John looks to take down Luc Deveraux after a home invasion claims his wife and daughter. The fight pits John against Andrew Scott and an army of genetically enhanced warriors; meanwhile, he must contend with a UniSol in relentless pursuit.
In 2074, when the mob wants to get rid of someone, the target is sent 30 years into the past, where a hired gun awaits. Someone like Joe, who one day learns the mob wants to 'close the loop' by transporting back Joe's future self.
Damien and Leito return to District 13 on a mission to bring peace to the troubled sector that is controlled by five different gang bosses, before the city's secret services take drastic measures to solve the problem.
A futuristic prison movie. Protagonist and wife are nabbed at a future US emigration point with an illegal baby during population control. The resulting prison experience is the subject of ... See full summary »
John awakens from a coma to discover his wife and daughter were slaughtered in a brutal home invasion. Haunted by images of the attack, he vows to kill the man responsible: Luc Deveraux. While John tries to piece his reality back together, things get more complicated when he is pursued by a relentless UniSol named Magnus. Meanwhile, Deveraux and surviving UniSol Andrew Scott are preparing to battle anarchy and build a new order ruled by Unisols without government oversight. They are weeding out the weak and constantly testing their strongest warriors in brutal, life-and-death combat. Luc has emerged operating the Unisol Church of Eventualism, taking in wayward Unisols whom the government has been secretly operating as remote-controlled sleeper agents. His mission is to liberate these Unisols from the implanted memories and the lies the government has inserted in them. As John gets closer to Deveraux and the rogue army of genetically enhanced warriors, he discovers more about himself ... Written by
Well, I really enjoyed the original, and massively enjoyed Universal Soldier Regeneration which was like watching a real life version of the Call of duty Modern Warfare level called 'Bloc'.
I had had high hopes for this sequel, but I have to say, I spent most of the film shaking my head in disbelief. I thought I must have missed another film since 'Regeneration' as this just seemed to make no sense whatsoever as to what was going on, who was doing what, and why. They sort of explained this later in the film which is apparently they way they wrote a few twists into the storyline, but it still left so many gaping holes in my understanding of why things were the way they were.
There is a very adult theme to the film. Nudity, sex and of course lots of violence. But it all goes to the extreme for no apparent reason. I hate the way modern films these days are dumbed down for a wider audience, but here it looks like they've added extra gore just for the sake of it.
All in all, an inconsistent and strange story line without enough explanation as to why it is.
The fight scenes are OK, which is why I'm giving it 3 out of 10. But the vague storyline just doesn't work for me. I think Van-Damme and Lundgren should have steered clear of this. It won't have done them any favours. A total B movie.
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