The Hard Way
Country of Origin: United States
Production year: 1991
Director: John Badham
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 025192-043420
Running time: 1:51 (111 Min.)
Casetype: Keep Case
Format: NTSC, 2.35:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Single-Layered
Released: November 17, 1998
Collection type: Owned (#724)
Status: Available
Purchase date: May 09, 2005
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 8 / 10
Review (video): 6 / 10
Overview
Michael J. Fox and James Woods team up for hilarious action-adventure from director John Badham. Nick Lang (Fox) is a popular movie star who joins forces with a tough New York detective (Woods) in order to break out of his "nice guy" screen image. On the trail of ruthless serial killer, the last thing Moses needs is a pampered Hollywood sidekick.
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Genres
Action
Adventure
Comedy
Studios
Production Studios:
 • Universal Pictures
 • Badham/Cohen Group
Media Companies:
 • Universal Home Video
Audio format
English  Dolby Digital Surround
French  Dolby Digital Surround
Subtitles
English
Spanish
Tags
Movie
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature
Features
 • Scene Access
 • Feature Trailers
 • Featurettes
 • Production Notes/Bios
 • Music Videos
 • Web Links
Easter Eggs
Music Video - Main Menu - Special Features - Here you will find a LL Cool J Music Video and a featurette.
Crew
Direction
John Badham....Director
Writing
Lem Dobbs....Story By
Michael Kozoll....Story By
Daniel Pyne....Screenwriter
Lem Dobbs....Screenwriter
Production
William Sackheim....Producer
Rob Cohen....Producer
Cinematography
Robert Primes....Director of Photography
Don McAlpine....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Frank Morriss....Film Editor
Tony Lombardo....Film Editor
Music
Arthur B. Rubinstein....Composer
Sound
James Sabat....Production Sound Mixer
William L. Manger....Supervising Sound Editor
Neil Burrow....Sound Editor
James J. Isaacs....Sound Editor
Keith Mouat....Sound Editor
John M. Phillips....Sound Editor
Solange S. Boisseau....Sound Editor
Rick Alexander....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Jim Bolt....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Joel Fein....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Art
Mary Vogt....Costume Designer
Philip Harrison....Production Designer
John Kasarda....Art Director
Robert E. Musco....Costume Designer
Rose Cuervo....Costume Designer
Bron Roylance....Make-up Artist
Deborah Lamia-Denaver....Make-up Artist
Bernadette Mazur....Make-up Artist
Jeff Jarvis....Visual Effects
Cast
Michael J. Fox....Nick Lang
James Woods....John Moss
Stephen Lang....Party Crasher
Annabella Sciorra....Susan
John Capodice....Grainy
Luis Guzman....Pooley
LL Cool J....Billy
Mary Mara....China
Delroy Lindo....Captain Brix
Conrad Roberts....Witherspoon
Christina Ricci....Bonnie
Penny Marshall....Angie
George Cheung....Drug Dealer
Frank Geraci....Newsman
Sophie Maletsky....Pizza Waitress
Bankers
Lewis Black
Rand Foerster
Anderson Matthews
Kathy Najimy....Lang's Girl Friday
Dead Romeos
Dante Smith
Dwayne McClary
Sharrieff Pugh
Anthony Thomas
Howard "Stick" Baines
Shawn McLean
Curtis L. McClarin
Keenan Leung....Asian Gang Leader
Bill Cobbs....Raggedy Man
Reno....Diner Waitress
John Costelloe....Fake Dead Guy/Cop
Jack Gindi....Ticket Taker
Muggers
Keith Tabano-Oliveri
Leif Riddell
Johnny Sanchez
Karen Lynn Gorney....Woman In Subway
Janet Sarno....Continental Representative
Jan Speck....T.V. Reporter
Holly Kuespert...."Smoking Gunn" Girl
John Ring....Homeboy Cop
Michael Jeffery Woods....Cop
William Truesdale....Witherspoon's Bodyguard
Mark Woodcock....Clothing Salesman
Ed Setrakian....Chief Villain
David O. Sosna....Frog Dog Vendor
Adore O'Hara....Dead Entertainer
Michael Badalucco....Pizza Man
Jordanna Freedman....Moviegoer
Merrill Witten....Scared Subway Woman
Fracaswell Hyman....Wino
Mario Bosco....Boy in Theater
Isabella Martinez....Billy's Girlfriend
Bryant Gumbel....Himself
Charles Scorsese....Senior Citizen (uncredited)