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Command Performance (2009)

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When the Russian Premier is taken hostage at a rock concert in Moscow, it's up to a drummer, an ex-biker, to save him.

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Joe
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Venus (as Melissa Smith)
Hristo Shopov ...
President Petrov
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Oleg Kazov
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Ambassador Bradley
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Vladimir
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Mikhail Kapista
Ivaylo Geraskov ...
Leonid Gordov
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Ali Connor
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Maj. Pavlikova
Ida Lundgren ...
Anna Petrov
Robin Dobson ...
Yana Petrov
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Anton
Slavi Slavov ...
Capt. Simenov
Naum Shopov ...
Peter
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Storyline

A Moscow charity concert turns bloody when armed extortionists take the head liner American pop-star Venus and the Russian President with his family hostage. Help is on the way when the drummer of a heavy metal warm-up band, an ex-bad ass biker played by Lundgren, and a young Russian F.S.B. agent team up to fight back. But our two heroes are seriously outnumbered and things aren't as simple as they appear when old ghosts from the Soviet Union appear to haunt the present in this fast paced action piece. Written by Anonymous

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russian | hostage | concert | drummer | fight | See more »

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This show could be deadly. See more »

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Action | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong bloody violence throughout, and language | See all certifications »
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June 2010 (Indonesia)  »

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Ataque terrorista  »

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$6,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The idea for the teaser trailer, that was shot as a stand alone a few days before filming, was given to Dolph Lundgren by a French fan (who also produced a thorough official website to promote the film). See more »

Goofs

During red carpet arrivals we can spot Dolph Lundgren (as director, candid with headphones) in the back among the press when the reporter Ali Connor calls for the blond Russian singer Irson. See more »

Quotes

Joe: We don't rehearse. We just play.
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Referenced in Entertainment Tonight: Episode dated 29 May 2009 (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Ne Gasite Svechu / Keep The Candle Burning
Written and Performed by Andrey Kovalev
Courtesy of Andrey Kovalev
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Wow Dolph's best movie ever (as the star)
25 September 2009 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I assume anything dolph does is going to be a cheesy 80's action flick, even though the 80's are history. But then, an 80's classic action style movie exactly what I want when I sit down to watch one of his films. And yes, it is impressive that he still somehow produces the same kind of movies, although now they are filmed in eastern europe not the states.

A movie like this is supposed to have implausible action, plot holes and weak dialogue. The selling point is guns, girls, battles and big explosions.

Amazingly this movie has everything we're looking for, and very little of the things we expect to put up with. Minor plot holes, mostly physically plausible action, and surprisingly some pretty good dialogue, including some actually funny stuff.

I thoroughly enjoyed this movie and applaud it as Dolph's best work in a long, long time. Let's hope the next one follows suit.

Good job dude!


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