Hard Target (1993) Poster



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Followed by 

Hard Target 2 (2016) (Video)


Opera (1987)
In both films, a character is shot through the head while looking through a peephole
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
Several characters walk out from fire exactly like the T-1000
Hot Shots! (1991)
Surfing on a motorcycle
Reservoir Dogs (1992)
The scene where Van Cleaf cuts Randal's ear off with the scissors eerily echoes Mr. Blonde's slicing the ear off the cop in Reservoir Dogs.
Hard Boiled (1992)
The single-shot pistol that Phillip Chung-Fung Kwok (Mad Dog) uses is a Thompson Center Contender, featuring interchangeable barrels of different calibers. It was later used in Hard Target (1993).
Mortal Kombat (1992) (Video Game)
Finsh Him

Referenced in 

The Killing of a Cat (1994)
Poster seen.
Little Criminals (1995) (TV Movie)
Fist of Fury (1995) (TV Series)
Dogma (1999)
Bad Eggs (2003)
The Burly Man Chronicles (2004) (Video)
mentioned once in extended version
JCVD (2008)
In JCVD, Hard Target comes up in conversation.
Bad Movie Beatdown: Mission Impossible II (2010) (TV Episode)
another action film from John Woo
The Hunt for the House on Cuckoo Lane (2011)
Laserdisc is shown.
This Changed Earth (2011) (Video)
Laserdisc shown
Killing Heat (2012)
The line: "Wakey, wakey. you fat fuck!"
Diablo III: Reaper of Souls (2014) (Video Game)
A rune effect in Mantra of Evasion for the Monk class is titled "Hard Target"
Sense8: We Will All Be Judged by the Courage of Our Hearts (2015) (TV Episode)
Capheus mentions this movie
Jean-Claude Van Johnson: Pilot (2016) (TV Episode)
Van Damme met his girl on the reimagined set of the movie.
Honest Trailers: Face/Off (2017) (TV Episode)
Title seen in screenshot
Jean-Claude Van Johnson: What Year Do You Think This Is? (2017) (TV Episode)
Van Johnson talks about what villain's did to him in his movies to help the drug dealer come up with a way to use him.

Featured in 

Cinema of Vengeance (1994)
Making-of footage filmed during its production is shown.
David Walliams' Awfully Good: Awfully Good Movies (2011) (TV Episode)
Man vs Beast scenes
WatchMojo: Top 10 Memorable Moments from Expendables Cast (2012) (TV Episode)
Jean-Claude Van Damme's most memorable moment is the scene in Hard Target where he holds a gun upside down.
Cinema Alex (2013) (TV Series)
Clips shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Traps (2014) (TV Episode)
Rattlesnake Trap is #8.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Terrifying Animal Attacks in Movies (2015) (TV Episode)
Snake Face Punch gets an honorable mention.
Masterminds (2016)
David watches the movie.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Snake Scenes in Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
Vintage Van Damme is #3.

Spoofed in 

When Brendan Met Trudy (2000)
mentioned that a director's first American movie is "Remedial Action" which stars Oskar Von Hamme

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