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Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust (2000)

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When a girl is abducted by a vampire, a legendary bounty hunter is hired to bring her back.

Director:

Yoshiaki Kawajiri

Writers:

Hideyuki Kikuchi (novel), Yoshiaki Kawajiri (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Andrew Philpot Andrew Philpot ... D (voice)
John Rafter Lee ... Meier Link (voice)
Pamela Adlon ... Leila (voice) (as Pamela Segall)
Wendee Lee ... Charlotte (voice)
Michael McShane ... Left Hand (voice) (as Mike McShane)
Julia Fletcher Julia Fletcher ... Carmila (voice)
Matt McKenzie ... Borgoff (voice)
John DiMaggio ... John Elbourne / Nolt / Mashira / Sheriff (voice) (as John Dimaggio)
Alex Fernandez ... Kyle (voice)
Jack Fletcher ... Grove (voice)
John Hostetter ... Polk (voice)
Dwight Schultz ... Benge / Old Man of Barbarois (voice)
Mary Elizabeth McGlynn ... Caroline (voice)
John DeMita ... Alan Elbourne / Priest (voice) (as John Demita)
Debi Derryberry ... Girl (voice)
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Storyline

It is many thousand years in the future. Vampires once ruled the night but have seen their numbers reduced by fearless bounty hunters. One such hunter is D, the halfbreed son of a human mother and vampire father. When a girl from a rich family is taken from her home by the vampire Meier Link, her father contracts both D and the Markus brothers (a rival group of hunters) to race to retrieve her. As the heroes fight their way through Meier's hired guards, they begin to suspect that the girl may have gone with him willingly. Written by Lordship

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Taglines:

When the Sun Sets... The Hunt Begins


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence/gore | See all certifications »

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Country:

Japan | USA

Language:

Japanese | English

Release Date:

28 September 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$25,521, 23 September 2001

Gross USA:

$151,086

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$151,086
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Trivia

The character Carmilla is based on the 1872 novel with the same name by Sheridan Le Fanu. See more »

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Title card: The distant future... vampires rule the night, but their numbers are dwindling. With huge bounties on their heads, a class of hunters has emerged: Bounty Hunters. One hunter is unlike the rest. He is a dunpeal: a half-human half-vampire. At war with himself, feared by all, tortured and alone, he is... Vampire Hunter D.
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User Reviews

Who needs american movies?
11 May 2001 | by MechanicalHybridSee all my reviews

In this day and age there is no such thing as a "classic" movie anymore, cinema has lost it's respect for many people. The only new Classics are that of the anime genre, these are the movies that inspire so many huge american action movies, as well as TV shows...(James Cameron's Battle..er... I mean Dark Angel....A**hole) You have the Matrix taking famous scenes from every popular anime series out there and calling it original! Let's hope and pray that this doesn't happen to Vampire Hunter D.

Vampire Hunter D is one of the most remarkable love stories to date, it takes calssic cinema and pushes it, it's funny that this movie was made over 10 years ago but it still holds strong in my memory, especially in the DVD incarnation as well as the new movie coming out. If there is anything close to Nosfarateu this is it.


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