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Underworld: Awakening (2012)

R  |   |  Action, Fantasy, Horror  |  20 January 2012 (USA)
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When human forces discover the existence of the Vampire and Lycan clans, a war to eradicate both species commences. The vampire warrior Selene leads the battle against humankind.

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Storyline

Mankind discover the existence of the Vampire and Lycan species and they begin a war to annihilate the races. When Selene meets with Michael in the harbor, they are hit by a grenade and Selene passes out. Twelve years later, Selene awakes from a cryogenic sleep in the Antigen laboratory and meets the Vampire David. She learns that she had been the subject of the scientist Dr. Jacob Lane and the Vampire and Lycan species have been practically eradicated from Earth. But Selene is still connected to Michael and has visions that she believes that belongs to Michael's sight. However she has a surprise and finds that she has a powerful daughter named Eve that has been raised in the laboratory. Now Selene and David have to protect Eve against the Lycans that intend to use her to inoculate their species against silver. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Vengeance Returns

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Action | Fantasy | Horror

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Rated R for strong violence and gore, and for some language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

20 January 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Underworld: New Dawn  »

Box Office

Budget:

$70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$25,306,725 (USA) (20 January 2012)

Gross:

$62,321,039 (USA) (2 March 2012)
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Trivia

The film continues the characteristic of the series that the major supporting parts are played by well-known actors from the UK, in this case Charles Dance and Stephen Rea. See more »

Goofs

In the elevator scene with Selene and C4, she is seen planting the charges on the side of the elevator column against/with the doors. When the doors open, the charges are seen planted on the back opposite inside of the elevator cart. See more »

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[first lines]
Selene: The Vampire and Lycans clan have been at war for centuries before I was born, their endless conflict hidden from the human world. I was turned by a Vampire. And given the strength to avenge my family against the Lycans. And I was good at it. Then I found Michael Corvin, a human that was neither turned by Vampire nor Lycan, but a hybrid of the two. And everything changed. Allies turned enemies, and Vampire elders I had protected for now six centuries now wanted me dead. We ...
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Referenced in Half in the Bag: Red Tails (2012) See more »

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Howm I Supposed to Die
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User Reviews

 
Disaster..
22 January 2012 | by (Egypt) – See all my reviews

why is this film made in 3D,i have no idea.so many of the films made today are introduced in 3D with no what so ever need..(only AVATAR were that much great in 3D). The story in this part is very weak.i expected a more convincing script than this one.the idea of being captivated in a frozen form and waking up after a certain amount of time is already worn out. Kate Beckinsale gives a good performance but the film and the screenplay didn't help much,at some times i felt the script was naiive. the movie's duration was very short,i felt it was an episode for television not a full movie. i expected more of this film but i didn't get what i was expecting.


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