MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 6,043 this week

Final Target (2009)

3.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 3.3/10 from 127 users  
Reviews: 2 user | 6 critic

A Special Ops agent squares off against an extremist planning a large-scale suicide bomb and the CIA agent who tried to have her killed.

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: October

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in October.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 44 titles
created 02 Dec 2011
 
a list of 1195 titles
created 06 Mar 2012
 
a list of 872 titles
created 07 Jan 2013
 
a list of 346 titles
created 5 months ago
 
a list of 295 titles
created 2 weeks ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Final Target" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Final Target (2009)

Final Target (2009) on IMDb 3.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Final Target.

Videos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Microchip (2011)
Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
Director: Krissanapong Rachata
Stars: Akarin Akaranitimaytharatt, Kom Chauncheun, Anna Chuancheun
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Kidnapped as children and trained as martial artists, five teenagers seek justice for the assassination of their Shaolin kung fu master.

Director: Yuthlert Sippapak
Stars: Abid, Kefi Adwen, Arak Amornsupasiri
Action | Comedy | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

An action movie about a 7-foot-tall docile man who learns Muy Thai and then uses his new skills to help solve a case of stolen diamonds.

Director: Nonthakor Thaweesuk
Stars: Dan Chupong, Kessarin Ektawatkul, Jason Fenton
Action | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A violent gang is abducting and killing women around Thailand. Sanim and his friends, having had loved ones abducted, have joined together to break the gang of kidnappers. In a botched ... See full summary »

Director: Rashane Limtrakul
Stars: JeeJa Yanin, Kazu Patrick Tang, Nui Saendaeng
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A group of "fight club" friends, whose styles vary from Muay Thai, Capoeira to Kung Fu and Tai Chi, must join forces and fight for their lives in a daring rescue of a kidnapped friend.

Director: Panna Rittikrai
Stars: Sorapong Chatree, Kerttisak Udomnak, Krittiya Lardphanna
Body Slam (1986)
Comedy | Music | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

M. Harry Smilac is a down-on-his-luck music manager who is having a hard time attracting talent and booking gigs for his band, Kicks (The most recent of the gigs is a Dairy Queen opening!!)... See full summary »

Director: Hal Needham
Stars: Dirk Benedict, Tanya Roberts, Roddy Piper
Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Director: Kô Nakahira
Stars: Manami Fuji, Akira Kobayashi, Asao Koike
Bliss (2012)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Two young people in Berlin, a refugee and a homeless punk, form a relationship.

Director: Doris Dörrie
Stars: Alba Rohrwacher, Vinzenz Kiefer, Matthias Brandt
Silip (1985)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

In the remote countryside of Ilongo, various women are sexually abused by local men. Two sisters meet Simon, the most attractive man in the village, and fight over him--one constantly haunted by Catholic dogma because of the abuse she suffered previously.

Director: Elwood Perez
Stars: Sarsi Emmanuelle, Maria Isabel Lopez, Myra Manibog
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A Yakuza underling is given the assignment to rid an apartment of its tenants within a week. He tries a variety of desperate tactics to no avail. Soon his problems get worse as an evil ... See full summary »

Director: Katsuhiro Ôtomo
Stars: SABU, Jazz Cutz, Mohammed Abdul Sahib
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Directed by Naoyuki Tomomatsu,"Eat the Schoolgirl" concerns two young adults who made a dirty work for a yakuza gang by making sadistic rape/snuff films... See full synopsis »

Director: Naoyuki Tomomatsu
Stars: Yuuki Fujita, Michiru Katô, Kozue Aoki
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Director: Ryszard Zatorski
Stars: Danuta Stenka, Joanna Brodzik, Jan Frycz
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Jacqueline Apitananon ...
Claire (as Jacqui A. Thananon)
...
Claire (voice)
Kessarin Ektawatkul ...
Sirin (as Nui Ketsarin)
Saito Kano ...
Hana
Sophita Sribanchean ...
Kunja (as Sophita Sriban)
Pete Thongchua ...
Mazaru
Sarunyu Wongkrachang ...
Wayib
Edit

Storyline

A Special Ops agent squares off against an extremist planning a large-scale suicide bomb and the CIA agent who tried to have her killed.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Action

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

5 November 2009 (Thailand)  »

Also Known As:

Vanquisher  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

When Claire is on the rooftop with Sirin...her eyebrows are different between close up shots (heavy eyebrows...to neatly trimmed). Also...in the same scenes...Claire has a sore on her upper lip...and then the next shot...it is gone. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
All action and no brains...
24 June 2012 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

First of all, I must say that oddly enough the DVD movie I bought from Amazon is titled "The Vanquisher", and not "Final Target", so I had to do an actor search on IMDb in order to find the right movie. (And I will go with "The Vanquisher" title in this review.)

There is no doubt about it that this is an all out action movie from start to end, and the action was actually quite good and full of adrenaline. There was a lot of sword fighting in the movie, which was nice, aside from the slightly overdone sword sounds. And being a Thai movie, of course you have martial arts in it as well, and that too was also nicely made and choreographed. And finally, lots and lots of gun fights with all manner of weapons, ranging from handguns to LAWs.

Now, that being said, then it must be said that there is almost no storyline here in "The Vanquisher". There is something about terrorism and four different groups/factions chasing after something. And that was about, and to make matters worse, then there was absolutely no coherent red line in the storyline, the movie was jumping all over the place, trying to tie four different angles into the storyline, but failing miserably. So basically, it was all just about showing as much action as possible in 89 minutes.

"The Vanquisher" keeps jumping back and forth between Thai, English and Japanese language, which was a nice enough attempt, in theory. But the end result in the movie made it confusing and a messy one. Especially the English, sure I can relate to Asians pronouncing English oddly (as I used to live in Hong Kong), but when put in a movie, at least make a proper effort. Most of the times, is was like they just said something they had been instructed and taught, having no clue what they were saying at all.

The language was one barrier in the movie, but the scripted dialogue itself just added to the abysmal horror. The dialogue was so forced and unnatural, halting at times, it was really gruesome to sit there and witness at times.

What makes it worth to sit through "The Vanquisher" is the non-stop action, and of course the cat-fights (which I am sure there is a massive audience out there for).

Put your mind on pause and just lean back and enjoy the adrenaline-packed action ride, because "The Vanquisher" is nothing more than just that.


2 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Please... blackstone454
Discuss Final Target (2009) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?