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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

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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
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Jacques Mignot ...
Madison Hotel Clerk
Robert Liensol ...
Cafe Vendor
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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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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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Some movie posters for this film featured a long text preamble that read: "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". See more »

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When Chris leaves the US embassy in Berlin, he takes a mercedes cab. He does not change cabs but the used cars change several times and one of them has even French registration plates. See more »

Quotes

Walter Lloyd: You know the rule as well as I do: an agent's family was sacred.
Schroeder: And you broke that rule!
Walter Lloyd: No! Not me, not my people. I checked them out, every one of them. I held my own investigation.
Schroeder: I evacuate myself on your investigation!
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Featured in At the Movies: The Worst Films of 1985 (1986) See more »

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That Old Black Magic
Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
Music by Harold Arlen
Sung by Billy Daniels
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Much To Do About Nothing
19 January 2007 | by See all my reviews

Missed seeing this film over the years as I am a big fan of Gene Hackman, (Walter Llyod/Duke Potter),"Absolute Power", who plays the role as the average husband and wife with a son who is not very close to his father at all. Matt Dillon,(Chris Llyod/Derek Potter),"Loverboy", plays the son and Gayle Hunnicutt(Donna Llyod) "Dream Lover", is the wife who tries her very best to get her Walter to become closer to their son Chris. Donna disappears while she is on a tour in a foreign country and then the story gets quite complicated with lots of guns going off and plenty of car chases and great photograph in Germany and France. This film builds you up as you start getting interested and sort of goes down hill real fast. I like Gene Hackman and that is the only reason I decided to finish seeing this film.


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