Though released in other countries in 1994, Chain of Command was not released in the US until a video release in January 1996. This makes it the final movie from Cannon Films to be released in the US.
Okay, let me get this straight. If I say no, you'll have me kill, right?
Benjamin Brewster: Well, unfortunately, yes.
Merrill Ross: But if I say yes, I get a yacht, a ferrari, I can date Michelle Pfeiffer, whatever, right?
Benjamin Brewster: Yes to that, too.
Merrill Ross: I'm no chump. I'm with you, Ben!
R. Lee Ermey says to Michael Dudikoff, "Watch your step Ben". However, it is Ermey's character that is named 'Ben' not Dudikoff's character.
Although rated not under 18 German Video-Release was cut for violence. The cuts are: