John 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.

Directed by: Mark L. Lester Marion Tumen
Genres: Action, Adventure, Thriller,
Production Company: SLM Production Group, Silver Pictures, 20th Century Fox,

Commando - Somewhere... somehow... someone's going to pay. - Azwaad Movie Database
  • Release Date: 03-10-1985
  • Runtime: 90 Minutes
  • Popularity: 23.59
  • Vote Count: 1,855
  • IMDB Rating: 6.6
  • Budget: USD 10,000,000
  • Revenue: USD 57,500,000
  • Region: United States of America ( US ),
  • Homepage: N/A

Photo Name Character
Arnold Schwarzenegger - Azwaad Movie Database Arnold Schwarzenegger John Matrix
Rae Dawn Chong - Azwaad Movie Database Rae Dawn Chong Cindy
Dan Hedaya - Azwaad Movie Database Dan Hedaya Arius
Vernon Wells - Azwaad Movie Database Vernon Wells Bennett
James Olson - Azwaad Movie Database James Olson Major General Franklin Kirby
David Patrick Kelly - Azwaad Movie Database David Patrick Kelly Sully
Alyssa Milano - Azwaad Movie Database Alyssa Milano Jenny Matrix
Bill Duke - Azwaad Movie Database Bill Duke Cooke
Drew Snyder - Azwaad Movie Database Drew Snyder Lawson
Sharon Wyatt - Azwaad Movie Database Sharon Wyatt Leslie
Photo Name Department
Mark Goldblatt-Editing Mark Goldblatt Editing (Editor)
Joel Silver-Production Joel Silver Production (Producer)
John Vallone-Art John Vallone Art (Production Design)
Jackie Burch-Production Jackie Burch Production (Casting)
John F. Link-Editing John F. Link Editing (Editor)
Steven E. de Souza-Writing Steven E. de Souza Writing (Screenplay)
Steven E. de Souza-Writing Steven E. de Souza Writing (Story)
James Horner-Sound James Horner Sound (Original Music Composer)
Matthew F. Leonetti-Camera Matthew F. Leonetti Camera (Director of Photography)
Robert Gould-Art Robert Gould Art (Set Decoration)

See Full Cast & Crew of Commando


Let the story, acting, stunt-work, script, cinematography, production value, and just about everything else all dribble away while you sit back and enjoy watching Arnie kill more than 80 antagonists in about 80 minutes. _Final rating:★★★ - I liked it. Would personally recommend you give it a go._

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John Chard

I eat Green Berets for breakfast. And right now, I'm very hungry! Commando is directed by Mark L. Lester and written by Jeph Loeb, Matthew Weisman and Steven E. de Souza. It stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rae Dawn Chong, Dan Hedaya, Vernon Wells, James Olson, David Patrick Kelly, Alyssa Milano and Bill Duke. Music is by James Horner and cinematography by Matthew F. Leonetti. John Matrix (Schwarzenegger) is the former leader of a special commando strike force that always got the toughest jobs done. He is forced back into action when his young daughter (Milano) is kidnapped by kingpin criminal Arius (Hedaya) and his gang of thugs. They want Matrix to carry out an assassination, but all Matrix has on his mind is to save his daughter - he has half a day to do so before the thugs will kill her - so it's now a private war... After playing "Conan" and "The Terminator", Schwarzenegger slipped into a role that would prove to carry all the hallmarks of the big man's action movie career. Commando is awash with outrageous action, pure carnage and gruesome deaths, plenty of quippy one liners, and of course over the top villains. Clocking in at just 90 minutes in length, it's the perfect "leave the brain at the door" popcorn crowd pleaser. Chong gets a well written lead lady part, giving us a spunky heroine who evolves as the plot grows ever more chaotic, and young Milano gets to play a resourceful child character. High art it is not, but who cares if you want to just watch Arnie waylay a whole army on his own. Great fun. 7/10

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