Universal Soldier: The Return

Deliberate mistake: If this movie takes place 7 years after the original, how could his daughter be 13? He was part of a government project, I doubt they let them leave for relationships.

Add time

brianjr0412
Upvote valid corrections to help move entries into the corrections section.

Suggested correction: This is a retconned film made after 2 other direct-to-video Universal Soldier movies were made. While the film is considered non-canon in the series, in the film itself, the facts of the original are altered to allow Luc to have a daughter.

Bishop73

Exactly. If this movie changes things that happened in previous films than they don't make sense in context to the series, that's a mistake.

brianjr0412

Essential the film can be considered the same as a reboot. Reboots and remakes can alter characters without being considered mistakes because they're not actually part of the film series, just like "Universal Soldier: The Return" is not part of the Universal Soldier film series. However, changes to characters in retconned films, shows, or books, by definition, are not mistakes.

Bishop73

Join the mailing list

Addresses are not passed on to any third party, and are used solely for direct communication from this site. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Add something

Most popular pages

Best movie mistakesBest mistake picturesBest comedy movie quotesMovies with the most mistakesNew this monthThe Wizard of Oz mistakesJurassic Park mistake pictureThe Andy Griffith Show mistakesA Star is Born endingThe Phantom of the Opera questionsMiracle triviaSuper Troopers quotesThe Notebook plotSamuel L. Jackson movies & TV showsThe 20 biggest Friends mistake picturesGladiator mistake video

Mistakes

Just as the final fight between Luc and Seth is about to begin, three computer panels are shown to display Seth's different approaches to crack the code he requires to survive. While the two LCDs to the left and right have the output of a brute-force algorithm simply guessing all possible combinations for the code, the CRT-monitor in the middle shows Luc's severely injured daughter which Seth offered to heal in exchange for Luc telling him the code. However, if you have a closer look at the screen it states "HEALING COMPLETE" (even with a blinking frame around it), although close-ups of the "Rejuvo-booth program" before (e.g. at 1:08:00) and after (e.g. at 1:09:24) this shot claim it to be "INCOMPLETE".

More...

Trivia

The termination code for Seth is "NCC170182461VIR" - whoever came up with that probably also likes "Star Trek" since the USS Enterprise's registration number reads 'NCC-1701'. That the following numbers add to 10 in pairs of two (8 2 and 4 6) while 'VIR' is the Latin word for 'man' (which 99% of the film's cast are) might simply be a coincidence - but then, perhaps not...

More...