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Universal Soldier: The Return (1999)

The "universal soldiers" must fight the whole army. When the military's supercomputer S.E.T.H gets out of control

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Luc Devereaux, the only surviving member of the original Universal Soldier Team. He now works with Dylan Cotner, on a project to create and improve a new Universal Soldier. Their plan is for the Universal soldier or UNISOLS to be controlled by a computer they call SETH. When the government decides to terminate the project, which includes shutting down SETH. SETH, not wanting this to happen, takes steps to prevent this. He first kills Dylan. He then has himself transfered into a body. He then seeks out Luc Devereaux, who is the only person who knows the code that will stop his program from being deleted. So he sends out all the UNISOLS to get him. Luc must try and stay away until SETH program is deleted. But SETH has targeted his daughter as possible leverage. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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Rated R for nonstop strong violence, and for language and nudity | See all certifications »

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Budget:

$45,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$4,605,167 (USA) (20 August 1999)

Gross:

$10,431,220 (USA) (24 September 1999)
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Was released theatrically despite the previous sequels having been made-for-television - a rarity for sequels. Many film franchises have gotten out of direct-to-video, or made-for-television, through remakes, but few franchises get out of made-for-television status otherwise. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 5 mins) After Romeo climbs off the car when Luc kicks him out of the hospital window, a specific pattern of damage is visible on his back (melting of his uniform). He then enters the hospital and rips off his armor and shirt. (at around 1h 16 mins) Later, in Luc and Romeo's final confrontation, Romeo is wearing the same uniform (indicated by the damage on the back) still neatly buttoned/buckled up. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Romeo: [after being foiled by Luc Deveraux] I hate that guy!
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Connections

Followed by Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning (2012) See more »

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I Don't Want To Be Alone Anymore
Written by Ray Benson
Performed by Ray Benson and Lisa Tingle
Courtesy of Bismeaux Records
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Gotta love it
21 July 2003 | by (Klaustur, Iceland) – See all my reviews

This movie is just so bad it's good! The acting may look a bit "forced" at times (ok, perhaps "painfully horrible" would be a better expression) but really folks... did you honestly expect an award winning performance from Van Damme or Goldberg? I don't know about you all, but I rented this movie to see Van Damme trade punches with the 290 pound Goldberg and Michael Jai White while uttering dozens of slightly pathetic/slightly amusing one liners at every conceivable opportunity, and I got just what I asked for =)

If you don't like it... tough.

Go rent "The Piano" or "Lawn Dogs" if you want real movies, but if you just want Van Damme brawling with big guys plus some shots of pretty girls, this is just what the doctor ordered.

One of my favourites.


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