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Universal Soldier - Day of Reckoning - (2012 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1659343/

A weak man's family gets killed but a strong man seeks revenge.

It makes zero sense so many times throughout the movie. It's also not proper within any of the universes of the previous movies. If you do or if you don't like the previous movies in this series, pass on this.

  • Seizure warning



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Universal Soldier - Regeneration - (2009 movie) image

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1288403/

When super-soldier technology is discovered in the hands of terrorists, a former super-solder is brought back into service.

Decent!

  • Properly titled Universal Soldier: Regeneration



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Universal Soldier - The Return - (1999 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0176269/
was unisolthereturn.com

A previously-failed super-soldier program doesn't actually get buried after all, and everyone regrets that when its maintainers try to take over.

It's too heavy on the music, but it's generally okay.

  • Properly titled Universal Soldier: The Return



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Universal Soldier - (1992 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0105698/

A super-soldier program goes awry when some of its team begin to remember their past.

Quite a good movie. Even though it's old, it holds up well enough even with in-movie technology changes.



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Life - (2017 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5442430/
https://www.sonypictures.com/movies/life [ 1 ] was http://www.lifemovie.com/

A sample from Mars comes out of hibernation.

If you end the movie at the correct point, then it's a fine movie. Otherwise it's shit.



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Face ∕ Off - (1997 movie) image

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0119094/

A cop dons the appearance of a criminal mastermind in order to foil his terrorist plot.

An excellent, though generally-forgettable, bubblegum movie.

Perhaps see also:



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The Man from Earth - Holocene - (2017 movie) - John

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5770864/
ManFromEarth.com

A mild mannered professor is thought to be older than he appears.

It's a little off in places, but has a nice consistent tone. Recommended only if you loved it's earlier movie, The Man from Earth - (2007 movie).

  • properly titled The Man from Earth: Holocene



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