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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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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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India Eisley's character is referred to throughout the movie as "Subject 2" but credited as "Eve". See more »

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Detective Sebastian fires a total of 7 rounds at the Antigen van in the parking garage - three at the driver, three at the front-left tire, then one after it passes him - without reloading, yet the Taurus Judge pistol he is using is designed to only hold 5 rounds in its cylinder. Later, after Sebastian has reloaded the pistol, he fires 8 rounds at Dr. Lane, again without reloading. See more »

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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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References Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984) See more »

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User Reviews

 
Meh.....Okay I guess
23 January 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I'm not sure why this film seems to be getting fantastic reviews. I mean it was a good enough action flick but it didn't blow my mind. In fact it was a case of the same old stuff just done better. Brilliant to watch but not refreshing at the same time. The story was lacking in depth and character development and just felt like a filler for another sequel.

I don't want to be all doom and gloom about it because Kate really did kick some ass and looked good doing it too so as far as action and eye candy goes its great. But any fan of the series knows that the Underworld saga isn't stupid. They always paid attention to script and story and that was lacking here unfortunately.

I'm sure if you go and see it you wont be disappointed but just leave your brains at the door and watch the action commence.


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