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Universal Soldier: The Return (1999)
 4.2
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Universal Soldier: The Return (1999)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Luc Deveraux, the heroic former Universal Soldier, is about to be thrown into action once again. When Seth (Michael Jai White), the supercomputer controlled ultra-warrior, decides to take revenge and destroy its creators, only Luc can stop it. All hell breaks loose as Luc battles Seth and a deadly team of perfect soldiers in a struggle that pits man against machine and good against evil.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, futuristic, cult film, ridiculous, idiotic, humorous, awful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: future dystopia, martial arts, a.i., timebomb, one man army, experiment gone awry, cyborgs, save the world, danger, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem, chaos, deadly, technophobia, technology gone awry, man versus machine, heroes, destiny, male female relationship, father daughter relationship, brutality, one against many, adventure, imaginary, strong violent content ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s

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Most similar movies to Universal Soldier: The Return

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, futuristic and exciting films with plots about rivalry, heroes, danger, chaos, martial arts, future dystopia and imaginary mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Universal Soldier: The Return: Cyborg (1989), Universal Soldier (1992), Hands of Steel (1986), Solo (1996), Cyber-Tracker 2 (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Cyborg (1989)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A martial artist hunts a killer in a plague-infested urban dump of the future.
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, futuristic, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, androids and robots, post apocalypse, future dystopia, martial arts, chase, chaos, one man army, plague, heroes, chases and races, danger ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2019, 80s
Place: new york, usa, georgia, south carolina, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Universal Soldier (1992)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An American soldier who had been killed during the Vietnam War is revived 25 years later by the military as a semi-android, UniSols, a high-tech soldier of the future. After the failure of the initiative to erase all the soldier's memories, he ...
Style: rough, exciting, suspenseful, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: androids and robots, cyberpunk, martial arts, one man army, soldier, vietnam war, vengeance, cyborgs, genetically altered, danger, military, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 60s, 1990s, 1960s ...
Place: vietnam, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Hands of Steel (1986)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A story about a cyborg who is programmed to kill a scientist who holds the fate of mankind in his hands.
Style: serious, exciting, rough, futuristic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, assassination, danger, good versus evil, chase, hitman, laser, chaos, destiny, murder, on the run, post apocalypse ...
Time: future, near future, year 1987
Place: italy, utah, arizona, guatemala, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.1
 4K
Solo (1996)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An android fighting-machine (Mario Van Peebles) is charged with destroying a small brigade of rebels in a Latin American war who are fighting to maintain their freedom and protect their village. Contrary to his programming, Peebles decides to stay ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, clever, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: village, cyborgs, androids and robots, soldier, heroes, jungle, androids, escapades, a.i., chases and races, society, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Cyber-Tracker 2 (1995)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Secret Service agent (Wilson) battles an arms dealer who is creating a cyborg army.
Style: serious, rough, futuristic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: heroes, androids and robots, martial arts, special agents, kidnapping, danger, undercover, changing the past or future, adventure, escapades, man versus machine, deadly ...
Time: future
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Universal Soldier: Regeneration (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When terrorists threaten nuclear catastrophe, the world's only hope is to reactivate decommissioned Universal Soldier Luc Deveraux. Rearmed and reprogrammed, Deveraux must take on his nemesis from the original Universal Soldier and a ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, intense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, super soldier, heroes, military, soldier, superhuman, one man army, danger, superhuman powers, battles, tough heroes, super strength ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 2000s, 80s
Place: virginia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 8.0
 823K
The Terminator (1984)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the post-apocalyptic future, reigning tyrannical supercomputers teleport a cyborg assassin known as the "Terminator" back to 1984 to kill Sarah Connor, whose unborn son is destined to lead insurgents against 21st century mechanical ...
Style: suspenseful, neo noir, bleak, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, cyberpunk, cyborgs, androids and robots, sent to the past, killer robot, protector, androids, time paradox, dystopic future, time travel, manhunt ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future, year 1984, twentieth century ...
Place: los angeles, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Eve of Destruction (1991)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Eve is a military robot made to look exactly like her creator, Dr. Eve Simmons. When she is damaged during a bank robbery, the robot becomes an unstoppable killing machine. Colonel Jim McQuade is assigned to stop the robot and with the help from Dr. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, stylized, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, experiment gone awry, mad scientist, terrorism, chaos, danger, androids and robots, space and aliens, race against time, technology gone awry, terminator, nuclear holocaust ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 4.1
 622
Virtual Combat (1995)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This lively low-budget action movie is packed with martial arts, sexy sirens, and a sci-fi plot involving computers and virtual reality images that become real. The tale centers on two Nevada border officers, Dave Quarry (Don "The Dragon" ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: heroes, martial arts, kickboxer, kung fu master, virtual reality, kung fu, warrior, crimes, danger, escapades, androids and robots, rivalry ...
