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The Hard Corps (2006)

R  |  Video  |   |  Action, Thriller  |  21 November 2006 (Spain)
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An Army veteran assembles a team of bodyguards to protect a former boxer. Complications arise when the boxer suspects his sister may be romantically involved with the bodyguard.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Philippe Sauvage
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Wayne Barclay (as Raz Adoti)
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Tamara Barclay
Peter Bryant ...
Mullins
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Detective Teague
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Terrell Singletery
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Casey Bledsoe
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Simcoe (as Ronald Selmour)
Aaron Au ...
Kim
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High Dog
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Clarence Bowden (as Julian D. Christopher)
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Jessie Otero
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Lydia
Doron Bell ...
Leonard (as Doron Bell Jr.)
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Storyline

Jean-Claude will be playing a Combat Vet who's just spent the last 3 years fighting in Afghanistan and Iraq, who is hired to be a bodyguard to a former World Heavyweight Boxing champ to protect him and his family against a Rap Music Mogul. He sets up a team called "The Hard Corps", complications arise when the boxer suspects that his sister may be in love with the bodyguard. Written by Brunnen Matt

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Justice just hit the streets.

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Action | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

21 November 2006 (Spain)  »

Also Known As:

Apeili apo to parelthon  »

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$12,000,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In an interview with Crave Online, Don 'The Dragon' Wilson claims he not only worked on and pitched the script with director Sheldon Lettich, but was also set to star. Wilson states that he had been searching for a producer to finance the film when he called Lettich months later and found out that not only had his role been recast with Jean-Claude Van Damme, but filming was nearly complete. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Wayne Barclay has just had the second attempt on his life at his girlfriend Lydia's apartment, just as he's leaving, he has his arm around Lydia in the medium shots and is only holding her hand in the long shots. The arm position becomes noticeable because it cuts back and forth between medium and long shots a couple of times. See more »

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Tamara Barclay: Welcome to Wanye's world
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One of Van Damme's most enjoyable films in years.
16 August 2006 | by See all my reviews

There is nothing perfect about this movie, but for what it is, it sure the hell is enjoyable. Van Damme just gets better and better in the acting department and pleases everyone in this one, new fans and old ones. The action scenes are way better then in Second In Command and much more martial arts oriented then Wake of Death, with some more trademark kicks. Vivica A. Fox is sexy and perfect for her role and the story involving a former heavyweight champ who needs security from a rap-mogul/gangster is very fresh considering its new territory for a Van Damme movie. Anyway fan of his or not, I would no doubt check this one out, its a pleaser.


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