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Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning (2012)

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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.

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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 Anonymous

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Rated R for brutal bloody violence throughout, strong sexual content, graphic nudity, and language | See all certifications »

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25 October 2012 (USA)  »

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Universal Soldier IV  »

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$11,500,000 (estimated)

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$3,181 (USA) (30 November 2012)

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$5,247 (USA) (14 December 2012)
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Andrei Arlovski plays a UniSol named Magnus in this movie. In Universal Soldier: Regeneration, he played a different UniSol called NGU. See more »

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Just after the turn, John slams into Magnus's vehicle and causes his own rear passenger window to shatter. Just as the tire is blown and they go onto the next few shots, it's clear that the same window has now repaired itself, even after the car rolls and crashes. See more »

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Andrew Scott: My brothers, let's not forget the moment of sickness. Our thoughts interrupted by unfamiliar worships. We were merely arms and legs, moving to the directive of another mind. But in an instant the veil has lifted. And today, brothers, I stand here to declare your minds are now your own! Each and every one of us bred into slavery, superior to our creators. They gave us nothing inside, but the void in our soul, the curse that binds us together, my brothers. But then he came along. He turned the ...
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Follows Universal Soldier: Regeneration (2009) See more »

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Evil Knievel
Written by Jason Gallagher
Performed by Leroy Justice
[from the album "Revolution's Son"]
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Loved it!!!!!!
25 October 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I REALLY LOVED this movie. The vibe was just so different compared to most action movies that come out...and it looked 100% theatrical to me. Looked great in HD too. I can't believe Hyams can churn out these movies with such small budgets. The slow burn that lead to all the action scenes was perfect for the tone of the film. Once the action starts, we are treated to INSANELY VIOLENT and BRUTAL fight pieces which are masterfully executed. My main flaw was the overuse of slow mo in the climax tracking shots. It was still bad ass but it would have packed a bigger punch without it. I knew not to expect a traditional Unisol movie so that aspect didn't ruin anything for me...and honestly, I like Hyams trying new things instead of just making the same movie over and over again like most big Hollywood directors do. He knew he only had a little money to use and he wanted to create something really special with it...and I think he succeeded admirably. The first Unisol will always be my favorite but DOR slightly edges out Regeneration for me because of the unsettling Horror/Noir atmosphere. Just as how Regeneration was my favorite action movie of the 2010, I think DOR will me my favorite of 2012...and both movies came out the same year as an Expendables movie and destroyed them both. 4.25/5


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