What a lame title for such a surprisingly original and interesting movie. I mean, come on, hard rain is the first thing that they thought of (actually second), but enough about the title and lets talk about movie. First of all, it still looks good and believable after 14 years, meaning that a relatively big budget payed off. This also means that we got some very good actors like Morgan Freeman and Christian Slater, with an excellent supporting cast. The main thing about Hard Rain, and the feature that makes it unique is the water, lots of water. This single idea of an almost sunken city combined with a heist plot and good directing created a very exciting and original thriller. It is very interesting to watch characters in situation where the rule of law is somewhat suspended, and where it’s every man for himself. With Morgan confidently leading and Slater opposing him with some fervor this is a heist movie with a twist that is fun to watch even on a second viewing. Enjoy.

Tom and Charlie, driving an armored truck to a local bank could not have picked the worst time to do it. There has been an accident on a nearby dam, and the entire city is getting more and more flooded by the minute. Two of them must pick up the money from the bank and drive to safety, but after the pickup all hell breaks loose as the dam workers release some of the water from the dam in fear that the whole thing will collapse. Now they are stuck in armored truck filled with money and water keeps rapidly rising. To make things even worse soon a strange man appears asking for the money… Will Tom and Charley manage to save the money and their lives it is up to you to see, enjoy…

Director: Mikael Salomon

Cast: Morgan Freeman, Christian Slater, Randy Quaid, Minnie Driver, Edward Asner, Dann Florek

Fun Facts: At the time it was filmed, the movie had the largest painted scenic backdrop ever used in a film.


IMDb Link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120696/

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