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Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)

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The mythical world starts a rebellion against humanity in order to rule the Earth, so Hellboy and his team must save the world from the rebellious creatures.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Abe Sapien / Chamberlain / Angel of Death
Johann Krauss / Bethmoora Goblin
James Dodd ...
Johann (voice)
Wink / Cronie / Spice Shop Troll / Cathedral Head / Fragglewump
Andrew Hefler ...
Agent Flint
Agent Steel
Mike Kelly ...
Agent Marble
Jeremy Zimmermann ...


In this continuation to the adventure of the demon superhero, an evil elf breaks an ancient pact between humans and creatures, as he declares war against humanity. He is on a mission to release The Golden Army, a deadly group of fighting machines that can destroy the human race. As Hell on Earth is ready to erupt, Hellboy and his crew set out to defeat the evil prince before The Golden Army can destroy humanity's existence. Written by ctfabian

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi action and violence, and some language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

11 July 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hellboy 2  »

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Box Office


$85,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$34,539,115 (USA) (11 July 2008)


$75,754,670 (USA) (12 September 2008)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


The Wink suit weighed 130 pounds. Additionally, Brian Steele, the actor who portrayed Wink, wore 10-inch stilts while in the Wink suit. He lost over 12 pounds through sweating during the shoot. See more »


When the movie cuts to the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense a geographic title is displayed indicting that the headquarters is in Trenton N.J. In Hellboy it was in Newark N.J. and it's the same building. See more »


[first lines]
Professor Trevor 'Broom' Bruttenholm: My son, would you turn off that wretched puppet, and brush your teeth?
Young Hellboy: Don't call him a puppet!
Professor Trevor 'Broom' Bruttenholm: I beg your pardon?
Young Hellboy: He's not a puppet! Howdy Doody's real!
Professor Trevor 'Broom' Bruttenholm: Well, Mr. Dee-dee Doo-doo will have to say good night.
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Crazy Credits

There are no opening credits. The film's title is formed out of red-hot metal by clockwork machinery. See more »


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Written by Christopher Arnold (uncredited) (as Chris Arnold), David Martin (uncredited) and Geoff Morrow (uncredited)
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User Reviews

Surprisingly on par with Hellboy
16 November 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is something special; when a second film in a series is able to surpass or equal to it's predecessor. It's not just because the first Hellboy was so excellent, which it was, but they handled this second film with such care and pizazz, it's almost better, in ways, than the first.

It's very rare in a saga that the second films rises over the first, which is why when I say that Hellboy II: The Golden Army was almost in every way better than Hellboy, I mean it, and for me to love Hellboy like I do, that's saying a lot. Hellboy II had everything the first had, but with bigger and better qualities. The action was superb, story line was great, and acting, directing, etc. was just as perfect.

I was entertained through the entire film and I enjoyed every minute and in the end I was left with a big smile on my face for how great this sequel turned out to be, but here again, I still think it is on par with the first because of how the first was so perfect at setting up the story from the comics and how amazingly entertaining it was as well, with all the great performances that the second had and just when I put the two films together, I honestly can not decide which is better. All I have left to say is that if you loved Hellboy, this is no disappointment whatsoever, and you need to see it right away!

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