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Blade II (2002)

 -  Action | Horror | Sci-Fi  -  22 March 2002 (USA)
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Blade forms an uneasy alliance with the vampire council in order to combat the Reaper vampires who feed on vampires.

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A rare mutation has occurred within the vampire community. The Reaper. A vampire so consumed with an insatiable bloodlust that they prey on vampires as well as humans, transforming victims who are unlucky enough to survive into Reapers themselves. Now their quickly expanding population threatens the existence of vampires, and soon there won't be enough humans in the world to satisfy their bloodlust. Blade, Whistler (Yes, he's back) and an armory expert named Scud are curiously summoned by the Shadow Council. The council reluctantly admits that they are in a dire situation and they require Blade's assistance. Blade then tenuously enters into an alliance with The Bloodpack, an elite team of vampires trained in all modes of combat to defeat the Reaper threat. Blade's team and the Bloodpack are the only line of defense which can prevent the Reaper population from wiping out the vampire and human populations. Written by Sean Daly

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Rated R for strong pervasive violence, language, some drug use and sexual content | See all certifications »

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Blade 2: Bloodhunt  »

Box Office

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$54,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$60,999 (Hong Kong) (6 September 2002)

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$60,999 (Hong Kong) (6 September 2002)
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Trivia

This is the only movie in the trilogy to end with an originally written ending. See more »

Goofs

When Chupa is firing his machine gun at a fleeing Reaper in the vampire nightclub he shoots two ordinary vampires, one of whom is wearing a distinctive red outfit. Then in the next shot, the Reaper has moved along the wall a little way and Chupa is still firing at it he kills the same two ordinary vampires again. The distinctive outfits make it obvious. See more »

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Scud: Lock up your daughters, boys and girls, the Dark Knight returns.
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No real reapers were hurt during the making of this film. See more »

Connections

Spin-off Blade II (2002) See more »

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Right Here, Right Now
Written by Ice Cube (as O'Shea Jackson), Paul Oakenfold, Andy Gray and Steven John Osborne (as Steven Osborne)
Performed by Ice Cube & Paul Oakenfold
Produced by Paul Oakenfold and Steven John Osborne (as Steve Osborne)
Ice Cube appears courtesy of Priority Records
Paul Oakenfold appears courtesy of Maverick Recording Company / Perfecto Records / Mushroom Records (UK) Limited
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User Reviews

A sequel that does everything in it's power to top the original and it comes to being as good.
22 March 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Blade 2 takes what made the first Blade film good and transforms it into a different country with different characters (outside of Blade and Whistler) and a possibly deeper feel, and it works without going into the bad sequel range.

This time, the vampires Blade (Wesley Snipes) has been hunting down for so many years want to make a truce so that he can help them kill a new breed of monsters called reapers, which if you want a brief description are creatures that look like half vampires half zombies and half, whatever, with a chin that opens up a big damn mouth that before attacking it's prey could resemble a mini-sarlac pit (star wars reference). Blade reluctantly agrees, knowing full well that the vampires could turn on him and Whistler if things go wrong.

Overall, Blade 2, for the fans of the first one, will not dissapoint them. It contains enough imaginativeness and gore effects to brighten the most down of horror film and comic book enthusiasts. The film also contains some of the best makeup I've seen in a while in a horror movie. A-


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