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  • Summary: Luc Deveraux (Van Damme), who has survived his experiences as a Universal Soldier, recovered, and is now retired and working as a technical advisor on a government project to revive and improve the Universal Soldier training program, creating stronger, smarter and more versatile cyborgLuc Deveraux (Van Damme), who has survived his experiences as a Universal Soldier, recovered, and is now retired and working as a technical advisor on a government project to revive and improve the Universal Soldier training program, creating stronger, smarter and more versatile cyborg Soldiers. When S.E.T.H., the supercomputer controlling the Soldiers, becomes discontent and takes over a la HAL, Luc is the only one who can battle this team of deadly warriors and save the human race. Expand
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 14
  2. Negative: 11 out of 14
  1. Sleek...This is one "return" that's surely welcome.
  2. Has a shameless B-movie exuberance.
  3. 59
    Engagingly silly sub-"Moonlighting"-style banter.
  4. Reviewed by: Betsy Sherman
    25
    Devoid of personality and has an annoying gratuitous sentimental streak.
  5. Reviewed by: Rod Dreher
    25
    The Return is about bullets, bombs and boobs - the biggest boob being Van Damme, natch, but there are also mammaries aplenty.
  6. Reviewed by: Ken Fox
    20
    Plenty of bone-crunching brawn, but not a brain cell in sight.
  7. Reviewed by: Russel Smith
    0
    Lame, mindless dialogue makes Wing Commander seem Cukoresque by comparison.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 5
  2. Negative: 2 out of 5
  1. NogginKnife
    Jul 21, 2006
    5
    I think Bill Goldberg is a good addition to the movie 'cuz he's lean and mean and fits the part very well. All the other parts can I think Bill Goldberg is a good addition to the movie 'cuz he's lean and mean and fits the part very well. All the other parts can be thrown out. Expand

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