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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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vampire | blade | reaper | mutation | warrior | See more »

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

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22 March 2002 (USA)  »

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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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Much of Karel Roden's dialogue is dubbed by an uncredited English actor since audiences found his Czech accent too thick. See more »

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During the final battle where Whistler throws Blade his sunglasses, Whistler's actions in the background are inconsistent, revealing that it was not a straight throw-and-catch and that some editing trickery was used. See more »

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Scud: Nobody goes cold turkey from the thirst in just one night.
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Better Than the First Film!
26 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"Blade II" is by far the best in the trilogy. With loads of non-stop great action, and an awesome supporting cast, "Blade II" quickly became one of my favorite action films of all time. I can watch it over and over and over and never get sick of it. Wesley Snipes is even better than he was in the first film, and Norman Reedus (The Boondock Saints) does a great job as Blade's sidekick. The movie is about a new breed of monsters, who feed on vampires instead of humans. The vampire community who fear for their own lives team up with Blade to take on these new baddies. The vampire team may be one of the coolest groups ever. Led by Ron Pearlman, you also have Matt Schulze, Donnie Yen, and Tony Curran to name a few in the "Blood Pack". There is so much action it is hard to even pick a favorite moment. If you liked the first movie you'll love this one. If you like vampire movies, or action packed movies you'll love this one too. This is definitely better than you average action/horror film. I didn't expect it to be even better than the first Blade but it was much more. It has a good story with a new twist instead of your average vampire thriller. There are even quite a few good plot twist that I wasn't expecting in the movie either. With all the great action it is easy to overlook the story and acting, but I thought each character did a great job with their roles and there was a lot of good dialogue. Every seen had a reason and a purpose and you never get bored once. I can go on and on about it, but I think you guys get the point. The point being this movie will not disappoint!


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