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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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Ignat (as Gosha Kutsenko)
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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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murder | death | vampire | fight | chalk | See All (81) »

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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

Budget:

$4,200,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$450,686 (USA) (27 July 2007)
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2.35 : 1
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The restaurant that Svetlana invites Anton to is called "Khram drakona" ("Dragon's Temple"). See more »

Goofs

When Anton and Olga take off to Samarqand, the plane flies off, touching some trees with its fuselage. The pilots retract the landing gears which are shown retracting. In the next wide shot, the plane still has the landing gears out. 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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Crazy Credits

The credits for the actors which appear at the beginning of the movie, are shown as street advertising reflecting on the car window shield. See more »


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Chornyy bumer
Performed by Sergey Parkhomenko
Music by Sergey Parkhomenko
Lyrics by Sergey Parkhomenko
© (p) Seryoga
First song heard when Anton and Svetlana approach VDNKh metro station
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A splendid example.....of self-destruction
24 September 2010 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Ironically, there is something kind of impressive about the sheer sloppiness of Day Watch (sequel to Night Watch) I would never have thought it possible for a fictional movie to be this big a wreck and still allow me to follow the plot (but barely) Day Watch is ridiculously demanding of an audience members attention and it doesn't give us anything in return. There are no thrills/chills, scares or visual splendour, but there are a few laughs.

Day Watch collapses under the weight of too much content and not enough legitimate story. Regardless of whether this is a noble adaptation of the novel, it cheats a movie goer out of a good time. I approached Day Watch hoping it would enrich the story of Night Watch, which had a cliffhanger ending. What I saw is a completely different ballgame. All the same faces are back but the performance quality is so dreadful that these feel like new people. Day Watch abuses its existence as part science fiction and uses that as an excuse for chaos, and sheer idiocy. The climactic finale has no right to do what it does, and is followed by an ending that makes the whole thing seem pointless, and by the whole thing I also mean the plot of Night Watch.

How ever much you may have loved the first, is not gonna be enough to make Day Watch a worthy investment of time. This sloppy, overlong enterprise is in desperate need of a redo.


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