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The Commander (1988)

Der Commander (original title)
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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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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28 April 1988 (West Germany)  »

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Trivia

Some model shots of silos from Code Name: Wild Geese (1984) are reused with new sequences shot on the same location for this film - this location and the use of a flamethrower are a reference to the earlier film which had many of the same personnel. 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 »

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Performed by Eloy
Music Equipment by Yamaha
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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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