The Hard Way

1991, Comedy/Drama, 1h 51m

22 Reviews 10,000+ Ratings

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The Hard Way's overly familiar formula is enlivened by a witty script and the excellent comedic chemistry between Michael J. Fox and James Woods. Read critic reviews

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Seeking to raise his credibility as an actor and to land a role as a tough cop on a new show, Hollywood action star Nick Lang (Michael J. Fox) works a deal with New York City Police Capt. Brix (Delroy Lindo), who by chance is one of his fans. Nick will be paired with detective Lt. John Moss (James Woods) and learn how to act like a real cop. But when Nick drives John crazy with questions and imitating him, he gets in the way of John's pursuit of a serial killer (Stephen Lang).

Cast & Crew

Michael J. Fox
Nick Lang, Ray Casanov
James Woods
Detective Lt. John Moss
Stephen Lang
Party Crasher
John Capodice
Detective Grainy
Luis Guzmán
Detective Benny Pooley
LL Cool J
Detective Billy
Mary Mara
Detective China
Delroy Lindo
Captain Brix
Rob Cohen
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Daniel Pyne
Screenwriter
Lem Dobbs
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