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

R  |   |  Action, Fantasy, Thriller  |  15 June 2007 (USA)
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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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Galina Tyunina ...
Viktor Verzhbitskiy ...
Zhanna Friske ...
Dmitriy Martynov ...
Egor (as Dima Martynov)
Valeriy Zolotukhin ...
Aleksey Chadov ...
Nurzhuman Ikhtymbaev ...
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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Rated R for violence | See all certifications »

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15 June 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Night Watch 2  »

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Box Office

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

At the celebration of Yegor's birthday, many Russian celebrities are present, among others: artist Nikas Safronov, music critic Artemiy Troitskiy, producer Yuri Ayzenshpis, leader of the band "Leningrad" Sergey Shnurov and singer Boris Moiseev. See more »

Goofs

Near the beginning, when Tamerlan is sat under his horse examining the map of the maze-like fort where the Chalk of Destiny is kept, he traces his finger over the maze and accidentally pokes his finger through the bottom-right hand corner of the map, which results in inspiring his attack on the fort. There is also a hole towards the centre of the map. Later, when Anton breaks into the archives he finds the same map, which now has the hole towards the centre, but no hole at the bottom right-hand corner at all. 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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Music by Andrey Danilko (as A. Danilko)
Lyrics by Andrey Danilko (as A. Danilko)
Performed by Andrey Danilko (uncredited)
Mama Myuzik Ukraina / OAO Pervoye muzykalnoye izdatelstvo
Played when Semyon and Olga chase to Yegor's birthday party, then at the party itself
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Mind blowing film.....
16 April 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

My first piece of advice before watching this film would be to make sure you see Night Watch first. This certainly isn't a trilogy that you could watch out of sequence.

But for those willing to start at the beginning this is one of the most rewarding pieces of cinema you'll ever see. The CG is awesome, the acting first class and the direction of Timur Bekmambetov is breathtaking (a point not lost on Hollywood with him signing up to direct his first English language film).

The ending of the first film is taken a step further and knitted together beautifully with the second, keeping you gripped with questions and answers from start to finish. In fact the pace was so good I barely noticed the fact that it was 3 hours long.

The only things that confuse me about this film is where can they possibly go with Dusk Watch..... and could it be even better.


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