Hard Times
Hard Times (1975)

A street-fighter looking for a better way of life takes a chance. Charles Bronson stars as Chaney, a Depression-era bare-knuckles fighter who teams up with a slick promoter named Speed (James Coburn) to make it in the big-time world of New… More

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Rated: PG
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DVD Release Date: May 22, 2001
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Dennis Schwartz
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Evocatively atmospheric.

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Steve Crum

Rough and grim knuckle-fighting drama headlining Charles Bronson.

Chuck O'Leary
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Walter Hill's first film as a director is spare, elegiac and as tough as a nickel steak.

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Kevin M. Williams
Riding on the coattails of the popularity of The Sting and Bonnie and Clyde before it, Walter Hill's Depression era tale, while Hollywood's… More
danny d
fantastic fight flick
Alex roy
Charles Bronson, for me is one of Hollywood's classic bad ass actors. Along with greats like Clint Eastwood, Steve McQueen, Lee Marvin and Henry Fonda to… More
Aj V
Sure it's a tough violent movie, but the story is familiar and predictable. It has a good cast, but it's pretty boring for the most part.
xGary Xx
Charles Bronson plays Chaney, a drifter who chances upon small time bare knuckle boxing manager James Coburn and they form a partnership to make some money in… More
Ken Stachnik
Coburn and Bronson together again? Under the direction of Walter Hill? What's not to love?