The Hard Way 31 years old

There's only one way these two are going to get along...

The Hard Way

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 works a deal with New York City Police Capt. Brix, who by chance is one of his fans. Nick will be paired with detective Lt. John Moss 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.


The Hard Way Cast

Name Character
Christina Ricci She was 11, now 42 years old as Bonnie
LL Cool J He was 23, now 54 years old as Billy
Penny Marshall She was 47, 75 years old when she died as Angie
James Woods He was 43, now 75 years old as Detective Lt. John Moss, NYPD
Michael J. Fox He was 29, now 61 years old as Ray Casanov | Nick Lang
Luis Guzmán He was 34, now 66 years old as Pooley
George Cheung He was 42, now 73 years old as Drug Dealer
Lewis Black He was 42, now 74 years old as Banker
Annabella Sciorra She was 30, now 62 years old as Susan
Delroy Lindo He was 38, now 69 years old as Captain Brix
Bill Cobbs He was 56, now 88 years old as Raggedy Man
John Costelloe He was 29, 47 years old when he died as Fake Dead Guy / Cop
Yasiin Bey He was 17, now 48 years old as Dead Romeos
Kathy Najimy She was 34, now 65 years old as Lang's Girl Friday
Stephen Lang He was 38, now 70 years old as Party Crasher
Conrad Roberts He was 62, now 93 years old as Witherspoon
Johnny Sanchez as Mugger
Karen Lynn Gorney She was 46, now 77 years old as Woman in Subway
John Capodice He was 49, now 80 years old as Grainy
Sharrieff Pugh as Dead Romeos
Mary Mara She was 30, now 62 years old as China
Ed Setrakian He was 62, now 94 years old as Chief Villain
Michael Badalucco He was 36, now 67 years old as Pizza Man
Janet Sarno She was 57, now 88 years old as Continental Representative
Leif Riddell He was 26, now 57 years old as Head Mugger

The Hard Way Crew

Name Department
Bonnie Timmermann as Casting. Production
Mary E. Vogt as Costume Design. She was 41 (now 72) years old Costume & Make-Up
Jeff Jarvis as Special Effects Coordinator. He was 36 (now 68) years old Crew
Tom Warren as Assistant Art Director. He was 8 (now 39) years old Art
Philip Harrison as Production Design. Art
Arthur B. Rubinstein as Original Music Composer. He was 52 (now 84) years old Sound
Michael Kozoll as Producer. Production
Michael Kozoll as Screenplay. Writing
John Kasarda as Art Direction. Art
Susan Bode as Set Decoration. She was 8 (now 22) years old Art
Robert Primes as Director of Photography. He was 51 (now 82) years old Camera
Deborah La Mia Denaver as Hairstylist. She was 8 (now 22) years old Costume & Make-Up
Deborah La Mia Denaver as Makeup Artist. She was 8 (now 22) years old Costume & Make-Up
Charley Beal as Assistant Art Director. Art
Tony Lombardo as Editor. Editing
John Badham as Director. He was 51 (now 83) years old Directing
Rob Cohen as Producer. He was 41 (now 73) years old Production
Bernadette Mazur as Makeup Artist. Costume & Make-Up
Dianne Dreyer as Script Supervisor. She was 34 (now 66) years old Directing
Bron Roylance as Makeup Artist. Costume & Make-Up
The Hard Way poster
The Hard Way (31 years)

There's only one way these two are going to get along...

  • Release day: Friday, March 08, 1991
  • Runtime: 111 minutes
  • Budget: 24000000.00
  • Revenue: 65595485.00