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The Hard Corps (2006)

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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Sheldon Lettich
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean-Claude Van Damme ... Philippe Sauvage
Razaaq Adoti ... Wayne Barclay (as Raz Adoti)
Vivica A. Fox ... Tamara Barclay
Peter Bryant ... Mullins
Ron Bottitta ... Detective Teague
Viv Leacock ... Terrell Singletery
Adrian Holmes ... Cujo
Mark Griffin ... Casey Bledsoe
Ron Selmour ... Simcoe (as Ronald Selmour)
Aaron Au ... Kim
Dexter Bell ... High Dog
Julian Christopher ... Clarence Bowden (as Julian D. Christopher)
Nneka Croal ... Jessie Otero
Sharon Amos ... 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

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Taglines:

Justice just hit the streets.

Genres:

Action | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA | UK | Germany

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 November 2006 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Romania See more »

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Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In an interview with Crave Online, Don 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 »

Quotes

Tamara Barclay: Welcome to Wanye's world
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Referenced in The Hard Corps: Call to Action (2006) See more »

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not bad
2 September 2006 | by layna1@hotmail.comSee all my reviews

The movie is not that bad. It's probably one of the best Van Damme did since (the Van Damme mania time). But it doesn't beat the time when he was everywhere. The money is one reason for sure. They are all B-Movies so the money's not in it that much so. But VD does play well and most of the cast too. I do miss the AMAZING VAN DAMME but who knows, maybe he lost it a bit. He's not that young so...I don't know I'm just saying he doesn't fight like BLOODSPORT,KICKBOXER or DOUBLE IMPACT time. The action is more like street fighting,shooting or boxing. There isn't any VD karate extra moves in it so...Don't look for that. He fight but...Streetfighting kinda moves.

Give it a try it's still worth watching. I've see a lot worst. Still..I give a 7/10.


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