Hard Rain
Hard Rain (1997)

A natural disaster breeds man-made treachery in this suspense thriller. Severe flooding threatens an Indiana town after a massive rainstorm taxes dams to the breaking point. As part of an emergency evacuation effort, armored car driver Tom… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: December 15, 1998
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Critic Score: 25% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Brian Orndorf

It's big, dumb, noisy, and teeming with idiotic dialogue, yet the finished feature has a certain merry swagger about it that keeps everything motoring right along, and the hook of the film is immaculately presented.

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Forrest Hartman
Reno Gazette-Journal

A surprisingly enjoyable thriller.

Michael Dequina

I cannot help but think that maybe the film would have been better off being either a disaster film or an action film instead of the uneven blend that plays out onscreen.

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Ain't It Cool Movie Reviews

Overall, HARD RAIN is the kind of film that most people will see, enjoy, and forget five minutes later... entirely adequate.

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Staci Layne Wilson
Fantastica Daily

Yes, even the great Morgan Freeman is fallable.

Harry Haun
Film Journal International

Goes down like a rock--only slowly.

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Gerry Shamray
Your Movies (cleveland.com)

Great opening shot that leads to an action flick that's all wet.

James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

although the title was changed from 'The Flood' to 'Hard Rain' - supposedly to more accurately reflect the film's content, if you can believe that - a better choice might have been 'Total Washout.'

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Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews

Graham Yost's script serves up one cliche after another for the actors, who thankfully managed to mumble quite a few of the lines.

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Flixster Audience Score: 33% Flixster User Reviews
AJ Verser
A great action and adventure movie with a bunch of great actors. This movie is an exciting natural disaster thriller, and if that intrigues you, you should see… More
Anthony Lawrie
A lot of wet fun. Not in a rude way though!
xGary Xx
A guard from an armoured security van is stalked through a flooded town by a gang seeking to rob his $3 million payload. Hard Rain is nothing but a bare-boned,… More
Jason Owens
Hard Rain might have a twisted plot, pitting an armored truck guard against some robbers who are trying to steal 3 million dollars, but that doesn't really… More
Aaron Neuwirth
Officer: You took the money. Didn't you son? Tom: Yeah I hid it in the cemetery. Officer: Why you do that? Tom: I don't like to carry around that much… More
Candy Rose
Good cast. Movie about an armoured truck being robbed during a flood.