• Hard Rain (1998)

Hard Rain

Release Date: January 16th, 1998

DVD Release Date: December 15th, 1998

R |1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary

The small town of Huntingburg is forced to evacuate when torrential rains bring rising flood waters. The local sheriff (Randy Quaid) and town residents, having been through this before, are all too familiar with the looting and petty thefts that take place in an abandoned town. What they are not aware of, however, is the planned heist of an armored car sent to transport the $3 million from local banks.

Cast: Morgan Freeman, Christian Slater, Randy Quaid, Minnie Driver, Ed Asner, Richard Dysart, Betty White, Mark Rolston

Director: Mikael Salomon

Genres: Action , Thriller

Production Co: Paramount Pictures, PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, Mutual Film Company

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Gripping, Tense, Small town, 1990s, Escape, Pursuit, Temptation

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    San Francisco Examiner

    It's fast-moving, it's got fine special effects, the hero and heroine are pure and quick-thinking, the bad people die badly, and the script draws its fair share of laughs. show more

  • 50
    Mick LaSalleSan Francisco Chronicle

    A stupid movie -- but a deliriously stupid movie, which gives it a certain grandeur. show more

  • 50
    David SterrittChristian Science Monitor

    Salomon directed the silly but diverting action yarn, which benefits from the talents of Freeman, Quaid, Driver, and White. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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