MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 6,953 this week

Commando Squad (1987)

R  |   |  Action, Drama  |  June 1987 (USA)
3.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 3.5/10 from 118 users  
Reviews: 3 user | 2 critic

An American narcotics agent takes her squad to Mexico, where she must break up a drug-smuggling gang that has also kidnapped her boyfriend.

Director:

Writer:

(screenplay)
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 50 titles
created 18 Jul 2011
 
a list of 1148 titles
created 26 Nov 2011
 
a list of 1176 titles
created 20 May 2013
 
a list of 187 titles
created 06 Jun 2014
 
a list of 72 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Commando Squad" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Commando Squad (1987)

Commando Squad (1987) on IMDb 3.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Commando Squad.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Phantom Empire (Video 1988)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.9/10 X  

When a man-eating cave creature appears with a fortune in uncut diamonds around his neck, Dr. Chambers' daughter Denae hires adventurers C & C Salvage to find the underground source of the ... See full summary »

Director: Fred Olen Ray
Stars: Ross Hagen, Jeffrey Combs, Dawn Wildsmith
Nightwish (1989)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

A professor and four graduate students journey to a crumbling mansion to investigate paranormal activity and must battle ghosts, aliens and satanic entities.

Director: Bruce R. Cook
Stars: Brian Thompson, Jack Starrett, Elizabeth Kaitan
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

A hit-man, a mobster and a corrupt detective confront each other when events come to a head for them.

Director: Wayne Kennedy
Stars: Ho-Sung Pak, Peter Greene, Roger Guenveur Smith
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.4/10 X  

A meteor strikes a houseboat in the swamps near a southern town populated by Yankees with fake accents. The people on the houseboat become zombies who feed on the alligators in the swamp. ... See full summary »

Director: Fred Olen Ray
Stars: Buster Crabbe, Ray Roberts, Linda Lewis
Hired to Kill (1990)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

A fashion photographer and seven models travel to a South American island fortress, ostensibly to do a fashion shoot. In reality, the photographer is a mercenary and their job is to free an... See full summary »

Directors: Nico Mastorakis, Peter Rader
Stars: Brian Thompson, Oliver Reed, George Kennedy
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Story about an inner-city high school teacher who musters the martial arts to thwart the lure of street gangs and their seductive plague of drugs.

Director: Terence H. Winkless
Stars: Cynthia Rothrock, Richard Norton, Terri Treas
Comedy | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.2/10 X  

This is the story of four jewel thieves on the run who decide to hole up with a hillbilly couple until the search for them slackens off.

Directors: Donn Davison, Fred Olen Ray
Stars: Ashley Brooks, George Ellis, Trudy Moore
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  

Kim Taylor inherits her grandfather's drive-in theatre. She must raise $25,000 over one weekend or the bank will take the property from her. She also has to deal with pesky capitalist J.B. Winston.

Directors: Fred Olen Ray, Steve Latshaw
Stars: Ashlie Rhey, Richard Gabai, Ross Hagen
Adventure | Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.2/10 X  

The story centers on the battle for the mythical Sword of Aktar and its kidnapped keeper Ulric. But for a few stop-motion prehistoric creatures, the heroic Thane must save a beautiful ... See full summary »

Director: Fred Olen Ray
Stars: Lyle Waggoner, Russ Tamblyn, Blake Bahner
Dark Games (2015)
Thriller

When 13 year old troublemaker Jake Wincott stumbles upon an attempted rape while cutting through the woods... See full synopsis »

Director: Charles Hage
Stars: Booboo Stewart, Heather Tocquigny, Martin Kove
Inner Sanctum (1991)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.6/10 X  

A woman attempts suicide when she suspects her husband doesn't love her and is having an affair. Now she's wheelchair-bound, and her husband, who indeed doesn't love her and is having an ... See full summary »

Director: Fred Olen Ray
Stars: Tanya Roberts, Margaux Hemingway, Joseph Bottoms
Horror | Thriller

Fifteen years ago, two teenage girls were murdered at Merrymaker Campgrounds. The case was filed an animal attack, the camp was condemned and the killer never found - but something horrific still waits in those woods.

Director: John Woodruff
Stars: Brian Thompson, Erin Daniels, Christian Oliver
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kathy Shower ...
...
Clint Jensen
...
...
Milo
...
Iggy
Mel Welles ...
Quintano
...
Casey
Benita Telles ...
Anita (as Benita Martinez)
Toni Nero ...
Putita
Dawn Wildsmith ...
Consuela
...
Cowboy
...
Anchor
...
...
Pilot
Dan Sanders ...
Drug runner
Edit

Storyline

An American narcotics agent takes her squad to Mexico, where she must break up a drug-smuggling gang that has also kidnapped her boyfriend.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Action | Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

June 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Oi saboter  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Final film of Marie Windsor. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Watch out....the Crappo Squad is here!
7 May 2002 | by (Copenhagen, Denmark) – See all my reviews

I thought that this movie seemed kind of cool when I first heard about it, but when I watched it, I was pretty disappointed.

I thought that Brian Thompson was going to go out there and do some good ol' fashioned ass-kicking, while hauling this chick alongside him. But instead he was just a prisoner getting tortured during the most of the movie, and even had to be saved by that little chick!(Kathy Shower)

I thought their "fake love-scene" was funny, and explosions are always funny, but this reminded me a bit too much of a long TV-episode of "the A-Team" or something like that.. lots of explosions, shooting, jumping around and making (un-funny) jokes... in fact, I would rather watch an episode of the A-team than watching this movie once more....

I think that Brian Thompson was much better in "Three Amigos!" and "Terminator", even though he didn't get as much playtime in those films. And Kathy Shower looks better on a poster than in an action-movie.

If you watch this movie and think it was robbed at Oscar-time, then you should probably get your head checked or something....

It would sweep all the awards at the raspberry awards, I think.

But the Crappo-Squad still was an okay "one-time-watching" experience, so just go see it anyways... but no more than two times... your brain could take serious damage of watching movies this bad! Well, now I'm exaggerating a bit perhaps...it would've been very good, if it had been a TV-series. But not as a full-length movie.

I would give it 4/10, and *½/****


1 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Commando Squad (1987) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?