Hard Knox is a 1984 NBC network television movie which aired on 13 January 1984.
It is a loose remake of the 1955 film, The Private War of Major Benson.
A retired fighter pilot becomes the head of his alma mater military high school for two weeks with hilarious consequences.
- Robert Conrad as Colonel Joe Knox.
- Red West as Thomas “Top” Tuttle.
- Joan Sweeny as Marilyn Cole.
- Bill Erwin as General Garfield.
- Dean Hill as Major Benjamin Garfield.
- Dianne B. Shaw as Lela Stallings.
- Stephen Caffrey as Gary Pascoe.
- Shane Conrad as Eric Shaner.
- Frank Howard as David Ambrose.
- Ricky Paull Goldinas as Jeff Bridley.
- Alan Ruck as Frankie Tyrone.
- David Saunders as Bobby Sayers.
- Casey Siemaszko as Aaron Davis.
Production & Filming Details
- Director(s): Peter Werner.
- Joan Conrad … executive producer.
- Mark Eberle … associate producer.
- Scott Thomas … associate producer.
- David J. Kinghorn … (teleplay by).
- Robert Conrad … (story by).
- David J. Kinghorn … (story by).
- Music: Pete Carpenter and Mike Post.
- Cinematography: George Kohut.
- Editor(s): Kaja Fehr.
- A. Shane Company.
- Evangelische Omroep (EO) (1988) (Netherlands) (TV).
- M6 (1992) (France) (TV) (dubbed version).
- National Broadcasting Company (NBC) (1984) (USA) (TV) (original airing).
- Reel Media International (2004) (World-wide) (video).
- Reel Media International (2005) (World-wide) (TV).
- Reel Media International (2007) (World-wide) (all media).
- Video King (1988) (Greece) (VHS).
- Release Date: 13 January 1984.
- Running Time: 96 minutes.
- Rating: 13+.
- Country: US.
- Language: English.