- Rated: R
- Closed captioning available
- Run Time: 1 hours, 23 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: December 28, 1999
- Originally Released: 1999
- Label: Sony Pictures
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
- Additional Release Material:
- Michael J. White Featurette: A UNIVERSAL SOLDIER'S WORKOUT
- Jean Claude Van Damme Featurette: LOOKING BACK, MOVING FORWARD
- Making-of Featurette
- Original Theatrical Trailer
- DOUBLE TEAM
- MAXIMUM RISK
- NOWHERE TO RUN
- Talent Files: Cast & Crew
Performers, Cast and Crew:
"...Michael Jai White is a commanding screen presence..."
Entertainment Weekly - 02/11/2000
"...Cyborg-kickin' sci-fi..." -- Rating: B+ - Recommended
Box Office - 11/01/1999
"...With Goldberg and master martial artist Michael Jai White as super-charged villains, the choreographed action gets up-close and personal..."
Los Angeles Times - 08/23/1999
"...A satisfying seque....'Sleek' is the word for UNIVERSAL SOLDIER: THE RETURN, which moves with such swiftness and ease, its story blending seamlessly into its sci-fi technology and special effects..."
Luc Deveraux (Van Damme) is back! Having retired from his career as a Universal Soldier, he now serves as a technical advisor on a top-secret government project to design a stronger, smarter, generally more universal breed of cyborg soldier. However, SETH -- the supercomputer that controls the soldiers -- taking a cue from HAL, the discontent supercomputer from 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY, has an agenda of its own, which includes destroying its creators and implementing a reign of terror on humankind. Can the now peaceful Deveraux revert to his old ways and save the human race'