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Witchblade (2000)

Witchblade is the story of New York detective, Sara Pezzini, whose search for justice leads her to an arcane weapon that grants her the power to battle Earth's darkest evil forces.

Director:

Ralph Hemecker

Writers:

Marc Silvestri (comic book), J.D. Zeik
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Yancy Butler ... Det. Sara "Pez" Pezzini
Anthony Cistaro ... Kenneth Irons
Conrad Dunn Conrad Dunn ... Tommy Gallo
David Chokachi ... Jake McCartey
Kenneth Welsh ... Joe Siri
Will Yun Lee ... Danny Woo
Eric Etebari ... Ian Nottingham
Jody Racicot ... Drexler
Hal Eisen Hal Eisen ... Lorenzo Vespucci
Jim Codrington ... Officer Smitty
Tony Munch ... Guy in Mens room
Katherine Trowell ... Receptionist
Whitney Westwood Whitney Westwood ... Maria Bonazzi
Phil Hay Phil Hay
Tyson McAuley Tyson McAuley
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Storyline

NYPD Detective Sara Pezzini's main goal in life was to bring down Tommy Gallo, the hitman who killed her father, her best friend, and eventually her partner. While chasing down one of Gallo's thugs, she acquires the Witchblade, an enchanted armored glove once used by Joan of Arc that deflects bullets, extends into bladed weapons, produces visions, and neatly compacts itself into a bracelet. She uses it to help her take down Gallo with the aid of businessman Kenneth Irons and his enigmatic and lethal compatriot Ian Nottingham. Written by Jeff Cross <blackjac_1998@yahoo.com>

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A new force of justice has arrived on the streets of New York.


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TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 August 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Boszorkánypenge See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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The film ends with a comic book-style image of Sara. This is actually a picture of the comic book version of Witchblade, modified to reflect the costume of the TV version (which is considerably more conservative than the skimpy comic version). See more »

Quotes

Sara Pezzini: What is this thing? What is the Witchblade?
Kenneth Irons: A mystery, wrapped in a riddle, and cloaked in a conundrum.
Sara Pezzini: That doesn't help very much.
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American Woman
Written by Randy Bachman (as Randall Charles Bachman), Burton Cummings, Jim Kale (as M.J. Kale) and Gary Peterson (as Gary Petterson)
Performed by The Guess Who
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One of the biggest rip-offs of The Matrix I've ever seen...
5 June 2001 | by thediamonddogsSee all my reviews

Bullets that make ripples in the air as they fly, A mysterious man teaching the main character that 'they are the chosen one,' a final battle that takes place in a subway with the villain punching through concrete pillars. No, its not The Matrix, it's Witchblade. This movie was very boring, filled with incredibly cheesy moments and mediocre gun battles. This movie was such a rip-off, I was laughing throughout the entire movie. You might want to watch it just for the laughs.


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