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Universal Soldier: The Return -- 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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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Richard Rothstein (characters) &
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Release Date:
20 August 1999 (USA) See more »
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Prepare to become obsolete
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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 Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Jean-Claude Van Damme ... Luc Deveraux

Michael Jai White ... S.E.T.H.
Heidi Schanz ... Erin Young, KTXD

Xander Berkeley ... Dr. Dylan Cotner

Justin Lazard ... Captain Blackburn

Kiana Tom ... Maggie

Daniel von Bargen ... General Radford

James Black ... Sergeant Morrow
Karis Paige Bryant ... Hillary Deveraux

Bill Goldberg ... Romeo / UniSol 2500

Brent Anderson ... Technician #2
Brent Hinkley ... Squid
Woody Watson ... RL Gate Guard
Jacqueline Klein ... Betty Wilson
Maria Arita ... Kitty Anderson, KTXO
Sam Williamson ... Hillary's Doctor
Dion Culberson ... Drag Queen

Pam Dougherty ... 60-Year-Old Woman

Heidi Franz ... Erin's Stripper
Barbara Petricini-Buxton ... Female News Anchor
Molly Moroney ... Pediatric Nurse

Josh Berry ... Radioman

Mark Dalton ... Lead RL Guard
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Robin Arcuri ... Waitress

Jim Henry ... UniSol / Security Guard

Lyle Kanouse ... UniSol 2500 (voice)
John Lee Lewis ... RL Med Tech
W. Glenn Malmskog ... SEAL Demolitions Man
Mark Nicholson ... Club Manager

Mic Rodgers ... Big Biker
Scott Roland ... UniSol
Colin Skelton ... Technician
Derek Southers ... UniSol
Marvin Frank Stone III ... Unisol Security Guard

Adam Russell Stuart ... General's Aide
Sylvester 'Bear' Terkay ... Hospital Security
Fabian Watkins ... Nightclub Patron
Paul Heckmann ... Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Bruce Stewart ... ER Doctor (uncredited)
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Directed by
Mic Rodgers 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Richard Rothstein (characters) &
Christopher Leitch (characters) and
Dean Devlin (characters)

William Malone (written by) and
John Fasano (written by)

Produced by
Craig Baumgarten .... producer
Daniel Melnick .... executive producer
Adam Merims .... co-producer
Richard G. Murphy .... co-producer
Michael I. Rachmil .... executive producer
Allen Shapiro .... producer
Bennett R. Specter .... co-producer
Jean-Claude Van Damme .... producer
 
Original Music by
Don Davis 
 
Cinematography by
Mike Benson 
 
Film Editing by
Peck Prior 
 
Casting by
Rachel Abroms 
Jory Weitz 
 
Production Design by
David Chapman 
 
Art Direction by
John Frick 
 
Set Decoration by
Donnasu Sealy 
 
Costume Design by
Jennifer L. Bryan 
 
Makeup Department
Troy Breeding .... makeup artist
Melissa Forney .... first assistant hair stylist
Kalen Hoyle .... first assistant makeup artist
Philip Ivey .... key hair stylist
Shashana Kaplan .... makeup artist
Keith Sayer .... key makeup artist
 
