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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Galina Tyunina ...
Zhanna Friske ...
Egor (as Dima Martynov)
Valeriy Zolotukhin ...
Aleksey Chadov ...
Nurzhuman Ikhtymbaev ...
Aleksey Maklakov ...
Aleksandr Samoylenko ...
Ignat (as Gosha Kutsenko)
Irina Yakovleva ...
Georgiy Dronov ...
Tolik (as Egor Dronov)


Anton belongs to the Forces of the Light as do 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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Plot Keywords:

murder | death | vampire | fight | chalk | See All (81) »


The second chapter in the epic fantasy trilogy See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

15 June 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Night Watch 2  »

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Box Office


$4,200,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


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

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


The original movie title was "Nochnoy dozor 2: Mel Sudby" (Night Watch 2: The Chalk of Fate), as the movie is based on two stories from Sergey Lukyanenko's book "Night Watch". A teaser trailer with the title "Nochnoy dozor 2" could be seen on the Russian DVD of Turetskiy gambit (2005). A few months before release, the title was changed to "Dnevnoy dozor" (Day Watch). The end credits reflect the title change to "Dnevnoy dozor", though they keep the subtitle "Mel Sudby". See more »


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 »


[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 »


Referenced in Home Bound (2014) See more »


Za gorizont
Music by Igor Matvienko (uncredited)
Lyrics by Igor Matvienko (uncredited) and Pavel Zhagun (uncredited)
Performed by Ivanushki International (uncredited) and Fabrika (uncredited)
Second song heard when Anton and Svetlana approach VDNKh metro station
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User Reviews

Dare I say it? Better than anything Hollywood can come up with
17 January 2006 | by (Lithuania) – See all my reviews

Day watch manages to be something none of those Hollywood sci-fi saga type movies never could. It combines EVERYTHING in itself. Action, drama, suspense, CGI that's definitely better, and more believable, than in any of the matrix movies, a very intricate plot, that you have to follow carefully throughout the movie, wonderful acting and great dialogs. Well you'd say, lord of the rings has all of that too. The only thing that lord of the rings lacks is that, those three hours get a little bit boring at times. I don't know why, but i know i'm not the only one who feels that way. Day watch is three hours long too. After the movie, i went back to the ticket shop, and watched it again. That totals up to six hours of movie watching. And it wasn't boring even for a second. So why did i give it a nine? It suffers from the same thing the first movie suffered. The whole super power thing is not really explained, no one ever tells the audience how they work. You just have to live with it.

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