Hardcore (1979)

“Oh my God, that's my daughter.”

  • Genre: Drama, Mystery, Crime
  • Release Date: 1979-02-09
  • User Rating: 6.8/10 from 245 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 48min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: A-Team
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Paul Schrader
star 6.8/10
From 245 Ratings


A conservative Midwest businessman ventures into the sordid underworld of pornography in search of his runaway teenage daughter who’s making hardcore films in the pits of Los Angeles.

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  • George C. Scott

    as Jake VanDorn
  • Peter Boyle

    as Andy Mast
  • Season Hubley

    as Niki
  • Dick Sargent

    as Wes DeJong
  • Leonard Gaines

    as Ramada
  • Dave Nichols

    as Kurt
  • Gary Graham

    as Tod
  • Larry Block

    as Detective Burrows
  • Marc Alaimo

    as Ratan
  • Leslie Ackerman

    as Felice
  • Charlotte McGinnis

    as Beatrice
  • Ilah Davis

    as Kristen VanDorn
  • Paul Marin

    as Joe VanDorn
  • Will Walker

    as Jism Jim
  • Hal Williams

    as Big Dick Blaque
  • Bob Bishop

    as Stud #1
  • Tim Dial

    as Stud #2
  • Roy London

    as Jim Rucker
  • Bibi Besch

    as Mary
  • Tracey Walter

    as Male Teller
  • Bobby Kosser

    as Film Director
  • Stephen P. Dunn

    as Film Cameraman
  • Jean Allison

    as Mrs. Steensma
  • Reb Brown

    as Manager
  • Ed Begley Jr.

    as Soldier
  • Serena

    as Terry (uncredited)
  • Linda Morell

    as 'Les Girls' Woman
  • Gigi Vorgan

    as Teenage Girl
Directing Paul Schrader Director
Writing Paul Schrader Writer
Editing Tom Rolf Editor
Camera Michael Chapman Director of Photography
Art Paul Sylbert Production Design
Production Buzz Feitshans Producer
Costume & Make-Up Del Acevedo Makeup Artist
Art Edwin O'Donovan Art Direction
Art Bruce Weintraub Set Decoration
Sound Gilbert D. Marchant Sound Effects Editor
Sound Gordon Daniel Sound Effects Editor
Production John Milius Executive Producer
Sound Ian MacGregor-Scott Sound Effects Editor
Sound Shinichi Yamazaki Music Editor
Costume & Make-Up Vivian McAteer Hairstylist
Art Jerry Luthart Construction Foreman
Camera Alan S. Blauvelt Second Assistant Camera
Lighting Doug Dale Electrician
Production Nancy Pulk McTyre Casting Assistant
Crew Fletcher Bryant Stunts
Crew Paul Casella Jr. Transportation Coordinator
Directing Richard Hashimoto Assistant Director
Art Daniel Loren May Leadman
Sound Robert Fernandez Scoring Mixer
Directing Kim C. Friese Second Assistant Director
Lighting John Seckar Electrician
Production Paul Pav Location Manager
Camera Robert E. Gaynor Dolly Grip
Crew Dean Smith Stunts
Camera Cary Griffith Key Grip
Camera Tony Rivetti Sr. First Assistant "B" Camera
Editing Jacqueline Cambas Assistant Editor
Art Edward Aiona Property Master
Sound Bud Maffett Sound Mixer
Lighting Bill Krattiger Best Boy Electric
Lighting Don Stott Gaffer
Directing Betsy Norton Script Supervisor
Production Dianne E. Collins Publicist
Camera Joe R. Marquette Jr. Camera Operator
Costume & Make-Up Alice Rush Wardrobe Supervisor
Camera Dustin Blauvelt First Assistant Camera
Art Paul De Santis Props
Costume & Make-Up G. Tony Scarano Wardrobe Supervisor
Art Joe Acord Construction Coordinator
Crew William Dear Second Unit Cinematographer
Production Vic Ramos Casting
Production John G. Wilson Unit Production Manager
Art Kevin Chambers Swing
Camera Wynn Hammer Still Photographer
Camera Bob M. Farnsworth Best Boy Grip
Camera Bob West Grip
Production Tina Real Extras Casting
Production Saul Kahan Publicist
Sound Jack Nitzsche Original Music Composer