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Hard to Hold (1984)

PG
93 min | Drama, Music

Details the efforts of a pop-rock star (James Roberts / Rick Springfield) to win the love of a woman he meets in a car accident. None of the usual gambits work on this woman, who has never heard of him. Complications arise involving the ...See moreDetails the efforts of a pop-rock star (James Roberts / Rick Springfield) to win the love of a woman he meets in a car accident. None of the usual gambits work on this woman, who has never heard of him. Complications arise involving the ex-girlfriend Nicky, who is still in his band. Lots of Springfield tunes help the plot along. Written by Tony Bridges See less
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Thomas Hedley Jr. (story) (as Tom Hedley) (screenplay) (as Tom Hedley) | Richard Rothstein (story)
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Opening weekend
$3,410,001
Gross (US & Canada)
$11,113,806
Gross (World)
$11,113,806
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Release date
Apr 6, 1984 (United States)

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47 cast members
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Rick Springfield
James Roberts James Roberts   See fewer
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Janet Eilber
Diana Lawson Diana Lawson   See fewer
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Patti Hansen
Nicky Nides Nicky Nides   See fewer
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Albert Salmi
Johnny Lawson Johnny Lawson   See fewer
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Peter Van Norden
Casserole Casserole   See fewer
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Bill Mumy
The James Roberts Band - Keyboard The James Roberts Band - Keyboard   See fewer
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Tony Fox Sales
The James Roberts Band - Guitar The James Roberts Band - Guitar   See fewer
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Mike Baird
The James Roberts Band - Drums The James Roberts Band - Drums   See fewer
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Robert Popwell
The James Roberts Band - Bass (as Robert 'Pops' Popwell) The James Roberts Band - Bass (as Robert 'Pops' Popwell)   See fewer
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Heather Haase
Cal Mussetter (as Heather Devore-Haase) Cal Mussetter (as Heather Devore-Haase)   See fewer
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Carole Tru Foster
Mrs. Mussetter Mrs. Mussetter   See fewer
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Garry Goodrow
Maitre d' Maitre d'   See fewer
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Frank Ronzio
Flower Vendor Flower Vendor   See fewer
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Charles Sweigart
Punk Leader Punk Leader   See fewer
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Selma Archerd
Mrs. Adilman Mrs. Adilman   See fewer
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Paul Jenkins
Hawker Hawker   See fewer
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Warren Miller
Cab Driver Cab Driver   See fewer
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Lew Gallo
2nd Cab Driver 2nd Cab Driver   See fewer
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John Blyth Barrymore
Recording Engineer Recording Engineer   See fewer
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Laura Summer
Fan #1 Fan #1   See fewer
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Tiffany Helm
Fan #2 Fan #2   See fewer
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Brass Adams
Longshoreman #1 Longshoreman #1   See fewer
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Gino Ardito
Longshoreman #2 Longshoreman #2   See fewer
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Don Hepner
Johnny's Friend Johnny's Friend   See fewer
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Larry B. Daugherty
Limo Driver #1 (as Larry Daugherty) Limo Driver #1 (as Larry Daugherty)   See fewer
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Harry Northup
Limo Driver #2 Limo Driver #2   See fewer
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Stuart Charno
Techie (as Stu Charno) Techie (as Stu Charno)   See fewer
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Jonnathon Cripple
Ambulance Driver (as Johnathan Findlater) Ambulance Driver (as Johnathan Findlater)   See fewer
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Michael Canavan
Doug (as Michael V. Murphy) Doug (as Michael V. Murphy)   See fewer
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Cindy Perlman
Ethel (as Cindy Pearlman) Ethel (as Cindy Pearlman)   See fewer
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Eddie Hice
Waiter Waiter   See fewer
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Sharon Hughes
Wife #2 Wife #2   See fewer
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Charlene Jones
Wife #3 Wife #3   See fewer
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Lauren Koslow
Band Friend #1 Band Friend #1   See fewer
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Mindi Iden
Band Friend #2 Band Friend #2   See fewer
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Dale Townsend
Airline Clerk Airline Clerk   See fewer
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Frank Pisani
Himself Himself   See fewer
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John Barons
Roadie (uncredited) Roadie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Conrad Hurtt
Man in Park (uncredited) Man in Park (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stephen Monaco
Concert Fan (uncredited) Concert Fan (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lonnie Pense
Dock Worker (uncredited) Dock Worker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jace Smith
Roadie (uncredited) Roadie (uncredited)   See fewer
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4.9 / 10 | 544 votes