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Hard Target (1993)

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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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Catch him if you can. See more »

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

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20 August 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hard Target: Operación cacería  »

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Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$32,534,954 (USA)
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Trivia

This movie has many references to John Woo's previous film Hard Boiled (1992) (including half of the title). There is also a reference point from Woo's earlier film Bullet in the Head (1990) at the end of the film in which Lance Henrickson's character kicks a burning barrel at Jean-Claude van Dammne and van Damme jumps over it. See more »

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Chance fired at least 100 bullets from two pistols with no reloading, during gunfire with Van Cleef. See more »

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Chance Boudreaux: [Seconds before killing his enemy] Hunting season... is over.
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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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