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Ultraviolet (2006)

 -  Action | Sci-Fi  -  3 March 2006 (USA)
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A beautiful hemophage infected with a virus that gives her superhuman powers has to protect a boy in a futuristic world, who is thought to be carrying antigens that would destroy all hemophages.

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Ferdinand Daxus
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Nerva
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BF-1 (as David Collier)
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Detective Cross
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Detective Endera
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Detective Breeder
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Young Daxus
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Violet's Husband (as Ricardo Mamood)
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Hospital Hemophage
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Rebel Hemophage
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Elizabeth P. Watkins
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Storyline

Set in the late 21st century, a subculture of humans have emerged who have been modified genetically by a vampire-like disease, giving them enhanced speed, incredible stamina and acute intelligence, and as they are set apart from "normal" and "healthy" humans, the world is pushed to the brink of worldwide civil war aimed at the destruction of the "diseased" population. In the middle of this crossed-fire is - an infected beautiful woman - Ultraviolet, who finds herself protecting a nine-year-old boy who has been marked for death by the human government as he is believed to be a threat to humans. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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boy | disease | speed | hemophagia | vampire | See more »

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Rated PG-13 for sequences of violent action throughout, partial nudity and language | See all certifications »

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3 March 2006 (USA)  »

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Ultravioleta  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$55,897 (South Africa) (28 July 2006)

Gross:

$55,897 (South Africa) (28 July 2006)
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Kurt Wimmer:  [muzzle flash symbol]  the muzzle flash on Violet's Uzi-like submachine resembles the biohazard symbol, similar to the way in Wimmer's previous movie Equilibrium (2002), that John Preston's guns have muzzle flashes that resemble the Tetragrammaton symbol. See more »

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After Violet leaves Six to be captured by soldiers, she walks away pushing people who all seem to walk the opposite way. Then she changes her mind, kneels and turns back but again she has to push people aside as everyone is now walking the other way around. See more »

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[first lines]
Violet: Hello. My name is Violet and I was born into a world you may not understand.
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits play over shots of many different "Ultraviolet" comic book covers which were designed specifically for this purpose -- there is no "Ultraviolet" comic book series. See more »

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Depends on your taste
11 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Personally, I love Milla. Even in this, she's still Milla. She's hot, she's fit and she handles the 'tough' role well. I hold the director responsible for bringing it all together. Personally, I didn't 'dislike' this movie. It reminds me of Doom. With the right budget, the right director and time, it could have been the best film of the year. Otherwise, it will leave you feeling like something's been left out. What I liked was the fact I went for a cheesy, mass-action, campy, comic-book/video game movie. I expected fighting, explosions, gratuitous scenes with some nudity and a minimal plot. No, this isn't plot intensive like Silent Hill. (Again, an underlying feature that could have been better handled). So, if you're like me, and you enjoy seeing Milla do her thang, faceless soldiers being under mass slaughter and needless, gratuitous violence, then this is the film for you. Of course, I look for this type of movie only once per year. Just as a break from everything else. The quota has been filled!


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