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Moving Target (1988)





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Made for television, Moving Target bears a few faint echoes of the 1986 theatrical feature Out of Bounds. Jason Bateman plays a teenaged musician returning home from summer camp. He is hardly greeted with open arms; as a matter of fact, his family has moved out in his absence. Compounding this traumatic turn of events, Jason becomes the quarry of a syndicate hit man (Jack Wagner)--and of the US Justice Department. It dawns on the boy that he'd better locate his family before anyone else does. Jason Bateman's leading lady in Moving Target is Chynna Phillips, daughter of musicians John and Michelle Phillips, and later the star of the TV biopic Roxanne: The Prize Pulitzer.

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Jason Bateman
as Toby Kellogg
Jack Wagner
as Tim Sutcliff - Scott Syndicate
Tom Skerritt
as Kellogg
John Glover
as Dobbins
Richard Dysart
as Cambridge
William Lanteau
as Mr. Bauman
Aimee Brooks
as Jody Kellogg
Dana Young
as Trevor Kellogg
Bebe Drake-Massey
as Postal Clerk
Peg Shirley
as Mrs. Ackley
Christopher Kriesa
as Police Officer
Jim Boeke
as Fire Chief
Bob Tzudiker
as Businessman
Wayne C. Dvorak
as Airport Clerk
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Audience Reviews for Moving Target

I was excited for a fun government gone wrong 80's movie, but all I got was this! A movie about a cocky teenager running away from the mafia. I like Jason Bateman now but back then he was a little too polished to be a teenager. It did have the prettier Phillips sister in it though. That's good I guess. 2009 movies: 98

Ross Loehner
Ross Loehner

I didn't really have high expectations for this fact, I don't even know why I watched this movie because it really didn't look appealing to me...but I'm glad I did. It was actually a very well done movie. It of course is an 80's movie...and it does have the cheesy music...but the plot was VERY good. It was suspenseful, and it was thrilling. I was on the edge of my seat throughout the movie...and I was trying to figure out what was going on throughout the movie. It will keep you guessing until the very end. Jason Bateman was amazing and may I say adorable as a teenager. If you enjoy a good thriller, you'll enjoy Moving Target. For daily movie reviews, polls and more, visit now!

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