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Release Date:
10 March 2007 (USA) See more »
Plot:
In 1939, young Professor Bruttenholm destroyed Erzsebet Ondrushko, a female vampire who bathed in the blood of innocents to stay young... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Starz/Anchor Bay doing animated Inferno game-to-film
 (From Fangoria. 29 March 2009, 9:09 PM, PDT)

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Cast

  (in credits order)

Ron Perlman ... Hellboy (voice)

Selma Blair ... Liz Sherman (voice)

John Hurt ... Professor Trevor 'Broom' Bruttenholm (voice)

Doug Jones ... Abe Sapien (voice)

Peri Gilpin ... Professor Kate Corrigan (voice)

J. Grant Albrecht ... Oliver Trombolt / Additional Voices (voice) (as Grant Albrecht)

Jim Cummings ... Tom Manning (voice)

Grey DeLisle ... Anna / Harpy-Hag #2 (voice)

Rob Paulsen ... Sydney Leach / Anna's Fiance (voice)

Dee Dee Rescher ... Harpy-Hag #1 (voice)

Kath Soucie ... Erzsebet Ondrushko (voice)

Cree Summer ... Hecate (voice)

James Arnold Taylor ... Young Broom / Father Lupescu (voice)

Directed by
Victor Cook 
Tad Stones (supervising)
 
Writing credits
Kevin Hopps (screenplay)

Mike Mignola (story) &
Tad Stones (story)

Mike Mignola (Dark Horse comic book "Hellboy")

Produced by
Sidney Clifton .... executive producer
Guillermo del Toro .... creative producer
Lawrence Gordon .... executive producer
Scott D. Greenberg .... executive producer
Scott Hemming .... executive producer
John W. Hyde .... executive producer
Lloyd Levin .... executive producer
Mike Mignola .... consulting producer
Mike Richardson .... executive producer
Tad Stones .... supervising producer
 
Original Music by
Christopher Drake 
 
Film Editing by
Matt Steinauer 
 
Art Department
Nathan Chew .... storyboard artist
Andy Chiang .... model designer
Thomas A. Nelson .... storyboard artist
Nir Paniry .... storyboard artist
Adam Van Wyk .... storyboard artist
 
Sound Department
Peter Cole .... sound re-recording mixer
Marti D. Humphrey .... sound re-recording mixer
Chris M. Jacobson .... sound re-recording mixer
Eric Lewis .... dialogue recording engineer
Jason Oliver .... supervising dialog editor
Carlos Sanches .... sound effects editor
Jeff Shiffman .... sound editor
Jody Thomas .... foley artist
Otis Van Osten .... supervising sound editor
 
Visual Effects by
Harry Eisenstein .... main title design
 
Animation Department
Andy Chiang .... model designer
Kirk Tingblad .... storyboard assistant
 
Other crew
Bradley Cooper .... information technology
Elaine De Mari .... information technology
Rafael Hurtado .... production coordinator
Steffie Lucchesi .... retake & media coordinator
Charles McCaskill .... information technology
Ginny McSwain .... voice director
Mike Medaris .... information technology
Anna Pagan .... production executive assistant
Janine Scalise .... production assistant
Steve Fisch .... business affairs (uncredited)
 

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Also Known As:
"Hellboy Animated: Blood & Iron" - USA (DVD box title)
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75 min
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Trivia:
The villainess is based on Countess Erzsébet Báthory (Elizabeth Bathory in English) of Transylvania, who reportedly had 300 young serving women put to death in a human sacrifice cult in the early 1600s.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: The wounds on Hellboy's chest disappear when he rips open Hecate's "iron maiden", then reappear.See more »
Quotes:
Hellboy:You can't stay, Professor.
Professor Trevor 'Broom' Bruttenholm:I'm no longer director of field operations, but I'm not ready to retire.
Hellboy:I'm not saying that. But you shouldn't be here. You're too-
Professor Trevor 'Broom' Bruttenholm:Old? I'm sorry I don't share your seemingly eternal youth. You grew so fast at first. In no time at all, you were too big to spank.
Hellboy:Only 'cause the tail got in the way.
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8 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
A definite improvement., 30 March 2007
Author: ZekeRage911 from United States

After being a little disappointed with Sword of Storms, Blood and Iron makes up for it with a darker story, better voice acting, and a far less irritating music score. The movie begins with Hellboy beating down a monster, which is kinda what he does, and getting the crap beaten out of him while it happens, which is also kinda what he does. Afterwards, we're treated to a surprisingly layered story involving Trevor Bruttenholm, Hellboy's "father" essentially, an old vampire, and the witch-goddess Hecate. Caught in the middle is this old priest who lost his faith, which gives the story a good grounding that Sword of Storms lacked. It's much less of a "Let's kill the bad monster" story, and brings a very human element to the equation. The story also leaves out the ham-handed character development seen in Sword of Storms, for a much grittier, more subtle, and believable portrayal. My main criticism would be the inclusion of the "human metal detector" guy. He's not particularly helpful or necessary to the story. He actually serves to water down some scenes that were building real suspense. They also could have done a better job setting up Hecate as a character. She comes off as another monster, but her motivations don't quite work for me. Overall, I think Blood and Iron is a step in the right direction, and worth seeing at least once. It's a must-see for fans of the comic book, and anyone disappointed with the live action movie.

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