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Hard Target (1993)

R  |   |  Action, Thriller  |  20 August 1993 (USA)
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A woman hires a drifter as her guide through New Orleans in search of her father, who has gone missing. They discover a deadly game of cat and mouse behind his disappearance in the process.

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Storyline

Natasha Binder comes to New Orleans looking for her father, who has gone missing. In doing so, she meets a very hard man called Chance. He helps her find out that her father was killed by an organisation who sell the opportunity to hunt human prey. They are taking advantage of a police strike in New Orleans. Will the Muscles from Brussels win through? Written by John Hartnup <hartnupj@cs.aston.ac.uk>

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Don't hunt what you can't kill. See more »

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Action | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for a great amount of strong violence, and for language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

20 August 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hard Target: Operación cacería  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$32,534,954 (USA)
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Trivia

Arnold Vosloo said working with John Woo was like an actors' dream come true. See more »

Goofs

When Emil Fouchon uses his hand gun, which is a Thompson Contender, the .45-70 barrel he is using has no sights. You can not shoot this firearm accurately without sights. See more »

Quotes

Pik van Cleef: Boudreaux, Boudreaux, Boudreaux. I've been looking all over for you.
Chance Boudreaux: You've been looking in the wrong places.
Pik van Cleef: That's good, cause I know you wouldn't want to hurt my feelings.
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Featured in Cinema of Vengeance (1994) See more »

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Its a Sam Raimi film all right!
26 April 1999 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Ok I watched this movie because I wanted a mindless fighting flick (and it was), but I had to buy a copy when I realized it was a John Woo / Sam Raimi movie. John Woo always does good action and Sam Raimi is one of my favorite Director/Producers and his fingerprints are all over this film, with touches like cameos by Ted Raimi the Raimi-mobile. If you like Raimi films watch it.


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