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Universal Soldier: The Return (1999)

 -  Action | Sci-Fi  -  20 August 1999 (USA)
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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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Universal Soldier 2  »

Box Office

Budget:

$24,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

SGD 492,508 (Singapore) (5 November 1999)
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Was released theatrically despite the previous sequels having been made-for-TV - a rarity for sequels. Many film series have gotten out of direct to video or made for TV through remakes, but few series get out of made-for-TV status otherwise. See more »

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During the final fight sequence between SETH and Luc, SETH grabs Luc by the neck with his right hand and holds him into the chair. Whilst holding him into the chair, the hand holding the neck switches to his left hand and then back his right hand again between shots. See more »

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Romeo: [after Erin Young caughts Romeo on fire] I'm just warming up, Deveraux.
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Referenced in The Tracey Fragments (2007) See more »

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Crush 'Em
Written by Dave Mustaine, Bud Prager and Marty Friedman
Performed by Megadeth
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Under license from EMI-Capitol Music Special Markets
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So bad...its good!
22 August 2000 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This is a shocking 'B' grade action movie with lots of bad acting and dialogue. Van Damme does his usual best which aint much, Jai White is good as Seth but the scene stealer is the cheesy but lovable Bill Goldberg. This film is so ridiculously bad that it ends up being funny and quite enjoyable.

If you like cheesy low budget action flicks that doesn't take itself too seriously then this is worth a laugh or two! As a fan of the genre and the fact that i realise this isn't meant to be taken seriously, *** out of *****!


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