by Tony Curtis's mob buddies. There is a heavy emphasis on explosions and thankfully no car chases.

Watch as Lisa Howard, a 135 pound attractive bounty hunter, out fights the 180 pound guys in hand to hand combat, sometimes taking on two at a time. What makes the scene work is that the fights are shot without using tricked up camera work and special effects as seen in most films today. It looked like a real, not a fake fight.

What I really appreciate is that every spoken word can be understood and every scene is well lighted. There is only brief nudity and virtually no profanity. There isn't much in the way of racial diversity. Above average escapism film.


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