Hard Times

Hard Times (1975)

New Orleans, 1933. In those days words didn't say much.

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From 99 Ratings


In the depression, Chaney, a strong silent streetfighter, joins with Speed, a promoter of no-holds-barred street boxing bouts. They go to New Orleans where Speed borrows money to set up fights for Chaney, but Speed gambles away any winnings.

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  • Charles Bronson

    as Chaney
  • James Coburn

    as Spencer 'Speed' Weed
  • Jill Ireland

    as Lucy Simpson
  • Strother Martin

    as Poe
  • Margaret Blye

    as Gayleen Schoonover
  • Michael McGuire

    as Chick Gandil
  • Felice Orlandi

    as Le Beau
  • Edward Walsh

    as Pettibon
  • Bruce Glover

    as Doty
  • Robert Tessier

    as Jim Henry
  • Nick Dimitri

    as Street
  • Frank McRae

    as Hammerman
  • Maurice Kowalewski

    as Caesare
  • Naomi Stevens

    as Madam
  • Fred Lerner

    as Caesare's Hitter
  • Lyla Hay Owen

    as Waitress
  • John Creamer

    as Apartment Manager
  • Chuck Hicks

    as Speed's Hitter
  • Bob Minor

    as Zack
Production Jane Feinberg Casting
Production Mike Fenton Casting
Production Lawrence Gordon Producer
Writing Walter Hill Screenplay
Directing Walter Hill Director
Editing Roger Spottiswoode Editor
Camera Philip H. Lathrop Director of Photography
Sound Barry De Vorzon Original Music Composer
Production Paul Maslansky Executive Producer
Writing Bryan Gindoff Screenplay
Writing Bryan Gindoff Story
Writing Bruce Henstell Screenplay
Writing Bruce Henstell Story
Production Fred Lemoine Associate Producer
Crew Gerald Endler Special Effects