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Day Watch (2006)
"Dnevnoy dozor" (original title)

R  |   |  Action, Fantasy, Thriller  |  1 January 2006 (Russia)
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A man who serves in the war between the forces of Light and Dark comes into possession of a device that can restore life to Moscow, which was nearly destroyed by an apocalyptic event.

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Dmitriy Martynov ...
Egor (as Dima Martynov)
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Aleksey Maklakov ...
Aleksandr Samoylenko ...
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Yuriy Kutsenko ...
Ignat (as Gosha Kutsenko)
Irina Yakovleva ...
Georgiy Dronov ...
Tolik (as Egor Dronov)
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Storyline

Anton belongs to the Forces of the Light as well as his powerful girlfriend and apprentice, but his son is a powerful teenager from the Darkness and Anton protects him. When the balance between Light and Darkness is affected by the death of some evil vampires, Anton is framed and accused of the murders, and he chases an ancient chalk that has the power of changing the destiny of its owner. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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First film of the year See more »


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Rated R for violence | See all certifications »

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1 January 2006 (Russia)  »

Also Known As:

Night Watch 2  »

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Budget:

$4,200,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$46,730 (USA) (1 June 2007)

Gross:

$450,686 (USA) (27 July 2007)
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Trivia

The film has a tagline "First film of the year" because it was released on January 1, 2006 (the premiere took place at 3 a.m. in a Moscow theatre of "Oktyabr"). See more »

Goofs

In the end of the movie, the faces of Geser and Zavulon are soaking wet; Anton's face, however, is dry. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Narrator: Why does the wind come? To cover tracks where we have passed... so no one thinks we are still alive. It was long ago and no one can remember now how the Warriors of Light and the Warriors of Darkness clashed on the Bridge of Justice... how blood was spilled... how the great Jassar's heart could not bear it and he stopped the battle. But once, when the night is longer than the day, a new Great One will come and the world will be plunged into darkness. And nothing can save it, except...
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Crazy Credits

The end credits of the filmmakers are displayed as signs and street advertising, as Semyon drives through the streets of Moscow in his Night Watch truck. See more »

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Soundtracks

Fayechka Smirnova
Music by Igor Goryachev (as I. Goryachev)
Lyrics by Igor Goryachev (as I. Goryachev)
Performed by Igor Goryachev (as I. Goryachev)
© OOO Russkiy shanson
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Completely Unexpected production of The Russian Cinema
2 January 2006 | by (Russian Federation) – See all my reviews

I saw Night Watch some time ago and I thought: Humm... What a nice movie. Interesting. Than I went to see Day Watch on the day of the premiere. Tickets had to be bought 3 hours earlier in order to get some. There was a crowd was so packed that even visiting the toilet was impossible. When the movie was starting I thought: well just the next over-talked-about movie, nothing special, BUT What I saw just left me astonished. I could never think such thing could happen. It is comparable by grandiosity to Titanic, and to StarWars by excitement, to The Matrix by plot. I have not seen such a thing yet. It combines Comedy, Action, Drama, Triller, Sci-Fy, Fantasy, Horror in such a manner that they bond without arguments. It's a MUST SEE!!!


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