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Command Performance (2009)

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Command Performance is a movie starring Dolph Lundgren, Melissa Molinaro, and Hristo Shopov. 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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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Joe
... Venus (as Melissa Smith)
Hristo Shopov ... President Petrov
... Oleg Kazov
... Ambassador Bradley
... Vladimir
... Mikhail Kapista (as Zahary Baharov)
Ivaylo Geraskov ... Leonid Gordov
... Ali Connor
... Maj. Pavlikova
Ida Lundgren ... Anna Petrov
Robin Dobson ... Yana Petrov
Raicho Vasilev ... Anton
... Capt. Simenov
Naum Shopov ... Peter
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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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This show could be deadly. See more »

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Action | Drama | Thriller

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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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2.35 : 1
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Screened at the Ischia Film Festival (Italy), Comic Book and Sci-fi Convention (Lost Angeles, United States) and the Astana International Action Film Festival (Kazakhstan). See more »

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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: Are you sure you wanna open this tour for me?
Joe: It pays the rent.
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Written by D2 (Dimitar Krastev Karnev, Dejan Krasimirov Kamenov, Alexander Emilov Obretenov,
Javor Alexandrov Alexandrov, Krasimir Evtimov Todorov, Desislav Hristov Semerdjlev)
Performed by D2 (with Dolph Lundgren) (drums) (uncredited)
Published by D2
Courtesy of D2
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It's a well made, well paced action flick.
9 October 2013 | by See all my reviews

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.

This movie has everything a good action movie should have... Minor plot holes, mostly physically plausible action, and some pretty good dialog, including some actually funny stuff.

Dolph is not the greatest actor, but he did a pretty well Job.

The surroundings are tight, claustrophobic, making the action quick, rough, frantic. When Dolph takes someone on in a fight, he goes in fast and hard, using any weapons he can at hands.

Once the action kicks in, the pace of cutting picks up as well. But more-so, the tightly editing helps hide the small budget. The lighting is natural. It enhances the production value of the film. The opening of the film really establishes the style of it brilliantly. It's well shot, and very well edited.

A must see for fans of good action-cinema!


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