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Ultraviolet (2006)

PG-13  |   |  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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ferdinand Daxus
Ida Martin ...
BF-1 (as David Collier)
Kieran O'Rorke ...
Detective Cross
Detective Endera
Detective Breeder
Young Daxus
Violet's Husband (as Ricardo Mamood)
Hospital Hemophage
Rebel Hemophage
Elizabeth P. Watkins


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 {}

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

3 March 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ultravioleta  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office


$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$9,064,880 (USA) (3 March 2006)


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

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Kurt Wimmer, a comic book fan, decided to do the opening credits as a montage of "Ultraviolet" comic books, since he had always wanted to make a comic book movie. See more »


Nearing the end of the film, Violet infiltrates the complex and makes her way into a white room with tons of men in white suits. She starts fighting them and when a couple of guys come at her, she moves quickly and one guy stabs the other in the chest/gut. Now she goes to elbow one of the guys in the face, watch his helmet, it comes flying off, revealing his head and hair. Then the camera quickly changes to another angle, the helmet is perfect on straight. See more »


[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 »


References Shogun Assassin (1980) See more »

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User Reviews

Wait for the director's cut!
8 March 2006 | by See all my reviews

The film Ultraviolet is a great premise and has some props here and there but it's a near complete failure of a film. WHY? Because of the studio that green light this movie. Information has been exposed that writer/director Kurt Wimmer's vision of the film was cut by the studio by over 30 minutes, 30 minutes that are actually very important to the story, characters and action. So wait for this film to come out on DVD, because the shorten 88 minute verison of the film will totally disappoint everyone. Give this film a chance, when the director's cut comes out, I will Milla Jovovich was very sexy and bad ass in this film, hopefully she will continue to do such films.

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