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Constantine (2005)

R  |   |  Drama, Fantasy, Horror  |  18 February 2005 (USA)
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Constantine tells the story of irreverent supernatural detective John Constantine, who has literally been to hell and back.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Angela Dodson / Isabel Dodson
Detective Weiss (as Jose Zuniga)
Father Garret


John Constantine is approached by Det. Angela Dodson who needs his help to prove that her twin sister Isabel's death was not a suicide. The dead woman was a devout Catholic and Angela refuses to accept she would have taken her own life. She's asked Constantine for help because he has a reputation for dealing with the mystical. In fact, he is a demon hunter whose sole purpose on Earth is to send demons back to the nether regions. John himself has been to Hell - as a young man he too committed suicide and now knows that he is destined to return there on his death - but hopes his good deeds may somehow find him a place in Heaven. As he looks into Isabel's death, he realises demons are trying to break through to the human world, and his battles lead him into a direct conflict with Satan. Written by garykmcd

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and demonic images | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

18 February 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hellblazer  »

Box Office


$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$2,094,982 (Spain) (18 February 2005)


$75,500,759 (USA) (20 May 2005)

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Ravenscar Hospital is named for a mental institution that features in the Hellblazer comic book series. John Constantine spent four years in and out of Ravenscar after he had a nervous breakdown due to a botched exorcism. See more »


A crew member is reflected in the water when Constantine dunks Angela in the bath tub. See more »


[first lines]
Scavenger #2: Manuel.
[Scavenger continues to walk away in a trance]
Scavenger #2: Manuel!
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Crazy Credits

The logos for Warner Bros, Village Roadshow Pictures, and DC/Vertigo Comics all appear, smolder and crumble in the hell setting. See more »


Featured in Troldspejlet: Episode #33.9 (2005) See more »


Written by Danny Lohner, Maynard James Keenan, Trent Reznor and Billy Howerdel
Performed by A Perfect Circle
Courtesy of Virgin Records America, Inc.
Under License from EMI Film & Television Music
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User Reviews

Loved It!
16 May 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If you are a fan of Keanu Reeves then you'll love this movie. Of course, he plays a similar character to this other roles but so do most actors. I believe most actors are merely personalities and Keanu has a cool one at that.

The special effects were great and there were many picturesque scenes that will leave an imprint on your mind.

Even though I had never read the comic book I really appreciated this movie for it's religious theme. I think anyone can relate to the movie's notions of Heaven and Hell, good and evil.

The movie was funny, had just enough action, cool weapons, and breathtaking scenes. Most importantly, watching it, I easily felt transported into that world.

Great movie overall. I hope there is a sequel.

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