Universal Soldier – USA, 1992 – 4K Ultra HD release announced

‘The future has a bad attitude’

Universal Soldier is a 1992 American science-fiction action feature film about two dead soldiers who are brought back to life twenty-five years later.

Directed by Roland Emmerich (Godzilla; Independence Day and sequel; Ghost Chase) from a screenplay written by Richard Rothstein, Christopher Leitch and Dean Devlin, the movie stars Jean-Claude van Damme, Dolph Lundgren, Ally Walker, Ed O’Ross and Jerry Orbach.

Three sequels followed and a reboot is apparently in development.

Universal Soldier will be released by Lionsgate on 4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray + Digital on November 5th 2019. Special features:

  • Audio commentary with director Roland Emmerich, co-writer Dean Devlin, and actors Jean-Claude Van Damme and Dolph Lundgren
  • Audio commentary by director Roland Emmerich and co-writer Dean Devlin
  • A Tale of Two Titans featurette
  • Guns, Genes, and Fighting Machines featurette
  • Behind the Scenes featurette
  • Alternate ending
  • Trailer
  • Dolby Vision with High Dynamic Range
  • DTS-HD Master 5.1 audio track


Luc Devreaux (Jean-Claude Van Damme) and Sargeant Andrew Scott (Dolph Lundgren) are two soldiers who kill each other in Vietnam and are brought back to life twenty-five years later as cyborgs for a secret government program…

Main cast and characters:

  • Jean-Claude Van Damme … Luc Deveraux / GR44
  • Dolph Lundgren … Andrew Scott / GR13
  • Ally Walker … Veronica Roberts
  • Ed O’Ross … Colonel Perry
  • Jerry Orbach … Doctor Christopher Gregor
  • Leon Rippy … Woodward
  • Tico Wells … Garth
  • Ralf Moeller … GR76 (as Ralph Moeller)
  • Robert Trebor … Motel Owner
  • Gene Davis … Lieutenant
  • Drew Snyder … Charles
  • Tommy ‘Tiny’ Lister … GR55 (as ‘Tiny’ Lister Jr.)
  • Simon Rhee … GR61
  • Eric Norris … GR86
  • Michael Winther … Technician
  • Joseph Malone … Huey Taylor
  • Rance Howard … John Devreux
  • Lilyan Chauvin … Mrs John Devreux
  • Monty Laird … Attendant

Technical details:

  • 102 minutes
  • Audio: CDS (digital 35 mm prints)| Dolby Stereo (analog 35 mm prints)
  • Technicolor
  • Aspect ratio: 2.35: 1

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