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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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Cast

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Andrei Arlovski ...
Magnus (as Andrei 'The Pit Bull' Arlovski)
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Tony Jarreau ...
Bouncer
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Earl
Andrew Sikking ...
Larry
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Dr. Timothy Brady
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Dr. Su
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Emma
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Agent Gorman
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Ron Castellano
Susan Mansur ...
Madame
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Storyline

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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Under their own command


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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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Box Office

Budget:

$11,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$5,247 (USA) (14 December 2012)
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Jean-Claude Van Damme finally approved the script of the final fight which he loses and is killed by Scott Adkins the day before principal photography started. In the words of director John Hyams "there was a lot of negotiation around how that all played out" and how he was "passing the torch". See more »

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When Magnus rams into John's car with his truck they pass the "Christian Street Furniture" warehouse. 10 - 15 seconds later they pass "Christian Street Furniture" again. See more »

Quotes

Luc Deveraux: [accepting his defeat at the hands of John] There is no end. Always another, John.
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The best trash I've seen in years.
7 October 2012 | by (Moscow, Russian Federation) – See all my reviews

This one is a very good trash movie. And I'm serious.

It has story, a good one if you come to think about it seriously. It even has nice twist in the end. But it also has so many obviously stupid things that we heartily laughed about. It is just impossible to take it seriously.

It has very good combat scenes. Enough of blood and gore for my liking. But every single thing contradicts laws of nature so bluntly that it is just impossible to take it seriously.

The struggle between characters portrayed by Van Damme and Adkins is well shown. And you can even sympathize both to great extent. But every single bit of lighting and makeup will turn it to comics. And already sitting with a silly grin at your face you just can not take it seriously.

This is very good trash movie! And I really mean it! If you like to watch one do go for this. I haven't seen like this for several years now.


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