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Der Commander (1988)

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A Major leads a group of mercenaries whose mission is to protect a disc full of secrets, located in South Asia.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Major Colby
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Col. Mazzarini
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Henry Carlson
Manfred Lehmann ...
Mason / Hiccock
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McPherson
Chat Silayan ...
Ling
Hans Leutenegger ...
Gutierrez
Christian Brückner ...
Frank Williams
Frank Glaubrecht ...
Lennox
Thomas Danneberg ...
Gustafson
Anita Lochner ...
Mrs. Mason
Wolfgang Kühne ...
Krüger
Paul Muller ...
Carbalo
Bobby Rhodes ...
Kongo Klaus
Romano Puppo ...
Angelo
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A Major leads a group of mercenaries whose mission is to protect a disc full of secrets, located in South Asia.

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Action | War

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Release Date:

28 April 1988 (West Germany)  »

Also Known As:

The Commander  »

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(Fujicolor)

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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

In the German version Thomas Danneberg dubbed Lewis Collins and therefore himself had to be dubbed by another actor, Rainer Brandt. See more »

Goofs

When one of the commandos is met by the Thai lady commando at the airport, the MG car's left indicator is flashing when she gets out, but it is off when they get in the car in the shot from the back of the vehicle. See more »

Connections

Follows Kommando Leopard (1985) See more »

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Music: Walter Baumgartner
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Third time unlucky!
10 October 2001 | by (Gloucester, England) – See all my reviews

This film follows CODENAME WILDGEESE and COMMANDO LEOPARD. It is not as good as either of those films, due mainly to the fact that the action sequences lack the tight editing and loud sound effects of the two earlier films. The acting is good, and far better than your average B movie. Fans of these European films will get a kick out of the cast of B movie favourites Collins, Van Cleef, Pleasence, Halsey, Lehmann, Puppo, Monty and others. May director Margheriti continue to work, I for one will still watch his films.


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