The Target

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The Target ★½ The Piano Player 2002 (R)

Mercenary Alex Laney (Lambert) goes to South Africa to protect wealthy businessman Robert Nile (Hopper) from the crime boss (Majiba) who's now in jail thanks to Nile's promised testimony. But those who attempt to testify soon wind up dead, so after some near-misses, Niles, his daughter (Kruger), and Laney wind up in a small town with the bad guy (freed from prison) still on their trail. Typical “B” movie action. 94m/C VHS, DVD . Christopher Lambert, Dennis Hopper, James Faulkner, Diane Kruger, Simon Majiba; D: Jean-Pierre Roux; W: Brad Mirman; C: Larry Smith.