Production Management
Michael I. Rachmil .... unit production manager (as Michael Rachmil)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Albert Cho .... first assistant director
Rebecca Strickland .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Byron K. Autrey .... carpenter
Byron K. Autrey .... property maker
Bradly E. Breitbarth .... property master
Adiena Clauson .... set dresser
Jack Colmenero .... set dresser
Archie Hankins .... carpenter
Kelley A. Hankins .... signwriter
Mark Hanks .... swing
Bill Luckey .... assistant property master
Roy Metcalf .... construction coordinator
John Parker .... set dresser
Darren Patnode .... on-set dresser
Thomas H. Paul .... set designer
Gen Quintanilla .... swing
Steve Sawhill .... lead man
Phyllis Detrich .... assistant property master (uncredited)
Nanci Elfrez .... painter (uncredited)
Jennifer Garlington .... art department coordinator (uncredited)
Spanky Lofland .... carpenter (uncredited)
Randy Severs .... carpenter (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Joe Barnett .... sound re-recording mixer
Dorian Cheah .... sound re-recording mixer
Pud Cusack .... production sound mixer (as Kathleen Cusack)
Pud Cusack .... sound mixer
Jed M. Dodge .... dialogue editor (as Jed Dodge)
Lisle Engle .... sound effects editor
Mary Erstad .... foley mixer
Paula Fairfield .... sound effects editor
David Lee Fein .... foley artist (as David Fein)
Alan Freedman .... adr mixer
Frank Gaeta .... sound effects editor
George Haddad .... sound effects editor
Greg Hedgepath .... supervising sound editor
Michael Hertlein .... adr editor
Michael Hertlein .... dialogue editor
Robert Jackson .... adr supervisor (as Robert C. Jackson)
C.W. Jones .... foley mixer
Michael Kamper .... sound effects editor
Ossama Khuluki .... foley artist
Diane Marshall .... foley artist
Michael Mullane .... sound effects editor
Linda Murphy .... boom operator
Yuri Reese .... additional sound mixer
John Ross .... sound re-recording mixer
William Smith .... additional sound mixer
Scott Streetman .... cable person
Lucy Sustar .... foley editor
Roland N. Thai .... sound effects editor (as Roland Thai)
Robert Getty .... assistant sound editor (uncredited)
Patrick Giraudi .... additional sound re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Kelly Vandever .... sound re-recording mixer (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Rick Bongiovanni .... effects crew: KNB Effects
Brett Cody .... effects coordinator
Joe Digaetano .... special effects coordinator (as Joey Digaetano)
Margaret Johnson .... special effects technician
Jerry King .... technician
Randy E. Moore .... special effects crew
Gary Pilkinton .... technician
Kathleen Tonkin .... technician
Robert Vazquez .... special effects foreman
Robert Brown .... special effects technician (uncredited)
John Cluff .... special effects technician (uncredited)
Jim Henry .... special effects assistant (uncredited)
Geoffrey C. Martin .... special effects technician (uncredited)
Alan McFarland .... special effects electronics: KNB (uncredited)
Patrick Tantalo .... special effects technician (uncredited)
Russell Tyrrell .... special effects technician (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Andy Atkins .... Domino artist
Casey Dame .... CGI artist
Tony Deryan .... Domino artist
Buddy Gheen .... digital artist
Gary Hall .... visual effects coordinator
Bruce Harris .... Domino artist
O.T. Hight .... Domino artist
Heidy Hughes .... Domino artist
Paul Le Blanc .... CGI supervisor (as Paul R. LeBlanc)
Ralph Maiers .... visual effects supervisor
TJ Morgan .... Domino artist
Robert W. Morgenroth .... visual effects supervisor (as Rob Morgenroth)
Eric Pham .... Domino artist
Janet Quen .... Domino artist
Bart Rachmil .... visual effects editor
Mike Sabga .... digital artist
Gabriel Sanchez .... Domino artist
Dan Santori .... CGI artist
George Ulmer .... CGI artist
Christopher Grandel .... visual effects coordinator (uncredited)
Derek Ledbetter .... visual effects (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Rea Brooks .... stunts
Troy Brown .... stunts
Christy Carlson .... stunts
Rosa Collins .... stunts
Laura Dash .... stunts
Lance Gilbert .... stunt double: Mr. Van Damme
Lance Gilbert .... stunts
Tim Gilbert .... stunts
Troy Gilbert .... stunts
Randy Hall .... stunts
Thomas Robinson Harper .... stunts
Scott Hubbell .... stunts
Matt Johnston .... utility stunts
Henry Kingi Jr. .... stunts (as Henry M. Kingi Jr.)
Curtis Lupo .... stunts
Khristian Lupo .... stunts
Larry Nicholas .... stunts
Manny Perry .... stunts
Chad Randall .... utility stunts
Tim Rigby .... stunts
Larry Rippenkroeger .... stunts
Jimmy N. Roberts .... stunts
Scott Roland .... stunts
Debby Lynn Ross .... stunts (as Debbie Lynn Ross)
Michael Runyard .... stunt coordinator
Jan Michael Shultz .... stunts
Jamie Taylor .... stunts
Keith Tellez .... stunts
Russell Towery .... stunts
Tim Trella .... stunts
Christopher J. Tuck .... stunts (as Chris Tuck)
Jeff Ward .... stunts
Tak Yuen .... stunts
Harold Burns .... stunt rigger (uncredited)
John Cann .... stunts (uncredited)
Jennifer Caputo .... high fall stunt (uncredited)
Jim Henry .... stunts (uncredited)
Robert Keller .... stunts (uncredited)
Mic Rodgers .... stunts (uncredited)
David Sanders .... stuntman (uncredited)
Todd Senofonte .... stunt double: Van Damme (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Marc Andrus .... key grip
Stephen Beasley .... assistant chief lighting technician (as Stephen F. Beasley)
Arthur Blum .... dolly grip
Kevin Boyle .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Peter Clarson .... chief lighting technician
Brown Cooper .... camera operator: "b" camera
Gary Jay .... camera operator: "b" camera
Key Kolb .... second grip
Jeff Lanes .... dimmer board operator
Jim McConkey .... Steadicam operator
Fred L. McLane .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Edward Morey III .... camera operator: "a" camera
Rob Nelson .... video operator: E=mc²
Van Redin .... still photographer
Roger Basquette .... video assist operator (uncredited)
Cheryl Clarson .... electrician (uncredited)
Donald R. Howe Jr. .... second assistant camera (uncredited)
Eric Montes .... additional electrician (uncredited)
Michael Off .... camera operator (uncredited)
Andy Stefanek .... electrician (uncredited)
Jason Taylor .... best boy rigging electrician (uncredited)
Troy Webb .... rigging gaffer (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Gabrielle Berberich .... casting associate
Barbara Brinkley .... casting: Texas
Toni Cobb Brock .... local casting (as Toni Cobb)
Meg Looney .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Rondi Hillstrom Davis .... wardrobe supervisor
Susan Mayes .... key set costumer
Leeann Radeka .... set costumer
Steve Constancio .... set costumer (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Rayford Berrymon .... assistant film editor
James Flynn .... assistant film editor
Terry Haggar .... color timer
Mo Henry .... negative cutter
Eddie Robayo .... apprentice film editor
Sandy S. Solowitz .... first assistant editor: avid
 
