The Hard Truth (1994)

Genres - Action, Thriller  |   Sub-Genres - Crime Thriller  |   Run Time - 100 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - R
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This action thriller tells the story of Jonah, a daring cop with a hair trigger finger who finds himself suspended by Internal Affairs after he shoots a psycho-killer. His girlfriend Lisa is also in trouble as she tries to deal with the constant harassment of her boss, a dishonest city councilman. When her boss accepts a bribe for $3 million from the mob, Lisa decides to get her revenge and steal it. Jonah readily agrees to assist in the heist. Also involved is Dr. Chandler, a man with a genius for electronics. Problems ensue when Lisa finds herself attracted to Chandler.

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employment, sexual-harassment, betrayal, bribery, gangster, girlfriend, honor [recognition], injustice, internal-affairs, love-triangle, police, police-corruption, redemption, revenge, robbery, suspension [punishment]