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With Arnold Schwarzenegger returning to the big screen in The Last Stand, the Flickering Myth writing team look back at their favourite Arnie movies. Next up, David Bishop with 1985's Commando...

The 80s were a defining decade for Arnold Schwarzenegger. The Terminator, Predator and Conan all helped to launch his career and make him one of the most recognisable stars in the world. However, there’s one film, one which wasn't anywhere near as ground-breaking as the aforementioned, that is held in the hearts of many Schwarzenegger fans, and for very good reason.

Commando isn’t his best film (Terminator 2: Judgement Day probably gets that accolade), but it’s his most unashamedly entertaining. The ‘plot’, for lack of a better word, begins with John Matrix (yes that is his name) enjoying the wildlife up in his mountain-based home with his daughter. A particular highlight sees them petting a deer. »

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