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Love the Hard Way (2001)

R
104 min | Drama, Crime, Romance

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.
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Director
Writers
Shuo Wang (novel "Yi Ban Shi Huo Yan, Yi Ban Shi Hai Shui") (as Wang Shuo) | Peter Sehr (screenplay) | Marie Noëlle (screenplay)
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Debbie DeVilla (as Debbie De Villa)
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Opening weekend
$10,721
Gross (US & Canada)
$44,391
Gross (World)
$111,350
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Release date
Nov 16, 2002 (United States)

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Michael G. Chin
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6.4 / 10 | 2,306 votes