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Hard Target | 1993 | R | - 2.9.6

Jean-Claude Van Damme goes after a bunch of hunters, whose prey is homeless Vietnam vets.

SEX/NUDITY 2 - A picture of a naked woman on a handbill advertising phone sex. Some cleavage, and muscular Van Damme finds a reason to show off in a tank-top.


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VIOLENCE/GORE 9 - The extreme violence is hyperbolic but credible nevertheless. Many people are killed in innovative ways: by arrows, fire, bullets of various calibre, hand grenades and Van Damme's kicks. A man's arm is twisted back and broken. A man's earlobe is cut off with scissors (we hear his screams and see the bloody result). A man is shot in the eye through his door's peep hole. A man is shot in the head and his brains end up all over the windshield of his car. A rattlesnake bites a man on the face. And, a man is shot in the crotch, repeatedly.


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LANGUAGE 6 - 12 F-words and several other profanities and insults.


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DISCUSSION TOPICS - Murder for pleasure, greed.

MESSAGE - Bad guys will eventually get their comeuppance.

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Be aware that while we do our best to avoid spoilers it is impossible to disguise all details and some may reveal crucial plot elements.

We've gone through several editorial changes since we started covering films in 1992 and older reviews are not as complete & accurate as recent ones; we plan to revisit and correct older reviews as resources and time permits.

Our ratings and reviews are based on the theatrically-released versions of films; on video there are often Unrated, Special, Director's Cut or Extended versions, (usually accurately labelled but sometimes mislabeled) released that contain additional content, which we did not review.


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