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Target (1985)

When American Donna Lloyd is kidnapped during a trip to Europe, her son Chris and her husband Walter start searching for her.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Walter Lloyd / Duncan (Duke) Potter
... Chris Lloyd / Derek Potter
... Donna Lloyd
Randy Moore ... Tour Director
Ilona Grübel ... Carla (as Ilona Grubel)
Tomas Hnevsa ... Henke
Jean-Pol Dubois ... Glasses
Robert Ground ... Marine Sergeant
Véronique Guillaud ... Secretary American Consulate
Charlotte Bailey ... Receptionist
James Selby ... Ross
Ray Fry ... Mason
... Taber
Jacques Mignot ... Madison Hotel Clerk
Robert Liensol ... Cafe Vendor
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Storyline

Chris Lloyd does NOT get along with his father Walter. Walter is too careful, cautious, and boring to Chris, and never tries anything new, and Chris had to live by the same standards when he was growing up. But when his mother is kidnapped while in Europe, to Chris's confusion, Walter suddenly turns into a man of action. Just who is his father anyway. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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Nothing exciting ever happened in Chris' family. But within 48 hours, his mother will be kidnapped, His father will be forced to reveal a secret past and he will find himself at the center of an adventure he never dreamed could happen to him. [US Theatrical] See more »


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8 November 1985 (USA)  »

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Agente doble en Berlín  »

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Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,670,522, 10 November 1985, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$9,023,199, 31 December 1985
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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

The nickname of Walter (Gene Hackman)'s old boss was "The Colonel". See more »

Goofs

Driving fiat uno up the stairs at the Hamburg harbor, Chris loses the front bumper, but the bumper is then back in place. See more »

Quotes

Proprietress Marie Louis Mansion: Welcome to Berlin! Are you here for -business or pleasure?
Walter Lloyd: Funeral.
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Featured in At the Movies: The Worst Films of 1985 (1986) See more »

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Lost In Love
Written by Graham Russell
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Formula but still exciting
8 December 2006 | by See all my reviews

OK; it IS a bit trite, but still an edge-of-the-seater nonetheless. Surprises galore to keep your imagination occupied, though thriller buffs will predict most of them. I found that part of the fun: keeping score of how many "surprises" i anticipated. Still, the denouement packs punch and satisfies. Great performances by most of the cast, esp. Hackman, who always has that knack of being 'perfect' for the part, doesn't he? and Damon, very apt in this early role. The art direction is superb, the location shooting very convincing. If you like thrillers/whoodunits you WILL be entertained. I gave it only a 7 because reading Sartre is probably a better use of two hours....


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