The Resource Commando, SLM Production Group ; Silver Pictures ; Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation ; produced by Joel Silver ; story by Joseph Loeb III & Matthew Weisman and Steven E. de Souza ; screenplay by Steven E. de Souza ; directed by Mark L. Lester, (DVD)

Commando, SLM Production Group ; Silver Pictures ; Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation ; produced by Joel Silver ; story by Joseph Loeb III & Matthew Weisman and Steven E. de Souza ; screenplay by Steven E. de Souza ; directed by Mark L. Lester, (DVD)

Label
Commando
Title
Commando
Statement of responsibility
SLM Production Group ; Silver Pictures ; Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation ; produced by Joel Silver ; story by Joseph Loeb III & Matthew Weisman and Steven E. de Souza ; screenplay by Steven E. de Souza ; directed by Mark L. Lester
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Colonel John Matrix is retired from the army. He lives in the mountains of California with his daughter Jenny. Jenny is kidnapped by Bennett, one of John's former soldiers. Bennet's boss, exiled Latin American dictator Arius, demands that John assassinate the president of Arius's country so Arius can reinstate himself as dictator. John is put on a southbound airplane with a guard, but before the airplane can take off, John snaps the guard's neck, jumps off of the airplane, and sets out to locate Jenny. While John is tracking down Arius and Bennett, John enlists the help of a young woman named Cindy. As John and Cindy close in on the island where Jenny is being held, they are confronted by an army of men who work for Arius and Bennett. John is willing to do anything to rescue Jenny, even if he has to start World War III by himself
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Matthew F. Leonetti ; editors, Glenn Farr, Mark Goldblatt, John F. Link ; music, James Horner ; production designer, John Vallone
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
English (Dolby 5.1, Dolby surround), dubbed French (Dolby stereo.) or dubbed Spanish (Dolby mono.) dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.A3
LC item number
C6663636 2007
PerformerNote
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rae Dawn Chong, Dan Hedaya, Vernon Wells, James Olson, David Patrick Kelly, Alyssa Milano, Bill Duke, Drew Snyder, Sharon Wyatt, Michael DeLano, Bob Minor, Mike Adams, Carlos Cervantes
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1946-
  • 1945-
  • 1930-
  • 1943-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Silver, Joel
  • Loeb, Jeph
  • Weisman, Matthew
  • De Souza, Steve
  • Lester, Mark L.
  • Schwarzenegger, Arnold
  • Chong, Rae Dawn
  • Hedaya, Dan
  • Wells, Vernon
  • Olson, James
  • Kelly, David Patrick
  • Milano, Alyssa
  • Duke, Bill
  • Snyder, Drew
  • Wyatt, Sharon
  • DeLano, Michael
  • Minor, Bob
  • Adams, Mike
  • Cervantes, Carlos
  • Horner, James
  • SLM Production Group (Firm)
  • Silver Pictures
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
90
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kidnapping
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Exile (Punishment)
  • Commando troops
  • Rescues
  • Padre e hija
  • Exiliados
  • Kidnapping
  • Father-daughter relationship
  • Exile (Punishment)
  • Commando troops
  • Rescues
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Commando, SLM Production Group ; Silver Pictures ; Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation ; produced by Joel Silver ; story by Joseph Loeb III & Matthew Weisman and Steven E. de Souza ; screenplay by Steven E. de Souza ; directed by Mark L. Lester, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1985
  • Special features: Commentary by director Mark Lester; original theatrical feature and director's widescreen feature; "Pure action" featurette; "Let off some steam" featurette; 3 deleted scenes; still galleries
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocn163581943
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director's cut.
Extent
1 videodisc (90 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 024543440796
  • 00024543440796
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2244081
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)163581943
System details
DVD, dual layer, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital surround, Dolby Digital stereo., Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Commando, SLM Production Group ; Silver Pictures ; Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation ; produced by Joel Silver ; story by Joseph Loeb III & Matthew Weisman and Steven E. de Souza ; screenplay by Steven E. de Souza ; directed by Mark L. Lester, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1985
  • Special features: Commentary by director Mark Lester; original theatrical feature and director's widescreen feature; "Pure action" featurette; "Let off some steam" featurette; 3 deleted scenes; still galleries
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocn163581943
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director's cut.
Extent
1 videodisc (90 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 024543440796
  • 00024543440796
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2244081
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)163581943
System details
DVD, dual layer, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital surround, Dolby Digital stereo., Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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