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Blade II (2002)

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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Chupa (as Matthew Schulze)
Asad (as Danny John Jules)


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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

22 March 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Blade 2: Bloodhunt  »

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Box Office


$54,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$32,528,016 (USA) (22 March 2002)


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

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Did You Know?


The only movie in the Blade trilogy that used its original written ending. Blade (1998) and Blade: Trinity (2004) went through reshoots to improve and/or replace their respective original climaxes. See more »


When Rush throws his motorcycle into a "lowside" skid Blade jumps over the tail of the bike, but the next shot shows him jump over and kick Rush square in the back. See more »


[as Blade scans the crowd of vampires]
Reinhardt: God, it would be so easy.
[he draws his pistol and aims. A laser dot appears on Blade's chest - and the camera pans down to show another laser beam coming from his gun]
Chupa: He's got you.
[Reinhardt looks down and sees a laser dot on his own chest. He puts his gun away. Chupa laughs. Blade grins at Reinhardt, who very clearly mouths, "fuck you."]
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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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