Universal Soldier II: Brothers in Arms

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Universal Soldier II: Brothers in Arms
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Directed by Jeff Woolnough
Produced by Robert Wertheimer
Written by Peter M. Lenkov
Starring Matt Battaglia
Chandra West
Jeff Wincott
Andrew Jackson
Gary Busey
Cinematography Russ Goozee
Edited by Mike Lee
Release date
  • 1998 (1998)
Running time
92 minutes
Language English

Universal Soldier II: Brothers in Arms is a 1998 direct-to-video science fiction film, sequel to the 1992 film Universal Soldier. Despite featuring the same characters as the original, the film features none of the original cast or crew. It was followed in the same year by Universal Soldier III: Unfinished Business. They were actually made as a miniseries meant for a potential TV series.[citation needed] In 1999, a theatrical sequel, once again starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, Universal Soldier: The Return was produced, which essentially ignored the plotline of the direct-to-video sequels entirely.


Following the events of the original Universal Soldier, the budget of the program has been cut by the government. However, under the orders of a CIA director, a gang of mercenaries take control of the new line of Universal Soldiers to use them in the diamond smuggling business.

Luc Deveraux (now played by Matt Battaglia), survivor of the first incident with the Universal Soldiers, continues to cause problems, the enemy takes his newly found brother and news reporter Veronica Roberts prisoners.


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