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The Hard Way

The Hard Way DVD CoverBACK COVER TEXT

Michael J. Fox and James Woods team up for hilarious action-adventure from director John Badham. Nick Lang (Fox) is a popular movie star who joins forces with a tough New York detective (Woods) in order to break out of his “nice guy” screen image. On the trail of a ruthless serial killer, the last thing Moss needs is a pampered Hollywood sidkick.

“Funny, fun, exciting and exhilarating! Thumbs up!” – Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times

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GENERAL DISC INFORMATION

DISTRIBUTOR :: Universal
CASE TYPE :: Amray
BOOKLET :: 4 page booklet with chapter selections and Bonus Features list
RUNNING TIME :: 1 hour 51 minutes
ASPECT RATIO :: 2:35:1 – Anamorphic Widescreen
SOUND MIX :: Dolby Digital 5.1; Dolby Surround Sound
SPOKEN LANGUAGES :: English and French
The Hard Way DVD Back CoverCAPTIONS/SUB-TITLES :: English and Spanish
MENUS :: Film Stills
NAVIGATION :: Poor
PICTURE QUALITY :: Excellent

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SPECIAL FEATURES

BEHIND THE SCENES FEATURETTE
MUSIC VIDEO: “MAMA SAY KNOCK YOU OUT” BY L.L. COOL J
PRODUCTION NOTES: 7 PAGES
CAST AND FILMMAKERS
–Michael J. Fox as Nick Lang: 5 pages and 2 trailers (The Frighteners and The Secret of My Success)
–James Woods as John Moss: 5 pages and 2 trailers (Casino and Videodrome)
–Stephen Lang as The Party Crasher: 4 pages
–Annabella Sciora as Susan: 4 pages
–Penny Marshall as Angie: 4 pages
–John Badham, Director: 5 pages and 1 trailer (Bird on a Wire)
THEATRICAL TRAILER
UNIVERSAL WEB LINKS

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WEBMASTER’S REVIEW :: WARNING — POSSIBLE SPOILERS
The Hard Way DVD is a nice little package for a slightly better than mediocre film. The addition of the music video “Mama Say Knock You Out” by L.L. Cool J, who also appears in the film, is a nice extra feature. Also appreciated are the bonus trailers included in the Michael J. Fox, James Woods and John Badham biographies.

The print quality is excellent as is the sound. When things start blowing up, your neighbors down the street are going to know about it.