Commando

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20th Century Fox Released 1985

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Director:
Mark L. Lester
Released:
1985
Rating:
R

Colonel John Matrix, is an experienced soldier and one-man army. Matrix, the former leader of a special commando strike force that always got the toughest jobs done, is forced back into action when his young daughter is kidnapped. To find her, Matrix has to fight his way through an array of punks, killers, one of his former commandos, and a fully equipped private army. With the help of a feisty stewardess and an old friend, Matrix has only a few hours to overcome his greatest challenge: finding his daughter before she's killed.

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  • 70

    Variety

    In Commando, the fetching surprise is the glancing humor between the quixotic and larky Rae Dawn Chong and the straight-faced killing machine of Arnold Schwarzenegger. Chong lights...

  • 63

    Miami Herald Bill Cosford

    There is something weirdly appealing about Commando and its self-deprecating celebration of violent excess. [16 Oct 1985, p.D5]

  • 40

    Time Out

    Lots of machine-gunfire, explosions and disposable khaki-clad extras, as you'd expect.

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Action & Adventure

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Thrillers, Military & War