In this crime drama a paid assassin meets a beautiful woman and suddenly loses the cool impersonal demeanor that made him such an effective killer. Roger Ebert gave the film three and a half stars out of four, writing "Movies like Hard Eight remind me of what original, compelling characters the movies can sometimes give us." Cummingham is a man completely detached from human emotion; he only pays for sex, won't kiss, and won't let a woman … This product uses the TMDb API but is not endorsed or certified by TMDb. In 1923, Gregory Vance, a widower with two children, is a former schol... Penniless governess Blanche Fullerton takes a job at the estate of her... Hank McHenry and Johnny Marshall work as power company linesmen. His encounter with a beautiful young woman casts self doubt on his lifeblood, and influences him to resist carrying out the contract. 52. Watch Hard Contract trailers and video, including teasers, extended looks, exclusive clips, footage, sneak peeks, interviews, and more on Moviefone. TMDb Score. Stephen Holden of The New York Times wrote "Hard Eight is not a movie that wants to make a grand statement. Hard Contract is a 1969 American drama mystery film written and directed by S. Lee Pogostin and starring James Coburn and Lee Remick. Not Yet Rated 1 hr 46 min Apr 30th, 1969 Crime, Romance. James Coburn has a "Hard Contract" in this 1969 film about a top hit man, John Cunningham, who's sent to Europe by his boss Ramsey (Burgess Meredith) to kill three people, one of whom, Michael Carlson (Sterling Hayden) was his predecessor in the job. ", "Everyone ends up in the same damned place. A cold hearted American hit man goes to Europe for 'one last score'. Hank... A young, beautiful prostitute named Sadie Thompson arrives on the Sout... A US newsman and a British entomologist spy on germ-warfare research i... Juju, a drunken oaf who feels the need of being important to someone--... "Miss World 1970: The launch of a revolution", "If it chooses you, nothing can save you. Hard Contract (1969) "An Unmoral Picture." Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. ... and is close to deliberately causing a car crash that would free him for all time, only to relent at the last moment, telling a confused Ramsey afterwards that murder is obsolete. ", "The Helen Reddy story and the song that inspired a revolution", 'Shithouse' Interviews with Cooper Raiff & Jay Duplass. A cold hearted American hit man goes to Europe for 'one last score'.