Despite more car crashes and explosions than any one film should really have, EXECUTIVE TARGET is a surprisingly good thriller from direct-to-video action specialists Joseph Mehri and Richard Pepin.
When President Carlson (Roy Scheider) announces plans to cut back the military budget, a rogue military group hires terrorist Lamar Quentin (Keith David) to kidnap him. From a top-secret, underground military installation known as "Area 55," Lamar plans to snatch the President while he is visiting
Los Angeles. For his plan to work, he needs an expert driver. His choice: Nick James (Michael Madsen), a former stunt driver imprisoned on a trumped-up drug charge. Lamar's...