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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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20 August 1999 (USA)  »

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Universal Soldier 2  »

Box Office

Budget:

$45,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$224,000 (France) (14 July 1999)

Gross:

$10,431,220 (USA) (26 September 1999)
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Trivia

Subsequent Universal Soldier films ignore the events of The Return, and outright contradict it in several ways. While still an official entry, it is no longer considered part of the franchise canon. See more »

Goofs

(at around 43 mins) When the S.E.T.H. brain is implanted into the Super-UniSol, he gives a speech to the rest of the UniSols. During this speech he directs his soldiers to "gather raw materials, so what we may expand our numbers geometrically". Geometrically should have probably been "exponentially". See more »

Quotes

[watching the news, Squid watches as a news crew is blown up]
Squid: [laughing] I'll bet that hurt!
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Connections

Follows Universal Soldier (1992) See more »

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Bled For Days
Written by Wayne Static (as Wayne Wells), Ken Jay, Tony Campos (as Antonio Campos) and Koichi Fukada
Performed by Static-X
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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User Reviews

 
Late night TV movie
5 August 2002 | by (Staffordshire) – See all my reviews

There are really only 3 reasons to watch this: Michael Jai White has some quality screen time; Kiana Tom is quite gorgeous except for her dismal second incarnation, and this film has the most hilariously gratuitous T & A sequence since Richard Pryor and Gene Wilder hid out in the poledancing club in Stir Crazy.

Actually I quite like Van Damme - he makes martial arts look attainable. You can go to your classes and think "I'll never be as good as Jet Li, the guy's superhuman. But I might just get as good as Van Damme someday."


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