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Blood: The Last Vampire (2009)

R  |   |  Action, Horror, Thriller  |  4 June 2009 (Hong Kong)
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A vampire named Saya, who is part of covert government agency that hunts and destroys demons in a post-WWII Japan, is inserted in a military school to discover which one of her classmates is a demon in disguise.

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Cast

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Saya (as Gianna)
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Onigen
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Storyline

In 1970, the four hundred year-old skilled samurai Saya is sent to the Kanto High School in an American military base in Tokyo by the Council, a secret society that has been hunting vampires for centuries. Saya has the appearance of a teenager but is the tormented half-breed creature with the soul of her human father and the powers and need of blood of her vampire mother. She is obsessed to face the powerful demon Onigen that killed her father. In the base, Saya saves Alice McKee, who is the daughter of General McKee and commander of the base, from the attack of several vampires. When General McKee is killed by a member of the Council, Alice runs to the hotel where Saya is lodged. They join forces and go to the countryside to chase Onigen. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for strong bloody stylized violence | See all certifications »

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4 June 2009 (Hong Kong)  »

Also Known As:

Blood: El último vampiro  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£232,190 (UK) (26 June 2009)

Gross:

$256,681 (USA) (7 August 2009)
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There is a Hello Kitty on the counter at the restaurant where the three council members have their meeting. The movie is set in 1970 Tokyo, but the distribution company, Sanrio, didn't introduce Hello Kitty to Japan until 1974, and that was in the form of a vinyl coin purse. See more »

Quotes

Michael Harrison: Well, you know the old saying; "When the hungry demons feed without discretion..."
Saya: "Onegin is near."
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This movie NEEDS a do-over
10 July 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is one movie that needs a do-over. I say this as a fan of the original anime. The leading actress was good, her teacher (Kato) was good, actually, the cast were fine, it was the script that's bad and the CGI was awful. This movie needs some money thrown at it with a better writer. I believe the director had his hands tied 'cause there wasn't enough money for what he wanted to do. I've seen directors make a wonderful movie out of nothing but then, at least the script was sound. Here, the director had no chance 'cause the script sucked and he had no money (haha!) I blame the producer for this. It's their job to bring in good talent. Talented writers, directors, actors, and money.

I hope someone with balls picks this film up and does a sequel that does the original title justice.


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