Hard Times



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.

  1. Walter Hill

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Bruce Henstell

    Screenplay, Story

  3. Bryan Gindoff

    Screenplay, Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. Charles Bronson

    Charles Bronson


  2. James Coburn

    James Coburn

    Spencer 'Speed' Weed

  3. Jill Ireland

    Jill Ireland

    Lucy Simpson

  4. Strother Martin

    Strother Martin


  5. Margaret Blye

    Margaret Blye

    Gayleen Schoonover

Full Cast & Crew

Hard Times
Hard Times



Status Released

Release Information

  • October 8, 1975


    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 33m

Budget $2,700,000.00

Revenue $5,000,000.00



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