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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 Hyams

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John Hyams (screenplay), Doug Magnuson (screenplay) | 5 more credits »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean-Claude Van Damme ... Luc Deveraux
Dolph Lundgren ... Andrew Scott
Scott Adkins ... John
Mariah Bonner ... Sarah
Andrei Arlovski ... Magnus
Tony Jarreau Tony Jarreau ... Bouncer
Craig Walker ... Earl
Andrew Sikking Andrew Sikking ... Larry
James DuMont ... Dr. Brady
David Jensen ... Dr. Su
Audrey P. Scott ... Emma
Rus Blackwell ... Agent Gorman
Dane Rhodes ... Ron Castellano
Susan Mansur Susan Mansur ... Madame
Kris Van Damme ... Miles (as Kristopher Van Varenberg)
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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


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 October 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Universal Soldier IV See more »

Filming Locations:

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$11,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,181, 2 December 2012, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$5,460

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,402,307
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Andrei Arlovski plays a UniSol named Magnus in this movie. In Universal Soldier: Regeneration (2009), he played a different UniSol called NGU. See more »

Goofs

At 24:10 As John answers a mobile call from Isaac the notepad can be seen between the glass of juice and the phone. However after picking it up, it's moved to below the phone. Then again, a few seconds later it's back in it's original position. See more »

Quotes

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

The uncut NC-17 version is only on Blu-ray and includes bloodier scenes of violence and alternate cuts of sex/nudity. See more »

Connections

Follows Universal Soldier (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

Evil Knievel
Written by Jason Gallagher (ASCAP)
Performed by Leroy Justice
'Evil Knievel' is featured on the Leroy Justice album, 'Revolution's Son'
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Oh how the mighty have fallen
27 October 2012 | by spkelsekladdenSee all my reviews

Van Damme and Dolph Lundgren used to be kings of the Martial Arts franchise in direct to video action, People were lining up to rent their movies, when they both starred in the first universal soldier. movie (in which they were great) They made a dynamic duo which I haven't seen repeated since double impact. But a long time has passed since than,and the world has changed.The direct to video marked has changed along with the rest of the world. Sadly Dolph Lundgren and Van Damme has not. Not unless you wanna count aging. Look at them now, they have either wasted all their money on coke, or they just simply don't understand how over the hill they are. They are like a couple of worn out prostitutes they'll do anything for money now matter how degrading or stupid it is. This movie is complete sh*t. Where shall I start? Sense. This movie makes none. Storyline it none existent. I can't find it at anyway. Directing and line delivering is so bad it make you cringe . The pace of the movie is slow. I've seen turtles age faster than the pace of this movie. The main plot about Scott Andrew,(Dolph Lundgren 's character) having gone rouge. Makes even less sense cause he got shredded in the first Universal soldiers movie, which was great by the way,really good and entertaining.

The end battle is just laughable. I don't think I've seen anything that bad since the first American ninja movie,that I used to love back when I was kid, but just make me cringe now. Which to me is a perfect example of and era that is over.Much like Van Damme and Dolph Lundgren s glory days


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