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Dnevnoy dozor (2006)

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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 ...
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Egor (as Dima Martynov)
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Otets Kosti
Aleksey Chadov ...
Kostya
Nurzhuman Ikhtymbaev ...
Aleksey Maklakov ...
Aleksandr Samoylenko ...
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Ignat (as Gosha Kutsenko)
Irina Yakovleva ...
Galina Rogova
Georgiy Dronov ...
Tolik (as Egor Dronov)
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Storyline

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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The second chapter in the epic fantasy trilogy See more »


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Rated R for violence | See all certifications »

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15 June 2007 (USA)  »

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Night Watch 2  »

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Budget:

$4,200,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

RUR 160,887,453 (Russia), 8 January 2006

Opening Weekend USA:

$46,730, 3 June 2007, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$450,686, 29 July 2007
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When Anton picks Svetlana up from her school classes for Light Others, several Russian Sci-Fi writers can be seen as students: Sergey Lukyanenko (author of the "Watch" novels), Vladimir Vasilyev (co-author of the novel "Day Watch"), Oleg Divov and Eduard Gevorkyan. See more »

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During Moscow's destruction, all lights are blown out. However, when the Ostankino tower begins to collapse onto a building, a light is coming out of its window. See more »

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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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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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Follows Nochnoy dozor (2004) See more »

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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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A massive undertaking of alien proportions. Dreamlike, confusing.
31 March 2006 | by See all my reviews

Phew! What an imagination these boys have!! This entire experience is very dream-like in that the strangest things make sense in this universe, you can flush yourself down a toilet, or perhaps drive a car in a MOST unusual manner, or maybe slip into another dimension to escape your enemy.

This is a world where dark ones and light ones live in an uneasy truce among the unsuspecting living. Once you get your head around this world's rules it starts to make sense and it becomes an action drama like any other, yet unlike any other. And for that, you should see it- but don't expect to understand it very much at first.. it helps if you saw the first film of this series- Night Watch, but that film sucked in comparison to this one in my opinion- and maybe that was just budgetary constraints but hey- it still sucked.

The good thing about having seen Night Watch is that it will make you like this one a whole lot more because you will understand what's going on and then focus on the plot and the action- which is quite an orgy of bizarre circumstance.

So suffer through Night Watch, then watch this and I think you will get a really unique experience out of this- it's fantasy, vampires, spell-casters and a very omnipresent Russia woven into this all. It's a must see because of it's uniqueness and to be forgiven for the occasional stupidity or clumsiness in transition it presents, it has a unique beauty that needs preservation just like a Russian. :-)

I must applaud the director for creating a scene with women and high action where you would have expected to see a man. When you see the movie- you will see what I mean, and it's just one of many of the clever and confounding -dream-rules apply- plot twists this thing will throw at you with total abandon.


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