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Hardcore Details


"Oh my God, that's my daughter." So read the advertising copy of Hardcore. George C. Scott plays Jake Van Dorn, a man of means and conservative values who discovers that his precious daughter is appearing in X-rated films. Desperately making his way through the sub-rosa world of pornography, Van Dorn talks to pimps, prostitutes, and other such sterling individuals in hopes of locating his daughter and dragging her home. At one point, he falsely advertises himself as a porn producer in hopes that his little girl will show up for an interview. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

  • Release date:February 9, 1979


George C. Scott
as Jake Van Dorn
Peter Boyle
as Andy Mast
Season Hubley
as Niki
Leonard Gaines
as Ramada
Dick Sargent
as Wes DeJong
Dave Nichols
as Kurt
Marc Alaimo
as Ratan
Leslie Ackerman
as Felice
Charlotte McGinnis
as Beatrice
Ilah Davis
as Kristen Van Dom
Bibi Besch
as Mary
Gary Graham
as Tod
Jean Allison
as Mrs. Steensma
Tracey Walter
as Male Teller
Larry Black
as Detective Burrows
Gigi Vorgan
Paul Marin
as Joe Van Dorn
Ed Begley, Jr.
as Soldier
Hal Williams
as Big Dick Blaque
Reb Brown
as Manager
Stewart Steinberg
Roy London
as Jim Rucker


Paul Schrader
John Milius
Buzz Feitshans
Paul Schrader
Michael Chapman
Jack Nitzsche
Composer (Music Score)
Tom Rolf
Paul Sylbert
Production Designer
Edwin O'Donovan
Art Director
John Milius
Executive Producer
Bruce Weintraub
Set Designer
Richard Hashimoto
First Assistant Director
Vic Ramos