Music Department
Jason Alexander .... music supervisor
Sharon Boyle .... music consultant
Robert Garrett .... music editor
John Houlihan .... music consultant
Micki Stern .... music supervisor
 
Transportation Department
John Burkholtz .... transportation captain
Richard A. Davis .... transportation co-captain (as Richard Davis)
Jon Bergholz .... dispatcher (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Anne Attalla .... assistant: Mr. Shapiro
Robert Callan .... location manager
Gino Crognale .... puppeteer
Jim Dunlap .... first assistant accountant
Andrea Gabusi .... production coordinator
Chris Gilmer .... production assistant
Jennifer S. Gottlieb .... production assistant (as Jennifer Gottlieb-Rosenbaum)
Theodore Haines .... puppeteer (as Ted Haines)
Shawn Hueston .... assistant location manager
J. Larsen Jay .... production secretary
Ellyn S. Klein .... assistant production coordinator (as Ellyn Klein)
Cindy Lindauer .... studio teacher
Jake McKinnon .... puppeteer
Sarah Morse .... production accountant (as Sarah M. Morse)
Angela Peterson .... assistant: Mr. Rachmil
Parrish Rainge .... production assistant
Ron Rauch .... production assistant
Melinda Taksen .... script supervisor
Raigen Thornton .... set medic
Rick Washburn .... weapons master
Pete Waterman .... production assistant
Nikki Woods .... production assistant
Karen Woodward .... assistant: Mr. Baumgarten
LouAnn Wu .... assistant: Mr. Rodgers
Sarah Nean Bruce .... production advisor (uncredited)
Eve Butterly .... script supervisor (uncredited)
Caryn Cheever .... second assistant accountant (uncredited)
Laura King .... unit medic (uncredited)
Peter Malota .... martial arts choreographer (uncredited)
Mike Sudrow .... weapons specialist (uncredited)
 
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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Universal Soldier IV" - USA (informal alternative title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for nonstop strong violence, and for language and nudity
Runtime:
83 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Subsequent Universal Soldier films ignore the events of The Return and outright contradict it in a number of ways; while still an official entry, it is no longer considered part of the series canon.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: When the soldiers are setting up the bomb in the generator room. You can clearly see that the bomb is a C-4 bomb. Later, one of the soldiers accidentally shoots the bomb and it explodes. C-4 does not explode when shot. C-4 only explodes when the detonator is triggered.See more »
Quotes:
S.E.T.H.:When I was a machine, I yearned to be a man. Now I'm better than both. The created has become the creator.See more »
Soundtrack:
FueledSee more »

FAQ

Is this movie related to the Universal Soldier TV movies produced by Rigel Entertainment in the late nineties?
How could Luc have a daughter if he had been "dead" in the past?
Was Micheal Jai White in "Universal Soldier" (1992) too?
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11 out of 18 people found the following review useful.
Pure entertainment, 15 February 2007
Author: sveknu

I really don't get why most people heavily criticize this movie. Actually, I had a really fun time watching this flick. Maybe the reason why so many people dislike it is because they just take it too seriously. Fans of the first movie who expect a serious sequel won't get what they're hoping for. That's rather good in my opinion. The first movie was just boring and had bad (and too little) action, but that's not the case with "Universal Soldier: The Return". The action is nearly non-stop from beginning to end, and most of the action scenes are great! I really liked that wrestling guy being one of the main bad guys, and the fight at the hospital with the nurses (you have to see it for yourself) was just hilarious. The story was OK too, and Michael Jai White was perfect as the villain in this movie.

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