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Final Target -- 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.


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5 November 2009 (Thailand) See more »
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. | Add synopsis »
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Jacqueline Apitananon ... Claire (as Jacqui A. Thananon)

Libby Brien ... Claire (voice)
Kessarin Ektawatkul ... Sirin (as Nui Ketsarin)
Saito Kano ... Hana
Sophita Sribanchean ... Kunja (as Sophita Sriban)
Pete Thongchua ... Mazaru
Sarunyu Wongkrachang ... Wayib

Directed by
Manop Udomdej 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Manop Udomdej 

Produced by
Pornsuvee Punpongpipat .... associate producer (as Pornsuwee Punpongpipat)
Cinematography by
Pipat Pyakha (director of photography) (as Pipat Payakka)
Production Design by
Saharat Boonsatit  (as Saharat Bunsathit)
Sinporn Konseur 
Production Management
Panitta Ruengdeth .... assistant production manager (as Panita Ruengdej)
Sukanya Suantanu .... production unit manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Kitiporn Chimploy .... second assistant director
Chaninton Muangsuwan .... first assistant director (as Chanintorn Muangsuwan)
Chaiyapreuk Preuksatikul .... third assistant director
Art Department
Ratt Boonsongprasert .... art department man
Kobsak Chavalasriskun .... prop man (as Korbsak Chavalasriskun)
Prawee Niemsakul .... storyboard artist
Salith Petcharath .... art department man (as Salith Petcharat)
Soontorn Seesuva .... prop man
Sama Sorpromarach .... buyer
Rattapong Yenjai .... art department man
Somsong Boonlert .... stunts (as Somsong Boonlerd)
Kraipeitch Chaiyavong .... motorcross rider
Tippawan Chimaoy .... stunts
Nikorn Chorpsuk .... stunts (as Nikorn Chobsuk)
Sirijit Chosuwan .... stunts
Datsakorn Dullayasani .... stunts
Thawatchai Intasi .... stunts
Teerapol Janpomarath .... motorcross rider
Pradimporn Kanjunda .... stunts (as Prapimporn Karnjunda)
Sumet Kunching .... stunts
Pichit Lethaisong .... stunts (as Pichit Laythaisong)
Parttanun Mentapow .... stunts
Pravetch Moohlao .... motorcross rider
Ramai Motipan .... stunts (as Ramai Moripan)
Manoon Noimanee .... stunts
Sonchai Panparjoon .... stunts
Panya Phrueksa .... stunts (as Panya Phrueksk)
Surasak Sieratna .... stunts
Suravot Sieratna .... stunts
Yodying Singphaset .... stunts (as Yodying Singprasent)
Somkhuan Srirun .... stunts (as Somkuan Srirun)
Satan Suppason .... stunts
Kittichai Tangam .... stunts
Narongsak Thongmee .... stunts (as Narongsak Tongmee)
Ponpatan Toonbua .... stunts
Songsak Vipoosiri .... stunts (as Songsak Vipusiri)
Sittichai Worrasant .... stunts
Minowa Yasufumi .... stunts (as Yasufumi Minowa)
Camera and Electrical Department
Withaya Purprom .... focus puller (as Witthaya Phuprom)
Transportation Department
Sumate Kadkeaw .... transportation coordinator
Arithat Phuengtham .... transportation coordinator
Buddee Puangchai .... transportation coordinator
Kamon Stitmongkolchai .... transportation coordinator (as Kamon Stitmonkolchai)
Witsanu Toungulueam .... transportation coordinator
Other crew
Pornchai Ganaganon .... caterer
Nitaya Siripacho .... caterer


Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Vanquisher" - USA (DVD title)
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Germany:88 min

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


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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
All action and no brains..., 24 June 2012
Author: Paul Magne Haakonsen from Denmark

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.

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