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Love the Hard Way (2001)

The story of a petty thief who meets an innocent young woman and brings her into his world of crime while she teaches him the lessons of enjoying life and being loved.

Director:

Peter Sehr

Writers:

Shuo Wang (novel) (as Wang Shuo), Peter Sehr (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Adrien Brody ... Jack Grace
Charlotte Ayanna ... Claire Harrison
Jon Seda ... Charlie
August Diehl ... Jeff
Pam Grier ... Det. Linda Fox
Liza Jessie Peterson Liza Jessie Peterson ... Pam
Elizabeth Regen ... Sue
Katherine Moennig ... Debbie
Joey Kern ... Fitzgerald
Jonathan Hadary ... Boris
Michael G. Chin Michael G. Chin ... Asian Businessman #1
Ben Wang Ben Wang ... Asian Businessman #2
Huan Wang Huan Wang ... Asian Businessman #3
Ned Stresen-Reuter Ned Stresen-Reuter ... Brian
Michaela Conlin ... Cara, Jack's Lover
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Storyline

The story of a petty thief who meets an innocent young woman and brings her into his world of crime while she teaches him the lessons of enjoying life and being loved.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Crime | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexual content, language and violence | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

Germany | USA

Language:

English | Spanish | German | French | Russian

Release Date:

27 March 2003 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Amar al límite See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,721, 8 June 2003, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$43,571, 13 July 2003
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Quotes

Debbie: I'm talking about Jack, he's the one that's going to hell.
Claire: Well maybe I want him to take me with him.
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Alternate Versions

Current prints available have two on-screen copyright statements: 2001 listing the 2 copyright owners and "2003 final cut." The initial showings at various film festivals in 2001 and 2002 were obviously different than the final 2003 theatrical released version. See more »

Connections

References Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

Simple
Performed by Me and the Other Guy
Written by Didi Gutman and Rahj
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User Reviews

 
WOW
19 June 2003 | by UtoepeeaSee all my reviews

Wow I cannot believe there is only one other comment for this movie. I have to agree about this movie staying with you. For almost two hours I was completely involved with two people I will never really know, yet for some reason it has changed me in some strange way. I watched the movie and like the others in the theater had the same rollercoster ride of feelings, but it was not until after I left the theater that I had an abundance of emotions come over me. The acting was amazing all the way around, story was an A+. I work hard for the money I make and for the high price I paid for admission, it was all worth it for this great creative process! I suggest that everyone support their local small theater when this film comes around to your town!!


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