Teenager, Darren Shan, meets a mysterious man at a freak show who turns out to be a Vampire. After a series of events Darren must leave his normal life and go on the road with the Cirque Du Freak and become a Vampire.
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The prequel story traces the origins of the centuries-old blood feud between the aristocratic vampires and their onetime slaves, the Lycans. In the Dark Ages, a young Lycan named Lucian emerges as a powerful leader who rallies the werewolves to rise up against Viktor, the cruel vampire king who has enslaved them. Lucian is joined by his secret lover, Sonja, in his battle against the Vampire army and his struggle for Lycan freedom. Written by
WILHELM SCREAM: Heard when werewolves climb the wall and attack the vampire guards. See more »
When the Noble gets thrown into the pillar and lands with a head wound, the wound shakes after he is motionless. Also the color is incorrect for the scene given the lighting. See more »
If I were to leave from here, would you come with me?
Leave? Do not say that, do not even think it. My father would have you hunted down and marked like all the others.
[Talking about his collar]
Not if I can remove this.
[Shows her a key]
I made it myself. This will be my freedom.
Lucian, promise me you will not use it. Please!
Is that your answer, then? You will not come with me, so you want me to stay here for you? Like this? Like an animal?
Vampire and Lycan, we are both the ...
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Underworld: Rise of the Lycans : In this prequel we get little of Romeo and Juliet and a dash of Spartacus. The vampires have bred themselves a race of Lycan slaves to guard them during the daylight hours, but when Lucian, the favored pet of Viktor the ruling vampire, falls in love with his daughter things go bad rather quickly. The CGI werewolves are leaps and bounds better than their previous incarnations in this series and the only CGI complaint I have is to the occasionally bad CGI blood spray. Rhona Mitra makes for a hot vampire, and Bill Nighy and Michael Sheen return to chew up some nice scenery. After watching the big battle one is forced to ask the question that pops up after watching any of the Underworlds movies, "How did the Lycans lose the war?" Seriously, the vampires in these films are as fragile as a 1978 Ford Pinto.
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