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Hardcore (1979)
  • R
  • 1h 48m
  • 1979
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A powerful, unflinching glimpse into the dark, bizarre world of the pornography industry. George C. Scott (Academy Award(r) Winner, Best Actor, Patton 1971) gives a strong, sensitive portrayal of a deeply religious Midwestern businessman whose daughter, while on a church-sponsored outing, runs away from home. He hires an oddball detective (Peter Boyle, TV’s “Everybody Loves Raymond”), who learns that the daughter has been making cheap sex films. When the father realizes that he can no longer trust the detective, he decides to hunt for his daughter himself. Posing as a porno film producer casting a new movie, he gathers clues with ferocious determination. His treacherous journey gives him a fast, hard lesson in big-city life and a close-up view of the world of porn, its victims and exploiters. Finally, with the help of a prostitute, he locates his daughter. But is it too late?
© 1979 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

Cole Smithey

Although flawed by a trope-filled ending, "Hardcore" is a fascinating social drama that makes scat...

June 25, 2017
Creative Loafing
Matt Brunson

Hardcore is a mess, but it's a fascinating mess, and it's held together by a galvanizing performan...

June 25, 2017
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
Dennis Schwartz

Hardcore is a softcore porn film that needed to be hardcore to have street cred as a believable in...

June 22, 2017
Brian Tallerico

June 21, 2017
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Additional Info

  • Genre:Thriller, Drama
  • Release Date:February 9, 1979
  • Highest Available for Purchase:HD

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