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

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Release Date:

25 October 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Universal Soldier IV  »

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Box Office


$11,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


$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 »


During the fight between John and Devereaux, the hole in John's forehead switches from the right side to the left then back to the right. See more »


Luc Deveraux: [accepting his defeat at the hands of John] There is no end. Always another, John.
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User Reviews

Not bad , fairly unique.
26 October 2012 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I'm just going to say that this movie seriously should come with a seizure warning because I almost passed out from the flashing at certain scenes.


Otherwise it's good to see these guys on the same screen again. The movie is a little slow in parts but picks up quickly. Story develops quickly then plateaus a bit then picks up again.

Nothing that's going to curl your toes.. but a good flick.


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