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R| 1 hr. 22 min.

Plot Summary
After being brought back from the dead as a genetically enhanced warrior, Luc Deveraux (Jean-Claude Van Damme) is now fully human and working with scientist Dylan Cotner (Xander Berkeley) to create a new, safer breed of fighters. When Cotner's project loses its funding, his supercomputer, the sentient SETH (Michael Jai White), is scheduled to be turned off. Alarmed, SETH takes over a human body to defend itself. To prevent the machine from destroying mankind, Luc must fight back.

Cast: Jean-Claude Van Damme , Michael Jai White , Heidi Schanz , Xander Berkeley , Justin Lazard , Kianna Tom , Daniel von Bargen , James Black

Director: Mic Rodgers

Genres: Science fiction

Distributor: Sony Pictures Entertainment, TriStar Pictures

Universal Soldier: The Return (1999)

Release Date: August 20th, 1999|1 hr. 22 min.

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  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Has a shameless B-movie exuberance. show more

  • 59
    Kevin Maynard Mr. Showbiz

    Engagingly silly sub-"Moonlighting"-style banter. show more

  • 25
    New York Post

    The Return is about bullets, bombs and boobs - the biggest boob being Van Damme, natch, but there are also mammaries aplenty. show more

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