MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 18,992 this week

Hardball (1997)

R  |  Video  |   |  Action, Drama  |  15 May 2001 (USA)
4.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.5/10 from 266 users  
Reviews: 6 user | 11 critic

JERSEY BELLINI and his girlfriend B.B. are in the kind of business that can really strain a relationship... See full synopsis »

Director:

Writers:

(story), (screenplay) (as Michael Ellis) , 2 more credits »
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

Related News

‘Bounty Killer’ Review
| Blogomatic3000

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 692 titles
created 30 Dec 2011
 
a list of 1141 titles
created 26 May 2012
 
a list of 650 titles
created 29 Oct 2012
 
a list of 47 titles
created 30 Jun 2013
 
a list of 273 titles
created 14 Nov 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Hardball" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Hardball (Video 1997)

Hardball (Video 1997) on IMDb 4.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Hardball.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

War | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A young officer, just out of West Point is sent to Vietnam, where the men don't respect him until he gets wounded and returns to be a wiser soldier and a better commander

Director: Aaron Norris
Stars: Tony Pierce, Robert F. Lyons, Michael Dudikoff
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Matt Hunter, a former Military Intelligence man who resigned so that he could take care of his sister following his parents' death, goes to visit Larry Richards, a friend who's running for ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Firstenberg
Stars: Michael Dudikoff, Steve James, James Booth
Ringmaster (1998)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.1/10 X  

Jerry Springer stars as more or less himself, the host of a raunchy, controversial and popular Los Angeles talk show which features everyday people with problems and who frequently vent ... See full summary »

Director: Neil Abramson
Stars: Jerry Springer, Jaime Pressly, William McNamara
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

On a remote Caribbean island, Army Ranger Joe Armstrong investigates the disappearance of several marines, which leads him to The Lion, a super-criminal who has kidnapped a local scientist and mass-produced an army of mutant Ninja warriors.

Director: Sam Firstenberg
Stars: Michael Dudikoff, Steve James, Larry Poindexter
Action | Adventure | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

American soldier, obviously very skilled in martial arts, single-handedly takes on mercenaries in the Philippines.

Director: Sam Firstenberg
Stars: Michael Dudikoff, Steve James, Judie Aronson
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

The two American Ninjas, Joe Armstrong and Sean Davidson, team up to do battle against a terrorist and his band of Ninjas.

Director: Cedric Sundstrom
Stars: Michael Dudikoff, David Bradley, James Booth
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  

Jackson is back, and now he has a new partner, karate champion Sean, as they must face a deadly terrorist known as "The Cobra", who has infected Sean with a virus. Sean and Jackson have no ... See full summary »

Director: Cedric Sundstrom
Stars: David Bradley, Steve James, Marjoe Gortner
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Grandmother has nothing to say when Libby tells her that she is off to LA to look up Dad, a Hollywood screenwriter. Grandmother has been in a New York cemetery for six years and Dad has ... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Ross
Stars: Walter Matthau, Ann-Margret, Dinah Manoff
Crime | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Director: Andrea Bianchi
Stars: Janet Agren, Claudio Aliotti, Domiziano Arcangeli
Sawyer and Finn (TV Movie 1983)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Director: Peter H. Hunt
Stars: Bill Baldwin, Larry Basham, John Davis Chandler
Cobra (1993–1994)
Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

When the traditional judicial system fails, there is an alternative: a special government agency that focuses on the victims.

Stars: Michael Dudikoff, Allison Hossack, James Tolkan
Young Hearts (TV Movie 1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Tony Mordente
Stars: Jeffrey Rogers, Anne Marie Howard, Jerry Supiran
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Jersey
Lisa Howard ...
...
Wald
...
Carlos
...
Santos (as Harvey Gold)
Pablo Coffey ...
Theodore Tyler
Reese McBeth ...
Chili
...
Fiona
Claire Riley ...
Lt. Ortega
...
Wasser (as Gary Chalk)
Dale Wilson ...
Chuck Ramsey
...
Bass
Wayne Knechcel ...
Vassone
Jim Johnston ...
Desk Sergeant
Harvey Dumansky ...
Unger
Edit

Storyline

JERSEY BELLINI and his girlfriend B.B. are in the kind of business that can really strain a relationship... See full synopsis »

Add Full Plot | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

They'll Do What Ever It Takes...To Take Down Their Man See more »

Genres:

Action | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and some nudity | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

15 May 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bounty Hunters 2: Hardball  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (heavily cut) (16-rated)

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Follows Bounty Hunters (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

She
Music and Lyrics by Sean Patrick and Tim Hall
Performed by Sean Patrick and Tim Hall and Jim Cirile
Produced by John Perez and The Revolver Project
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

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.


10 of 11 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Hardball (1997) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?