Time: future
Place: nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Expect No Mercy (1995)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Federal Service Agent Justin Vanier has been assigned to infiltrate the mysterious Virtual Arts Academy in search of Eric, a fellow agent. In this high-tech facility, the maniacal leader Warbeck is training assassins to become even more efficient ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: martial arts, danger, virtual reality, kidnapping, undercover, assassination, espionage, man versus machine, crimes, secret agents, life is a bitch, missing person ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: It's been 10 years since John Connor saved Earth from Judgment Day, and he's now living under the radar, steering clear of using anything Skynet can trace. That is, until he encounters T-X, a robotic assassin ordered to finish what T-1000 ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, intense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, androids and robots, man versus machine, apocalypse, killer robot, chaos, time travel, chase, technology gone awry, artificial intelligence, time traveler, nuclear holocaust ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2030s, year 2003 ...
Place: usa, los angeles, california, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 2.9
 605
Gangland (2001)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In post-apocalyptic Los Angeles, an evil pack of outlaws is systematically turning civilians into prisoners and slaves. Worse yet, the spread of a terrifying deadly flesh-eating virus threatens to destroy all of humanity. As good and evil ...
Style: rough, bleak, serious, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female martial artist, martial arts, against humanity, good versus evil, gang, danger, life is a bitch, heroes, imaginary, confined, plague, apocalypse ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.5
 1K
TC 2000 (1993)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Somewhere in the future the environmental overkill had come. Many people had died. The rich were able to build the underworld, the poor had to stay on the surface building gangs to survive. Jason Storm, an underworld guard gets knowledge of a ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: good versus evil, heroes, martial arts, save the world, chases and races, dishonesty, society, gangsters, deadly, imaginary, gang, apocalypse ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Last Sentinel (2007)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No emotion. No fear. No pain. They were the perfect soldiers to protect civilization until the drone police became the perfect enemy. With little hope left for mankind, Tallis, an electronically enhanced soldier, rescues a survivor from a failed ...
Style: exciting, bleak, serious, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, battles, survival, heroic mission, danger, save the world, androids and robots, life is a bitch, man versus machine, technology gone awry, future dystopia, daring rescue ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Six months after the events depicted in The Matrix, Neo has proved to be a good omen for the free humans, as more and more humans are being freed from the matrix and brought to Zion, the one and only stronghold of the Resistance. Neo himself has ...
Style: philosophical, exciting, rough, suspenseful, saga ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, chosen one, virtual reality, post apocalypse, alternate reality, man versus machine, artificial intelligence, rebel, precognition, save the world, prophecy ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, distant future, 2000s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Nearly 10 years have passed since Sarah Connor was targeted for termination by a cyborg from the future. Now her son, John, the future leader of the resistance, is the target for a newer, more deadly terminator. Once again, the resistance has ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, androids and robots, cyborgs, time travel, future dystopia, robot vs. robot, post apocalypse, save the world, terminator, killer robot, artificial intelligence, chase ...
Time: 90s, future, 20th century, year 1997, year 1995 ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california, united states, north america
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.8
 33K
Double Team (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: He's a one-man arsenal... with enough voltage to rock the free world. They Don't Play by the Rules. You're either on their side...or in their way. America's top counter-terrorist usually works alone...this time he's got ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, buddy comedy, intense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: arms dealer, heroes, terrorist, revenge, heroic mission, uninhibited rivalry, good versus evil, danger, criminal's revenge, martial arts, chase, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: france, rome italy, antwerp, belgium, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.8
 727
Storm Watch (2002)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: America's best player is being pulled in to the ultimate cyber-terror. The game's mastermind has stolen his identity, put him on the FBI's Most Wanted List, and is blackmailing him to take a part in a real twisted plan of world ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: technology gone awry, danger, adventure, chaos, deadly, journalism, law enforcement, computers and web, man versus machine, dishonesty, race against time, virtual reality ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Terminator Salvation (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: All grown up in post-apocalyptic 2018, John Connor must lead the resistance of humans against the increasingly dominating militaristic robots. But when Marcus Wright appears, his existence confuses the mission as Connor tries to determine whether ...
Style: futuristic, serious, rough, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, apocalypse, post apocalypse, man versus machine, dystopic future, androids and robots, killer robot, save the world, army, cyberpunk, technology gone awry, destiny ...
Time: future, 2010s, near future, 2000s, year 2003
Place: los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
American Cyborg: Steel Warrior (1993)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After the nuclear war people are sterile and ruled by the artifical intelligences they created in this violent world. The only woman who was able to give life to a child has to take the child through the dangerous city to the ship to save it. She is ...
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: cyborgs, ship, post apocalypse, heroes, chase, fetus, terrorism, kung fu, anarchy, androids and robots, imaginary, chases and races ...
Time: future
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.7
 4K
Natural City (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Two cops, R and Noma, hunt down renegade cyborgs. Cyborgs are used as commandos by the military, as lust objects and for companionship. Normaly they have a limited lifespan of three years but black market technology is being developed to be able to ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, stylized, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, cyborgs, robot as menace, androids and robots, computers and web, future dystopia, man versus machine, society, danger, a.i., chaos and mayhem, technology gone awry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
2019: After the Fall of New York (1983)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After a nuclear war, society breaks down into two groups, the evil Euraks and the rebel Federation. A mercenary named Parsifal is hired by the Federation to infiltrate New York City, which is controlled by the Euraks, to rescue the only fertile ...
Style: exciting, rough, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, cyborgs, murder, adventure, apocalypse, rivalry, anti heroes, danger, race against time, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem, chaos ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2019
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Matrix Revolutions (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The human city of Zion defends itself against the massive invasion of the machines as Neo fights to end the war at another front while also opposing the rogue Agent Smith.
Style: exciting, bleak, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, freedom, artificial intelligence, man versus machine, alternate reality, chosen one, virtual reality, warrior, distopia, save the world, precognition, post apocalypse ...
Time: future, distant future, 21st century, 2000s, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 3.2
 2K
Retrograde (2004)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Luxembourg, Italy, UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two time travelers with opposing views are sent back to the present aboard a research ship in the Antarctic to prevent a global biological disaster from occuring
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, ship, spacecraft, good versus evil, race against time, save the world, heroic mission, future dystopia, experiment gone awry, adventure, imaginary, rescue ...
Time: future, year 2004, 23rd century, 2000s
Place: south america, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.2
 1K
Cyborg Cop (1993)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ex-DEA agent Jack receives an emergency message from his brother Phillip, whose team was ambushed on the Caribbean island of St. Keith. Jack goes to St. Keith to find his brother, who has been turned into a cyborg by the drug runner he was after.
Style: semi serious, futuristic, suspenseful, psychotronic, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, androids and robots, heroes, mad scientist, police shootout, chaos, manhunt, journalism, danger, killer robot, island, cybernetics ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: caribbean, denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.8
 618
T-Force (1994)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the 21st Century, cybernetic research has developed advanced robots with human traits, whioch are widely used in the service industry. They have also been turned into cyber cops with a licence to kill....
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, on the run, danger, life is a bitch, special agents, a.i., heroes, confined, chases and races, man versus machine, crimes, deadly ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Day the Earth Stopped (2008)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Hundreds of massive intergalactic robots appear in all of the world's major capitals with an ultimatum: Prove the value of human civilization or be destroyed.
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, evil alien, apocalypse, future dystopia, save the world, a.i., man versus machine, danger, space travel, imaginary, alien encounter, outer space ...
Time: 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.4
 610
Cold Harvest (1999)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A bounty hunter protects his dead brother's wife in a lawless world after a comet has devastated much of earth.
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, martial arts, revenge, post apocalypse, life is a bitch, rivalry, deadly, society, adventure, chases and races, heroes, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Cyborg Soldier (2008)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A cyborg escapes the facility where he was created. With the help of a local sheriff, he tries to run from the dangerous scientists that created him.
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: androids and robots, imaginary, a.i., on the run, deadly, chases and races, heroes, terminator, rivalry, martial arts, violence, hostages ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Cyborg 2: Glass Shadow (1993)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the year 2074, the cybernetics market is dominated by two rival companies: USA's Pinwheel Robotics and Japan's Kobayashi Electronics. Cyborgs are commonplace, used for anything from soldiers to prostitutes. Casella Reese is a prototype ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, futuristic, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, hitman, chase, on the run, rivalry, rescue, robot, explosion, assassin, androids and robots, chaos, graphic violence ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%