DIRECT HIT is essentially a routine gangland tragedy dressed up with space-age, spy-fi paranoia and played out on cheesy MAN FROM UNCLE sets.
John Hatch (William Forsythe) is a career CIA operative, working in "personnel displacement." After a daredevil mob assassination leaves his rookie understudy dead, he announces his retirement, effective immediately. He plans to take his hard-won pension and build a mountain cabin where he and
his widower father can retire. CIA Director James Tronson (George Segal) is at first incredulous, but then combines threats and leverage to finagle one last contract hit. It seems that charismatic Senate candidate Terry Daniels (Jo...