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Blade II (2002)

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Blade forms an uneasy alliance with the vampire council in order to combat the Reapers, who are feeding on vampires.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Blade
... Whistler
... Reinhardt
... Nyssa
... Scud
... Damaskinos
... Nomak
... Chupa (as Matthew Schulze)
... Asad (as Danny John Jules)
... Snowman
... Kounen
Marit Velle Kile ... Verlaine
... Priest
... Lighthammer
... Rush
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Storyline

A rare mutation has occurred within the vampire community. The Reaper. A vampire so consumed with an insatiable bloodlust that they prey on vampires as well as humans, transforming victims who are unlucky enough to survive into Reapers themselves. Now their quickly expanding population threatens the existence of vampires, and soon there won't be enough humans in the world to satisfy their bloodlust. Blade, Whistler (Yes, he's back) and an armory expert named Scud are curiously summoned by the Shadow Council. The council reluctantly admits that they are in a dire situation and they require Blade's assistance. Blade then tenuously enters into an alliance with The Bloodpack, an elite team of vampires trained in all modes of combat to defeat the Reaper threat. Blade's team and the Bloodpack are the only line of defense which can prevent the Reaper population from wiping out the vampire and human populations. Written by Sean Daly

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Rated R for strong pervasive violence, language, some drug use and sexual content | See all certifications »

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Budget:

$54,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$32,528,016, 24 March 2002, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$82,348,319

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$155,010,032
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Trivia

Ron Perlman and Luke Goss would go on to star together in Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008), with Ron as Hellboy and Luke as Prince Nuada. This also was the second time for Ron and Guillermo del Toro to work together (first one was Cronos (1993)) Due to their strong friendship, Ron and Santiago Segura usually have a place in Del Toro's movies (excepting Pan's Labyrinth (2006)). See more »

Goofs

When Blade meets the Bloodpack for the first time, Nyssa orders them to put down their weapons. After everybody has lowered their weapon, we see how Snowman puts away his katana in the scabbard again. See more »

Quotes

Eli Damaskinos: It has been said, "Be proud of your enemy and enjoy his success." In that regard, I should thank you.
Blade: For what?
Kounen: Eliminating Deacon Frost. You did us a favor.
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The background of the "New Line Cinema" logo is red instead of the traditional black and blue light background. See more »

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Features The Powerpuff Girls (1998) See more »

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Written by Eve (as Eve Jeffers), Swizz Beatz (as Kasseem Dean), Jay Jackson (as Jay 'Icepick' Jackson), Mashonda Tifrere and Fatboy Slim (as Norman Cook)
Performed by Eve & Fatboy Slim
Produced by Fatboy Slim (as Norman Cook)
Eve appears courtesy of Ruff Ryders Records / Interscope Records
Fatboy Slim appears courtesy of Astralwerks / Skint Records
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A sequel that does everything in it's power to top the original and it comes to being as good.
22 March 2002 | by See all my reviews

Blade 2 takes what made the first Blade film good and transforms it into a different country with different characters (outside of Blade and Whistler) and a possibly deeper feel, and it works without going into the bad sequel range.

This time, the vampires Blade (Wesley Snipes) has been hunting down for so many years want to make a truce so that he can help them kill a new breed of monsters called reapers, which if you want a brief description are creatures that look like half vampires half zombies and half, whatever, with a chin that opens up a big damn mouth that before attacking it's prey could resemble a mini-sarlac pit (star wars reference). Blade reluctantly agrees, knowing full well that the vampires could turn on him and Whistler if things go wrong.

Overall, Blade 2, for the fans of the first one, will not dissapoint them. It contains enough imaginativeness and gore effects to brighten the most down of horror film and comic book enthusiasts. The film also contains some of the best makeup I've seen in a while in a horror movie. A-


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