We use cookies to improve your experience of our website. Cookies perform functions like recognising you each time you visit and delivering advertising messages that are relevant to you. Read more here

Universal Soldier: Regeneration

Universal Soldier: Regeneration

John Hyams (2009)

92min
18 Certificate
Friday 11:05pm - 12:20am ITV4
See Repeats
Saturday, 12:05am - 1:20am ITV4+1
Saturday, 12:25am - 1am ITV4
Saturday, 1:25am - 2am ITV4+1
HD SUB WIDE
Watchlist
ADVERTISEMENT

Review

Our Score
Jean-Claude Van Damme returns to one of his best-known roles in this ambitious reboot of the sci-fi action franchise. Ageing yet agile, he demonstrates he's still got the moves, as his reanimated warrior Luc Deveraux is forcibly re-commissioned to help stop stereotypical terrorists from blowing up the crippled Chernobyl nuclear plant. The film opens impressively with an adrenaline-rush car chase, before settling into routine shoot 'em up mode, accompanied by gritty visuals and a pounding soundtrack. It's technically accomplished but narratively flimsy, making the increasingly illogical events feel like padding in preparation for the final act's main attraction: a slugfest between Van Damme and his original Universal Soldier nemesis, Dolph Lundgren.

Summary

Concluded.

Cast & Crew

NGU Andrei Arlovski
Luc Deveraux Jean-Claude Van Damme
Andrew Scott Dolph Lundgren
Capt Kevin Burke Mike Pyle
Col John Coby Corey Johnson
Director John Hyams
see more

Other Information

Language: English Colour Available on: Available on DVD

Drama

Have Your Say What did you think of Universal Soldier: Regeneration?

view all comments (0)