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Dnevnoy dozor (2006)

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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Tolik (as Egor Dronov)
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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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Rated R for violence | See all certifications »

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15 June 2007 (USA)  »

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$4,200,000 (estimated)

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

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$450,686 (USA) (27 July 2007)
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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 »

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When Anton (In Olga's body) opens the shower curtain when Svetlana is screaming for him to leave, the next shot is of Svetlana holding the shower curtain closed and screaming at him. 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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Na teplokhode muzyka igrayet
Music by Vyacheslav Dobrynin (as V. Dobrynin)
Lyrics by Mikhail Ryabinin (as M. Ryabinin)
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Played at Yegor's birthday party, lip-synched by a female singer
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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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