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Blood: The Last Vampire (2009)

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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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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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Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

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PHP 3,907,636 (Philippines) (14 June 2009)

Gross:

$256,681 (USA) (9 August 2009)
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South Korean actress Ji-hyun Jun, who adopted the English screen name Gianna Jun for the release, plays the role of Saya. See more »

Goofs

Saya's underwear changes during fights from longer boy pants to bikini briefs and back. 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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Remake of Blood: The Last Vampire (2000) See more »

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Flawless, but kind of wtf.
21 July 2009 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This movie has everything going for it.

There's action, tragedy, great cinematography, good directing.

But, there is a great problem with the script, its almost like budget cuts came in half through the movie and its not that they sacrificed quality in the process.

It feels like they were half way through a 3 hour epic and they wrote in a quick step to the final scene, to make it 2 hours.

Sure if you want to play up to the existential art-house of cinema the ending would have played out, but the entire movie before it wasn't going in that direction.

It seems like some parts of the movie were directed by somebody else, especially the flashbacks. The flashbacks alone crap on the rest of the movie.

I guarantee this movie for entertainment. A bit of tragedy and entertainment. But there is definitely a hole in the movie that should make everyone who watches it think 'WTF', how did it even get to this point, where is the rest of the movie.

If it had the rest of the movie, its 9/10.

For what it is, its a quality action/vampire movie.

For what it's not, wait for DVD(as long as its on a big TV and HD) because some of the sword scenes are brutal.


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