5.6/10
3,116
20 user 43 critic

Command Performance (2009)

Trailer
0:59 | Trailer
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.

Director:

Dolph Lundgren

Writers:

Steve Latshaw (screenplay), Dolph Lundgren (screenplay)
Reviews

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dolph Lundgren ... Joe
Melissa Molinaro ... Venus (as Melissa Smith)
Hristo Shopov ... President Petrov
Dave Legeno ... Oleg Kazov
Clement von Franckenstein ... Ambassador Bradley
James Chalke ... Vladimir
Zachary Baharov ... Mikhail Kapista (as Zahary Baharov)
Ivaylo Geraskov Ivaylo Geraskov ... Leonid Gordov
Shelly Varod ... Ali Connor
Katarzyna Wolejnio ... Maj. Pavlikova
Ida Lundgren Ida Lundgren ... Anna Petrov
Robin Dobson Robin Dobson ... Yana Petrov
Raicho Vasilev Raicho Vasilev ... Anton
Slavi Slavov ... Capt. Simenov
Naum Shopov Naum Shopov ... Peter
Edit

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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Dying is easy. Rock n' roll is hard. See more »

Genres:

Action | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong bloody violence throughout, and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Eric Roberts was initially cast to play the part of Oleg Kazov but had to be replaced shortly before filming. 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

Venus: [after she shoots Vladimir] That's for my brother you fucking piece of shit!
See more »

Alternate Versions

German version was cut by ca. 2,5 minutes to secure a "Not under 18" rating. Almost every violent part was shortened or completely removed to achieve this. The German version was also presented in the wrong image aspect ratio of 1.78:1 instead of the original 2.35:1 cinemascope. See more »


Soundtracks

September Rain
Written by Irina Kudikova
Performed by Irson Kudikova
Courtesy of Irina Kudikova
See more »

User Reviews

 
Finally a good Lundgren movie
19 January 2010 | by PeterPeterson1See all my reviews

I really enjoyed watching movies like Dark Angel, Red Scorpion and even He-Man ^^, but there are a lot of his movies which suck bad, mainly the new ones. So i wasn't really sure if I wanted to watch another one.

After watching the latest Universal Soldier, i thought i give him a chance and watched his Command Performance.

And what should i say more? I liked it. You don't have a Hollywood blockbuster but you have a decent action movie, with some good jokes and lots of action. I really liked the way they were going with violent scenes. Nice use of cuttings and blending.

10 is far to much but 5 is to less, so i go with 7 points.

Watch it on TV with your male friends.


14 of 17 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 20 user reviews »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Russian

Release Date:

June 2010 (Indonesia) See more »

Also Known As:

Command Performance See more »

Filming Locations:

Moscow, Russia See more »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See full technical specs »

Contribute to This Page

We've Got Your Streaming Picks Covered

Looking for some great streaming picks? Check out some of the IMDb editors' favorites movies and shows to round out your Watchlist.

Visit our What to Watch page



Recently Viewed