DVD - 2007 | Director's cut.
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Colonel John Matrix is retired from the army. He lives in the mountains of California with his daughter Jenny. Jenny is kidnapped by Bennett, one of John's former soldiers. Bennet's boss, exiled Latin American dictator Arius, demands that John assassinate the president of Arius's country so Arius can reinstate himself as dictator. John is put on a southbound airplane with a guard, but before the airplane can take off, John snaps the guard's neck, jumps off of the airplane, and sets out to locate Jenny. While John is tracking down Arius and Bennett, John enlists the help of a young woman named Cindy. As John and Cindy close in on the island where Jenny is being held, they are confronted by an army of men who work for Arius and Bennett. John is willing to do anything to rescue Jenny, even if he has to start World War III by himself.
Audience: OFRB rating: 18A.
Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2007, 1985.
Edition: Director's cut.
Branch Call Number: DVD FIC Comma Director's Cut
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 12 cm
Language Note: English (Dolby 5.1), dubbed French (Dolby stereo.) or dubbed Spanish (Dolby mono.) dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.


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Apr 20, 2019

This is Arnold at his most Arnold - the quips - the oiled flexing - the ridiculous odds - the superhero qualities - the "wait, what story?" - the shooting, shooting and more shooting... Love it or hate it, this one's got it all. If someone were to ask "What were action movies like in the 80's?", I'd say look no further.

Jan 22, 2018

Arnold gets revenge against those who kidnapped his daughter. Story is thing with lots of one liner jokes. Also: guns. Every enemy in this movie has bad aim except for Arnold which is amazing lol. Overall super cheesy action flick from the 80's that you don't need to take very seriously.

NightGoat72 Feb 23, 2014

One of the great examples of true genre perfection. All the elements are arranged immaculately here. The violence is brutal, but it never turns ugly. The one-liners are hilarious, but never too self-conscious. The pace never drags. The protagonist never compromises.

One of the best movies ever made. I feel sorry for anyone who can't appreciate its genius.

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