John Badham

The Hard Way (1991).

An action movie star researching a role is allowed to tag along with a hardboiled New York City policeman, who finds him superficial and irritating.”

Director: John Badham.

Writers: Lem Dobbs (story), Michael Kozoll (story), Daniel Pyne (screenplay).

Cast: Michael J. Fox, James Woods.

Bird on a Wire (1990)

An old flame discovers her ex-boyfriend from the past is a relocated FBI informant out to stop the bad guys.”

Director: John Badham.

Writers: Louis Venosta (story), Eric Lerner (story), David Seltzer (screenplay).

Cast: Mel GibsonGoldie Hawn.