Commando Ninja is a 2018 English-language French martial arts action comedy film written and directed by Benjamin Combes. It pays homage to 1980s action films such as Commando, The Terminator, Rambo: First Blood Part II, Predator, and American Ninja. The film stars Eric Carlesi, Philippe Allier, Stéphane Asensio, Olivier Dobremel, Anaëlle Rincent, and Charlotte Poncin.
In 1968, during the Vietnam War, a Green Beret platoon known as the "Lizard Smokers", led by John Hunter, is ambushed by ninjas. In the midst of the chaos, Leeroy Hopkins loses his right arm in the ambush, Sgt. Oskar Kowalsky is attacked by velociraptors, and John is captured by the Viet Cong. While in captivity, John learns the art of ninjutsu from his captor, Colonel Yin. After John's training is completed, Yin sets him free, but warns him of a red ninja who betrayed his teachings. Yin is killed when his compound is bombed by the U.S.