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Universal Soldier: The Return (1999)

R  |   |  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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Cast

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Storyline

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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Prepare to become obsolete

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Action | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Also Known As:

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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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

During the battle in the Chemical Weapons storage room, where UniSol Romeo is stalking Luc and reporter Erin Young, Luc starts out wearing a dark jacket over his gray shirt. After a short cutaway from him and Erin, his dark jacket is suddenly gone with no visible sign of it. Later, as the movie returns to the Chemical Weapons room fight after a brief detour, Luc suddenly has his dark jacket back on, but this time we also see him actually take it off after it catches fire. See more »

Quotes

[during a training exercise in the swamp, Luc and Maggie look back and see a UniSol waterskiing off the back of their boat]
Maggie: [clearly impressed] He's good.
Luc Deveraux: [clearly unimpressed] He's stupid.
[Luc cuts the line and the UniSol falls into the river]
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Followed by Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning (2012) See more »

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Fueled
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Written and Performed by Anthrax
Courtesy of NFP Music
Under license from Notman
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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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