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The Hard Way (1991)

R
111 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

An action movie star researching a role is allowed to tag along with a hardboiled New York City policeman, who finds him superficial and irritating.
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Lem Dobbs (story) (screenplay) | Michael Kozoll (story) | Daniel Pyne (screenplay)
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$ 6,301,470
Gross (USA)
$ 25,895,485
Gross (World)
$ 65,595,485
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Release date
Mar 8, 1991 (United States)

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Mary Mara
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Delroy Lindo
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George Cheung
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Kathy Najimy
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Dwayne McClary
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6.3 / 10 | 16,402 votes