Hardcore ★★½ The Hardcore Life 1979 (R)
A Midwestern businessman who is raising a strict Christian family learns of his daughter's disappearance while she is on a church trip. After hiring a streetwise investigator, he learns that his daughter has become an actress in pornographic films out in California. Strong performance by Scott and glimpse into the hardcore pornography industry prove to be convincing points of this film, though it exploits what it condemns. 106m/C VHS, DVD . George C. Scott, Season Hubley, Peter Boyle, Dick Sargent; D: Paul Schrader; W: Paul Schrader; C: Michael Chapman; M: Jack Nitzsche.