R | | Action, Thriller
A woman hires a drifter as her guide through New Orleans in search of her father, who has gone missing. They discover a deadly game of cat and mouse behind his disappearance in the process.
The film was inspired by The Most Dangerous Game (1932).
When Emil Fouchon uses his hand gun, which is a Thompson Contender, the .45-70 barrel he is using has no sights. You can not shoot this firearm accurately without sights.
A 128 minute workprint of Hard Target does exist in a rare very poor quality video tape dub. It is a rough cut consisting of all shot footage, much in which was unnecessary and would later be trimmed down to the 116-minute test screening after further refinements. It is mostly the same as the 116 minute version, though it includes the following differences:
$10,106,500 (USA) (20 August 1993)