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

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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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Mariya Poroshina ...
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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 ...
Medved
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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Release Date:

1 January 2006 (Russia)  »

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

The song Anton starts to sing at the Dark Others' party is a Polish revolutionary song of the late 19th century, called "Warszawianka" and well known in Russia with Russian lyrics. Its second line goes, "Dark forces are violently oppressing us". See more »

Goofs

Clothespins on the ears of the "Parrot" character. 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 »

Connections

Spoofs The Diamond Arm (1969) See more »

Soundtracks

Gop-gop
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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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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