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Universal Soldier: Regeneration (2009)

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Terrorists kidnap the Russian Prime Minister's 2 kids, take Chernobyl nuclear power plant and threaten to blow up a reactor. 4 Universal Soldiers go in but are no match to a Next Gen. UniSol. Luc/JCVD goes in but faces 2 NGUs.

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John Hyams

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Richard Rothstein (based on characters created by), Christopher Leitch (based on characters created by) | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean-Claude Van Damme ... Luc Deveraux
Dolph Lundgren ... Andrew Scott
Andrei Arlovski ... NGU (as Andrei 'The Pitbull' Arlovski)
Mike Pyle Mike Pyle ... Captain Kevin Burke
Corey Johnson ... Colonel John Coby
Garry Cooper ... Dr. Porter
Emily Joyce ... Dr. Sandra Flemming
Zachary Baharov ... General Topov (as Zahary Baharov)
Aki Avni ... General Boris
Kerry Shale ... Dr. Colin
Yonko Dimitrov Yonko Dimitrov ... Dimitri
Violeta Markovska Violeta Markovska ... Ivana
Stanislav Pishtalov Stanislav Pishtalov ... P.M. Musayev
Marianne Stanicheva ... Olga (as Mariana Stanisheva)
John Laskowski ... Captain
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Storyline

With stolen top-secret technology, terrorists have created a next-generation Universal Soldier - an elite fighter genetically altered into a programmable killing machine. With this "UniSol" (Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Andrei "The Pit Bull" Arlovski) leading the way, they seize the crippled Chernobyl nuclear reactor, threatening to unleash a lethal radioactive cloud. The only one who can stop them is Luc Deveraux (Jean-Claude Van Damme), a UniSol who's been decommissioned for years. Reactivated and retrained, Deveraux must make a full-out assault on the heavily armed fortress. But inside, he'll discover not one but two of these virtually indestructible warriors. Andrew Scott (Dolph Lundgren), Deveraux's vicious UniSol enemy from the original Universal Soldier, has been secretly reanimated and upgraded. Now, these elite fighters are locked, loaded and programmed to kill; and the fate of millions hinges on this high-action showdown. Written by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

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Taglines:

The ultimate weapons of the future are back! See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive strong brutal violence and some language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Bulgarian

Release Date:

January 2010 (Brazil) See more »

Also Known As:

Universal Soldier 3 See more »

Filming Locations:

Bulgaria See more »

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Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

P.J. Pesce was considered to direct the movie. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 13 mins) When the enemy soldier is 'spared' by Luc and promptly turns and jumps out of the window behind him, the window can be seen being blown out from the bottom left and right prematurely. See more »

Quotes

[Devereaux finds the President's children cornered by Scott]
Andrew Scott: Keep asking them questions, just... trying to get some... an answer. Nothing. Just a simple yes or no. It's ridiculous... I knew I had something to tell you. It was - it was right there, on the tip of my tongue. Shit. I'm sure I'll remember it, just... just wait right there. Something so familiar. Can't explain it. You know exactly what I'm talking about, right? You understand. You don't have to answer. We're good like that, right?
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Follows Universal Soldier (1992) See more »

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Deserved Limited Theatrical Release
31 December 2009 | by pattonfeverSee all my reviews

I really really did not want to see this movie, but boy am I glad I did. It was very well directed, well acted (for the most part), and well shot. I would have gladly paid 10 bucks to see this on the big screen. The problem is I (and most people) didn't know it until after we had seen it. After the god awful sequels I thought this outing would be the same garbage. John Hyams created a much darker bleak Universal Soldier that out shines the first installment. He has a very bright career ahead of him. The world he created in this film has the same look and feel as Terminator Salvation did. In fact this film is as good if not better than T4. Mainly because it had nothing to live up to. All the fight scenes were top notch, and graphically violent (which is a good thing). Even Dolph Lundgren was interesting. And near the end of the film there is a shot, of JVCD standing in front of a doorway looking at the kids that are his mission, that is just amazing. If you do not like action films you won't have any fun, but if you do your in for a real treat. You can give it a rent, or the better option would be to buy it on blu-ray. It's just a shame we can't see it on the big screen. Because after all these years JVCD finally has an action film thats worthy of it.


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