6.1/10
82,967
161 user 104 critic

Universal Soldier (1992)

R | | Action, Sci-Fi | 10 July 1992 (USA)
Trailer
2:24 | Trailer
Two rival soldiers who were killed in Vietnam are brought back to life in a top secret military experiment that creates superhuman warriors.

Director:

Roland Emmerich
Reviews
Popularity
4,021 ( 405)

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean-Claude Van Damme ... Luc Deveraux / GR44
Dolph Lundgren ... Andrew Scott / GR13
Ally Walker ... Veronica Roberts
Ed O'Ross ... Colonel Perry
Jerry Orbach ... Dr. Christopher Gregor
Leon Rippy ... Woodward
Tico Wells Tico Wells ... Garth
Ralf Moeller ... GR76 (as Ralph Moeller)
Robert Trebor ... Motel Owner
Gene Davis ... Lieutenant
Drew Snyder ... Charles
Tom Lister Jr. ... GR55 (as 'Tiny' Lister Jr.)
Simon Rhee ... GR61
Eric Norris ... GR86
Michael Winther Michael Winther ... Technician
Edit

Storyline

An elite team of soldiers has been used against terrorists where they use astounding physical capabilities to overcome them. Victoria, a reporter, follows them and discovers a part of their secret. When one of the team kills her cameraman she tries to escape. Luc, one of the soldiers begins to have flashbacks and turns sides and helps her as the remainder of the team follows to protect their secrets. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The future has a bad attitude. See more »

Genres:

Action | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong graphic violence, and for strong language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Upon its release, many audiences and critics, found the film's plot to be undeniably similar to that of RoboCop (1987). See more »

Goofs

(at around 48 mins) Luc decoys the soldiers with the wooden "gas station attendant" mascot. But when the truck pulls up, the mascot is still standing where it was when we first saw it. As the UniSols approach, it isn't there any more. See more »

Quotes

Luc: I just want to go home.
See more »

Alternate Versions

A few seconds were censored by the CBFC in Bombay for the Indian release with an A (restricted to adults) certificate. The film was released in its original uncensored version by the CBFC in Bangalore certified U (unrestricted public exhibition). See more »

Connections

Referenced in Graham Norton: For Your Pleasure (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Qua Cau Gio Bay
Performed by Bach Yen and Trân Quang Hai
Courtesy of Sounds of Film
See more »

User Reviews

 
Solid entertainment
27 November 2019 | by cardsrockSee all my reviews

If you take this film for what it is, you can get some good entertainment from it. Van Damme and Lundgren facing off as regenerated super soldiers is pure entertainment, plot and acting be damned.


5 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 161 user reviews »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Studio Canal [France]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 July 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Crystal Knights See more »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

$23,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,057,084, 12 July 1992

Gross USA:

$36,299,898

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$36,299,898
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (heavily cut) (TV)

Sound Mix:

CDS (digital 35 mm prints)| Dolby Stereo (analog 35 mm prints) (4 channels)| DTS (5.1)| Dolby Digital

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
See full technical specs »

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed