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Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning Reviews

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November 28, 2012
Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning comes off feeling like the Alien 3 of the franchise, as it becomes, at times, far too nihilistic to be enjoyed.
Full Review | Original Score: 6.5/10
November 30, 2012
Day of Reckoning, for lack of a better expression, 'goes there.' But like the flight plan of a hijacked plane, it's not necessarily my destination of choice.
Read More | Original Score: 5/10
November 29, 2012
After five previous movies in the franchise, it may be time to lay down the weapons.
November 20, 2012
Like a stiff Schwarzeneggerian conqueror making good on an "I'll be back," John Hyams returns to one-up the franchise again.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
December 20, 2012
Aside from perhaps Jean-Claude Van Damme and Dolph Lundgren's accountants, it's difficult to say for sure who exactly has been calling for another entry in this francise.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
November 26, 2012
A mash-up of bad vid-game effects and giggle-inducing splatter-movie gore.
Full Review | Original Score: 2
November 30, 2012
An arty action flick that's almost worth watching. The odds of director John Hyams pulling off such a feat were only slightly worse than winning Powerball.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
November 30, 2012
I'd say this film hates women, but that's too limiting. It hates everyone.
Full Review | Original Score: F
December 10, 2012
Several sequences of this gorefest, which is posed between hyperkinetic martial-arts mayhem and near-static moments of confusion and terror, have a gleeful virtuosity that nearly redeems its lumbering longueurs and generic splatter.
November 23, 2012
Full Review | Original Score: D-
September 25, 2012
Adkins, Van Damme, and Lundgren turn in far more compelling work than they did in their last film together, Expendables 2, though maybe that's not saying much.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/10
December 2, 2012
It's a bad trip LSD-like movie you either love or hate, no in-between.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
November 29, 2012
Universal soldiers, it seems, never die, even if they deserve a slow and deliberate farewell.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
November 30, 2012
"There... is... no... end" Van Damme announces in between blows. As a comment on the current film, I'll agree. As a prediction - all I can do is shudder.
Read More | Original Score: 0/4
November 27, 2012
It's almost worth wading through the wearisome setup to get to the fun stuff. But there is a reason fast-forward buttons were invented.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
February 4, 2013
It's a far cry from what Van Damme and Lundgren were doing twenty years ago, but in the end this film comes off like a band that claims all of the 'right' influences in interviews but can't synthesize good taste into work of merit.
Full Review | Original Score: D+
December 14, 2012
Earns its stripes as one of those bad movies that's so bad it's good, in its bad way.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
December 4, 2012
I found the level of violence in the film repugnant and most of the characters irredeemable, disposable and forgettable. They aren't particularly bright, either. It has the artistic sensibilities of a slaughterhouse.
Full Review | Original Score: F
November 28, 2012
So gruelingly violent you half wonder if director John Hyams' goal is to make the audience get up and leave the theater rather than be party to the brutality.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
November 29, 2012
Anyone who stumbles into "Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning" unprepared is bound to leave shellshocked. Not just because of the movie's brutal violence, but from the stunning realization that this grim franchise will never stop regenerating itself.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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