The Hard Way Reviews

October 9, 2020
Everyone in the formidable cast of The Hard Way seems to have gotten the memo that this was to be a "good time at the movies".
September 14, 2020
The formula of pairing a seasoned, serious, violent, tough-guy with a goofy, inexperienced youngster has been done before, yet there's still something humorous about it.
February 12, 2020
...a high concept premise that's employed to somewhat bloated yet predominantly entertaining effect by Badham...
May 15, 2007
Along with some good laughs, there's also a bit of effective tension.
March 4, 2006
An underrated buddy flick with an original twist and some outstanding stunt work.
February 7, 2006
Fox and Woods let off some good sparks in a vivacious, witty and fast romp
December 9, 2005
Utterly unremarkable, but harmless and not without its charms.
January 8, 2004
November 13, 2003
November 7, 2003
January 27, 2003
November 7, 2002
September 3, 2002
An amusing diversion, with Woods and Fox perfectly cast.
August 30, 2002
July 29, 2002
July 26, 2002
Surprisingly likable buddy action-comedy, thanks in no small part to James Woods and Michael J. Fox.
January 1, 2000
There is nothing very remarkable about The Hard Way, except for its comic energy, but the energy of this movie is everything, reminding me of the wisecracking, hard-boiled screwball comedies of the 1940s.