Wanting to protect not only the lives, but also the emotional well-being, of their families is a powerful fight for many law enforcement and military officers and veterans. That’s certainly the case for actor Michael Jai White‘s protagonist of elite DEA agent James Baker in the new action movie, ‘The Commando.’

The crime thriller opened this weekend in theaters and on digital and On Demand, courtesy of Saban Films. ‘The Commando’ was written by Koji Steven Sakai and directed by Asif Akbar. In addition to White, the drama also stars Jeff Fahey, Aris Mejias, Gianni Capaldi, Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Mickey Rourke.

In celebration of ‘The Commando’s release, Shockya is offering two lucky winners a Red Box digital rental code of the feature. To enter, email us at ShockyaGiveaway@aol.com. Let us know that you’re entering to win the ‘The Commando’ Redbox digital rental code giveaway in the email’s subject line and message. You have until this Friday, January 14 to enter, and you can enter the giveaway once daily. On January 14, we’ll pick the three winners at random and notify them through email. The winners will receive a code to digitally rent and download the movie through Redbox. Good luck!

‘The Commando’ follows James as he returns home after a failed mission. When he reunites with his family, they make an unexpected discovery in their house – a stash of money worth $3 million. They soon face the danger and threat of a newly released criminal, Johnny (Rourke), and his crew, who will do whatever it takes to retrieve the money, including kidnap the agent’s daughters. Stakes are high and lives are at risk in the head-to-head battle as James stops at nothing to protect his family against the money-hungry criminals.

Actor Michael Jai White stars in director Asif Akbar’s action crime thriller, ‘The Commando.’
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By Karen Benardello

As a graduate of LIU Post with a B.F.A in Journalism, Print and Electronic, Karen Benardello serves as ShockYa's Senior Movies & Television Editor. Her duties include interviewing filmmakers and musicians, and scribing movie, television and music reviews and news articles. As a New York City-area based journalist, she's a member of the guilds, New York Film Critics Online and the Women Film Critics Circle.

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