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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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Saya (as Gianna)
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Luke
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Onigen
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Frank Nielsen
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Elder
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Linda
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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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Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£232,190 (UK) (26 June 2009)

Gross:

$256,681 (USA) (7 August 2009)
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In May 2006, Bill Kong announced that he was producing a live-action film adaptation of Blood: The Last Vampire, directed by Ronny Yu. Like the source anime, it would be primarily filmed in English rather than Japanese. Kong and Yu originally planned to finance the project themselves, but in November 2006, Production I.G officially consented to the film and began offering financial support. Rather than being paid a straight license, Production I.G will receive a percentage of all revenues generated by the film. Through ties to Manga Entertainment, the French company Pathe became the film's co-production company, joining the Hong Kong-based Edko. Yu was retained as its producer, but Chris Nahon took over as the film's director. See more »

Goofs

Vehicles are shown as having a left-hand drive and driving on the right. In Japan, vehicles drive on the left and have right-hand drives. See more »

Quotes

Onigen: You think the more demons you kill the more human you become, don't you? How naïve.
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Connections

Remake of Blood: The Last Vampire (2000) See more »

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You Never Can Tell
Written by Chuck Berry
Performed by Chuck Berry
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User Reviews

 
Totally hot gosu halfing samurai girl pwns demons left right and center teamed up with her very pretty American sidekick whats not to love?
28 November 2010 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Epic! epic movie, that's all I have to say, put it this way I hate making accounts for stuff like IMDb, and after years of looking at this site for reviews I've made an account just to put a review on this movie and defend it from these atrociously low ratings and reviews because I saw it was so undersold and unfairly accused as a tosh movie. It's full of win to the brim, while I can't guarantee you'll like this movie it must be watched for you to decide for yourself, I see reviews either extremely low or extremely high for a reason, its a real love it or hate it but you just have to find out for yourself I personally loved it, visually stunning fight scenes were a non stop thrill characters were totally likable and I think the story as I found out based on the anime was really good with no big holes, the negative things people have complained about I consider semantics and did not at all take away from the awesomeness that was Blood the last vampire.


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