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Hard to Die (1990)

NC-17 | | Action, Comedy, Horror | 10 March 1993 (USA)
While doing the inventory for a lingerie outlet in a high rise office building, five attractive women are terrorised by a series of bizarre killings. They suspect that the strange janitor, ... See full summary »

Director:

Jim Wynorski (as Arch Stanton)

Writers:

Mark Thomas McGee (as Mark McGee), J.B. Rogers (as James B. Rogers)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gail Thackray ... Dawn (as Robyn Harris)
Karen Mayo-Chandler Karen Mayo-Chandler ... Diana (as Lindsay Taylor)
Deborah Dutch ... Jackie (as Debra Dare)
Melissa Moore ... Tess
Bridget Carney Bridget Carney ... Shayne
Jürgen Baum Jürgen Baum ... Lt. Block (as Jurgen Baum)
Toni Naples ... Sgt. Shawlee (as Karen Chorak)
Don Key Don Key ... Brad Plympton
Forrest J. Ackerman ... Dr. Newton
Carolet Girard Carolet Girard ... Fifi Latour
J.B. Rogers ... Messenger
Domonic Muir Domonic Muir ... Larry Bronkowski
Eric Baum Eric Baum ... Agent
Amelia Sheridan Amelia Sheridan ... Helga
Bob Sheridan Bob Sheridan ... Cop in Lobby
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Storyline

While doing the inventory for a lingerie outlet in a high rise office building, five attractive women are terrorised by a series of bizarre killings. They suspect that the strange janitor, who witnessed another series of killings years back, is at the bottom of the whole thing. Little do they know the real horror that they face in the end. Written by Todd D. Newcomb <nukejoe1@tdsnet.com>

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated NC-17 for extreme horror violence | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 March 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sorority House Massacre 3 See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Melissa Moore's character, Tess, mentions her big date upcoming with agent "Walter Paisley". This is Dick Miller's character name in Bucket of Blood and other films. Wynorski also cast Dick Miller as janitor Walter Paisley in his movie, Chopping Mall. See more »

Goofs

Just past 1.16, when the chick says "This one's still alive!" and picks the girl up from the floor, four inches of the book mic are very clearly visible at the bottom right. See more »

Quotes

Jackie: I just want to get my clothes on, and get the hell out of here!
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Crazy Credits

Livestock provided by "G. Orwell's Animal Farm." See more »

Connections

Follows Sorority House Massacre II (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

Women Are Like That
Written by Bob Sheridan & Ryk Oakley
Performed by Bob Sheridan (as Mr. Moderation)
Asharoken Music, BMI
Courtesy of Ameliarated Records
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How to get through "Hard to Die."
5 July 2002 | by Victor FieldSee all my reviews

1. Play "Spot The Posters For Jim Wynorski's Other Movies" (they turn up where you least expect them - which since this is set in an office block and not, say, a video store or a cinema, is pretty much anywhere).

2. Figure out which of the ladies delivers the worst performance - a challenge that would defeat Stephen Hawking.

3. Enjoy Bridget Carney's shower scene (the only one of the several displayed here that's genuinely - and given the overall quality of the movie, surprisingly - arousing).

4. Think of ways you would have improved the movie if you had been the director. This in itself should keep you going long past the end.


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