The Hard Way Reviews

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Brian Webster
Apollo Guide
May 15, 2007
Along with some good laughs, there's also a bit of effective tension.
Full Review | Original Score: 75/100
Chuck O'Leary
FulvueDrive-in.com
March 4, 2006
An underrated buddy flick with an original twist and some outstanding stunt work.
| Original Score: 7/10
Clint Morris
Film Threat
February 7, 2006
Fox and Woods let off some good sparks in a vivacious, witty and fast romp
| Original Score: 3/5
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
December 9, 2005
Utterly unremarkable, but harmless and not without its charms.
| Original Score: 3/5
Greg Maki
Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
January 8, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion
November 13, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
November 7, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Mark Palermo
Coast (Halifax, Nova Scotia)
January 27, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
James Rocchi
Netflix
November 7, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Chuck Rudolph
Matinee Magazine
September 3, 2002
An amusing diversion, with Woods and Fox perfectly cast.
| Original Score: 3/5
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
August 30, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
July 29, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com
July 26, 2002
Surprisingly likable buddy action-comedy, thanks in no small part to James Woods and Michael J. Fox.
| Original Score: 3.5/5
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: D+
Lori Hoffman
Atlantic City Weekly
February 17, 2006
| Original Score: 2/5
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
June 12, 2005
| Original Score: 1/5
Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat
January 15, 2003
| Original Score: 2/5
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Entertainment Weekly
June 1, 1991
Full Review | Original Score: D+
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Variety
March 26, 2009
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Derek Adams
Time Out
February 9, 2006
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Vincent Canby
New York Times
August 30, 2004

Film4
September 30, 2003
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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
May 12, 2001
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Hal Hinson
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
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Eve Zibart
Washington Post
January 1, 2000

Deseret News, Salt Lake City
January 1, 2000
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