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The Hard Way

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The Hard Way

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
111 minutes
performer:
Michael J. Fox, James Woods, Luis Guzman, LL Cool J, Annabella Sciorra
director:
John Badham
distributor:
MCA/Universal Home Video
genre:
ActionAdventure, Mystery and Thriller, Comedy

We gave it a C+

Just like last season’s Lakers, this California supergroup boasts marquee talent but doesn’t quite deliver the championship trophy. Working in a familiar world of outlandish boasts and freaky tales, the trio (Snoop Dogg, Nate Dogg, and Warren G) make serviceable g-funk on The Hard Way for gin-and-juice-swilling house parties. But only ”Another Summer,” a blissful Kanye West-produced ode to the season, lives up to the star billing.